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Weekend Rains Cause Half-a-Billion in Damage

The heavy rains that battered the country over the weekend have resulted in almost $500-million in damage. The figure was revealed Tuesday afternoon by Local Government...

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Hard Rock Hotel to Create 1,200 Jobs

Over 1,200 permanent jobs will be created with the construction of a new hotel — to be called Hard Rock Hotel — in Rose Hall, Montego Bay. The announcement...

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OCG Completing Corruption Probe into SE St Ann

The Office of the Contractor General, OCG, is moving to complete its probe into allegations of fraud and corruption in the Lisa Hanna led-South East St. Ann...

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Trump Admin Introduces Bill to Tax Remittances

The United States could soon impose a tax on remittances to Jamaica. This, as a bill has been introduced before its Congress proposing the imposition of a tax on...

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RIU MoBay Reopens After Explosion

The Riu Reggae Hotel in St James which was closed last Thursday due to an explosion on the property has been reopened. The explosion left one dead and for others injured...

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No ‘Free Money’! Education Minister

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, is optimistic there’ll be adequate job opportunities in Jamaica to bond tertiary students who recently benefited from...

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Govt Establishes Diaspora Dpt in Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Minister, Kamina Johnson Smith, says the government is committed to the Jamaican Diaspora. She says this is evident from the creation of a new Diaspora...

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Cumberland High Principal to Retire

Nationwide News understands that the embattled Principal of the Cumberland High school in St. Catherine, Michael Brydson, is to retire. The decision was taken following...

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McKenzie to Update Parliament on Response to Weekend Flooding

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, is to address the House of Representatives tomorrow on the government’s response to severe weather conditions which...

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Elderly Briton “Abandoned” by UK Govt After Falling Ill in Jamaica

An elderly British man is seeking help after suffering a debilitating injury while on vacation in Jamaica. Sixty-nine-year-old Brian Manning came to Jamaica in January....