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Chairman of Wisynco Group Limited William Mahfood has labelled the public education campaign 'Are You Drinking Yourself Sick?' "very biased" but insists that his company is not trying to shut down the initiative.Mahfood acknowledges that Wisynco is...

Even though the demand for telephone numbers is not specifically tied to population size, the rapid expansion of the information and communications technology (ITC) sector could make it necessary to receive another area code as quickly as in five...

Almost 38,000 or six per cent of Jamaican children between 5 and 17 years old were engaged in child labour during 2016. Furthermore, nearly half (48.9 per cent) of the working children were involved in hazardous work or activities...

Western Bureau:It would appear that anger, spawned by rejection, was at the heart of yesterday's brutal triple murder in Green Island, Hanover, where a pregnant mother and her two children were hacked to death by the children's fisherman father. He...

"If you know that you have a special attraction to children and in the Church ... , get out and go fix yourself and come back completely converted," child advocate Betty-Ann Blaine has advised paedophiles who, she charged, are attending church...

The Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) Branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it could seize fake goods valued as much as $100 million weekly, but the organisation is hamstrung by a lack of storage.Assistant Commissioner...

Wisynco Group Limited is defending its decision to take legal action against the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ). “While Wisynco is mindful and respectful of HFJ’s mandate, it must ensure that its brands are protected,” the company spokesperson said.

Government and opposition lawmakers yesterday tested the resolve of House Speaker Pearnel Charles to restore order in Parliament following a statement by Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton on the controversial noxious fumes saga at Cornwall...

Jamaica has moved up two places to sixth on the 2018 world press freedom index released by the France-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Tuesday night. It’s highest ranking for a Caribbean country since 2002 when the index was...

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has described as "very unfortunate" a legal move by the William Mahfood-led Wisynco Group Limited to block the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) from repeating information it posted on social media aimed at...
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