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$20 billion plan to help address Corporate Area drainage problems

There could soon be an end to major flooding in sections of the Corporate Area, as Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a US$150 million (Ja$20 billion) plan to address the recurring problem.

Jamaica attracting more Russian tourists, says Seiveright

MONTEGO BAY, St James — As the country’s stopover arrivals continue to grow, the Ministry of Tourism is reporting that the number of Russian tourists has more than tripled in the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2018.

Police praised for bloodless end to hostage drama

The police were last night still basking in the successful outcome of a hostage stand-off with gunmen that ended without a shot being fired and the criminals arrested late Monday night in the capital city.

Canadian man charged for ‘plotting murder of couple living in Jamaica’ 

A Canadian man who reportedly travelled to Jamaica earlier this year to plan the murder of a couple on the island has been arrested, police in Canada have revealed.

Bunting team flips ‘vote buying’ allegations around on Phillips camp 

Peter Bunting’s Rise United has refuted allegations of vote-buying made against the campaign team by Dr Peter Phillips’ OnePNP camp in the waning hours of a bruising contest for the presidency of the People’s National Party (PNP).

Businessman chases his Prado after seeing ex-lover, man in it

A businessman found himself in trouble with the law after he damaged a Toyota Prado motor vehicle that his ex-lover and her new friend were travelling in during an incident in July.