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Stakeholders Split On Banning Of Parrot Fish

Some stakeholders are divided on whether a ban on parrot fish is needed. Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, responded to concerns about the issue recently and told the...

27-Year-Old Man Perishes In St. Ann Car Crash

Dead is 27 year-old Tafie White, a taxi operator of Florentino Drive in Angels Phase 2, St. Catherine.

Trade Union Wants Legislation To Prevent Security Guards From Being Underpaid

The matter was previously brought up by the Jamaica Society for Industrial Security, JSIS.

Gov’t Takes Legislative Steps To Integrate Petrocaribe Fund In Finance Ministry

Energy Minister, Fayval Williams, says this forms part of continued efforts to reduce the number of public bodies.

Gov’t Gets Water Tax Proposal Aimed At Protecting Nation’s Watersheds

The proposal comes as a result of a research project conducted by research and analysis company, Hope Caribbean.

Government Will Not Appeal NIDS Ruling, Says Justice Minister

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says the Government will not appeal the decision by the Constitutional Court to strike down the National Identification Systems act, NIDS...

Crawford Urges PM Holness To Call General Elections

PNP Vice President, Damion Crawford, is urging Prime Minister Andrew Holness to call a snap General Elections. Mr. Crawford says if the governing Jamaica Labour Party,...

St. James Resident Lauds Security Forces

In the meantime, Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis says the special operation is not just aimed at prosecuting people.

Water Levels ‘Critically Low’ At KSA Catchment Facilities in the – NWC

He says the drought in sections of the island has resulted in the storage levels of almost 90 of their 450 water supply systems being very low.

Former Petrojam GM Seeks $40-million in Damages For Wrongful Dismissal

Former Petrojam General Manager, Floyd Grindley has submitted a massive claim of nearly $40-million against the company for wrongful dismissal.