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KINGSTON, Jamaica – People with unpaid property tax bills for more than three years could have their property confiscated and put up for public auction, under the provisions of a new Bill seeking to amend the Tax Collection Act.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Franklin McFarlane, an American man who was reported missing from the downtown Kingston area on Sunday, has returned home.
OVERFLOWING sewage water is causing great discomfort for several Kingston Central residents, forcing many to abandon sections of their homes.
PRESIDENT of the Jamaica Urological Society Dr Michael Brooks has called for the establishment of a national kidney transplant programme, the absence of which is forcing patients to be dependent on dialysis.
"My information is that there are a number of online Government platforms which house sensitive information but fall short of the mark where best practices relating to online security are concerned. Whether it be use of cyber security best practices or implementation of proper administration and monitoring processes, many of these platforms are woefully inadequate in terms of security provisions," said Wheatley, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) spokesman on science, ICT & digital society development.
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran told the conference that the secretariat is the "missing link" in the armoury for dealing with the illicit movement of small arms and ammunition.
BLENHEIM, Hanover — Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says he is moved by the constant pleas of many western Hanover residents for basic infrastructure such as roads and piped water.
NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Two suspects were yesterday held in connection with Monday night's gun attack in Negril, Westmoreland which left one woman dead and four people, including a five-year-old boy, injured.
MINISTER of Education Ronald Thwaites yesterday announced a new Government policy that will now restrict the movement of student athletes between schools.
The Senate resignation letters saga gripping the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) took a dramatic twist yesterday when Andrew Holness filed an appeal to the Constitutional Court's declaratory ruling that his action in the matter was unconstitutional.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The much anticipated amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act was a short while ago passed in the House of Representatives.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) says leader Andrew Holness has received legal advice that there are matters in the Constitutional Court’s recent declaration which must be addressed.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Natalie Neita-Headley, minister with responsibility for sport, in a joint statement today congratulated Jamaican and West Indies batsmen Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels for their record-breaking performances in the team’s Pool B clash against Zimbabwe on Monday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The rapidly growing Derrimon Trading Company Ltd, which operates Sampars Cash & Carry, recently acquired its fifth supermarket outlet for J$25 million plus the value of inventory, according to its preference share prospectus.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - United States-based Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation expects to save more than US$5 million ($550 m) annually in shipping costs with its newly deepened and expanded port in St Ann, Jamaica.
Canberra (AFP) - Chris Gayle's stunning innings of 215 in a West Indies total of 372 for two in a World Cup Pool B match against Zimbabwe at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Tuesday was a statistician's delight.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in the 2014 fourth quarter, but should see a recovery of up to 1.5 per cent over the January to March 2015 period, said the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ).
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health is reporting that of the notification of 14 deaths suspected to be related to chikungunya, two of those have so far been confirmed as having had the virus.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition spokesperson for Tourism and Cruise Shipping Shahine Robinson today urged Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill to establish a working group to systematically assess the likely impact on tourism, as relations between the United States and Cuba begin to improve.