Taxpayers carrying Trelawny stadium’s multimillion-dollar load

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The Trelawny Multipurpose Stadium at Florence Hall continues to be a drag on the Government’s coffers, accounting for more than $50 million annually towards its operating expenses, while offering few opportunities to fund itself out of its current…

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Nightmare - ODPEM alarmed over traffic build-up on Palisadoes, plans high-level meeting

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The potential injury to Jamaica’s tourism reputation and echoing howls from an outraged public have sent several heads of agencies scampering for a comeback as pressure was being brought to bear from all quarters for persons to be held accountable…

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Taxpayers carrying Trelawny stadium’s multimillion-dollar load

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The Trelawny Multipurpose Stadium at Florence Hall continues to be a drag on the Government’s coffers, accounting for more than $50 million annually towards its operating expenses, while offering few opportunities to fund itself out of its current…

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Confusion over Palisadoes entertainment zone status

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The Chief executive officer of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), Peter Knight, has disclosed that the area on the Palisadoes Road in Kingston, where the Sandz party was held Monday, was not approved as an entertainment zone.Knight…

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Terrifying and costly - Desperate visitors fork out big bucks for bike ride to catch flights

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As much as US$500 was being charged on Monday by motorcyclists who took advantage of the desperation of holiday visitors headed to the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston but who were stuck in traffic and feared that they would miss…

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Mountain View rivals kick-start 2018 with peace, unity - Some residents uncertain what to think

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Warring factions in Mountain View, St Andrew, that had residents cowering in fear last month are being congratulated by commander of the East Kingston police, Deputy Superintendent Robert Walker for maintaining calm in the area and for ringing in…

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Cabinet to meet over wage stalemate with Police Federation

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday responded to the Jamaica Police Federation’s request for his intervention in the wage negotiations stalemate between the federation and the Government, saying that the matter would be discussed at a Cabinet…

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Children being traumatised by adult illnesses in hospitals - Paediatric departments needed to alleviate situation

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A recommendation is being made for future health facilities to construct specialised waiting areas for children, following a recent project from the health ministry that revealed that children are being further traumatised at some of the island’s…

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Henry targets early passage of Road Traffic Act this year

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Transport and Mining Minister Mike Henry has signalled that the long-awaited passage of the new Road Traffic Act will take place early this year.Henry told The Gleaner that when the House of Representatives reconvenes this month, he would be pushing…

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Long time journalist Janice Budd dies

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Long time journalist Janice Budd has died.

Budd, died yesterday afternoon.

She was diagnosed with cancer several months ago.

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