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One Government senator has joined the call for the Andrew Holness administration to publicly name the companies that got contracts from the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, that were found to be in breach of government procurement rules.Further,...

WESTERN BUREAU:Senior Superintendent of Police Anthony Castelle, who collapsed in court three weeks ago when he was found guilty for shooting a pregnant woman in Montego Bay, escaped a prison term but was fined $1 million when he appeared in the St...

After almost two years of torrid, and, at times, heated negotiations, yesterday, the Government and the Jamaica Police Federation signed a heads of agreement, which covers the contract periods 2017-2019 and 2019-2021."We are pleased, based on the...

WESTERN BUREAU:While several prominent stakeholders in St James are unhappy with the planned termination of the state of public emergency (SOE) in the parish, it is welcome news for many small-business operators who have been taking a financial...

Donna Scott-Mottley, opposition spokesperson on justice, says that the People's National Party (PNP) will not accept any blame if murders increase in St James, noting that the Government has the power to ensure that sufficient members of the...

Bishop Alvin Bailey, chairman of Jamaica CAUSE, told The Gleaner that a clear strategy of the lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community to undermine the push to promote faith and healthy families is the constant assertion that the...

Acting chief medical officer in the Ministry of Health Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie has indicated that the flu vaccine is now available to high-risk groups, including children, the elderly, and persons with immuno-compromised conditions such as...

More than 130 children with disabilities from the Corporate Area sang, danced, and feted to their hearts' delight at a Christmas treat arranged by the Sanmerna Foundation in partnership with the Be the Change Foundation/Jamaica Urban Transit Company...

WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis has expressed dismay and disappointment at the parliamentary Opposition's vote against the continuation of the state of public emergency (SOE) in St James."My position is ... that the people are in shock...

At least 22 companies have been sued by the Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (JACAP) since the start of the year for copyright infringement, and after securing a recent win in its legal battle against Mars Cable Vision...
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