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Brace for more smoke! - Fire at Riverton will continue affecting air quality in Kingston, says fire brigade

A major fire at the Riverton dump in St Andrew, which authorities strongly believe was set by arsonists on Sunday afternoon, is almost under full control. But acting commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Stewart Beckford, has warned residents ...

Wheatley Falls - Latest casualty of Energy scandal, groups welcome departure

The ongoing scandal that began at the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam has claimed its latest casualty with the resignation yesterday of Andrew Wheatley as minister of science and technology. This follows several weeks of allegations of nepoti...

INDECOM gets green light to search JDF HQ

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) indicated late yesterday that it was too early to determine its next move after receiving the go-ahead from the Supreme Court to execute a search warrant at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) ...

'We wouldn't light the dump' - Riverton residents say they, too, are affected by smoke

A fire at the Riverton dump in St Andrew has caused serious air-quality and health issues in parts of Kingston and St Andrew, as well as sections of St Catherine, since Sunday, leaving many residents livid. However, neither residents nor governme...

'Mission: Impossible - Fallout', above and beyond the call of duty

In the annals of cinema, there have been a few films that not only define the genre, but aggressively elevate it. Audiences accept a certain standard. A level that films just aren't able to pass. Perhaps it's because of the technology of the time...

Stay put! - JAAA supports new IAAF transfer rules

Dr Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), said the new IAAF rules governing the transferring of allegiance will not only protect athletes' rights and well-being, but prevent unscrupulous national associ...

Knight: Edward Seaga Highway needs a deed poll - Opposition Senator wants it named after Kingsley Thomas

Opposition senator K.D. Knight wants the Government to carry out a deed poll and rename the Edward Seaga Highway the Kingsley Thomas Highway. The North-South leg of Highway 2000 was recently named after former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, but in th...

Arson! - NSWMA suspects that Riverton dump was set alight twice in 24 hours yesterday

The police are probing claims that a flammable liquid substance was seen at one of two areas where a fire broke out at the Riverton City landfill yesterday. Up to late yesterday evening, several firefighters were at the dump trying to put out t...

Customs defends receipts verification from online shoppers

Acting deputy commissioner of the Jamaica Customs Agency, Kirk Benjamin, is urging Jamaicans to understand and accept the security measure implemented to cut down on the underinvoicing of goods being imported into the island through online purchas...

Online shopping hassle - Cheats causing Customs to demand in-person office visits to verify invoices

The Jamaica Customs Agency is standing behind its decision to demand that persons come into its offices to provide electronic verification of the amount that they have paid for goods they order online. Several persons have complained about the hass...