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PNP Chairman Summons Executive to Special Meeting

Nationwide News understands that PNP Chairman, Robert Pickersgill, has summoned members of the party’s executive to a special meeting. This as the party’s...

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House Approves $715m in Budgetary Support from Capital Development Fund

The House of Representatives has approved a resolution to withdraw $715-million from the Capital Development Fund, the CDF. Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the funds...

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Discomfort Within PNP Over Perceived Forcing of Brown-Burke into SW St Andrew

There’s growing opposition and unease in the PNP over the process the party is using to determine a candidate to replace Portia Simpson Miller as Member of...

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Scammers Force Western Union to Close 7 Outlets

Grace Kennedy is closing seven of its Western Union locations in the country because of what it says is an unusually high number of fraudulent transactions. Most of the...

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INDECOM Probe Shooting Death of Former Councilor-Caretaker

The Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) says it’s launched a probe into the police fatal shooting yesterday of a former Councillor Caretaker...

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Security Beefed Up at Spanish Town Hospital after Knife Attacks

Security at the Spanish Town Hospital, in St. Catherine, is being increased following three knife attacks on patients and staff. It’s being reported that a man...

Journalist killed in hit and run accident

Jamaican Doctor Dies in Cayman After Collision

A Jamaican doctor has died in the Cayman Islands after she was struck by a taxi driver at the Owen Roberts International Airport. Sixty-two year old, Dr. Vary Anetta...

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Portia Endorses Brown-Burke as SW St Andrew Successor

Former PNP President Portia Simpson Miller has come out in support of party Vice President, Angela Brown Burke to succeed her as Member of Parliament of South West St....

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Phillips Pours Cold Water on Govt’s Crime Plans

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, is criticizing the government over its failure to reduce crime, saying the people of Jamaica ‘can not afford’ the...

Marine Police

JCF Beefs Up Border Patrol with Three New Marine Bases

Further steps are being taken to better patrol the island’s borders to stem the in-flow of illegal guns and drugs. Three marine bases are to be established in...