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Last updated: 2014-09-01 19:33:09

JUTC gives another week before Smarter card use becomes mandatory for concession passengers
JUTC managing director, Colin Campbell, said the decision to give the extra time to people to get their Smarter Cards was made as result of the large crowds turning up at the JUTC offices...

Two adults killed, toddler injured in St Elizabeth crash
The crash took place in the vicinity of the Holland Bamboo Primary School sometime after 2 p.m.

Gay man to pay after withdrawing anti-buggery challenge
A gay Jamaican man who was challenging the country's anti-buggery laws has had legal costs awarded against him after he failed to formally tell the court he was discontinuing the case.

Carol Clarke takes office as first female interim president at Mico
The appointment of professor Carol Clarke as interim president of The Mico University College takes effect today.

CRICKET: Chanderpaul slams century in warm-up match for first Test
West Indies batsman Shivanarine Chanderpaul warmed up for the first Test with an unbeaten century for St Kitts and the Nevis on today’s final day of the three-day tour match against Bangladesh ...

Cuba introduces new customs limits
Cuba is bringing in new rules limiting personal imports of foreign goods where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

CRICKET: Australia's captain unhappy with Steven Smith's omission
Australia captain Michael Clarke has expressed displeasure with the eleven he was given by the selectors, after his side's three-wicket defeat against Zimbabwe in the One-Day International ...

New anti-terrorism measures in the UK
The police in Britain are to be given new powers to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK.

Bunting removes all doubt, says he will remain in politics
Member of Parliament for Central Manchester Peter Bunting has signaled his intention to remain in representational politics.

Lawyers in ATL fraud case seeking judicial review
Lawyers for the Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) group have sought a judicial review of a magistrate’s decision to dismiss criminal charges against three former executives in the billion-dollar ATL ...

JUTC begs commuters for patience as SMARTER Card system rolls out
The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is urging commuters to exercise patience as the bus company rolls out its SMARTER Card system.

Justin Felice to demit office as FID head
Felice, a former British cop, told FID employees last week that he would not take up the option to renew his contract. Contacted this morning, Felice confirmed that he would be leaving the FID.

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