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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...

IDB impressed with Jamaica

Jamaica's economic reform programme, over the last four years, has impressed the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a top executive disclosed last Wednesday. "We are in awe, somewhat, of what Jamaica has accomplished since 2013 in the fund ...

Hello Mi Neighbour | Man's main purpose is to worship God

Hello, mi neighbour! So, we are now rushing to destroy one another on a little island perched on this little planet of ours, eenh? Which script are we following? Certainly not the Scripture. Maybe if we understood our purpose we'd all work toge...

PLCA moves to resolve Premier League standstill

The Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) is moving to resolve the problems which have forced the postponement of the start of the 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season. The RSPL was set to start on September 3, but the Jamaica Footb...