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KINGSTON, Jamaica – A 37-year-old man has been extradited to the United Kingdom on drug-related charges.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Finance and Planning Dr Peter Phillips has denied that Jamaica is in a state of recession.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Senior tax officer at the Tax Administration of Jamaica (TAJ) Fernando Davis was granted bail in the sum of J$1 million when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court Wednesday to answer to charges of 10 counts of conspiracy, uttering forged documents and breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A policeman died in hospital Wednesday morning after he reportedly fell and was accidentally shot in the stomach.
MANCHESTER, Jamaica – The Manchester police are confirming the death of a man who allegedly drank poison at the Mandeville Regional Hospital after earlier chopping his girlfriend and then taking her to the hospital.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - OBSERVER ONLINE sources have indicated that Monday's incident involving North Western St Ann Member of Parliament Dr Dayton Campbell and a man in his constituency, resulted from a verbal attack on the MP.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Under the leadership of Principal Leighton Christie, Papine High School is working on building a reputation of success in the traditional subject areas. The school has always been recognised for its outstanding performance in the technical and vocational subjects.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Education, Rev Hon Ronald Thwaites, says steps are being taken to revolutionise the country’s education sector through the incorporation of technology.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – West Indies opener Chris Gayle has indicated that he might take a break from the sport when 2015 Cricket World Cup ends.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The appeal brought by Opposition Leader Andrew Holness in the Senate row involving Dr Christopher Tufton and Arthur Williams against a Supreme Court decison will be heard on March 16.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Trinidad Express) – Biche resident Stacy Sealey said her daughter, Tenelle Sealey, a 16-year-old Form Three pupil of Biche High School, always loved fruits, especially watermelon.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Jamaica’s trade and investment agency, is putting the finishing touches to the 2015 Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF), which is slated for the Montego Bay Convention Centre from March 10 to 12.
GENEVA, Switzerland – The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged a dramatic drop in the consumption of sugar, "hidden" in everything from sodas and ketchup, as it steps up the fight against obesity.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Finance and Planning Dr Peter Phillips hinted Tuesday that new revenue measures will be used to fill a J$10.3 billion gap in the 2015/16 budget.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has dismissed threats of a motion of no confidence being filed against him by Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar saying she is now engaged in “guerrilla war” against a witness in a law suit involving her former attorney general Anand Ramlogan.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board Dennis Morrison has challenged the Montego Bay business community to invest in the resort city to rescue it from decline.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) - Sports psychologist and former West Indies team manager Rudi Webster said he suspects that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which has a $42-million claim against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), wants to see the back of president Dave Cameron.
WASHINGTON (CMC) – The World Bank says it has approved a US$75 million Development Policy Loan (DPL) for Jamaica that seeks to strengthen support for reforms aimed at improving the investment climate and competitiveness, and public financial management on the island.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr Peter Phillips has confirmed that the deadline for reducing the public sector's wage bill to nine per cent of the country's GDP has been pushed back to 2016/17.