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Gov’t To Hold Talks with Stakeholders on Dust Nuisance from Alpart Mudlake

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for the Environment, Daryl Vaz says he’ll be meeting with all stakeholders in St. Elizabeth next...

2020 Spelling Bee Champion, Toriann Beckford, Praised for being Mentally Strong

Coach of the 2020 Gleaner Children’s Own Spelling Bee Competition Champion, Toriann Beckford, Errol Campbell, says the child prodigy is a little warrior. According...

Integrity Commission Falling Behind On Tabling Reports – Senator Motley

Senator Donna Scott Motley, says the Integrity Commission has fallen behind on the tabling of reports compared to the Office of the Contractor General. The Office of the...

Education Ministry Ponders Surveillance Equipment For Schools

Minister with Responsibility for Education, Karl Samuda, says he’s exploring ways to improve security in schools. He says the Ministry is considering the use of...

“A Mentally Ill Society” – Senator Longmore Laments Femicide, Calls For More Resources To Combating Treating Illnesses

Government Senator, Dr. Sapphire Longmore, says there’re probably cases of undiagnosed psycho and socio-paths in Jamaica. She says the country is mentally ill. Dr....

Dengue Killed 85 Since 2018, Over 10,300 Cases Reported

At least 85 Jamaicans have died of dengue-related causes between January 1, 2018 and January 31 this year. That’s according to the Health and Wellness Minister, Dr...

Proposed Changes to Road Traffic Act to Eliminate Mandatory March Renewal for PPV, Commercial Licence Holders

Transport Minister Montague says the government will amend the law requiring holders of commercial carrier and public passenger vehicle licenses to renew their permits...

Tourism Worker Pension Scheme on Track to Generate $1-Trillion by 2040

The Tourism Workers Pension Scheme, TWPS, is on track to generate almost one trillion dollars in funding by the year 2040. That’s according to Tourism Minister,...

RADA To Reform Farm Roads Project

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority, RADA, is to change the scope of its farm road projects to achieve more meaningful impact. The Authority was criticized by...

S.E Clarendon By-Election not a Waste of Money – Pearnel Charles Jr.

MP aspirant for the JLP in South East Clarendon, Pearnel Charles Jr. is dismissing the Opposition PNP’s argument that a by-election in the constituency is a waste...