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Riverton Fires Hurting Investment Prospects – World Bank

The World Bank is advising that frequent fires at the Riverton dump may be affecting the government’s plan to lure investors to the Caymanas Economic Zone....

More Remittances

The Bank of Jamaica says net remittances for March this year came in at USD$174-million, approximately USD$3-million more than in March last year. In March this year,...

Holy Childhood Denies Closure Reports

Administrators at the Holy Childhood Prep School in St. Andrew are denying media reports that the 85 year old institution faces imminent closure. Reports on Monday said...

Tufton, Williams To take JLP to Court…Again

Opposition Senators Dr. Christopher Tufton and Arthur Williams are set to take the JLP to court for the second time since 2013. Nationwide News understands that Mr....

Banking on Literacy Test Mastery

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, says the government is banking on the results from this year’s Grade Four Literacy Test, to achieve its target of 100 percent...

Major Cocaine Bust at Wharves

The Police and Customs officials are reporting a major cocaine bust at the Kingston Wharves. They say 30-kilograms of cocaine worth over 38-million dollars were found...

‘Clear the Air’ – JFJ on Online Monitoring

Human rights lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice, is calling on the government to state whether it is monitoring the private online communications of citizens. JFJ is...

Christie Chides Government

Former Contractor General, Greg Christie, is criticizing the Government for failing to take note of recent poor reviews given to the work of the Office of the Director...

PNP Dumps 5 Hanover Councillors

The PNP has confirmed that it has decided to bar embattled Councillor for the Green Island Division, Shernette Haughton, from representing the party at the next Local...

LIME Job Cuts Looming

Telecommunications company LIME has reportedly indicated that it plans to cut staff in Barbados, as a result of its merger with Flow. The General Secretary of the...