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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Rejected Member of Parliament for East Portland Lynvale Bloomfield confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he will represent the governing People’s National Party in the next general elections.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Mexican outfit Karisma Hotels and Resorts Tuesday afternoon said it is investing more than US$900 million in a mega hotel project in St Ann that will add 4,000 additional rooms to Jamaica’s tourism sector over 10 years and provide at least 8,000 direct jobs.
The Bill gives effect to recommendations proposed by a joint select committee of Parliament, which was appointed two years ago to review it.
LONDON (AP) — Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant, and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — United Nations officials have met with Guyana's government to investigate a longstanding border dispute with neighbouring Venezuela.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A man was today shot dead on Slipe Road, close to Torrington Bridge, in Kingston.
CASTRIES, St Lucia – Entrepreneurs, owners, operators and managers of small to medium firms from across the region will meet here from Wednesday to adopt a strategy aimed at strengthening entrepreneurship and boost job creation across 14 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Transport Authority (TA) will on Wednesday launch its ‘Choose Right, Choose Life’ campaign after 2014 statistics revealed an increasing number of deaths due to crashes involving public passenger vehicles (PPVs).
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, will be celebrating the 12th anniversary of the ‘Eat Jamaican’ campaign under the theme: “Grow What We Eat, Eat What We Grow”, next month.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Senator AJ Nicholson, is urging full support for the adoption of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as Jamaica’s final appellate court.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Health Ministry expects an increase in the mosquito population due to the rainfall currently being experienced but says fogging has been halted until the inclement weather stops.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Government is calling on the financial sector to be watchful in ensuring that only clean money enters or passes through their systems from the new ganja industry.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An American missionary who had been working in Haiti for many years was fatally shot by gunmen in the impoverished country's capital as she sat behind the wheel of her car on a residential street, colleagues and police said Monday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The new Cybercrimes Act, which seeks to protect the country from cyber criminal activities, is to be debated in Parliament today.
The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures;
JAMAICA'S Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) will today join the United Nation International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) in commemorating International Day for Disaster Reduction, observed annually on October 13.
SENIOR doctors at St Ann's Bay Regional Hospital could take action if a decision isn't taken today to reinstate their interdicted colleague Dr Derrick McDowell, who is also the team doctor for Jamaica's Reggae Boyz football squad.
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — A technical and equipment infrastructure review of the alumina refinery, Rusal Alpart Jamaica, is being conducted as part of pre-preparatory work for the plant’s scheduled reopening in December 2016.
THE Nathan Ebanks Foundation, a local non-profit organisation that supports persons with disabilities, will host its eight annual conference and expo at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James later this month.