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PCJ Closure Premature – Grant

President of the Jamaica Civil Service Association, O’Neil Grant, says the governments move to subsume the operations of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica, PCJ,...

Gov’t Plans Rollout Of New Traffic Ticket Management System

National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang, has announced plans to roll out a new traffic ticket management system next month. Dr Chang says a new way of doing things is...

Azan’s Billion Dollar Agri-Project to Introduce ‘One-Step Processing’ to Boost Sector

The developer of the Lakes Pen Integrated Agriculture Project, Gassan Azan, says the benefit of the project to Jamaica lies in the processing plants that will help to...

P-STOC ‘Surprised’ By Gov’ts Plan to Subsume PCJ

Co-Chairman of the Public Sector Transformation Oversight Committee, P-STOC, Danny Roberts, says the government’s plans to subsume the functions of the Petroleum...

Registration Process for Compensation of Coral Gardens Survivors Begins this Weekend

Executive Director of Jamaicans of Justice, JFJ, Rodje Malcolm says a compensation framework has been agreed on for the victims of the Coral Gardens tragedy in 1963. The...

JCF Lauds Public for Reporting Lawlessness on the Nation’s Streets

Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson’s commending members of the public who’ve been helping the police curb the lawlessness and wanton behaviour...

AG Malahoo-Forte Rejects Statements Linked to Her Office on ‘Dread-locks Controversy’

Attorney General, Marlene Malahoo Forte, is rejecting as untrue reportage in the media that her office has issued an opinion which is prejudicial to the religious...

UK Will Not Use Economic Threats To Secure Policy Change in Jamaica – High Commissioner

British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad, says the UK has no intention of using economic threats to secure policy change in Jamaica. As part the thrust by the UK to...

Hair Discrimination Unacceptable – Culture Minister

Minister of Culture and Gender, Olivia Grange, has sought to clarify the government’s position on discrimination. She says the government’s policy is in...

Education Ministry Moves To Tackle Teacher Tardiness In Schools

Minister with responsibility for Education, Karl Samuda, says by next month he’ll be able to provide a more fulsome response regarding alternatives for schools...