Tauna Thomas

Aiming for Universal Literacy in 20yrs

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is projecting universal literacy for Jamaica in the next two or three decades based on progress at the primary level. Prime Minister...

Maxfield Ave Residents Protest JPS Disconnection

Several residents of the Maxfield Avenue area in Kingston, staged a demonstration against the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, over the weekend. They were protesting...

Banana Farmers to benefit from $53m BEEP Support

Banana Farmers in Trinity, St. Mary are expected to benefit from just over $53-million in donations under the Banana Export Expansion Programme, BEEP, supported by the...

Rameish Simpson Walks from Gun & Ammo Charges

Prominent St. Thomas resident, Rameish Simpson and cousin, Richard Simpson, have been freed of gun and ammunition charges. The Simpsons were freed of illegal possession...

Clarendon Triple Murder

A triple-murder and a case of wounding in three separate incidents in the past 24-hours in Clarendon have left two men and a woman dead. Two others were injured. A...

Alpart SOLD to Chinese Company

Moscow Aluminium Company UC Rusal has announced the sale of bauxite company Alpart. In a press release today on the company’s website, UC Rusal says it has entered...

Twinning Westmoreland with Tottori, Japan

The parish of Westmoreland is being twinned with the Japanese town of Tottori, in an attempt to boost Jamaica’s tourist arrivals from that country. Director of...

Portland Crime Spree Suspect Killed

Deputy Superintendent in charge of Portland, Rex Swearing, says the prime suspect involved in a series of crimes in the parish this week has been shot and killed. The...

Body Fished from Kingston Harbour

The body of an unidentified man was fished from Kingston Harbour this morning. The Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force says the body of the...

Murder-Suicide at Downtown Tax Office

There was a murder-suicide in Downtown Kingston this morning. Police say a security guard at the Tax Office at the Kingston Mall shot a female colleague dead, before...