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Adam Stewart is deputy chairman of Sandals Resorts International.

Jamaican hotel chain Sandals has dismissed as “downright false” allegations raised in a lawsuit filed in the United States (US) that for decades, it “secretly” pocketed fees collected from guests as “local government taxes”. Lawyers for Vitali...
Members of Team Mama Mia, Bianca Bovell (left) and Jonathan Kerr (centre), are assisted by Nicholas McKoy in weighing in trash collected from the sea in the Trash Tournament held at the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club in Kingston on Thursday. Team Mama Mia won with a haul of 1,988 pounds of trash.

A whopping 11,336 pounds of trash was collected from the surface of the sea yesterday during the inaugural 2019 Kingston Harbour Trash Tournament, with the top three boats accounting for 4,483 pounds worth of garbage. Mama Mia, with 1,988 pounds,...
The ill-fated car that crashed in Ferris, Westmoreland, on Thursday.

Yesterday turned out to be a bloody Labour Day in Westmoreland as while many residents were busily giving their communities a facelift, three men and a dog perished in three separate traffic crashes in the parish. The three victims have been...

All but one of the nearly three dozen private security firms contracted by government ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) are flouting the law either by short-changing their guards or not making maternity payments to females, an...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness last month submitted additional documents to the Integrity Commission based on queries the body made over his 2017 statutory declarations. Holness and several other serving and former parliamentarians, including Zavia...

The People’s National Party (PNP) has welcomed the decision by the Government not to appeal the recent Constitutional Court ruling on the National Identification and Registration Act (NIRA), on which the National Identification System (NIDS) was to...

Dr Alveda King, the niece of one of United States’ most celebrated civil rights activists, Martin Luther King Jr, is appealing to Jamaican lawmakers to steer clear of making abortion legal in the island. King, an international human rights advocate...

By the middle of next week, Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown expects to lay to rest all issues surrounding a tweet made last Wednesday by People’s National Party Youth Organisation President Krystal Tomlinson, likening Prime Minister...

Western Bureau: A delivery truck driver’s strong determination and skill in maintaining focus despite coming under a hail of bullets are credited for his and his co-workers’ escape from brazen gunmen who attacked them in what is believed to be an...

Constables Andrewain Smith, Durvin Hayles, and Anna-Kay Bailey will have to wait a few more days before they know if trial judge Justice Carol Lawrence-Beswick will grant them a non-custodial sentence, following submissions from defence attorneys...
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