(Jamaica Gleaner) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has approved an on-site visit to assess the effectiveness and sustainability of the measures Jamaica has implemented to address deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and countering of the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regime.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica plans to develop an offshore company registry as its next step in the process to attract a portion of the funds that flow to International Financial Service Centres (IFSC) like the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, and others.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Jamaican Bar Association (JAMBAR) says the Government should seriously consider a proposal by dancehall artiste Mr Vegas for a ban on pillion riders on motorcycles.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Jamaican Bar Association (JAMBAR) has reacted to public outcry over last week’s barring of media from the initial court appearance in the murder case of former Member of Parliament Jolyan Silvera.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Media Association Jamaica (MAJ) Limited has joined the Press Association of Jamaica in calling for restoration of media attendance at the court case involving murder accused Jolyan Silvera.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Digicel Group and its affiliates issued legal documents showing that the change of majority ownership is to be completed before month-end.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Acknowledging that Jamaica has a plastic problem, Senator Matthew Samuda says a string of policies, including a national one on the environmentally sound management of single-use plastic products, is to be implemented this calendar year.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Overlooking the stunning Montego Bay marine reserve, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday broke ground for the construction of the Pinnacle development, which will have four 28-storey apartment blocks.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Investigators probing the death of Melissa Silvera have charged her husband, Jolyan, with murder.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica’s foremost anti-corruption body, the Integrity Commission (IC), has rejected as “misleading” and “false” suggestions by two senior public officials of overreach and entrapment in its verification process of statutory declarations.
(Jamaica Observer) Jamaica’s former prime minister and Caribbean elder statesman PJ Patterson has commended last Thursday’s summit between Guyana and Venezuela in Argyle, St Vincent, and described the outcome as “a welcome sign of relief” for the hemisphere.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says legislation will be tabled next week in Parliament to impose tough penalties on the perpetrators of domestic violence who use a firearm to carry out their reprehensible acts.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A man who was falsely arrested and charged in January 2011 for obtaining goods by false pretences and conspiracy to defraud, arising from the purchase of an AC Delco battery, has been successful in obtaining a Supreme Court award of $14 million with interest against the Government.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Kalifa Williams, who was freed in the recent Clansman-One Don Gang trial, was shot and killed by the police during an operation in Wynter’s Pen in Spanish Town, St Catherine today.
(Jamaica Gleaner) An 82-year-old Clarendon man was chopped to death at his home in Top Halse Hall on Sunday, the police say.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Up to mid-afternoon yesterday, there were no reports of loss of life or significant damage to buildings and infrastructure resulting from a magnitude 5.6 earthquake that shook Jamaica.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Asserting that the State is being driven by an “agenda” to preserve the country’s buggery laws, the Supreme Court says it is worrying that savings law clauses are being used to prevent scrutiny of laws violating citizens’ rights.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Leoda Bradshaw, the American companion of opposition lawmaker Phillip Paulwell, reportedly travelled to Jamaica with the sole purpose of murdering Paulwell’s infant daughter and her mother.
(Jamaica Gleaner) More than 50 presenters and experts from across the globe are expected to join in discussion on a range of topics focusing on whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an existential threat or tool for scaling over human limitations.
(Jamaica Gleaner) With some 565 suspected, presumed and confirmed cases as of Friday, the Ministry of Health and Wellness yesterday declared an outbreak of dengue in Jamaica.