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Cabinet Minister Daryl Vaz has quipped that his political enemies will soon watch him take a flight to the United States.

In the wake of the flagging of Cabinet Minister Daryl Vaz’s United States visa with a substance trafficking marker, former Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding has criticised Washington for weaponising travel documents for political ends. Vaz, who...
Dr Christopher Tufton, minister of health and wellness, inks an agreement with Dr Orville Nembhard, director of Health Plus Associates, during a ceremony involving 11 private-sector partners who the ministry will engage to administer COVID-19 vaccines. The

With less than eight per cent of Jamaica’s population being fully vaccinated to date, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has disclosed that a significant portion of 60,000 doses of AstraZeneca might have to be discarded if shots are...
Curtis Binns, a watermelon farmer in the Comma Pen area of Junction, St Elizabeth, shows the inside of some of his produce which have failed to mature properly. Tests are being carried out to determine the cause of the problem, which has affected several f

A mystery disease causing their watermelons to rot on the inside while appearing perfect on the outside, has caused several St Elizabeth farmers to halt cultivation of the fruit to stem mounting financial losses. The farmers said that at first,...

One gas station operator is sending consumers deeper into their pockets during peak hours each day, hiking the prices of gasolene and automotive diesel by as much as 16 per cent. The Half-Way Tree Road-based Total service station, owned and...

Michael Powell vividly remembers how Ann Kong’s little legs would pump away at the pedals as she rode her bicycle along Clarendon’s rural terrain from Alston to Spaldings. It was that tomboyish zest that endeared Ann Kong – better known to...

Three persons were shot and killed, one injured, and another burnt to death in his home as gunmen carried out two separate attacks in the St James communities of Granville and Niagara. Those killed have been identified as 37-year-old Lydia Williams...

WESTERN BUREAU: As inclusivity takes centre stage at the table of the tourism sector, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is banking on equal access playing an integral part of the island’s recovery. In his World Tourism Day message,...

The Portland Police are probing a Saturday night boat fire off the coast of the Manchioneal in the parish. Three men were aboard the vessel when the fire broke out. Two of them reportedly receive burns. The men, however, left the scene in a white...

Two people have been killed in a shooting and arson in Granville, St James. The police say three houses were gutted in the fire. The incident happened on Gordon Crescent. A resident reported that about 1.30 this morning, he heard unusual sounds...

A former American ambassador to Jamaica says the note on the new one-year US visa issued last week to Cabinet Minister Daryl Vaz is an attempt by the United States to cover up its wrong against the politician. Donald Tapia was speaking to The...
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