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Jamaica to Pass 7th Test – EPOC

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Richard Byles, says Jamaica is well positioned to pass the seventh International Monetary Fund (IMF) test. Mr....

OUR facing Pressure over JPS cut

Pressure is mounting on the Office of Utilities Regulations, OUR, to explain it’s decision to order the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, to take a rate cut....

Bain in Court – Day 1

The Supreme Court today rejected two applications by attorneys representing Professor Brendan Bain in his case against the University of the West Indies. Bain’s...

Catholic Love Triangle

The Roman Catholic Church in Jamaica is this afternoon moving to deal with a brewing controversy, as reports surface that one of its senior clergymen, a well known...

It Wont Last! – Paulwell

Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell, says Jamaicans should not expect oil prices to remain low in the long term. Brent Crude oil fell to a six year low today, while US...

Harrison-Henry new PD

King’s House has officially announced the appointment of Arlene Harrison Henry to the post of Public Defender. Her appointment takes effect January 19. Mrs....

JPS Bills to go Down

The Jamaica Public Service Company says electricity bills will go down by approximately 9% this month, as a result of further decreases in the price of oil on the world...

PSOJ on OUR-JPS Ruling

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, says it’s disappointed with aspects of the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR’s ruling on the JPS’s...

Firearms Seizures

The Police say four firearms have been seized in separate incidents across the island over the weekend. They say a Taurus 9-millimeter firearm with matching rounds was...

Dalley Angers Unions

The Jamaica Teachers Association, JTA, is criticizing Minister with responsibility for the Public Service, Horace Dalley, for a comment he’s reportedly made about...