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Paulwell grants license to EWI for 381 Mega Watt of electricity 
- 2014-04-15 16:42:15
He says the agreement outlines the commitments of both parties to employ best efforts to ensure the success of what he calls this very important project.

St Lucia eyes expanding PetroCaribe project
- 2014-04-15 15:54:28
Vitalis said that the intention is for the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company to occupy only a small segment of the local market.

Thwaites concerned about NCU cheerleading issue
- 2014-04-15 15:54:28
Twenty-one-year-old Sha-Shana James was suspended for two weeks has been banned from all student activities for the remaining two years she has at the university.

UTech to get interim president
- 2014-04-15 15:09:22
In February a committee set up by the Education Ministry to probe governance issues at UTech said it did not think Professor Morrison's continuation as president would be in the best interest of the u

Desmond McKenzie, bodyguards attacked by gunmen
- 2014-04-15 14:52:48
McKenzie says two of his bodyguards were shot at while they were at a funeral home shortly after 11 o’clock. The MP says none of the bodyguards was injured but one of the attackers was shot.

Professor Mervyn Morris named first Poet Laureate in 60 years
- 2014-04-15 11:34:32
The title of Poet Laureate is a national honour that recognizes a distinguished Jamaican poet for his/her significant contribution to the literary community.

Police seeking attorney Lennox Gayle
- 2014-04-15 11:21:25
In a statement a short while ago, the police said Gayle should report to them in the company of his lawyer.

Four killed in three days in Clarendon
- 2014-04-15 08:51:07
Police investigators in Clarendon were kept busy yesterday as they responded to two separate murder scenes, making it four in three days.

Attorney warns JUTC: Pay up or else....
- 2014-04-15 08:41:00
In January, the Supreme Court ruled that the bus company should pay out $48.7 million for the injury of four passengers. Kinghorn says the JUTC has failed to provide any of the money despite appeals.

JPS wants stiffer penalties for electricity thieves
- 2014-04-15 08:27:59
The JPS does not want to use its last resort of denying service to problem communities. However, the company is prepared to do that if the problem persists

Corruption allegations stalled promotion for SSP Forbes
- 2014-04-15 08:18:10
DCP Linval Bailey, who was testifying in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court, said at the time of Forbes' arrest in 2012, the SSP had already completed several stages of the process.

PAJ concerned about threats on journalist in Kartel matter
- 2014-04-15 08:05:54
According to the PAJ, while it is not unusual for Jamaican journalists to be threatened because of their work, every threat is serious.

Prosecution closes case in SSP Forbes hearing
- 2014-04-14 20:45:15
SSP Forbes is on trial for attempting to pervert the course of justice arising from a meeting he facilitated at his St Andrew offices with businessman Bruce Bicknell and two policemen.

Police probing threats against journalists in Kartel case
- 2014-04-14 20:45:12
The Police High Command says it is regrettable that individuals performing their professional duties, by highlighting the case and offering coverage for public awareness are being threatened.

Vybz Kartel appeals for perpetrators to halt threats against journalists
- 2014-04-14 15:40:36
The Jamaica Observer reported this morning that its crime reporter, Karyl Walker, and Abka Fitz Henley of Nationwide News Network have been threatened by Kartel's callers.

KD Knight slams DPP for criticising magistrate
- 2014-04-14 14:07:13
Madam DPP, you had no constitutional 'powers to discontinue the matter by entering a nolle prosequi' to stop the case and recommence it before another magistrate'. And you know that you didn’t...

Deputy Commissioner says embattled SSP Forbes is a man of integrity
- 2014-04-14 13:01:40
SSP Forbes is on trial for attempting to pervert the course of justice arising from a meeting he facilitated at his St Andrew offices with businessman Bruce Bicknell and two policemen.

Body found floating on MoBay waterfront
- 2014-04-14 12:17:26
The body, clad only a pair of jeans is the second to be fished from the area within four weeks. It was said to be decomposing.

Paulwell says no intention to disband Energy Monitoring Committee
- 2014-04-14 11:52:14
News of the disbanding of the energy committee came as Paulwell prepares to grant a licence for Energy World International to undertake the base-load project.

Trade unionist wants Gov’t to present a credible growth plan
- 2014-04-14 11:46:27
He charges that the Government continues to retard elements of the social transformation process by discarding critical recommendations of the Social Transformation Committee, made during the life of the Jamaica Labour Party administration, to which the B

NCU in emergency meeting over cheerleader's suspension
- 2014-04-14 11:28:24
NCU’s actions have been described as excessive and unfair by attorney-at-law, Clyde Williams, given that no other member of the team was suspended.

Remittance fees to Caribbean outrageously high - World Bank
- 2014-04-14 10:31:27
The World Bank has voiced concern about what it described as the exorbitant cost of sending remittances to the Caribbean.

Cops seize ganja, ammunition worth $2 million
- 2014-04-14 08:25:26
The police say members of the Area Three Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division seized the ammunition and just under 400 pounds of ganja following operations in Manchester and St. Elizabeth.

Consultations begin today on JPS application for 21 per cent rate increase
- 2014-04-14 08:20:01
The review for an increase of the non-fuel tariffs charged by the JPS could see Jamaicans paying an average of 21 per cent increase in electricity bills. The OUR has 90 days from April 7 to respond t

JUTC intensifies sub-franchise regime
- 2014-04-14 08:14:17
The State-owned bus company says all buses must be painted yellow and bear the JUTC's certifying sticker on the front and back windscreens.


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