JFJ calls for more authority to be given to government bodies, as the process to transform Jamaica into a Republic continues
JFJ calls for more authority to be given to government bodies, as the process to transform Jamaica into a Republic continues

As the process to transform Jamaica into a Republic continues, a call is being made for more authority to be given to some government bodies, such as the Office of the Public Defender.   

Executive Director of Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ) Mickel Jackson, made the call at the St. James Lay Magistrate

Energy Minister Daryl Vaz says JPS’ intention to resume disconnection of electricity after August 15, is unrealistic 
Energy Minister Daryl Vaz says JPS’ intention to resume disconnection of electricity after August 15, is unrealistic 

Energy Minister Daryl Vaz says the Jamaica Public Service's (JPS) intention to resume disconnection of electricity after August 15, is unrealistic. 

JPS says it will not disconnect power supply for non payment of bills up to August 15, as part of its Hurricane Beryl relief measures.

Crucial meeting of key JPS stakeholders scheduled for Friday to discuss progress and plans for full restoration of electricity
Crucial meeting of key JPS stakeholders scheduled for Friday to discuss progress and plans for full restoration of electricity

A crucial meeting of directors, managers, and shareholders of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) has been scheduled to discuss the progress and plans for full recovery of electricity services following the passage of Hurricane Beryl.

The meeting is scheduled for Friday at 8:30 A.M., and follows calls

Estimate of damage to Agriculture Sector arising from Beryl climbs to $6.5B
Estimate of damage to Agriculture Sector arising from Beryl climbs to $6.5B

The estimate of damage to the Agriculture Sector arising from Hurricane Beryl continues to climb.

So far the sector has sustained losses amounting to $6.5 billion.

$1.3B allocated for eradication of mosquito breeding sites and bulky waste removal across the island
$1.3B allocated for eradication of mosquito breeding sites and bulky waste removal across the island

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced an allocation of $1.3 billion for the collection of bulky waste and the eradication of mosquito breeding sites across Jamaica, following Hurricane Beryl.

The funds will go to the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) and the National Works Agency

Sentencing of Omar Collymore and co-convicts for his wife’s murder, delayed again
Sentencing of Omar Collymore and co-convicts for his wife’s murder, delayed again

Omar Collymore and his 3 co-convicts who were convicted of killing Collymore's wife and her taxi driver, will have to wait a bit longer to know their fate.

This, as sentencing, which was expected to be handed down today, has been pushed back to Friday.

Solomonic Productions revamp Bunny Wailer’s archive
Solomonic Productions revamp Bunny Wailer’s archive

Legendary Reggae Singer Bunny Wailer’s record label Solomonic Productions has begun revamping production of the singer’s musical archive.

The opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics is facing the risk of being disrupted
The opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics is facing the risk of being disrupted

The opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics is facing the risk of being disrupted.

Love Iyah 78 for Nana Rita Marley
Love Iyah 78 for Nana Rita Marley

The Marley group of companies will be honouring matriarch Nana Rita Marley 78th birthday with a series fit for a queen

Akeem Jordan replaces injured Jeremiah Louis in West Indies for third Test against England
Akeem Jordan replaces injured Jeremiah Louis in West Indies for third Test against England

St. Kitts and Nevis fast bowler Jeremiah Louis has been ruled out of the final Test between West Indies and England due to a hamstring injury, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced in a statement.

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JFJ calls for more authority to be given to government bodies, as the process to transform Jamaica into a Republic continues
Energy Minister Daryl Vaz says JPS’ intention to resume disconnection of electricity after August 15, is unrealistic 
Crucial meeting of key JPS stakeholders scheduled for Friday to discuss progress and plans for full restoration of electricity
Estimate of damage to Agriculture Sector arising from Beryl climbs to $6.5B
$1.3B allocated for eradication of mosquito breeding sites and bulky waste removal across the island
Sentencing of Omar Collymore and co-convicts for his wife’s murder, delayed again
Solomonic Productions revamp Bunny Wailer’s archive
The opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics is facing the risk of being disrupted
Love Iyah 78 for Nana Rita Marley
Akeem Jordan replaces injured Jeremiah Louis in West Indies for third Test against England
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Thursday, July 25, 2024 Clement Reid News No comments
As the process to transform Jamaica into a Republic continues, a call is being made for more authority to be given to some government bodies, such as the Office of the Public Defender.    Executive Director of Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ) Mickel Jackson, made the call at the St. James Lay Magistrate Association's annual general meeting.
Thursday, July 25, 2024 Clement Reid News No comments
Energy Minister Daryl Vaz says the Jamaica Public Service's (JPS) intention to resume disconnection of electricity after August 15, is unrealistic.  JPS says it will not disconnect power supply for non payment of bills up to August 15, as part of its Hurricane Beryl relief measures.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 Dwight Fraser Sports No comments
The opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics is facing the risk of being disrupted.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 Wayde Brown Sports No comments
St. Kitts and Nevis fast bowler Jeremiah Louis has been ruled out of the final Test between West Indies and England due to a hamstring injury, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced in a statement.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 Shamara Preston Entertainment No comments
Legendary Reggae Singer Bunny Wailer’s record label Solomonic Productions has begun revamping production of the singer’s musical archive.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 Shamara Preston Entertainment No comments
The Marley group of companies will be honouring matriarch Nana Rita Marley 78th birthday with a series fit for a queen