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Jamaica’s Bauxite Industry on Growth Path

Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry, says Jamaica’s bauxite and alumina industry is on a growth path, driven by the reopening of the Alpart plant in St Elizabeth, by Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) Limited. The company has…

Martinique man missing during Saint Lucia trip found alive

A Martiniquan man who went missing after a trip to Saint Lucia last month has been found alive, according to media reports out of Martinique. Jean-Louis Adelaïde was last seen on October 27, 2017 when he reportedly left Martinique for Saint…

British woman held with cocaine at Sangster Airport

A British woman is facing multiple charges under the Dangerous Drugs Act following her arrest on Wednesday in connection with the seizure of 1.6 kilograms of cocaine at the Sangster International Airport in St James. Reports from police at…

Despite Tax Measures, Barbados Economy in A Slump

The Barbados economy is still in a slump and remains on a downward track, with the island’s foreign reserves in a worse position despite onerous tax measures introduced in the last budget. Acting Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes…

More Jamaican Lottery Scammers Plead Guilty in US Court

Four more Jamaicans have thrown in the towel in the US courts, pleading guilty to their involvement in a lottery scam that bilked at least 90 Americans out of more than US$5.7 million. Dario Palmer, Alrick McLeod and Kazrae Gray all pleaded…