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Members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) are expected to be dispatched to the Montego Bay Wharf as of Monday, owing to the huge numbers of guns and ammunition which have been passing through the port in recent times, The Gleaner has learnt....
In this July 21, 2022 photo, firefighters from York Park and Rollington Town fire stations attempted to control a massive fire at a family dwelling along Norman Crescent in Kingston.

Members of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) are restive and have issued an ultimatum to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service to commence talks on the proposed new salary structure under the Compensation Review within 10 days, failing which...
Darian Henry (right), principal of the Montego Bay Community College [MBCC] in St James, chats with Cordel Green (centre), executive director of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica, and Lloyd B. Smith, vice-president of the Press Association of Jamaica

WESTERN BUREAU: DARIEN HENRY, principal of the Montego Bay Community College (MBCC) in St James, is strongly recommending that Jamaica’s education system should get proactive in arresting the widening wave of pornography addiction among the nation’...

Although hundreds of red mangrove saplings have been planted in recent years to replenish the dying mangrove population along the Palisadoes strip in Kingston, those efforts have gone in vain as pollution and lack of maintenance have caused many of...

WESTERN BUREAU: Nordia Edwards said when she felt a pain in her abdomen on Wednesday evening, she instinctively knew something terrible had happened to her nine-year-old daughter, Nikita Noel. Hours later, her worst fears would be confirmed as...

The Government has pledged to review the stipulation requiring all motorists to equip their vehicles with child-restraint equipment amid protest from transport operators and concern from affected parents and guardians. While emphasising that “it’...

The Financial Services Commission’s (FSC) request for Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) to commission an independent audit of its on- and off-balance sheet portfolios in 2019 would not have been enough to uncover a multibillion-dollar fraud, a...

Several hurdles will have to be overcome before Jamaica can receive the first barrel of oil under a reported oil deal between Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago, which was brokered by the United States and under which the island stands to benefit,...

The often fractious House of Representatives found common ground over concerns about Public Investment Management System (PIMS) oversight of capital projects during Thursday’s deliberations of the Standing Finance Committee when it met to debate...

Chief executive officer of the Jamaica Teaching Council (JTC), Dr Winsome Gordon, has pushed back at a recommendation from a parliamentary committee to appoint a member of the National Parent-Teachers Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) to sit on an...
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