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No Wage Freeze! – Phillips

Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips is reiterating that public sector workers will not be asked to sign up to another wage restraint agreement for the 2015-16 fiscal...

PNP vs Police?

There was drama at today’s meeting of the St. Thomas Parish Council as Police personnel walked out of the meeting after they were accused of being biased against...

Move to Oust Portland Mayor

Tension in the Portland Parish Council intensified yesterday as a move was made to oust the Mayor of Port Antonio, the PNP’s Benny White. A no confidence motion...

JPS ‘Crushed’ by OUR

The Jamaica Public Service Company says it’s disappointed by the decision of the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR to reject its application for a 21% increase...

Gas Prices Down

There’ll be another fall in the price of gas and other petroleum products this week. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says the price of 87 and 90-gasoline...

Killed over Sexual Orientation?

The body of a teenage girl was found in Ewarton, St. Catherine on Tuesday morning. It’s being speculated that she was killed because of her perceived sexual...

Smith on Crime Reduction

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, has welcomed the decline in crime figures for 2014, but is warning that there already appears to be an upsurge...

2015 GSAT Changes – Pt1

After years of concerns about the stressful nature of the Grade Six Achievement Test , GSAT, the Education Ministry is making changes to the exam set for March this...

Chicken Prices Down

Jamaica Broilers has announced a reduction in the price of Grade A best Dressed Chicken, effective Friday, January 9. The reduction of $3 per kilogramme, only applies to...

Farm Workers Depart

Three hundred and forty Jamicans left the island yesterday for Toronto, Canada to participate in the Labour Ministry’s Overseas Employment Programme. The workers...