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More Calls for JDF to say if it’s Completed a 2010 Incursion Administrative Review

There are more calls this afternoon for the Jamaica Defence Force to publicly say what changes it’s made to its operational tactics following its involvement in...

Prominent Human Rights Advocate Calls for Police Commissioner’s Resignation

A leading human rights advocate says it’s now absolutely imperative that there be changes in the leadership in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) including the...

600 JCF Recruits to Receive Lodging at UWI

The Constabulary Force is to get additional facilities for training and housing recruits. This, as the University of the West Indies (UWI) moves to help solve the...

Local Companies Furious Over News of US Company Starting Production Locally

CEO of the Cannabis Licensing Authority, CLA, Greg Douglas, says local companies are in an uproar over news that a US based Cannabis company would soon begin production...

Paul Burke Chides Govt for ‘Short-sighted’ Approach to Cannabis Industry Development

Programme Director for the Ganja Growers and Producers Association of Jamaica, Paul Burke, is describing the approach of both the previous and current political...

Education Ministry Confirms Rental Book Shortage

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that a publishing problem has led to a shortage of books for school rental schemes. Deputy Chief Education Officer, Dorrett...

Health Ministry Denies Reports that it’s to Import Cannabis Oil Meds from Cayman

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye, is denying reports in the Cayman news media, that Jamaica’s Health Ministry is close to inking a deal with a...

Investigators Identify Preliminary Cause of PetroJam Fire

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the fire at the Petrojam Oil refinery in Kingston yesterday originated from an oiler that ignited a crude tank. This...

Labour Ministry Intervenes in BITU-UDC Row

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security has intervened in the dispute between the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union, BITU and the Urban Development Corporation. An...

North-South Highway Toll Operator Applies for Increases

The operator of the North South Highway has requested toll increases ranging from 14 to 31 percent. A statement from the Transport Ministry says Minister Mike Henry is...