'Stop blaming the Chinese!' - Samuda says 'terrible' fiscal policies drove Jamaica in partnerships
Decades of terrible fiscal policies, which have pushed Jamaica’s debt burden to unbearable levels, have forced the country to seek alternative assistance, and set the platform for nations like China to partner with the island for mutual benefit, Senator Matthew Samuda has said...

Unfit for marriage - Court quashes union between mentally ill man and his caregiver
A High Court judge has quashed the three-year marriage between an elderly man with a history of mental disorders and the woman employed as his caregiver and ordered her...

Teachers are still beating children - MOE official
Western Bureau:Despite being a breach of the Child Care and Protection Act, Maxine Headlam, regional director of Region Three in the Ministry of Education, says some schools are still using corporal punishment, much to the chagrin of the ministry."...

Businesses support JCF-INDECOM relationship going before House board
Business leaders are supporting a recommendation for the parliamentary committee with oversight for national security to examine the relationship between the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM...

Pastor accused of sexually assaulting 12-y-o held
The Kingston pastor who was being sought by the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) for repeatedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl before impregnating her is now in jail.Kenneth Blake, 52, pastor of the...

Gov't intervenes in row at Kgn Freeport Terminal
Amid growing unrest at the Kingston Freeport Terminal, the Government has stepped in to ease the frustration of truckers who had become irate over the pace of work at the terminal.At a press conference yesterday morning at Jamaica House in Kingston...

Tanker drivers expected to roll again today
The strike among petroleum tanker drivers that threatened to cripple the business sector could end today.The Ministry of Labour and Social Security said last night that arising from discussions with the Petroleum Tanker Divers' Association, "it is...

JRC accused of plotting against People's - Arcade shop operators
WESTERN BUREAU:With battle lines now drawn, social activist O. Dave Allen, who is representing business operators at the People's Arcade in Montego Bay, says the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) is on a mission to disenfranchise them.During a...

Kingston pastor arrested on sex charges involving minor
The Kingston pastor who was being sought by the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse for allegedly repeatedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl before impregnating her, is now in jail.

Shocking! - Green's colleagues, constituents trying to make sense of his sudden death
As recent as Saturday, Dr Winston Green sent WhatsApp messages to parliamentarians, showing highlights of a health fair he had hosted in his St Mary South East constituency, according to general secretary of the People's National Party (PNP), Julian...