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Gov't to assess capacity needs of five hospitals

The Government, through a private entity, will be assessing the capacity needs of five public hospitals across the island, to provide resources for...

Poor infrastructure blamed for rural-urban drift

WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda is blaming the lack of infrastructural development for both rural-urban drift and the migration of...

Samuda mulling changes to coffee industry

WESTERN BUREAU: Amid speculation that the Jamaican coffee industry is poised to face a dismal future, Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda said the dim...

Vaz appeals to private sector to join climate change fight

Jamaica has joined a number of other small island developing states in accessing financing from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to assist with...

Regional conference to focus on housing cost

Housing cost and financing are high on the agenda of the Regional Housing Conference slated to start tomorrow at the Iberostar Rose Hall Resort...

$18m seized under proceeds of crime

Roughly $18 million has been seized from persons who either failed to give proper account of how they came by excessive amounts of...

Briefing | Jamaica must manage capital flows

WHY IS AN UNDERSTANDING OF CAPITAL FLOWS NECESSARY? Capital flow refers to the movement of money in and out of a country for...

Hello Mi Neighbour | All hope is not lost

Hello, mi neighbour! This is part two of a perspective on crime and violence, last shared in this column. While talking with someone...

Second ZOSO no solution to crime – Jackson

Erica Virtue, Senior Gleaner Writer Fitz Jackson, the recently appointed spokesman on national security for the opposition People's National Party (PNP) has expressed...

Security forces shut down Denham Town

Members of the security forces are now erecting their forward operating base at the Denham Town Restorative Justice Centre, after the West Kingston Community...

Brazil’s Batista brothers face insider trading trial

Joesley and Wesley Batista are accused of using insider information to sell shares at top prices.

Denham Town declared second zone of special operations

Prime Minister Andrew Holness a short while ago announced that the second zone of special operations, made possible under recently enacted legislation, has been...

Marcelo: Real Madrid defender accused of tax fraud in Spain

The Brazilian footballer is the latest in a string of players to be pursued by Spanish authorities.

The Cockpit Country Threat

Jamaica's Cockpit Country is under immediate threat from bauxite mining, which would remove forest cover, block and pollute waterways, displace residents, threaten agricultural livelihoods,...

No change ahead

Residents of Caracas say they are frustrated and stressed by the politics of confrontation, says Will Grant.

Growth & Jobs | Alphanso Blake – The Professional Artist

His paintings are displayed in art galleries from Kingston to Port of Spain and New York, and Alphanso Blake is now considering expanding...

Growth & Jobs | Mushroom industry sprouting in central Jamaica

More than five years ago, Pauline Smith, a returning resident of George North, near Spaldings, Manchester, founded the Network of Women for Food...

Growth & Jobs | Keeping Jamaicans employed – JAMPRO and HEART prepare workforce for...

More Jamaicans will soon be able to take advantage of the many employment opportunities in the fast-growing business process outsourcing (BPO) sector through...

Shaw awarded Finance Minister of the Year for the Caribbean

Finance and the public service minister Audley Shaw has been awarded Finance Minister of the Year for the Caribbean 2016 by the GlobalMarkets...

Local gov't minister urges corporations to collect fees

Local Government and Community Development Minister Desmond McKenzie is urging Municipal Corporations to maximise the revenue-generating potential from the requisite payment of fees...

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