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The second highest decision-making arm of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), the central executive, unanimously agreed today that the Auditor General's Report on Petrojam should be examined by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC)....

Jamaica’s first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020, but Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says the island does not need casino gaming to grow tourism. “The fact is that casino for Jamaica is not a...

Four Jamaicans are among 105 foreign nationals who were arrested during a series of operations conducted by the United States (US) Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) across the state of New Jersey last week. According to ICE, the four...

LONDON (AP) — With a crucial parliamentary vote on Brexit looming, British Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers today that they could take Britain into "uncharted waters" and trigger a general election if they reject the...

PARIS (AP) — Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again today, a day after running battles between yellow-vested protesters and riot police left 71 injured and caused...

ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) defeated their urban counterparts Kingston College (KC), the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup champions 1-0 to lift the Olivier Shield trophy at the National Stadium tonight. In an even game...

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz will meet Australia, Italy and Brazil in Group C of next year's FIFA Women's World Cup in France. The official drawing of the groups was done earlier this afternoon near Paris, France, with Jamaica being...

Sports Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange has described the West Indies senior men’s cricket as a cultural heritage that is in danger and needs protection. Grange suggested, too, that it is time to “forget the egos, get over...

The number of persons killed on the nation’s roadways since the start of the year is nearing the 350 mark after surpassing the total for all of last year. A total of 348 persons – 301 males and 47 – female have died in motor...

Jamaican reggae superstar Buju Banton rewarded a handful of fans who camped outside his St Andrew recording studio last night after his return to the island. The small group of fans who camped out near the studio, located on Carlisle Avenue, off...

Minister of Entertainment Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange has lauded the Jamaican recording artistes nominated for the prestigious Grammy award. Among the list of Grammy nominees for Best Reggae Album is singer Etana for her work, Reggae...

Jamaica's Khadijah Robinson has finished fourth in the grand final of the Miss World pageant, which took place earlier today in Sanya, China. Robinson, a 23-year-old physiotherapist, was also crowned Miss World Caribbean. Mexico’s ...

The government members of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) have shut down a request for an urgent meeting next Tuesday to discuss the damning findings of an audit of the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam and its parent company,...

The United States (US) economy generated less-than-expected jobs last month, a slowdown that analysts blamed partly on a tight labour market. The US Department of Labour revealed, in its latest report, that American ...

United States (US) President Donald Trump has fired back at stinging criticisms from his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson, in a rare public appearance on Thursday, provided a glimpse of the inner-workings of the Trump White House...

The Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston was the centre of all activity — as far as reggae music lovers are concerned — moments ago, as dancehall-turned reggae superstar Mark 'Buju Banton' Myrie touched down after...

Reggae artiste Buju Banton was on Friday released from prison nine years after he was first arrested on drug charges.  Buju, whose given name is Mark Myrie boarded a flight in the United States this afternoon enroute to...

Buju Banton has been released from prison after eight years at the McRae Correctional institution. An officer at the institution said the entertainer whose given name is Mark Myrie, was let out earlier today. The United States embassy in...

A forensic pathologist today testified that Andrew Bisson was not shot at close range. The witness said the body was not darkened and did not have burn marks, explaining that those markers would have been present if Bisson was shot within...

Opposition Senator Floyd Morris says he is not aware of any consultation with the disabled community in the drafting of the regulations that will govern the proposed new road traffic legislation.

Grace Foods (USA), Inc. a company owned by GraceKennedy Limited, said it will be acquiring a 49 per cent equity stake in a new joint venture company, Majesty Foods, a Florida-based manufacturer of patty and empanada products. The range of Majesty...

Government Senator Kamina Johnson Smith says that the latest changes to the proposed new road-traffic legislation are not about earning revenue.  

The release of incarcerated Jamaican entertainer Buju Banton from a United States prison has been pushed forward to today. This was confirmed by a prison officer at the McRae Correctional Institution in Telfair County, Georgia, where Buju is...

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC – The Suriname-based CARICOM Competition Commission says any impact the proposed acquisition of Scotiabank by the Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited will be assessed in accordance with the Revised...
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