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Robertson Wants Highway for St. Thomas

The Member of Parliament for Western St Thomas, James Robertson says the parish would benefit immensely from the construction of a highway linking it to Kingston. Mr....

Lewis Urges High Command to Address Trelawny Fatal Crashes

The former head of the Police Traffic Division, Radcliffe Lewis, is urging the Police High Command to take immediate steps to reduce the possibility of more fatal...

EOJ Stays Clear of Portmore Boundary Changes

Director of Elections, Orette Fisher, is distancing his office from the drafting of the contentious Portmore petition. Councilor for the Independence City Division in...

Jamaican Woman Sues Bahamas Government

The Jamaican woman, who claimed that she was raped by an immigration officer in the Bahamas, has filed a civil suit against senior government officials in that country....

New Date Proposed for Digital Switch-over

The Broadcasting Commission has proposed to a Cabinet, a 2018 date for television stations  to begin broadcasting using digital technology. The process, known as...

Japn Gives $96-Million to Jamaican Gov’t

The Japanese government has given Jamaica a grant of 100-million Japanese Yen, or about 96-million Jamaican dollars for economic and social development. Japanese...

Govt Signs Deal for $7B Solar Power Plant in Rural Jamaica

The Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell, has announced that construction of a 7-billion dollar solar power plant will begin by next...

O’Brien Urges Business Community to Fight Any New Taxes

Digicel’s outgoing CEO, Barry O’Brien, is urging the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, to challenge any additional taxation that might be levied on...

Senior Official at Tax Office Arrested in Anti-Corruption Raid

A senior official at the tax office in Constant Spring in St. Andrew is among three persons who are now in custody following an operation today by the Major Organized...

Economy in Recession: Holness ‘Disappointed’ but ‘Not Surprised’

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness says he is disappointed but not surprised to hear that the country has slipped back into recession. He says it’s because the...