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Quality Public Transport More Important than MoBay Bypass – IDB

Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, Jerry Butler is suggesting that more emphasis is placed on rolling out a reliable public transportation...

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Committal Hearing Set for Baby Thief

A committal hearing has been scheduled for May 11 for Medical Assistant, Lorna Williamson, who pleaded guilty to stealing a newborn baby from the University Hospital of...

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59 Illegal Dominican Republic Fishermen held near Pedro Banks

Fifty-nine fishermen from the Dominican Republic and 24 Jamaicans, allegedly caught fishing in Jamaican waters South of the Pedro Banks without licenses will appear in...

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PNP Embarks on Islandwide Listening Tour

PNP President, Dr. Peter Phillips says the party will be embarking on a listening tour across the island. This, in an effort to hear the concerns of Jamaicans and drive...

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Grange & Hanna Clash Over Allegations of ‘Culture of Extravagance’

Culture Minister, Olivia Grange, is describing as hypocritical and irresponsible, allegations made yesterday in the House of Representatives by Opposition Spokeswoman,...

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PNP Turns Up Property Tax Pressure

The Opposition, People’s National Party, has intensified its criticism of the new property tax regime. At a press conference yesterday, several spokespersons...

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JAS Wants Farm Land Exemption from Property Tady

The Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS, is urging the government to consider exempting owners of agricultural land from paying the new property tax rates. President of...

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Fishing Vessel Seized from Dominicans to be Handed Over to Govt

The vessel seized by the Jamaica Defense Force Coast Guard following the arrest of 32 Dominicans who were caught in Jamaican waters with over $10-million worth of fish...

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Positive Early Results from Oil Exploration

Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says a preliminary study in another attempt to find commercial quantities of oil in Jamaican waters appears to be very positive. He...

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Jackson Insists PMC Split from St Catherine must be Orderly

Member of Parliament for South St.Catherine, Fitz Jackson, is re-affirming that the People’s National Party, PNP, wants the Portmore Municipal Corporation to be...