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A 'concrete solution' to bad roads - Young

Concrete has been touted as the most practical solution to the deteriorating roadways islandwide, by Desmond Young, civil engineer and a past president of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers. In noting that approximately $600 million is spent by t...

Girls call for stiffer penalties to prevent abduction, abuse

Though public awareness coupled with self-defence techniques serve as good countermeasures, an articulate crop of Westwood High School girls are calling on the Government for stricter penalties to be employed as a deterrent to the abduction and ab...

'We must be grateful!' - Charles demands MPs apologise to Food For the Poor

Members of Parliament who have 'attacked' Food For The Poor (FFP), claiming that poor-quality houses are being built for poor Jamaicans at unreasonable costs are ungrateful and should apologise to Jamaica's largest charity, argues Pearnel Charles,...

Police nab 10 alleged gangsters in Hanover raids

Ten men described as major players in the three criminal gangs operating in Hanover are now in custody after they were arrested in the targeted raids the police have been conducting in the main crime hotspots in the eastern part of the parish. Fou...

$3,000 sex deal gone bad! - Woman allegedly stabs man to death

Whether the police were in breach of Jamaica Constabulary Force regulations in St Ann yesterday when a man who they were in the process of searching was pounced upon and allegedly stabbed to death by a woman is being investigated. It happened afte...

Ward Theatre to breathe again

As Prime Minister Andrew Holness spoke in front of the world-famous Ward Theatre about plans to restore the cultural landmark to its former glory, on Labour Day, a cooling breeze swept through its interior as if it was breathing again for the f...

Major leap - Improved public-private partnership rating shows Jamaica on right economic path

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, says that Jamaica's meteoric rise to fourth in the latest public-private partnership (PPP) programme index for Latin America and the Caribbean is proof enou...

abour Day spirit alive in Portland

The true spirit of Labour Day was evident across the eastern parish of Portland as dozens of patriotic community residents turned out in large numbers to participate in various projects. Despite the inclement weather, which was heavy at times, ...

Jamaicans urged to plant one million trees by 2019

Jamaicans are being encouraged to plant trees to support the 'Trees for Life' initiative, aimed at strengthening the island's diverse flora, and improving its resilience to climate change. Trees for Life is a campaign being undertaken as part of...

UWI to host summit on Chinese expansion in the Caribbean

The government of the People's Republic of China through its embassy in Jamaica has partnered with the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies to host a summit under the theme 'China in the Caribbean: History, Politics, D...

BOJ to assess impact of heavy rains on inflation

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) will be assessing the impact of the torrential flood rains which lashed the island last week to determine whether its inflation forecast needs to be revised. While indicating that the general target was not expected to cha...

Understanding the Border Wall Funding Act

The US Congress has introduced a bill cited as the Border Wall Funding Act of 2017 to impose a two per cent tax on remittance transfers from the US to certain foreign countries for "improving border security". The bill named 42 foreign countries "...

Millions down the drain in Hay project

The financial mismanage-ment and lax oversight uncovered in the Government's $20-million hay production project resulted in lost revenues totalling millions of dollars, a damning audit report has found. The Hay Commercialisation Project designed a...

Mason's unfulfilled dream

Before the end of Jamaica-born athlete Germaine Mason's thanksgiving service yesterday, national 100m and 200m sprinter Julian Forte revealed to The Gleaner that Mason badly wanted a 2016 Olympic-branded Jamaican vest signed by sprint legend Usain ...

Warranty on roads - Ashley suggests measure to hold contractors to guaranteed standards

Suggesting a system of warranty on road repairs in Jamaica to stem the flow of taxpayers' money down the drain, political commentator Dr Paul Ashley is arguing that contractors should bear the cost of repairing roads that fall into disrepair a sho...

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