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The chief engineer at the National Energy Solutions Limited (NESOL) has told Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) that he was circumvented from continuing as a signing officer at the entity when he returned from a...

Gas prices are to go down by $0.67 tomorrow Thursday, July 19. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $135.19 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $138.02. Automotive diesel oil will go down by $1.15 per...

A 44-year-old Hanover truck driver died last night from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle crash along a section of the King Gate main road in Anchovy, St James. He is Andrew Smith of Camp Road in Hopewell. Another man who also sustained...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The...

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC -The Sugar Association of the Caribbean (SAC) is optimistic about the sugar crop across the region despite current drought conditions. In a statement Tuesday, the SAC said the drought has been having an adverse impact on the...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – A judge in The Bahamas imposed various immigration charges on four Jamaican women when they appeared in court on Tuesday. The women -26-year-old Shamara Shantell Francis, Affrikkca Ezinma Walters, 22, Stepheny Alkila...

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie has announced that there will be an increase in the number of participants employed in the agency’s Youth Summer Employment Programme. The programme, which is in its...

The attorney for incarcerated entertainer Vybz Kartel has charged that adverse police statements and media reports during his murder trial were dealt with in a "very flippant way" by the presiding judge Justice Lennox Campbell

Entertainer Vybz Kartel arrived at a Corporate Area hospital at 7:48 p.m. on the day Clive 'Lizard' Williams was killed at a house in Havendale, St Andrew, his attorney has asserted.  

Operators of the Long Pond Distillery in Trelawny say they are currently assessing the impact of the damage from a fire at its sugar estate. In a statement, Long Pond said the fire, which started in cane fields near the distillery on Monday...

Minister Without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz is urging his parliamentary colleagues to prepare a schedule for the trucking of water to residents in drought-stricken parishes this summer.   Vaz...

The Clarendon Police say a post-mortem and a DNA test are to be conducted on the body of a man that was discovered in bushes in the community of Morlands to determine if it is that of a missing elderly man. The body was discovered about 8 o'...

Dimitris Kosvogiannis, the former general manager of Melia Braco Village Resort in Trelawny, has been charged with fraud-related offences. Kosvogiannis, who quit his job in May, is charged with obtaining credit by false pretense and...

Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Jamaica Constabulary Force Clifford Blake accepted the keys to the police outpost at the Portmore Toll Plaza office from TransJamaican Highway Limited, the developer of Highway 2000 East-West, last week.The...

The Sugar Association of the Caribbean (SAC) is reporting that drought conditions are having an adverse effect on the majority of regional sugar producers. However, it is still optimistic that production of the current crop will be completed by the...
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