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There is fear among ganja stakeholders that the thrust to establish a blazing marijuana industry in Jamaica could be stalled, as there is uncertainty surrounding where revenues from the business would be banked.This, as financial institutions...

The only imminent plan pertaining to the Government owning and operating a national airline is that it is never likely to happen, at least, not the way it once was, says Nicola Madden-Greig, chairperson of the Gastronomy Network and Linkages Council...

The Ministry of Health has admitted to missing its mid-year deadline for the start of heart surgeries at a new cardiac centre at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in St Andrew.Some parliamentarians are not pleased.Approximately 300 children are...

As Jamaicans across the island prepare for the announcement of the first zone of special operations, The Gleaner outlines key elements of the new law which address what individuals can expect if their communities are named.Powers of the Joint...

The stage is set for Jamaica to once again deliver strong economic growth, says Michael Lee-Chin, chairman of the Economic Growth Council, while urging members of the diaspora to "get on board the train of success or risk being left behind". Lee-Chin...

A recommendation has been made for the establishing of a Global Jamaican Immigration Card for members of the diaspora who seek closer ties to their homeland, says Dr David Panton, chairman of the Economic Growth Council Diaspora Task Force.This...

Legislation has been tabled in Parliament for a judge alone to try murder cases involving a gun, a provision that got little attention from the Opposition at yesterday's meeting of the House of Representatives that ended in confusion.But at least...

WESTERN BUREAU:Unlike some of his fellow clergymen, who are seemingly waffling on the issue, Charles Brevitt, the outspoken pastor of the Glendevon circuit of Seventh-day Adventist churches, in St James, says buggery is just as wrong as other sexual...

Former Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson still believes there is need to review the no-user-fee policy implemented in 2008 by Bruce Golding administration, when he served as opposition spokesperson.A study of the no-user-fee policy, conducted by...

American actress Victoria Rowell, who filmed her comedic soap opera ‘Rich and Ruthless’ in Jamaica last year, has committed to undertaking further projects here. "Persons come to Jamaica, take Jamaica and leave with it, but my goal...
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