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January 16, 2019 12:35 AM Gov't to help improve coffee industry

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, says the Government will be taking a multipronged approach to improve the coffee industry. This includes market diversification and the increased productivity and production of Blue Mountain, High Mountain and Lowland coffee. Addressing the launch of the second annual 10

January 14, 2019 4:49 PM NWC to claim compensation for damage to pipelines

The National Water Commission (NWC) says it has begun the process to claim compensation from the construction firm China Harbour Engineering Company for damage to its infrastructure due to major road works in the Corporate Area. The NWC has reported that water supply to more than 100,000 customers has been disrupted as a result of damage to its pipelines 6

January 14, 2019 2:00 PM Shoes Game makes successful debut in Jamaica

One of Britain's hot parties, Shoes Game, made a successful debut in Jamaica over the weekend. The party was held at the Uptown Mondayz venue at Savannah Plaza, in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew. Shoes Game is a party that is built around the concept of people wearing fashionable footwear while having a good time. Noxroy of British Contingent, the promoters 4

January 14, 2019 4:49 AM Roberts eyes sexual harassment, occupational safety, and paternity leave legislation

The Government is being urged to use this year, which marks the centennial celebrations of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Trade Union Act, to speed up the passage of legislation on sexual harassment and occupational safety and health. In a release, Danny Roberts, head of the Hugh Shearer Labour 3

January 13, 2019 1:21 AM Scorpions running out of venom against Red Force

The Jamaica Scorpions are once again staring at a second straight defeat at home in the regional 4-day competition as set 324 to win, they reached 108-5 in their second innings reply at stumps on Saturday’s third day against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at Sabina Park. They still require a further 217 runs for victory. Asad Fudadin 6 and Rovman 6

January 12, 2019 10:07 PM J'can woman arrested in The Bahamas for larceny

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reports have surfaced that a Jamaican woman was nabbed by the police in The Bahamas earlier this week following the seizure of a number of stolen items and several pots of suspected ganja plants. According to reports from Tribune 242, police and immigration officers who were acting on information went to an area in Abaco off Ernest 3

January 11, 2019 6:31 PM VP Records celebrates 40th anniversary

VP Records, the world’s largest reggae music company, has announced a year-long calendar of activities in celebration of its 40 years in the United States. The year will feature a variety of music and cultural events, products, historical exhibits and experiences, in Jamaica, across the U.S., Toronto, Canada and London, England. “VP is integral to the history

January 11, 2019 4:19 PM Tributes pour in for political historian Troy Caine

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tributes have been pouring in on social media for veteran political historian Troy Caine, who died yesterday at the age of 71. Caine, who was born in St Elizabeth, passed away after ailing for some time. The 71-year-old newspaper columnist and radio political commentator was conferred with an Order of Distinction for his contribution 7

January 11, 2019 2:00 PM Rihanna to give reggae big boost

Producer Richard 'Breadback' Bramwell says it would mean great things for the country if Jamaicans were to be featured on Rihanna's upcoming album. Breadback, who worked on a Sizzla dub that was played at a birthday party for the Barbados-born star last year, said that if more Jamaican producers got the chance to workwith Rihanna, it would be good for the country's

January 11, 2019 6:47 AM Just Seh Di Word: Zimi Seh Brunch

The second iteration of Nicholas Mahfood and chef Shea Stewart's Zimi Seh Brunch occurred on Sunday, January 6 at the Hope Botanical Gardens. Hundreds of day partiers, a good number of whom were tertiary students, descended upon the Sunken Gardens to extend holiday revelry by an extra day. While bouncing to the beats of four deejays — Nicco, Franco 11