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With disquiet growing among members of staff at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), its president, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, is urging them to remain patient as negotiations continue over the government subvention granted to the...

Jamaica’s sole oil refinery, Petrojam, has seen its market value eroded by nearly US$100 million because of a decade of broken promises, delays and inaction by the Venezuelan government, the Andrew Holness administration has revealed....

Corporal Arleen McBean, the recently booted chairman of the Jamaica Police Federation, has filed an injunction in the Supreme Court to be reinstated as the head of the union. In court documents obtained by The Gleaner, McBean challenged the...

British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad has revealed that more than half of the British government’s Windrush Generation cases registered under the compensation scheme are Jamaican...

Faced with a 10 percentage-point drop in the rate of used bottles and high costs of purchasing new ones for its products, beer manufacturing, production and distribution company Red Stripe has been forced to double payment for each bottle returned...

Shadow Minister on Energy Phillip Paulwell is scolding the Government for what he calls a failure to implement recommendations from the 2016 bad-gas saga. In a statement yesterday, Paulwell called on Energy Minister Fayval Williams to update the...

A former labourer at the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has been awarded more than $700,000 for general damages resulting from his personal injuries, loss and damage he sustained during the course of his employment, arising from the...

Five subcontracts valued at more than US$22 million are to go to tender this week for roadworks in St Thomas and Portland, according to government minister Daryl Vaz. This follows the allocation of more than J$8.4 billion in the 2019-2020 Budget....

Newly appointed Minister of Energy, Science and Technology Fayval Williams yesterday summoned Petrojam’s technical team following a Sunday Gleaner story citing fuel concerns at the state-owned oil refinery. In a news release yesterday, the...

Standing up and standing out in a world that values sameness can be unnerving. To do so requires relentless pursuit, unswerving passion, resolute boldness, and an unflinching drive to go against the odds to blaze new trails. For the past 39 years,...
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