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The Government must insist that foreign direct investors tap into the wealth of world-class goods and services on offer by locals to ensure more sustainable economic development, according to Adam Stewart, chairman of the Tourism Linkages Network....

Despite quitting as chairman of the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam almost a month ago, the embattled Dr Perceval Bahado-Singh continued to serve as a member of the boards of two government entities in the energy sector.The Gleaner has confirmed...

Justice Lennox Campbell's summation of the evidence in the Vybz Kartel murder trial was "defective in form and substance", one attorney has charged.According to Oswest Senior-Smith, the attorney for Andre St John - one of the three men convicted of...

Kingston, Jamaica, has worked itself back on the list of top 20 most dangerous cities in the world.On Tuesday, USA Today published a list of 50 cities, globally, deemed most dangerous based on the number of homicides per 100,000.Jamaica is listed as...

The Parliamentary Opposition has welcomed the decision by a coalition of non-governmental, religious, and business groups to call for a meeting with Prime Minister Andrew Holness to discuss the erosion of public trust in functions of governance.In...

The Jamaican Bar Association (JamBar) has proposed that the Labour Relations Code (LRC) be amended to empower the Industrial Disputes Tribunal and other boards to examine cases in their entirety instead of dismissing them for minor procedural...

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and other officials on Wednesday afternoon formally welcomed new non-stop flights by German airline Eurowings and Panama's Copa Airlines at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.Eurowings made its...

A coalition of non-governmental, religious, and private-sector groups has warned Prime Minister Andrew Holness that the declining public confidence in Jamaican authorities is now approaching crisis proportions.In an open letter to Holness yesterday...

Human-rights advocacy group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) yesterday filed an action in the constitutional court, asking it to rule that public schools cannot set a 'no-locks policy' that forces children to remove their natural, locked hair in order to...

Retired High Court judge Justice Lennox Campbell gave the green light for "contaminated" exhibits to be included in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, and this triggered a domino effect that was prejudicial to the entertainer and his three co-accused, an...
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