Jobs are coming - Employment hike predicted as JISCO invests billions to contruct industrial park in Nain
Some 20,000 jobs are expected to be generated in five years from the US$3-4 billion Jamaica-Gansu Industrial Park to be constructed in Nain, St Elizabeth, by the state-owned Chinese Jiuquan Iron...

Suarez sends Uruguay and Russia to last 16 at World Cup
ROSTOV-ON-DON (AP):With a single goal, Luis Suarez settled the fate of four teams in the group stage of the World Cup.The controversial striker, who was making his 100th appearance in his national team's light blue, scored Wednesday to give Uruguay...

Shaw promises trade protection
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw yesterday served notice that he would be taking steps to close the trade loopholes that Jamaica's trading partners have been abusing to dump goods into the country to the...

'I am happy nonetheless' - Maverley's top GSAT girl determined to grow where she is planted
She was not placed at the school of her choice, but Somer Wilson will not allow that to distract her from working hard when she moves on to the Holy Childhood High School in St Andrew come September.Wilson was among the four top students at the...

Emmanuel Christian Academy boasts perfect scores in GSAT
Zayne Glenister was up many nights, wondering where he would be placed after the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) results were announced.He has breathed a sigh of relief, however, having gained a place at Campion College and getting perfect scores...

Holness: Gov't not contemplating CARICOM departure
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says there are Jamaicans who have misunderstood the proposal to withdraw from the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), if certain commitments, as outlined in the Golding Report, are not met."The Cabinet debated...

Legislators weigh in on CARICOM report
Following a lengthy debate on Tuesday, the House of Representatives adopted the report of the Bruce Golding-led Commission To Review Jamaica's Relations Within The CARICOM and CARIFORUM Frameworks. Here are excerpts of the contributions by some...

Cops under probe after pepper spray incident at Falmouth Hospital
Western Bureau:Investigators attached to the Falmouth Police Station and the Freeport Police Station in Montego Bay are now probing an incident in which police personnel allegedly pepper sprayed three security guards as well as patients on a ward at...

Prosecutors discontinue murder case against spouse of deadly momster
The common-law spouse of the Clarendon woman who received a suspended sentence for using a piece of board to beat her two-year-old daughter to death because the child defecated on herself has been freed of murder.Dingwall Green was acquitted in the...

PetroCaribe Fund invests in JPS's new Old Harbour power plant
The PetroCaribe Development Fund has invested in the 190-megawatt power plant in Old Harbour, St Catherine, which is to be constructed at a cost of US$330 million.With the Government of Jamaica holding 20 per cent shares in the Jamaica Public...