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United States (US) presidential hopeful Kamala Harris faced scathing criticisms from her father for attributing her support for the legalisation of marijuana to her Jamaican heritage. “Half my family is from Jamaica, are you kidding me?...

Western Bureau: Blood washed western Jamaica yesterday as fresh on the heels of Valentine’s Day, lovers’ quarrels ended in death for three persons in St James and St Elizabeth while a female farmer was butchered in Trelawny. Yesterday...

At least one trade unionist has pushed back strongly against the wave of growing complaints from employers that the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) is biased against them when they have disputes with employees. In a joint press release yesterday...

Prince Charles for Caribbean tour next month CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC): Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are due have a Caribbean tour next month. It said that the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of...

Agriculture specialist Nigel Myrie is the new chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). Myrie replaces Michael Stern as chairman of the agency. J.C. Hutchinson, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce...

The Jamaican Government will be ramping up its fight against crime, rolling out new legislation geared at giving the security forces greater powers and allocating $9.2 billion more to the Ministry of National Security than fiscal year 2018-19.

The Andrew Holness administration has signalled that the enactment of new legislation to fight crime, increasing the capacity of the Jamaican economy to produce goods and services, and seeking to understand the extent of the squatter problem are among t

Clad in their red and blue ceremonial dress, the men of the 2nd Battalion of the Jamaica Defence Force lined Duke Street in downtown Kingston yesterday to mark the start of the Houses of Parliament 2019-2020 year. The men, numbering no less than 50...

The Doubling of the capital expenditure for the security forces for the upcoming fiscal year will significantly boost their capacity to curb crime, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has said. The allocation has moved to $7.4 billion, from...

The Ministry of Health is to complete designs and acquire the requisite regulatory approvals for the construction of the long-awaited 220-bed Western Children Adolescent Hospital in Montego Bay, St James...
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