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CAMBRIDGE – ExxonMobil recently announced a five-year plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and is pumping out ads proclaiming its commitment to a green future. Tobacco giant Philip Morris is touting its plans to help smokers quit. Facebook...

GENEVA (ILO News) – The number of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million children in the last four years – with millions more at risk due to the impacts of COVID-19, according to a...

NEW YORK – Historic, game-changing, revolutionary: such has been the widespread reaction to the recent agreement by G7 finance ministers on a global minimum effective tax rate of “at least” 15% for large multinational firms. The...

When Prime Minister Andrew Holness called on Dancehall artistes to do better, pointing the finger at them as one of the problems exacerbating Jamaica’s crime problem, he drew the ire of many of the industry’s leaders. Now the parliament...

Last week George Wright, despite saying he still believes in the philosophies of the Jamaica Labour Party, resigned from the organisation. That statement in his resignation letter begs the question of while he should now be considered a member of...

Jamaicans the world over had one more reason to be proud on the weekend with the announcement that another from the fold, is now holding a leadership position inside the United States Government. Following Vice President Kamala Harris in that mode...

It seems Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee is not yet done with Auditor General Pamela Munroe Ellis. Just Tuesday last,  member of parliament for St James Central, Heroy Clarke, pressed her, suggesting she ignored nepotism. Munroe...

The Parade Ground at Up Park Camp was the scene of pageantry and colour on June 10, 1967, as the annual Queen’s Birthday parade took place. Their Excellencies, the Governor-General Sir Clifford Campbell and Lady Campbell, and Prime...

It is hard to believe that in 1973, Junior Tucker was already a star. But the child star, at five years old, was already making hits. In later years, Tucker, who was known as the Jamaican Michael Jackson, would become known for hits like 1990s...

Born to a Chinese father and Jamaican mother, living in the then Kingston-Chinese community of Vineyard Town, Sheila Chong would finish runner up at the Miss World pageant in 1959. The marriage of her parents, like the marriage of the cultures,...
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