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Holness Optimistic following Recent Growth & Jobs Numbers

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s encouraged by recent growth in the economy and the job numbers since his administration returned to office in 2016. But Mr....

JLP Makes Strong Showing in East Portland

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s tasked the new JLP-caretaker for East Portland, Annmarie Vaz to help lead the development of the parish. Mr. Holness says...

Police Used Cars ‘Re-Assigned’ to Admin

Approximately 60 pre-owned vehicles handed over to the police as part of what’s been called the ‘Used Cars Scandal’ have been reassigned to...

East Kgn MP Calls for Return of Police to Permanent Post, Amid Turf War

East Kingston Member of Parliament, Phillip Paulwell, is calling for police to be returned to what’s supposed to be a permanent police post between the warring...

Transport Ministry Launching ‘Open Route’ Pilot Project

Transport Minister Robert Montague will be launching the public transport liberalization pilot project next Monday, September 10. The pilot will allow for the opening of...

PSTEB Considering More Changes to Manage Mandela Traffic Flow

Commanding Officer of the Constabulary’s Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, PSTEB, Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen, says the authorities are thinking...

Govt to Open Two ‘Time-Out’ Facilities in September

The Ministry of Education will be opening two “timeout” facilities this month, to help students with psycho-social challenges. Director for Education...

Constant Spring Rd Expansion Hurting Businesses

Business operators along Constant Spring Road in St. Andrew, are complaining of significant reductions in their profit margins due to the ongoing roadworks along the...

Reid Confident Traffic Management Strategies will Continue into School Year

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, is expressing confidence that traffic management strategies which were rolled out in the Corporate Area to accommodate the beginning of...

Trelawny Man Dies of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a man in Trelawny died from what’s suspected to be dengue hemorrhagic fever late last month. Dengue hemorrhagic fever is...