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With children as young as 11 years old presenting symptoms of sexually transmitted infections at their clinics every month, Jamaica Aids Support for Life (JASL) is cautioning that the HIV/STI epidemic will become more widespread if the law continues...

Forty persons yesterday pleaded guilty to murder and other violent crimes, triggering a call for the judiciary to expand its Sentence-Reduction Day initiative to all criminal courts islandwide.According to the Office of the Director of Public...

Local business process outsourcing (BPO) players are telling potential investors that Jamaica is ripe for their investment, citing, among other things, an educated workforce and a stable democratic government as reasons to choose Jamaica as their...

Having felt the first-day cramp of their community being designated a zone of special operations (ZOSO), small-business owners and operators in Denham Town, west Kingston, are fearful that a minimum 60-day stay by the security forces might cripple...

Former director general of the Planning Institute of Jamaica Dr Wesley Hughes has described the late Colin Bullock as a public servant who dedicated his life to service and the development of his country.Bullock died yesterday at the University...

Security personnel stationed at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) are on edge, fearing that they will be blamed for an act of vandalism that took place in the shadows late Tuesday night.The subject: the controversial bust of...

Jamaica stands to benefit from an increased outlay of funds from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) under the ninth cycle of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund-implemented Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), says Daniel Best, director of the CDB's...

Finance Minister Audley Shaw says that Jamaica's economic outlook remains positive and that the assessment of negative growth for the first quarter of the fiscal year, as noted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Head of Mission Dr Uma...

State Minister in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, says the resumption of discussions on the prison offer from the British Government is not a priority at this time.

Twelve gangs wreaking havoc in Denham Town have been cited as the reason for the west Kingston community being declared the second zone of special operations (ZOSO).Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement yesterday during a press...
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