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Last updated: 2014-11-26 10:12:39

Some St Ann and Trelawny communities to wait longer for water
The National Water Commission (NWC) says residents in sections of Trelawny and St Ann will have to wait a while longer before they receive their regular supply of water.

INDECOM probing Kitson Town shooting
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has launched a probe into an alleged shootout which left two men dead in Paul Mountain district in Kitson Town, St Catherine on Monday.

St Ann land owner loses property in court
The owner of a property in Mammee Bay, St Ann has lost his claim in the Supreme Court to recover the property which had been occupied by a couple without his permission since 1996.

UTech re-admits law student following lawsuit
Fourth-year University of the Technology (UTech) student, Duke St John-Paul Foote, is discontinuing his court action against the institution.

G2K wants private sector to take action against Government
The young professional arm of the opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is urging private sector and civil society groups to take strong action against the Government in the wake of the Outameni ...

Students Loan Bureau gets $250 million from HEART Trust
The money was handed over at a signing ceremony yesterday involving the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Education.

Brown-Burke, Phillips blast NHT over Outameni Controversy
Commenting on the social networking site Facebook, Angela Brown-Burke, who is also the Mayor of Kingston said the NHT board does not care about public service.

KPH to ramp up security measures after attack on nurse
The president of the Nurses Association of Jamaica, Janet Farr, says measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of workers dealing with mentally ill patients at the Kingston Public Hospital.

Government to spend less than budgeted for this year
This afternoon, Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips, tabled the first supplementary Budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year in Parliament.

Opposition walks out of Parliament over Outameni questions
The Opposition walked out of parliament after demands that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller answers questions relating to the purchase of Outameni lands were shot down.

PNP: We fully support appointment of new NHT board members
The People’s National Party says it will reject any attempt to sully the reputation of the retained scandal-hit National Housing Trust board, which has been outfitted with four new members.

Ministry to schools: Stop screening students for CSEC
The Ministry of Education has taken steps to halt the screening of students in public schools who sit the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination.

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