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Bunny Wailer goes to Cuba for treatment; no shows before 2020

Elder statesman in reggae music Bunny Wailer is still recuperating from a stroke and will not be ready to take the stage until 2020. Jah B, as the only living member of the iconic Wailer is also called, recently returned from a five-week stint...

Waterhouse holding firm to second place

Waterhouse FC’s assistant coach, Daniel Bent, says it would be difficult to accept if they blundered in their final regular-season game against Montego Bay at Drewsland Stadium this afternoon and lost second spot to Mount Pleasant FC in the R...

Woman stabbed to death in Portland

A Portland woman was stabbed to death during a heated argument with a man in a bar in Port Antonio on Monday night. She has been identified as Ebony Harris. Police reports indicate that sometime on Monday afternoon, Harris and a male patron got into...

StJMC going after J$75m in back rent at Bogue lands

Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis says that the St James Municipal Corporation (StJMC) will be publishing notices for occupants of the controversial Bogue Industrial Estate property in Montego Bay to pay J$75 million in outstanding rent before any sal...

Suicidal teen gets new lease on life

Just a few months ago, 17-year-old Orealia Pink was so depressed that she considered her life not worth living. Saddled with a child without support from the father and no financial assistance otherwise, she looked into the hungry eyes of her chil...

Trump to meet with Holness, C’bean leaders

United States President Donald Trump will meet with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and four other Caribbean leaders on Friday to discuss a range of issues surrounding trade and security, The Associated Press has reported. The hot-button...

Time to build! - PM unveils new NHT benefits

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday announced plans by the National Housing Trust (NHT) to increase the limit for loans by $1 million, raise the ceiling for construction loans, while reducing interest rates for all contributors. He declared th...

J$25b Tinson Pen drain upgrade

It could cost the Government about US$200 million (J$25 billion) to construct new drains in the Tinson Pen area of Kingston, National Works Agency (NWA) Chief Executive Officer E.G. Hunter has revealed. Major flooding in the vicinity of Tinson Pen ...

RJRGLEANER-Don Anderson Poll | Majority want qualified persons on public boards– poll

With an overwhelming 75 per cent of Jamaicans in the latest RJRGLEANER Group-commissioned Don Anderson poll decrying the appointment of unqualified persons to senior positions in government, civil-society advocate Carol Narcisse says that this ind...

No SLB guarantor - Phillips vows to end need for loan sponsor; give contract workers full-time benefits

A People’s National Party (PNP) government led by Dr Peter Phillips would abolish the requirement for student loan guarantors. Phillips, the opposition leader and PNP president, committed yesterday that the repayment of student loans would only be...