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Charles calls for all-out fight against child abuse

Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, minister of state in the Ministry of National Security, is calling for the nation to join as one in the fight against child abuse. The second-generation politician urged technology as a means of fighting crime, while...

Data support sugar leakage claim, says Samuda

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Karl Samuda, who came under fire from manufacturers earlier this year when he claimed that imported sugar was leaking into the local domestic market, said the Government now has proof, thanks ...

Customs aims at getting businesses to go global

Jamaica Customs has launched a renewed thrust to get business operators involved in import/export to join the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Programme, membership in which it says would enhance their trade functions. Companies which are abl...

JCC calls out government on corruption

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) is seeking answers from the Government about any recent, meaningful efforts to cut the staggering level of institutionalised red tape which, it claims, has created, and continues to feed, an environment in...

Venezuela under attack, says charge d'affaires

Attempts to discredit the government of Nicol·s Maduro in Venezuela has given charge d'affaires at that country's embassy in Kingston, Luisa Gutierrez the impression that various media entities have been launching deliberate and unwarranted atta...

Famous Pentab pastor John-Mark ordered to resign

John-Mark Bartlett, pastor of the largest congregation under the United Pentecostal Churches (UPC) banner, has been given 14 days to resign as head of the Wildman Street Pentecostal Tabernacle (Pentab) - the Kingston-based church he has led for s...

Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry has signalled his intention to get Jamaica re-elected to the council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Jamaica, through the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), is seeking to regain a seat in C

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has underscored the need for the government's programme of economic and structural reforms, now underway, to be expedited. This, he said, is imperative if Jamaica is to achieve economic independence and reduce its...

Greater scrutiny for FLA and all other National Security Agencies

Greater scrutiny now applies to all government agencies that fall under the banner of national security, such as the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA), the Jamaica Constabulary Force, and the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA). Thi...

Jamaica Folk Singers gives thrilling 50th

The dynamism of the Jamaican Folk Singers was on full display over the weekend. From their rich repertoire, they presented a wide cross section of songs that provided more than just entertainment. It was a canvas painted with fine vocals, controll...

Crash kills MVP athlete, hospitalises teammate

MVP Track Club athlete Jordan Scott, formerly of Mannings School and Petersfield High, died in a car crash on Hope Road yesterday morning. Fellow sprinter Michael Campbell, also of MVP, was a passenger in the car and has been admitted to the Un...