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Opposition Wary of Govt’s SECURIPOC Invitation

The Opposition People’s National Party is expressing some unwillingness to take part in the government’s recently-launched Security Programme Oversight...

Egeton Newman Withdraws from SECURIPOC

The President of the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services, Egeton Newman, has withdrawn as a member of the Security Programme Oversight Committee,...

Govt Launches $626m Road & Infrastructure Project for St. Mary

The government has launched a multimillion-dollar road and infrastructure work project in St. Mary, ahead of the impending by-election for the constituency of South East...

Opposition Fuming Over Announcement of Multi-Million Dollar St Mary Infrastructure Project

General Secretary of the PNP, Julian Robinson, is doubting Prime Minister Holness’s claim that he didn’t consider the political consequences of the...

IMF Urges Govt to Address ‘Inequitable System’ of Distributing Public Sector Allowances

IMF Mission Chief, Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, is urging the government to address what she says is an inequitable system of distributing allowances in the public sector. She...

Govt to Build Five New Schools in Push to End Shift System

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says the government is moving to build five schools as it pushes to eliminate the shift system. He says over the medium to long-term, 17...

BLP Leader Calls for Renewed Regional Integration Thrust

There’s a call for Caribbean leaders to implement a single domestic space in transport, communication and health care for the benefit of the region. It’s...

100% of Flights Now Accommodated in Jamaica’s Air Space

The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) says it’s now able to accommodate 100-percent of flights into and out of the island. The authority had been operating...

Jamaica Investing in New Backup Aviation Systems

Transport Minister, Mike Henry, says there are plans to construct back up aviation systems or redundant systems at separate locations in Jamaica at a cost of...

Police Commissioner Urges Victims of Sexual Harassment to Come Forward

Police Commissioner, George Quallo, is urging members of the constabulary who’ve been sexually harassed to come forward. Speaking with Journalists today at the...