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Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, chief of defence staff of the Jamaica Defence Force, which won the 2018 RG Platinum Award at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel yesterday evening. Gladstone Taylor/Multimedia Photo Editor

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) last night received the RG Platinum Award for its sterling service to nation building through the Jamaica National Service Corps, a state-led initiative aimed at transforming at-risk youth into model citizens and...
Roselee Scott-Heron, former HR manager at Petrojam.

Painting a picture of cruel victimisation, former Petrojam human resource manager Roselee Scott-Heron felt wronged by her sudden dismissal two days before Christmas in 2016, one of her attorneys has revealed. Symone Mayhew, the lead attorney for...

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is projecting a 1.5 to 2.5 per cent growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) for the January to March quarter of the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The positive outlook has been spurred by the performance of the...

Come March next year, the Government will begin releasing half a million sterile male mosquitoes into the environment per week to help slash the population of the female Aedes aegypti, which is responsible for spreading the deadly dengue virus....

WESTERN BUREAU: Five persons, including two children, were seriously injured yesterday morning in a three-vehicle collision along the Montpelier main road, which also left several other persons nursing minor injuries.

More than half the vehicles in Jamaica are uninsured, a statistic that is of huge concern to road-safety officials and one which the police consider “frightening”. A study conducted by the Jamaica National Group, based on data culled...

The Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of eight former members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who were found guilty on July 28, 2014 of failing to comply with a requirement of the Independent Commission...

Parish Court Judge Vaughn Smith has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for Peta-Gaye Ffrench, who is accused of stealing a day-old baby from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital on January 9...

After being revived from a coma that lasted roughly one year and six months, then waking up to realise he could no longer walk, 31-year-old Navardo Griffiths now has his eyes set on representing Jamaica at the 2020 Paralympics...

British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad has revealed that more than half of the British government’s Windrush Generation cases registered under the compensation scheme are Jamaican...
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