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WESTERN BUREAU: Fearing a repeat of the mistakes made around the development of the Falmouth and Portland cruise ship piers, businessman Robert Stephens is calling for the Government to avoid the errors of the past in Port Royal. The town is to...

Mandeville, Manchester: Thousands of representatives from across Jamaica were last night present at the Manchester High School in the parish for Central Manchester Member of Parliament (MP) Peter Bunting's launch of his...

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is claiming success since the April 30 implementation of a state of emergency (SOE) in St James, Hanover and Westmoreland, touting a steady decline in the number of reported murders in the western parishes. In...

Four years after one local lab alerted the nation to the presence of mycoplasma genitalium, a fairly new sexually transmitted infection (STI), Jamaicans seem to be taking very little precaution in preventing the infection of this and other STIs....

At least one anti-corruption watchdog agency is dissatisfied with the recently tabled Integrity Report, noting the lack of information on the financial status of parliamentarians, which the group said could give rise to unnecessary speculation....

Residents in the Mount Zion district in St James are now living in fear following the murder of two men and the shooting of two others in their community on Friday night. Up to press time, investigators were yet to identify the dead men, who were...

For the past three weeks, Sharon Skimmers* has been living like a mendicant, after Internet scammers – a day after she got paid – hacked into her bank account and withdrew almost all of her salary. Since then, Skimmers, an office administrator, has...

Launched in 2003, the impact of the ‘Grow What We Eat, Eat What We Grow’ campaign in influencing Jamaicans to eat more locally produced food items, and in so doing, boosting food security and nutrition, seems to be waning. Preliminary data compiled...

Manchester Central Member of Parliament Peter Bunting, who is challenging for the leadership of the People’s National Party (PNP), will take centre stage at today’s official launch of his Rise United campaign at the Manchester High School...

Free tertiary education, one of the linchpin provisions of the People’s National Party (PNP) regime of the 1970s, will make a return under a PNP administration, said its leader, Dr Peter Phillips. The initial step will be the ‘first in the family...
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