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The JUTC is inviting students falling into any of the following three categories to visit the special facility which will be located on the top floor of the Transport Centre:

- Students who submitted application forms for Smarter cards to their schools but did not receive the cards.

- Students...Read More »


Buggery Law Challenge Discontinued

The Jamaican man who brought a legal challenge to the country’s buggery law in the Supreme Court has discontinued his case.

A statement this afternoon from the gay rights lobby group, J-FLAG, says Javed Jaghai has ended what was set to be a landmark case, following threats of violence.

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Gay Plea Dodges Deportation

The British media is reporting that a violent father-of-two escaped deportation moments before being put on a plane to Jamaica, after suddenly declaring he was a homosexual.

The Jamaican man, 55 year old Alvin Brissett, was ordered deported after accumulating a long criminal record including thefts, drug possession and assaults.

Yet at...Read More »


Jamaicans Getting Poorer

Jamaicans are going to continue getting poorer due to the policies of the government!

That’s the word from Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw.

Mr. Shaw was reacting to comments by Bank of Jamaica Governor, Bryan Wynter, who says the economy is exhibiting unprecedented levels of resilience to inflationary shocks such as...Read More »


Roll It, Portia! - JUGC

The Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches, JUGC, is adding its voice to calls for the Simpson Miller-led administration to roll back the controversial increase in JUTC bus fares.

In a statement this afternoon the church group urged the Government to address issues affecting the transportation service provided to commuters.

According to the...Read More »


PM Dismisses Bus Fare Protests

Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, is defending the recent bus fare increase granted to the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC.

Mrs. Simpson Miller reacted to criticisms of the move while speaking on Wednesday at the official opening of the Walder-Run Early Childhood Institution and Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Silent Hill,...Read More »


BREAKING - Roger Clarke Dies

Nationwide News can confirm that Agriculture Minister, Roger Clarke has died.

Minister Clarke left the island for the United States of America in July where he underwent surgery and medical treatment for a back condition.

It’s understood that Mr Clarke discharged himself from hospital and passed away at an airport in...Read More »


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