Thursday, 17 February 2022 11:21

MOCA yet to prove claim of rampant corruption at FLA

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After more than a year of investigations the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) is yet to charge any current, or former staff member, of the Firearms Licensing Authority (FLA),despite the insistence of CEO Shane Dalling that corruption remains a major challenge for the entity.

Thursday, 17 February 2022 11:08

Journalist Winston 'Babatunde' Witter has died

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Former journalist and radio talk show host, Winston 'Babatunde' Witter, has died.
 
Mr. Witter passed away on Wednesday in hospital at the age of 62.
 
He was ailing for sometime.
 
Witter was a popular host on KLAS radio. 
Thursday, 17 February 2022 11:06

Time for U.S. to exonerate Marcus Garvey, says Grange

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Minister of Culture and Entertainment Olivia Grange says the time has come for the US government to exonerate Jamaica's first National Hero, Marcus Garvey.

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says students will return to full face-to-face classes following the mid-term break in March.

In light of the unprecedented rise in the price of petroleum products, the Opposition is again calling on the Government to review its taxation policy in order to ease the burden on consumers.
Friday, 11 February 2022 07:40

THREE CONSECUTIVE QUARTERS OF GROWTH FOR TOURISM

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Jamaica’s tourism industry rebounded from the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to record three consecutive quarters of growth in 2021.

Friday, 11 February 2022 07:00

11PM Curfew Until February 25

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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has announced further revisions of the coronavirus (COVID-19) containment measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA), effective Friday (February 11).

Friday, 11 February 2022 06:19

$912 Billion Budget

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The Government is proposing to spend a total of $912 billion for the 2022/23 fiscal year.

Thursday, 10 February 2022 07:46

DPP Rules No Charges Against Police in Nzinga King case

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NZINGA King, who alleged that she was forcibly trimmed by a cop while in custody, could face charges for creating public mischief following a ruling handed down by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) on Wednesday.

Minister with responsibility for Information Robert Morgan says the government is actively considering ways to ease the pressure of rising prices on consumers.
Thursday, 10 February 2022 07:33

Prince William and Kate to Visit Jamaica in March

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Jamaica Times sources have confirmed that British royals Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate are slated to visit Jamaica in March.
 
The couple's visit is part of a Caribbean tour to mark the platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. 
 
The visit comes months ahead of the 60th anniversary of Jamaica's independence from Britain in August.
 
Prince Harry was the last royal to visit Jamaica in 2012, while Prince Charles visited the island in 2000 and 2008.