NSWMA implements measures for holiday garbage collection in St James

Friday, December, 14 2018    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) says it has implemented measures to address the expected increase in garbage in St James during the Christmas period into the New Year. Read More

Japan continues to demonstrate friendship with Jamaica, says Charles Jr

Friday, December, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, says Japan continues to demonstrate its friendship with Jamaica through the provision of tangible support in various areas of development. Read More

Forex: J$129.03 to one US dollar

Friday, December, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Friday, December 14 ended trading at J$129.03 down by 37 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Private Sector, Gov't and Opposition meet to discuss State of Emergency

Friday, December, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) have made a commitment to hold dialogue both inside and outside of Parliament to find a solution to the continuation of measures to curtail crime and violence in the country. Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Peter Phillips and the PNP's death wish

Friday, December, 14 2018    

Dear Editor,Does anyone now seriously doubt that the great People's National Party (PNP) of O T Fairclough, Norman Manley, Michael Manley, P.J.Patterson and Portia Simpson-Miller has a death wish under its feckless, reckless and increasingly irrelevant leader Peter Phillips? Read More

New regulation to boost resort shopping next year — tourism minister

Friday, December, 14 2018    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — In an effort to induce more investment in shopping and get more tourism dollars from that attraction, a new regulation will be introduced by the Ministry of Tourism next year. Read More

Two Jamaicans receive 2019 ANSA Caribbean Award for Excellence

Friday, December, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence (ANSCAFE) today announced its 2019 laureates, which include two Jamaicans. Read More

Johnson & Johnson shares plunge after report on asbestos in baby powder

Friday, December, 14 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — US pharmaceutical and cosmetics group Johnson & Johnson saw its shares plunge Friday after a media report alleged the group had deliberately concealed for decades that its baby powder sometimes contained asbestos. Read More

No access to May Pen via Trenton Road/Paisley Avenue for next five days — NWA

Friday, December, 14 2018    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — The Trenton Road/Paisley Avenue intersection in May Pen, Clarendon will remain closed for another five days as the National Water Commission (NWC) continues exploratory work to locate its underground infrastructure. Read More

Senior cop Castelle fined $1m for shooting pregnant woman

Friday, December, 14 2018    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Anthony Castelle who was found guilty in the St James Court Parish Court for the January, 2016 shooting of a pregnant woman in St James has been fined $1 million. Read More

PHOTOS: Miss Jamaica Universe Emily Maddison wows in Thailand

Friday, December, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Emily Maddison yesterday paraded in a stunning evening gown and swimsuit in the respective pre-pageant competitions leading up to the 67th Miss Universe coronation show in Bangkok, Thailand. Read More

Vere Tech teacher accused of beating student faces court next April

Friday, December, 14 2018    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — The trial of embattled Vere Technical High school's physical education teacher Sashauna Wellington has been set for April 12, 2019. Read More

Churches express 'deep disappointment' at Petrojam saga

Friday, December, 14 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) has expressed “deep disappointment” at reports of “mismanagement, malfeasance and misconduct” at the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica and its subsidiary, Petrojam Limited. Read More

C'bean Tourism Organisation declares 2019 'The Year of Festivals'

Friday, December, 14 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean.According to the CTO, the region will celebrate the unique rhythm and tempo of each CTO destination throughout 2019. Read More

Traffic changes in Santa Cruz Monday — NWA

Friday, December, 14 2018    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says it will be implementing traffic changes in the town of Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth, come Monday, December 17.The agency said the changes are to facilitate the conversion of the town's Main Street into a one-way. Read More



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