Special early retirement programme for public sector workers
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government is offering a Special Early Retirement Programme (SERP) to eligible public sector workers.Eligible public sector workers are permanent employees of the Government of Jamaica between...

Jamaica signs treaty with Italy to eliminate double taxation
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica and Italy have signed an agreement to eliminate double taxation as both countries increase cooperation to prevent tax evasion and avoidance. Finance Minister Audley Shaw and Italy's Ambassador to Jamaica,...

LOCAL FORECAST Friday, January 19, 2018
Go Jamaica

A Stationary Front across Jamaica. The Stationary Front is expected to dissipate across the central Caribbean over the next few days.

No new taxes in upcoming budget – Shaw
Jamaica Gleaner

Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw says no new taxes will be included in the 2018/19 budget. He says revenue inflows have been doing fairly well this year, noting that the out-turn at the end of...

Another business group backs St James state of emergency
Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) has joined the growing list of business entities supporting the state of emergency in St James, that was declared yesterday. “It is the JCC’s view that the authorities must...

News on the go
Jamaica Star

Scrap metal containers that were packed for export after December 21, 2017, will have to be re-inspected. The instructions were issued yesterday by Commerce Minister Karl Samuda.Samuda has also ordered that the export of...

Shunned from poor relief home? - Homeless man claims he is being denied access
Jamaica Star

A homeless man claims that the Marie Atkins Night Shelter has refused to re-admit him because he left the facility after finding a job three months ago.Kemar Diaz, 29, told THE WEEKEND STAR that he has been living on the...

40-y-o searches for relatives - Woman raised by obeah man seeking to find family members
Jamaica Star

A Kingston woman, who claims that her mother left her with an obeah man and his wife when she was a baby, is trying to connect with her blood relatives.Ethel Brown, 40, who lives at Slipe Road in Kingston, said it is...

J'cans open bedrooms to sex dolls
Jamaica Star

Sex dolls have been around for ages, but earlier this week social media went into a frenzy when Sexy Real Sex Doll Shakira began making rounds.These silicone beauties now boast human like features such as the ability to...

J'cans Open Bedrooms To Sex Dolls
Jamaica Star

Sex dolls have been around for ages, but earlier this week social media went into a frenzy when Sexy Real Sex Doll Shakira began making rounds.These silicone beauties now boast human like features such as the ability to...

Rotoract New Kingston treats downtown residents, homeless
Jamaica Gleaner

More than 150 persons deemed homeless and residents of communities in downtown Kingston were recently fÍted by the Rotaract Club of New Kingston in their annual feeding of the homeless project.The 14-year-old service...

A time of differing views
Jamaica Observer

A member of my family used to visit another country where she got a regular holiday job to do some babysitting. One of the children had a reputation of being a troublemaker. He didn't care if he was reprimanded. He didn't...

JSIF seeks increased partnership with service clubs
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Managing Director Omar Sweeney, is encouraging more service clubs to support community development projects such as those being implemented by the agency.He said their input in this...

Man, 50, dies in crash
Jamaica Observer

FITZROY Fletcher, 50, a contractor of Steer Town, St Ann, died as a result of injuries he received in a motor vehicle accident on the Bull Point main road, Ocho Rios, in the parish on Wednesday.

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