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Opposition Concerned About Higher Oil Prices

Opposition Spokesperson on Energy, Phillip Pauwell, says Jamaicans will ‘suffer more’ from an expected increase in the price of oil. This, as a result of the...

Coal Plant Unlikely at Alpart

Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says it’s unlikely a coal-fired plant will be used at the Alpart Bauxite plant in Nain, St. Elizabeth. Environmentalists are...

New JDF Boss Sworn In

Major General Rocky Meade was sworn in today as the Jamaica Defence Force’s new Chief of Defence Staff. He replaces Major General Antony Anderson, whose new...

Four Agencies Unite to Double Exports

Four agencies primarily responsible for Jamaica’s exports have united forces to double the country’s exports over the next four years. They’re the...

Police Commissioner Dismisses ‘Biased’ Amnesty Report

Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, is dismissing the 2016 report of Amnesty International on Jamaica as ‘biased’. Amnesty’s 2016 report on Jamaica...

‘Murders Getting Out of Control’ – Bunting

Opposition Spokesman on Security, Peter Bunting, is describing the 5-percent increase in murders so far this year as ‘a situation getting out of control’....

Murder & Civilian Shootings on the Rise

There’s been a 5-percent increase in murders so far this year compared to a similar period last year. More than 11-hundred people have been killed since the...

Amnesty International Accuses Jamaican Cops of Intimidating Victims’ Families

The International human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, is accusing the Jamaican police of using illegal tactics to ensure the relatives of victims they kill...

St Ann Candidates Boycott Code of Conduct Signing

Member of Parliament for St. Ann North West, Dr. Dayton Campbell, says all the PNP candidates in the parish refused to sign the political code of conduct today. Dr....

‘Marketing Companies Not Passing on Price Reductions’ JGRA Boss

President of the Jamaica Gasoline Retailers Association, JGRA, Philip Chong says marketing companies are not passing on the reductions in oil prices to dealers when...