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West Kingston Enquiry Top Priority for New Public Defender

The new Public Defender Arlene Harrison Henry, says her top priority will be the West Kingston Enquiry. This at her swearing in ceremony at Kings House today. Miss...

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Ellington Distances Himself from School Boy Richie

Retired Police Commissioner, Owen Ellington, is moving to distance himself from accused drug smuggler, Errol ‘School Boy Richie’ Richards. Ellington’s...

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JPS Committed to Constructing Bogue Plant

Senior Vice President at the Jamaica Public Service Company,JPS, Sheree Martin, says the light and power company remains committed to constructing the Bogue plant in St....

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HOT 102 Going Off the Air Indefinitely

Radio station, Hot 102, is going off the air indefinitely, as former parent company CVM Television has booted it from its premises. The radio station is this evening...

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Court of Appeal Rules in Favor of JPS’ Exclusive Licence

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the exclusive all island licence granted to the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, is legal. In handing down the ruling this...

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AUDIO: Paulwell Admits to ‘Petrojam’ Blunder

Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell, is conceding that his Ministry blundered when it asserted that the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam has for the past two weeks been...

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Government Approves Cable&Wireless Acquistion of Columbus International

The Government of Jamaica has approved the US 3-billion dollar acquisition of Columbus International by the parent company of LIME, Cable and Wireless Communications,...

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$100M in Unsecured Loans Issued by Petro-Caribe Fund without Cabinet’s Approval

The Auditor General’s Department is raising concerns over 100-million US dollars in unsecured loans issued by the Petro-Caribe Development Fund without the...

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Dixon Supports Mandatory Certification of School Principals

President of the Jamaica Teachers Association, JTA, Doran Dixon, says he supports the decision to make it mandatory for aspiring Principals to be trained and certified....

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OUR Director Defends Ordering JPS to Take Rate Cut

Director General of the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, Albert Gordon, is defending their rejection of the JPS’s application for a rate increase and decision...