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Samuda Pushes To Defy Manufactures’ Bid For Delay In Implementing Styrofoam Ban

Government Senator, Matthew Samuda, is opposing a call by some manufacturers to delay the January 1, 2020 timeline for the implementation of a ban on single-use...

PNP To Conduct Inquiry Into Reported Brawl Involving Councillor Kari Douglas

The Peoples’ National Party, PNP, says it’s conducting an inquiry into a reported brawl at the Bustamante Hospital for Children involving its Councillor Kari...

J’cans Could Be Fined Up To $1-Million For Harbouring Mosquito Breeding Sites

Persons who harbour mosquito breeding sites and refuse to get rid of them are being ticketed and could pay fines of up to a million dollars. That’s according to...

Electricity Restored After Emergency Load Shedding Affects Power in Several Parishes

Jamaicans in a number of parishes last evening experienced power outages again due to emergency load shedding. The Jamaica Public Service company, JPS, says the load...

Holness, Phillips Saddened At Zaaca’s Passing

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expressing sadness at the passing of former Chief Justice of Jamaica, Sir Edward Zaaca. The former Chief Justice died today after a...

Senior Health Official Says More J’cans Will Die From Dengue If Personal ‘Responsibility Not Taken’

Medical entomologist in the Health and Wellness Ministry, Sherine Huntley-Jones, says unless Jamaicans start taking personal responsibility for eliminating breeding...

SDA Pastor Urges Religious Stakeholders To Do More To Help Fight Crime

President of the West Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, SDA, Pastor Glen Samuels, is urging religious stakeholders to do more to help fight the...

J’Can Dollar Slides: PSOJ President Highlights Need To Increase US$ Earnings From Exports

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, is again raising concerns about what it’s describing as increased volatility in the foreign exchange market. This...

Former Chief Justice, Sir Edward Zacca Dies At 88, Legal Fraternity Pays Tribute

Former Chief Justice, Sir Edward Zacca has died. Sir Edward, who passed away this morning was 88. He was Chief Justice from 1985 to 1996. He became a member of the Privy...

Eastern St. Andrew MP Defends Work in Constituency

Eastern St Andrew Member of Parliament Fayval Williams is defending her representation in the constituency as the Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, take...