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Simpson-Miller Foundation Provides Grants & Bursaries to 42 Tertiary Students

On Tuesday the Portia Simpson Miller Foundation awarded some 42 tertiary students educational grants, bursaries and scholarships at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston....

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation on Trelawny Parish Court

Nationwide News understands that the Trelawny Parish court was evacuated this morning due to a bomb threat. Deputy Superintendent in charge of the Falmouth fire station...

Govt Commits $380m to Rural School Bus Pilot

The Ministry of Education has committed $380-million to the roll-out of the Expanded Pilot Rural Transportation Project for the upcoming school year. The Ministry had...

Holness Calls for JLP Unity in NW St Ann

Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Sunday urged party workers in the battleground seat of North West St Ann to unite for victory. He warned them not to let the past repeat...

Holness in No Race to Call Elections

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s not yet ready to play the general elections card. Mr Holness says he’s in no political race. The Prime Minister was...

Buchanan Steps Down as USF CEO

Chief Executive Officer of the Universal Service Fund, USF Suzette Buchanan has separated from the Agency. A statement issued by the entity on Sunday said Ms....

More Development Coming to Downtown, after Victoria Pier Success

General Manager of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Dr Damian Graham, says there are more than economic gains to be had from the redevelopment of Downtown...

Ward Theatre Renovations to Be Completed within Months

Kingston Mayor Delroy Williams says renovation on the Ward Theatre located downtown is expected to be completed in upcoming months. Since the project got underway last...

Veterinarians Want Tougher Laws to Encourage Responsible Dog Ownership

The Jamaica Veterinary Medical Association (JVMA) is calling for new and updated legislation to promote responsible dog ownership. It’s also calling for a national...

Lennox Channer is New NHT Chairman

The new Chairman of the National Housing Trust, NHT, has been named. He’s Lennox Channer, a Vice President of the Jamaica Broilers Group. His appointment was...