Williams: We have to factor climate change into energy mix

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As the country pushes to meet its goals within the National Energy Policy of having a modern, efficient, diversified and environmentally sustainable sector, Energy Minister Fayval Williams says the reality and impact of climate change must be at…

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Bunting urges Comrades to bank on his integrity

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Mandeville, Manchester: People’s National Party (PNP) leadership aspirant Peter Bunting did not mince words during the launch of his Rise United campaign on Sunday in Manchester as he knocked the governing Jamaica Labour Party and sought to…

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Lockdown - Jamaicans go into hiding as news of sweeping deportation raids drives fear into immigrants

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United States President Donald Trump’s announcement last week of impending sweeping deportation raids beginning on Sunday has rattled communities across the North American country, sending several undocumented immigrants, including Jamaicans, into…

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Politicians playing ‘Punchinello’ - Leaders urged to shun corruption and not use past cases to excuse current misdeeds

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The Punchinello approach in which current politicians make reference to offences by former politicians to excuse corruption has irked the People’s National Party’s (PNP) caretaker for Eastern St Andrew, Venesha Phillips, who believes it has…

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Having no ID could spell trouble in US immigration sweep – attorney

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It is likely that undocumented immigrants in 10 major United States cities who have not received orders to leave that country may still find themselves in hot water despite them not being the target of the latest operations launched by the…

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Uchence Wilson Gang Trial | | What gang? - Wilson denies being part of criminal organisation, involvement in robberies

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Twenty-eight-year-old Uchence Wilson, the man accused of leading a gang with tentacles across several parishes over two years, yesterday took to the stand denying that he was involved in a criminal organisation. “The only gun mi use is the spray…

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Jamaican attorney Margaret May Macaulay has been re-elected as a Commissioner of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Voting was held at the recent 49th Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in Medellin, Colombia…

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Sixth person freed in Uchence Wilson gang trial

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Tashina Baker, the woman said to be the girlfriend of the alleged deputy leader of the Uchence Wilson gang, has been freed.  This morning, presiding judge Chief Justice, Brian Sykes, indicated that the charges against Baker could not stand as…

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Massive fire along Lyndhurst Road, St Andrew

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Firefighters are battling a major blaze raging at a warehouse along Lyndhurst Road in St Andrew. The fire started this morning. The flames have since engulfed the building. A man was rescued from inside the building by firefighters. Strong wind is…

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Jamaica Fire Brigade receives over $30 million in new equipment

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The Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) has received equipment valued at over $30 million from the United States Embassy in Kingston to strengthen its capacity. The first responder equipment includes 244 fire proximity gloves, 27 fire boots, 10 coveralls,…

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