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Phillips Bats for Taxi Operators; Chides Govt for NO Fare Increase

Opposition and PNP Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips is criticising the government for not increasing taxi and bus fares despite the hike in fuel and other operating expenses....

PM Labels Gunmen & Dons as Modern Enslavers

Gunmen and dons are being described as the new slavery masters oppressing their own. That’s the charge from Prime Minister Andrew Holness in his Emancipation Day...

Opposition Leader Urges ‘Collective Responsibility’ in Emancipation Day Message

Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Peter Phillips is reminding all Jamaicans in his Emancipation Message about the value of collective responsibility and action. He says the...

Wheatley Stripped of Energy Portfolio

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has relieved Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley of portfolio responsibility for Energy. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister,...

Kingston Mayor to Meet with Attorney for Constant Spring Mkt Vendors

Kingston Mayor, Delroy Williams says he’ll be meeting today with attorney Bert Samuels to discuss further concerns regarding the relocation of vendors at the...

Overnight Shootings in Cassava Piece

An overnight flair up of violence in Cassava Piece, St. Andrew has left two persons nursing gunshot wounds. The area has been tense following Saturday’s incident...

Teen Boy in Custody Following Killing of 9yr-old Westmoreland Girl

A teenager remains in police custody this afternoon as investigations intensify into the murder of a 9-year-old girl in Westmoreland. The body of the 9-year-old child...

Govt to Install Monitoring System in JUTC Buses

The government will soon install a monitoring system in all buses operated by the state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC. That’s according to Transport...

Education Ministry Confident of Readiness for PEP

The Education Ministry is expressing confidence that all schools will be ready for the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) ahead of the 2019 start to the new assessment format....

Chief Justice Urges CMS to Offer a Higher Quality of Service

The country’s Chief Justice, Bryan Sykes is charging those who work in the court system to improve their operations in an effort to create a more user-friendly...