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JPS Increases Security Deposit

The Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, has increased the cost of its security deposit for persons opening new accounts. The increase which becomes effective today will...

Health Sector Falling Apart Due to Budget Cuts: JMDA

Doctors in the public health sector say they will not sit idly by and allow the system to continue to deteriorate. That’s the word from President of the Jamaica...

Jamaica’s Trade Deficit Widened for First 4 Months: STATIN

The country’s trade deficit with its major trading partners widened over the first four months of the calendar year, on the back of a decline in earnings from the...

Hopewell High School’s Principal FIRED With Immediate Effect

Joyce Irving, the suspended Principal of Hopewell High School in Hanover, has been fired. Mrs. Irving has been fired with immediate effect. This, following a meeting of...

Gov’t Examining International Models for National Law Agency Formation

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, says several international models are being examined as the government prepares to give legislative support to the formation...

Shields Welcoming MOCA, ACB Merger

Former Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mark Shields, is welcoming the merger of the Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Taskforce and the police Anti-Corruption...

Fixed Dates for Future Elections in Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad Guardian, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is seeking term limits for the prime minister’s post. During her contribution at the opening of the first and...

JLP Councilor Concerned About Water Distribution

JLP Councilor for the Pedro Plains Division in South West St. Elizabeth, Jeremy Palmer, says he is concerned about the distribution of water in his division. Mr. Palmer...

Security Minister Announces New Crime Initiative

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting this morning announced the merger of the Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Taskforce, MOCA and the Police...

Westmoreland Hemp Famers Want Exclusion from Country’s Ganja Laws

The Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers Association, WHGFA, says it has sent a petition to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, requesting that the parish of...