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Culture Minister Salutes Late Icon, Barrington Watson

Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna is paying tribute to the late iconic Jamaican artist, Barrington Watson. Mr. Watson died last night at his St. Andrew home. He was...

JATCA NOT on Strike

The Jamaica Air Traffic Controllers Association, JATCA is denying media reports that its members have taken industrial action to protest against malfunctioning...

Mikhael Phillips Aiming to Send MPs a Strong Message

Government MP Mikhael Phillips says his motion calling for Opposition MP Everald Warmington to be sanctioned is also aimed at sending a strong message to...

Touched By the Master

Prime Minister and PNP President, Portia Simpson-Miller, has received the elusive ‘master’s touch’ that she has been waiting for. Last year on the...

Govt Determined to Collect Bauxite Levy

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, says the Government remains fully committed to collect a USD$15-million levy from Noranda Bauxite company despite word from the...

Finance Minister Promises Key Features of Jr Stock Exchange will Remain

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, says key components of the Junior Stock exchange will remain in existence despite changes which are to be announced in the budget...

Heated Exchanges as Warmington Faces more heat over Jezebel Slur

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives clashed this afternoon as Government MP, Mikhail Phillips, tabled a motion calling for Opposition MP, Everald Warmington, to be...

Angry Sugar Workers Protest Court Shut Down Order

Over 700 cane farmers are facing an uncertain future this afternoon, after rum manufacturers, J Wray and Nephew, shut down their Appleton Sugar Factory in Nassau Valley,...

Jamaican Women At-Risk for Zika

Jamaicans are particularly vulnerable to the mosquito borne Zika virus, due to the high prevalence of Non Communicable Diseases, NCDs, among the adult population....

Pickersgill Blasted for Lifting Stop Order

The CEO of the Jamaica Environment Trust, JET, Diana McCaulay, has criticized a decision by Environment Minister, Robert Pickersgill to lift the Cessation Order...