Manchester MC fraud trial resumes today

LBC NEWS

When the Manchester Municipal Corporation’s $400-million fraud trial resumes at the Porus courthouse today, lawyers representing the eight accused individuals, will respond to changes in the indictment proposed late last year by the Crown. Applications were made to have some half-a-dozen changes made to some of the charges against main […]

Tourism boom continues under Labour

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Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the sector is poised to exit 2019 and enter 2020 on the back of a healthy 10 per cent increase in earnings and an equally impressive 1.7 per cent spike in visitor arrivals, based on the out-turns for December. He told JIS News that the figures, […]

SDC help over 2000 young persons says McKenzie

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More than 2,000 young Jamaicans benefited from social and grant assistance programmes that were administered by the Social Development Commission (SDC) during 2019. Local Government and Community Development Minister, Desmond McKenzie, made the disclosure during a recent press briefing at the ministry’s offices in Kingston. He said the SDC was […]