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Ralph Thomas Is New Ambassador to Washington

Ralph Thomas will succeed Professor Stephen Vascianne, as Jamaica’s new Ambassador to Washington DC. Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator AJ Nicholson, issued a...

‘Address High Auxiliary Fees’ – Johnson-Smith

Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Youth, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says she’s concerned about how Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites has handled the...

Interest Rates to Further Decline – Phillips

Expect even further reductions in interest rates! That’s the word from Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips. The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, has cut the rate on its...

‘No Need for “Leggo Beast” Apology’ – Thwaites

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says he’ll not be withdrawing his comment, classifying some children as “Leggo Beasts.” This, as Opposition...

Duncan Apologizes to Fitz-Henley

The daughter of Government MP and outgoing PNP Region 6 Chairman, DK Duncan, Dr. Khia Josina Duncan, has apologized and unreservedly withdrawn her false allegation that...

Jamaica Could Outdo Olympic Medal Haul

Track and field analyst, Hubert Lawrence, expects Jamaica to improve on the 11 medals it won at the 2008 Olympics, at the world championships which begins later today....

Samuels Signs for Barcelona

National basketball center, Samardo Samuels, has signed a USD$2.6-million deal with Spanish club Barcelona. Samuels, who played three seasons in the NBA with the...

Thwaites Proposes Term Limits for Principals

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites is proposing that term limits be established for school principals. He’s also proposing that changes me made to the way in which...

Education Ministry Starts Intervention Programme

The Ministry of Education has begun a programme of targeted interventions in 27 schools, which have been identified as needing immediate support due to under...

Bunting Refutes Observer Report

The Ministry of National Security is refuting claims that portfolio Minister, Peter Bunting, announced plans for the construction of a new maximum security prison on...