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Shaw is the victim – Senator blames telecoms company for high phone bill

A Government senator has come to the defence of embattled Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw, suggesting that he was the victim of "reckless business practices", which has caused him to rack up a whopping telephone bill of more th...

Ochi seafood fest promises to be huge

The 10th anniversary staging of the Ocho Rios Seafood Festival, set for Emancipation Day, Tuesday, August 1, at Turtle River Park in Ocho Rios, was launched recently at the Usain Bolt Tracks and Records in Pineapple, Ocho Rios. According to organi...

BRT WEEKEND AFTER DARK

When: JULY 6 - 9, 2017

Where: Chelsea Beach Club

What next after graduation?

Thousands of Jamaican teenagers, the majority of them between 16 and 18 years old, have now completed their Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams. Several thousands will go on to sixth form in September; however, most will not....

Jamaica promises enhanced actions for oceans' health

AS THE world turns its collective attention to the declining health of oceans, Jamaica has signalled its intent to step up its own recovery efforts. "Even as we look to our partners for their support ... we acknowledge our own responsibility for n...

Burrell hailed as a 'visionary'

Captain Horace Burrell is being hailed as a visionary who was ahead of his time, by business leaders and close allies in western Jamaica. "His heart was basically to ensure that football remained at an international level and his efforts to put us ...

Contractor general seeks to question head of health authority in debushing probe

Contractor General Dirk Harrison late yesterday made a public appeal for Tyrone Robinson, chairman of the North East Regional Health Authority, to make himself available to answer questions in the probe of the controversial $600-million debushi...

Mosquitoes on the rise, ministry to employ 500 to tackle Aedes Aegypti

In the aftermath of heavy rains flooding sections of the island two weeks ago, the Ministry of Health has disclosed that there is a significant increase in the population of nuisance mosquitoes. Nuisance mosquitoes are those that persistently bite ...

Editorial | They aren't Mr Montague's police

We appreciate that Robert Montague would wish not only to lift the morale of the constabulary, but personally identify with its members. He, after all, is the minister of national security and, therefore, has portfolio responsibility for the po...

Blake expecting high security at World Championships

Following last week's terror attack in Manchester, England, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is expecting heightened security measures when the country's athletes arrive in that country ahead...