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Grange urges counselling in domestic conflicts

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 8:19 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia “Babsy” Grange, today appealed to people involved in domestic conflicts, to seek counselling and psycho-social support. Read More

Pelosi sets Wednesday votes to send impeachment to Senate

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 8:02 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The US House is set to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a landmark trial on whether the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress are grounds for removal. Read More

JPS power issues affecting St Ann water facilities, NWC says

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 7:26 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The National Water Commission (NWC) says that the Bogue Treatment Plant and White River Facility in St Ann are out of operation, due to Jamaica Public Service (JPS) power issues. As a result, customers are currently experiencing low water or no water... Read More

Grange condemns violence against women

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 6:42 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, today condemned the actions of gender-based violence against women. Read More

KSAMC ratifies presentation of Keys to the City to Miss World

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 6:00 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) has ratified the conferment of the Keys to the City of Kingston on Miss World 2019, Toni-Ann Singh. Read More

St Mary South Eastern Caretaker wants update on 'stalled' Junction road works

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 5:39 pm    

ST MARY, Jamaica— People's National Party Caretaker for St Mary South Eastern, Dr Shane Alexis today said he will be requesting that the government provide updates on the road improvements previously announced for the Junction main road in the parish. Read More

Forex: J$137.01 to one US dollar

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 5:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The US dollar on Tuesday, January 14 ended trading at J$137.01 up by 55 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily exchange trading summary.  Read More

Iran announces arrests over downing of Ukrainian plane

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 4:11 pm    

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Tuesday that authorities have made arrests for the accidental shoot-down of a Ukrainian passenger plane, which killed all 176 people on board and set off protests in the country demanding accountability after officials initially concealed the cause of the... Read More

PSOJ looking to build national consensus on crime

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 3:45 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is seeking to build national consensus on the Government's strategy to significantly reduce crime. Read More

Bureau of Standards hosts seminar on use of bamboo leaf

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 3:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica—The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) is set to host a seminar on the uses and benefits of bamboo leaves.According to the BSJ, the seminar targets Jamaican innovators and scientists. Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: NWA bungling creating chaos in Manor Park

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 2:09 pm    

Dear Editor,I am convinced that the National Works Agency, as overseers of the road construction, is bereft of thinkers. Read More

Accused Westmoreland gangster freed in court

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 1:46 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – One of the nine accused in the case against the King Valley Gang or Lawless Gang in Westmoreland, now being tried in the Home Circuit Court, this morning walked free after the prosecution indicated it had no evidence in respect of the two counts for which he was charged... Read More

PNPYO to help victims of domestic abuse with legal services

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 1:02 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO) has announced that it is leading the coordination of a project to provide legal services to assist victims of abuse. Read More

Shooting forces closure of Swallowfield depot

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 12:44 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Transport and Mining is advising the public that the Swallowfield depot on Central Avenue in Kingston will be closed for the rest of today following a shooting incident within its immediate vicinity. Read More

'Liv Gud' programme among interventions for Mountain View

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 11:46 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang says plans are underway to increase crime prevention programmes and community policing following the recent upsurge of criminal activities and violence within the Mountain View area. Read More


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