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Death threats and insults in court

A man charged with torching his sister's house in March 2015, killing his niece and two nephews, on Tuesday hurled death threats and insults from the dock in the Supreme Court upon learning that his wish to withdraw his guilty plea just ahead of his sentencing could result in further complications.

Stewart urges continued unity in tourism industry

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Painting a picture of tourism stakeholders across the globe uniting against the common enemy that was COVID-19, Sandals Resorts International Executive Chairman Adam Stewart on Tuesday appealed for that collaborative spirit to continue.

Jamaica the best place to invest

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Immediately after his finance minister enticed potential investors to set up operations in Jamaica, Prime Minister Andrew Holness strengthened the Government's message that the island is the perfect place to do business as his Administration's strong fiscal management has created buffers to cushion economic shocks.

Billionaires’ club

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Government says it will table, by next March, legislation paving the way for Jamaica to attract increasingly wealthy, job-generating billionaire investors lured by a transparent incentive package.

Green: NIDS will protect against identity theft

MINISTER without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister Floyd Green has warned that Jamaica's current system of multiple identifiers is vulnerable to identity theft and other cybersecurity attacks, suggesting that this can be avoided by the implementation of a single approach such as the national identification system (NIDS).

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