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Jamaica Temporarily Closing Caracas Embassy

The Government of Jamaica has announced that it’s temporarily closing its Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela effective April 1. In a statement this morning, Foreign...

Holness Outlines Measures to Improve Governance at Petrojam

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has told Parliament that a raft of measures have been put in place to restore accountability at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam. He...

Holness Announces $1m Increase in NHT Loan Limit

Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced a $1-million increase in the National Housing Trust (NHT) loan limit. Mr. Holness was making his contribution to the 2019/2020...

Vaz Duly Nominated for East Portland By-Election

The festive political climate in East Portland reached fever pitch today when the governing Jamaica Labour Party’s Annmarie Vaz and the Opposition PNP’s...

Crawford Duly Nominated for East Portland By-Election

Opposition Senator and former East Rural St Andrew MP Damion Crawford was today nominated as the PNP’s candidate for the April 4 East Portland by-election. He...

Court Orders Police Federation to Reinstate McBean

The Supreme Court ruled this morning that former Police Federation Chair Arlene McBean be reinstated immediately. Corporal McBean had filed an application in the Supreme...

Phillips Dismisses Budget as ‘Distortion of Reality’

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, has dismissed the budget of Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke, as not addressing the real story of the Jamaican people. Dr....

All Systems GO! Electoral Office Ready for East Portland Vote

The Electoral Office of Jamaica, EOJ, is reporting that all systems are in place for prospective candidates in the April 4 by-election in East Portland to be nominated...

Dorraine Samuels Recovering in Hospital after Surgery

Veteran broadcaster, Dorraine Samuels, is seriously ill. The RJR Gleaner Group says Dorraine is currently recovering from surgery. The group says it notes concerns that...

Political Ombudsman Tells Vaz Campaign to End ‘Unauthorized Works’

Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown is calling on the JLP’s Annmarie Vaz to instruct her campaign team and contributors to desist from conducting...