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Bail application to be made for alleged baby snatcher

A bail application is expected to be made when Peta-gaye Ffrench, the woman charged with stealing a day-old baby from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston, reappear in court on April 18. This was disclosed by attorney Rachel Donaldson ...

Drought alleviation programme being developed - Vaz

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, says the Ministry is in the process of preparing a programme of drought alleviation for submission to Cabinet. Vaz, in his contribution to the Sectoral...
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Drought alleviation programme being developed - Vaz

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, says the Ministry is in the process of preparing a programme of drought alleviation for submission to Cabinet. Vaz, in his contribution to the Sectoral...

Fourth straight week of hikes in gas prices

Gas prices have gone by $3.00. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $134.98 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $137.81. This is the fourth straight week of increases in gas prices. Five weeks ago...
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Fourth straight week of hikes in gas prices

Gas prices have gone by $3.00. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $134.98 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $137.81. This is the fourth straight week of increases in gas prices. Five weeks ago...

St Catherine inmates seeking to market products

Prisoners at the St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre have created 30 products, which the facility hopes to place on the market shortly. The items, which have received the endorsement of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and...
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St Catherine inmates seeking to market products

Prisoners at the St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre have created 30 products, which the facility hopes to place on the market shortly. The items, which have received the endorsement of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and...

Public can now report police misconduct to Inspectorate tipline

The police’s Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau, formerly the Inspectorate of Constabulary, has established a tipline where members of the public can report police misconduct and submit information to assist with...
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Public can now report police misconduct to Inspectorate tipline

The police’s Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau, formerly the Inspectorate of Constabulary, has established a tipline where members of the public can report police misconduct and submit information to assist with...

Colour Me Happy sets sights on eighth basic school in 2020 - Annual event runs for sixth consecutive year

Kind Hearts Foundation, the branch of the Richard and Diana Stewart Foundation started by Richard and Diana’s grandchildren, has its sight set on building its eighth basic school in 2020 with funds raised from the sixth staging of the Colour Me...
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Colour Me Happy sets sights on eighth basic school in 2020 - Annual event runs for sixth consecutive year

Kind Hearts Foundation, the branch of the Richard and Diana Stewart Foundation started by Richard and Diana’s grandchildren, has its sight set on building its eighth basic school in 2020 with funds raised from the sixth staging of the Colour Me...

Broken Wings: Marcia Skervin learns to soar after cancer

Human resource consultant and transformational speaker, Marcia Skervin, is all about empowering others to live their best lives. Through her company, Connect Your Dots, she mentors, motivates and does life coaching and stress-management talks in...
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Broken Wings: Marcia Skervin learns to soar after cancer

Human resource consultant and transformational speaker, Marcia Skervin, is all about empowering others to live their best lives. Through her company, Connect Your Dots, she mentors, motivates and does life coaching and stress-management talks in...

Drought, bush fires ravaging St Mary farms - Fire department confirms huge jump

Farmers in St Mary are being dealt a double blow and are urgently appealing for help to salvage what they can of an already ravaged season for their crops. With their crops scorched on one side by the prolonged drought, several farmers across the...
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Drought, bush fires ravaging St Mary farms - Fire department confirms huge jump

Farmers in St Mary are being dealt a double blow and are urgently appealing for help to salvage what they can of an already ravaged season for their crops. With their crops scorched on one side by the prolonged drought, several farmers across the...

Earth Today | ‘Wastewater too valuable to overlook’

FROM coping with water stress in an increasingly warmer climate to the promotion of agricultural sustainability, wastewater is too valuable a resource for the Caribbean to shy away from exploiting. This is according to Chris Corbin, programme...
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Earth Today | ‘Wastewater too valuable to overlook’

FROM coping with water stress in an increasingly warmer climate to the promotion of agricultural sustainability, wastewater is too valuable a resource for the Caribbean to shy away from exploiting. This is according to Chris Corbin, programme...

UPDATED: IMF office to remain in Jamaica for two additional years

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue to operate its offices in Jamaica for an additional two years, after its S$1.6-billion Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement with the island comes to an end in November... 
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UPDATED: IMF office to remain in Jamaica for two additional years

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue to operate its offices in Jamaica for an additional two years, after its S$1.6-billion Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement with the island comes to an end in November... 

NWC regulating water in sections of St James due to low yield

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that due to low yield from the Reading Spring in St James, it has become necessary to regulate water to Bogue Hill and a section of Bogue Heights in the parish...
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NWC regulating water in sections of St James due to low yield

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that due to low yield from the Reading Spring in St James, it has become necessary to regulate water to Bogue Hill and a section of Bogue Heights in the parish...

Government approves additional funds to truck water

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr., says the Government has approved additional funds to truck water to communities affected by the drought. Further, Charles Jr. says repairs...
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Government approves additional funds to truck water

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr., says the Government has approved additional funds to truck water to communities affected by the drought. Further, Charles Jr. says repairs...

Education Ministry to conduct review of educational psychologists

State Minister in the Ministry of Education and Youth, Alando Terrelonge, is to spearhead a team that is to conduct a review of educational psychologists including social workers and counsellors within the sector. Terrelonge made the disclosure...
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Education Ministry to conduct review of educational psychologists

State Minister in the Ministry of Education and Youth, Alando Terrelonge, is to spearhead a team that is to conduct a review of educational psychologists including social workers and counsellors within the sector. Terrelonge made the disclosure...

PM: Government facilitates inclusive education system for all children

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government remains resolute in ­facilitating an inclusive education system that caters to the needs of all children, particularly those with special needs. “The Government is very sensitive towards special-...
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PM: Government facilitates inclusive education system for all children

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government remains resolute in ­facilitating an inclusive education system that caters to the needs of all children, particularly those with special needs. “The Government is very sensitive towards special-...

Hello, Mi Neighbour | Loving your neighbour as yourself

Hello, mi neighbour! So in a spirited, amen-filled worship service, the pastor charged his congregants to love their neighbours as themselves throughout the ensuing week. Fifty-five minutes later, in the car park, two church sisters had an unloving...
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Hello, Mi Neighbour | Loving your neighbour as yourself

Hello, mi neighbour! So in a spirited, amen-filled worship service, the pastor charged his congregants to love their neighbours as themselves throughout the ensuing week. Fifty-five minutes later, in the car park, two church sisters had an unloving...

BSJ marks 50 years, offers five tertiary students internship

The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), in marking its 50th anniversary, will offer five tertiary-level students internship opportunities to sharpen their skills and contribute to the standards agency which seeks to continue nation-building. On...
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BSJ marks 50 years, offers five tertiary students internship

The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), in marking its 50th anniversary, will offer five tertiary-level students internship opportunities to sharpen their skills and contribute to the standards agency which seeks to continue nation-building. On...

Alleged Uchence Wilson Gang member claims police brutality - 7th accused walks free as trial continues

An alleged member of the Uchence Wilson Gang whose role was allegedly to cut burglar bars to gain access to properties, according to a Crown witness, has claimed that he was beaten and threatened by police when he was apprehended on August 9, 2017...
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Alleged Uchence Wilson Gang member claims police brutality - 7th accused walks free as trial continues

An alleged member of the Uchence Wilson Gang whose role was allegedly to cut burglar bars to gain access to properties, according to a Crown witness, has claimed that he was beaten and threatened by police when he was apprehended on August 9, 2017...

Superintendent Wayne Cameron new POA chairman

Superintendent Wayne Cameron has been elected as new Chairman of the Police Officers’ Association. Cameron was elected at the association’s annual conference in Montego Bay, St James on Friday. He heads a seven-member executive, which...
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Superintendent Wayne Cameron new POA chairman

Superintendent Wayne Cameron has been elected as new Chairman of the Police Officers’ Association. Cameron was elected at the association’s annual conference in Montego Bay, St James on Friday. He heads a seven-member executive, which...

Sixth person freed in Uchence Wilson gang trial

Tashina Baker, the woman said to be the girlfriend of the alleged deputy leader of the Uchence Wilson gang, has been freed.  This morning, presiding judge Chief Justice, Brian Sykes, indicated that the charges against Baker could not stand as...
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Sixth person freed in Uchence Wilson gang trial

Tashina Baker, the woman said to be the girlfriend of the alleged deputy leader of the Uchence Wilson gang, has been freed.  This morning, presiding judge Chief Justice, Brian Sykes, indicated that the charges against Baker could not stand as...

Massive fire along Lyndhurst Road, St Andrew

Firefighters are battling a major blaze raging at a warehouse along Lyndhurst Road in St Andrew. The fire started this morning. The flames have since engulfed the building. A man was rescued from inside the building by firefighters. Strong wind is...
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Massive fire along Lyndhurst Road, St Andrew

Firefighters are battling a major blaze raging at a warehouse along Lyndhurst Road in St Andrew. The fire started this morning. The flames have since engulfed the building. A man was rescued from inside the building by firefighters. Strong wind is...

Anderson urges JCF membership to observe rules and regulations

Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, is imploring police personnel to observe the established rules and regulations of the force when executing their duties. Anderson said that indiscipline on the part of the police undermines the...
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Anderson urges JCF membership to observe rules and regulations

Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, is imploring police personnel to observe the established rules and regulations of the force when executing their duties. Anderson said that indiscipline on the part of the police undermines the...

Road projects not concentrated in Corporate Area alone – Samuda

Arguing that current road-improvement work is testament that the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is better at managing the country’s affairs, government Senator Matthew Samuda has rebutted recent suggestions by the Opposition that the projects...
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Road projects not concentrated in Corporate Area alone – Samuda

Arguing that current road-improvement work is testament that the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is better at managing the country’s affairs, government Senator Matthew Samuda has rebutted recent suggestions by the Opposition that the projects...

Growth & Jobs | 800 youth to benefit from CSJP summer employment programme

The Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) III is providing $9 million to support youth engagement activities this summer. The CSJP III is financing the operation of six summer camps and summer employment for more than 800 youth from...
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Growth & Jobs | 800 youth to benefit from CSJP summer employment programme

The Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) III is providing $9 million to support youth engagement activities this summer. The CSJP III is financing the operation of six summer camps and summer employment for more than 800 youth from...

Growth & Jobs | Protect your houses - Holness says insurance is available for catastrophic perils such as hurricanes

Jamaica is well into the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 to November 30, with the most dangerous months being August to October. However, hurricanes can strike at any time, with the first storm of the season, Andrea, formed...
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Growth & Jobs | Protect your houses - Holness says insurance is available for catastrophic perils such as hurricanes

Jamaica is well into the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 to November 30, with the most dangerous months being August to October. However, hurricanes can strike at any time, with the first storm of the season, Andrea, formed...

Growth & Jobs | Praedial theft stifling female farmers

Farming is a profession for which she has a passion, but after a series of praedial thefts this year, 65-year-old Andrea Dyer said she now lives her life in fear. The St Ann resident is among several farmers whose farm has taken a hit in recent...
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Growth & Jobs | Praedial theft stifling female farmers

Farming is a profession for which she has a passion, but after a series of praedial thefts this year, 65-year-old Andrea Dyer said she now lives her life in fear. The St Ann resident is among several farmers whose farm has taken a hit in recent...

Growth & Jobs | From the market to university

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Twenty-four-year-old Noveter Nesbeth is defying the odds and standing tall as an inspiration in her community. The resident of Paisley Avenue in Clarendon will, in a few months, complete her bachelor of science degree in...
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Growth & Jobs | From the market to university

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Twenty-four-year-old Noveter Nesbeth is defying the odds and standing tall as an inspiration in her community. The resident of Paisley Avenue in Clarendon will, in a few months, complete her bachelor of science degree in...

Protect your houses - Holness says insurance is available for catastrophic perils such as hurricanes

Jamaica is well into the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 to November 30, with the most dangerous months being August to October. However, hurricanes can strike at any time, with the first storm of the season, Andrea, formed...
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Protect your houses - Holness says insurance is available for catastrophic perils such as hurricanes

Jamaica is well into the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 to November 30, with the most dangerous months being August to October. However, hurricanes can strike at any time, with the first storm of the season, Andrea, formed...

From the market to university

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Twenty-four-year-old Noveter Nesbeth is defying the odds and standing tall as an inspiration in her community. The resident of Paisley Avenue in Clarendon will, in a few months, complete her bachelor of science degree in...
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From the market to university

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Twenty-four-year-old Noveter Nesbeth is defying the odds and standing tall as an inspiration in her community. The resident of Paisley Avenue in Clarendon will, in a few months, complete her bachelor of science degree in...

Two more freed in Uchence Wilson gang trial

Tevin Khani and Cornell White, who were accused of being members of the Uchence Wilson gang, have been freed. The men were freed this morning after presiding judge Chief Justice Bryan Sykes upheld no-case submissions. The men were facing charges...
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Two more freed in Uchence Wilson gang trial

Tevin Khani and Cornell White, who were accused of being members of the Uchence Wilson gang, have been freed. The men were freed this morning after presiding judge Chief Justice Bryan Sykes upheld no-case submissions. The men were facing charges...

Jamaicans among 13 held in Bahamas

Five Jamaicans were among 13 persons apprehended at sea in The Bahamas on Friday. Officials report that officers of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the Immigration Department were patrolling about 5:00 p.m. in West End, Grand Bahama when they...
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Jamaicans among 13 held in Bahamas

Five Jamaicans were among 13 persons apprehended at sea in The Bahamas on Friday. Officials report that officers of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and the Immigration Department were patrolling about 5:00 p.m. in West End, Grand Bahama when they...

OUR to make decision on NWC’s tariff review by September

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) is reporting that it will publish its decision on the 2019-2021 tariff application submitted by the National Water Commission (NWC) by the end of September. The OUR received the application last year October...
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OUR to make decision on NWC’s tariff review by September

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) is reporting that it will publish its decision on the 2019-2021 tariff application submitted by the National Water Commission (NWC) by the end of September. The OUR received the application last year October...

Gov't to spend $200 million to install new hospital elevators

Close to $200 million is to be spent over the next 18 months to install 14 new elevators at hospitals in the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA). The hospitals to receive new elevators include the National Chest Hospital, the ...
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Gov't to spend $200 million to install new hospital elevators

Close to $200 million is to be spent over the next 18 months to install 14 new elevators at hospitals in the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA). The hospitals to receive new elevators include the National Chest Hospital, the ...

UPDATED: St James businessman Brian Thelwell found

  Thirty-one-year-old St James businessman Brian Thelwell who was reported missing has been found. The police say Thelwell, who went missing on Thursday, July 11, is said to be in good health with family. We want to hear from you! Send us a...
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UPDATED: St James businessman Brian Thelwell found

  Thirty-one-year-old St James businessman Brian Thelwell who was reported missing has been found. The police say Thelwell, who went missing on Thursday, July 11, is said to be in good health with family. We want to hear from you! Send us a...

Jamaica to host Witness Care Conference

Major stakeholders in the justice and law-enforcement sectors have joined forces to stage the country’s first-ever Witness Care Conference to be held at the Faculty of Law at The University of the West Indies on July 19 and 20. The conference is a...
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Jamaica to host Witness Care Conference

Major stakeholders in the justice and law-enforcement sectors have joined forces to stage the country’s first-ever Witness Care Conference to be held at the Faculty of Law at The University of the West Indies on July 19 and 20. The conference is a...

UK High Commission strengthens ties with Portland police

The United Kingdom’s high commissioner to Jamaica, Asif Ahmad, and his consular team recently demonstrated their efforts to strengthen their partnership with the local constabulary as they discussed issues of mutual interest with the police in Port...
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UK High Commission strengthens ties with Portland police

The United Kingdom’s high commissioner to Jamaica, Asif Ahmad, and his consular team recently demonstrated their efforts to strengthen their partnership with the local constabulary as they discussed issues of mutual interest with the police in Port...

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