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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...

Former director general of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Colin Bullock has died. Bullock, who had been ailing for some time, died Wednesday afternoon in hospital.

Public school teachers are reportedly restive over what the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is calling the protracted delay in restarting salary negotiations for the 2017-2019 contract period.

Clarendon Central Member of Parliament Mike Henry has called for the British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, to be tried before her own court for the actions of Britain, which was one of the main colonial powers in the slave trade.Henry, a minister of...

Western Bureau:The Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is soon to be relieved of the responsibility of caring for the 10 social patients now occupying much-needed bed space at Falmouth Hospital, thanks to the timely intervention of Health...

Assistant Commissioner of Police Steve McGregor, head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's Community Safety and Security Branch, has outlined a series of measures law enforcement will be implementing to strengthen community safety in the face of the...

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has criticised the Andrew Holness administration for what he says is its failure, since being elected Government, to continue the necessary reform of the economy at the pace that is needed."I think what is clear...

Jamaica continues to rank among the countries that most respect freedom of information in the world, gaining two places to eight in the recently released Press Freedom Index 2017 by Reporters Without Borders.But organisers of a Media and Information...

A number of Jamaicans are languishing in hospital beds overseas without visits or aid from relatives in those countries, prompting attempts by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade to locate family members in Jamaica who may be able to...
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