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Rear Admiral Antonette Wemyss-Gorman suits up as she takes charge of the Jamaican army on Thursday.

Dismissing sporadic calls for the disbandment of the army, Rear Admiral Antonette Wemyss-Gorman has described the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) as the backbone of the State and the axis of major disaster-response operations, including the coronavirus...

When storm-like conditions years ago threatened to capsize the vessel a young Antonette Wemyss Gorman was commanding, a verbal lashing from the feisty captain caused panicky crew members to regroup and steady the ship. The crew had left the...
Disgruntled staff of the National Council on Technical, Vocational Education and Training and the Vocational Training Development Institute protest over unresolved issues relating to their employment at the gate of the Gordon Town Road, St Andrew-based cam

Maureen Dwyer, acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education and Youth, has acknowledged the concerns of disgruntled staff of the Vocational Training Development Institute (VTDI) but said that she could not give a timeline for their...

While the Ministry of Education and Youth struggles to iron out lingering policy issues that have left two critical training institutions in limbo, lawmakers turned up the heat Wednesday on a senior ministry official for allegedly misleading a...

WESTERN BUREAU: Sergeant Sheldon Dobson was not accustomed to taking his one-year-old daughter to daycare and a change of routine on Monday is said to have resulted in the death of the toddler, who was reportedly left locked inside his car for...

The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) has applied for an injunction to immediately halt construction of a St Andrew apartment complex it claims is in contravention of the approved building plan. The development, which is at 9...

Amid reports that former acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Dr Grace McLean, would resume work today, Queen’s Counsel Peter Champagnie has said that his client has not been told when to return. Meanwhile, Education Minister...

Permanent secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Audrey Sewell, has revealed that the contract of the former managing director of HEART/NSTA Trust, Janet Dyer, was not renewed because she approved salary hikes to senior personnel...

A major accident near the Spanish Town exit along the P.J. Patterson Highway in the vicinity of March Pen Road, St Catherine, yesterday claimed the life of one man and left 22 others injured, four of whom have been admitted to hospital in serious...

WESTERN BUREAU: Inclement weather in the latter part of last year is being blamed for yet another delay in the planned opening of the newly built Montego Bay Fire Station in St James, but Local Government Desmond McKenzie has said that the building...
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