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Halt the "ill-conceived" agreement that guarantees Chinese investors US$1 million in the Government Oval project, local construction players are demanding of the Government in an intensification of their lobby against the deal.It comes as the...

Peter Bunting, the opposition spokesman on national security, is on the defensive, now claiming that the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA), while under his watch as national security minister, did not corruptly grant licences.His response follows...

A few persons were left disappointed after they were unable to witness the partial solar eclipse that they had been expecting yesterday.The United States experienced coast-to-coast total solar eclipse yesterday, and Jamaica was expected to see a...

Administrators at Jamaica's only teaching hospital, the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), are fearful that it may lose this designation because of the chronic overcrowding at the facility.The 579-bed facility is bursting at its seams,...

In an apparent attempt to quell tensions around the recent release of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's (JCF) administrative review of its role in the 2010 operation in Tivoli Gardens, Police Commissioner George Quallo has declared, in no uncertain...

Vote for policies and not politiciansRyon JonesStaff ReporterResidents of St Thomas are chiding successive governments for not following through on plans to develop the eastern parish.Despite often complaining of being the forgotten parish, the...

Government urged to lift party restrictions to aid small businessSyranno BainesGleaner WriterIn declaring entertainment the lifeblood ofSt Thomas, one resident is resolute that the Government should establish special zones for party events within...

Doctors at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), especially those based in the Accident and Emergency...

Almost 50 per cent of the persons killed in motor vehicle crashes this year are between 20 and 39, triggering renewed concerns that Jamaica continues to lose its citizens in the prime of their productive years.The latest crash report published by...

Despite the bellicose rhetoric between North Korean leader Kim Jung Un and United States President Donald Trump, Jamaicans living in South Korea have nothing to fear, says Heather Davis, a Jamaican national attending university in Seoul.Davis, who...
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