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OPM Responds to Opposition’s Wheatley Ultimatum

The government says it’s both disappointed and confused about an ultimatum given by the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday. Opposition...

Opposition Knocks Gov’t’s Economic Stewardship

People’s National Party (PNP) President and Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, says recent economic data is proof the Andrew Holness administration isn’t...

Standpipe Residents Descend on Commissioner’s Office to Protest Fatal Shooting

Some twenty residents of Standpipe in Liguanea, St. Andrew, yesterday converged on the grounds of the Police Commissioner’s Office, to protest a police fatal...

Jamaica Reducing Visa Requirements for Haiti

Some Haitians will no longer need visas to travel to Jamaica. Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, made the disclosure in St James on Saturday...

Tourism Minister Urges CARICOM to Use Tourism for Integration

Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett, is urging CARICOM heads of government to use tourism as a tool for economic integration for Member States. Regional integration and the...

Uber is Coming to Jamaica, says Transport Minister

Transport Minister Robert Montague recently told the media that International Transport Network company, Uber, is coming to Jamaica. In making the announcement Minister...

Jamaica Experiencing Higher than Average Temperatures

As the summer gets into full swing, the Meteorological Service, says Jamaica is experiencing above average temperatures for this time of year. Climate Service Specialist...

Weekend Wildfires Ravage Clarendon Communities

Firefighters in Clarendon were called to almost a dozen wildfires that forced scores of residents out of their communities on Saturday. Acting District Officer at the...

Economy Registers 1.4% Q1 Growth

The Jamaican economy grew by 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018 when compared to the similar quarter of 2017. The Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN,...

Legislation Coming to Facilitate CARICOM Free Movement

Legislation will be in place by the end of this year in all CARICOM states to facilitate the free movement of ten categories of workers throughout the region....