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PMI peace activist murdered in Arnett Gardens

The police are probing the murder of popular peace activist Kevin Clarke. Clarke, more popularly known as “Ruum Ram”, who was a community liaison with the Peace Management Initiative, was gunned down last night in a section of Arnett...
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PMI peace activist murdered in Arnett Gardens

The police are probing the murder of popular peace activist Kevin Clarke. Clarke, more popularly known as “Ruum Ram”, who was a community liaison with the Peace Management Initiative, was gunned down last night in a section of Arnett...

FULL TEXT | Bunting reacts to court nullification of immunity certificates

Former Minister of National Security Peter Bunting says he acted on legal advice when he issued immunity certificates to the three soldiers charged with the 2010 murder of St Andrew businessman Keith Clarke. The certificates were granted in 2016 by...
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FULL TEXT | Bunting reacts to court nullification of immunity certificates

Former Minister of National Security Peter Bunting says he acted on legal advice when he issued immunity certificates to the three soldiers charged with the 2010 murder of St Andrew businessman Keith Clarke. The certificates were granted in 2016 by...

UPDATE | Blood Bank reopens

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reporting that the National Blood Transfusion Service, commonly known as the Blood Bank, has been reopened. The facility was closed yesterday to facilitate infrastructure upgrades to the building.  The...
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UPDATE | Blood Bank reopens

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reporting that the National Blood Transfusion Service, commonly known as the Blood Bank, has been reopened. The facility was closed yesterday to facilitate infrastructure upgrades to the building.  The...

PNP regrets homophobic innuendoes

The People's National Party (PNP) is expressing regret at what has been viewed as homophobic utterances by some of its spokespersons at the presentation of its candidate for East Central St Catherine, Dr Winston De La Haye, on Sunday. Sitting...
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PNP regrets homophobic innuendoes

The People's National Party (PNP) is expressing regret at what has been viewed as homophobic utterances by some of its spokespersons at the presentation of its candidate for East Central St Catherine, Dr Winston De La Haye, on Sunday. Sitting...

Clarendon South East candidates sign political code of conduct

The candidates‌ ‌in ‌the‌ ‌upcoming‌ ‌by-election‌ ‌in‌ Clarendon‌ ‌South‌ ‌Eastern‌ today signed the ‌political‌ ‌conduct‌ of code affirming their‌ ‌commitment‌ ‌to‌ ‌good‌ ‌governance‌ ‌and‌ ‌‌
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Clarendon South East candidates sign political code of conduct

The candidates‌ ‌in ‌the‌ ‌upcoming‌ ‌by-election‌ ‌in‌ Clarendon‌ ‌South‌ ‌Eastern‌ today signed the ‌political‌ ‌conduct‌ of code affirming their‌ ‌commitment‌ ‌to‌ ‌good‌ ‌governance‌ ‌and‌ ‌‌fair‌ ‌campaigning.

US group brightens day with free eye surgery at UHWI

Seeking to cauterise diabetic retinopathy in Jamaica, the American Friends of Jamaica (AFG) joined forces with Dr Norman Saffa, chairman of ophthalmology at Maimonides Medical Center in New York, and the ophthalmology division at the University...
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US group brightens day with free eye surgery at UHWI

Seeking to cauterise diabetic retinopathy in Jamaica, the American Friends of Jamaica (AFG) joined forces with Dr Norman Saffa, chairman of ophthalmology at Maimonides Medical Center in New York, and the ophthalmology division at the University...

Growth & Jobs | 55 years and counting for veteran farm worker - ‘We are true patriots and ambassadors’

In 1965, then 18-year-old St Thomas native Augustus Morgan left Jamaica for the United States to participate in the overseas agricultural (farm work) programme. Fifty-five years later, not only is Morgan still with the programme, but at 73 years...
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Growth & Jobs | 55 years and counting for veteran farm worker - ‘We are true patriots and ambassadors’

In 1965, then 18-year-old St Thomas native Augustus Morgan left Jamaica for the United States to participate in the overseas agricultural (farm work) programme. Fifty-five years later, not only is Morgan still with the programme, but at 73 years...

Growth & Jobs | Jamaica must invest more in science and research

A senior bank executive is advocating that Jamaica invests more in research and science, pointing out that science and technology must become important economic drivers for the country’s future. The recommendation came from Claudine Allen,...
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Growth & Jobs | Jamaica must invest more in science and research

A senior bank executive is advocating that Jamaica invests more in research and science, pointing out that science and technology must become important economic drivers for the country’s future. The recommendation came from Claudine Allen,...

Growth & Jobs | Business aftercare services for SEZ operators

The Jamaica Special Economic Zones Authority (JSEZA) is providing business aftercare services for entities operating in special economic zones (SEZ). Senior Director for Business Partner Support Services Licia Grant said that the initiative was...
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Growth & Jobs | Business aftercare services for SEZ operators

The Jamaica Special Economic Zones Authority (JSEZA) is providing business aftercare services for entities operating in special economic zones (SEZ). Senior Director for Business Partner Support Services Licia Grant said that the initiative was...

Growth & Jobs | HR experts: Market yourself online and create job opportunities

Having a strong online presence is important, especially if you want to gain the immediate attention of job recruiters, according to local human resource experts. “You want to have your best representation online, because everyone now has ready...
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Growth & Jobs | HR experts: Market yourself online and create job opportunities

Having a strong online presence is important, especially if you want to gain the immediate attention of job recruiters, according to local human resource experts. “You want to have your best representation online, because everyone now has ready...

Teens arrested in connection with stolen car

The police are reporting that at least one of two teens who were today found in possession of a stolen motor vehicle at a checkpoint in the Kingston Eastern Division is to be charged with impersonating a cop. According to the police, information...
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Teens arrested in connection with stolen car

The police are reporting that at least one of two teens who were today found in possession of a stolen motor vehicle at a checkpoint in the Kingston Eastern Division is to be charged with impersonating a cop. According to the police, information...

St Andrew man charged with assault, gun possession

Twenty-five-year-old Keegan Palmer of 9 Miles, St Andrew is scheduled to appear before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Thursday, February 27 to answer the charges of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and assault...
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St Andrew man charged with assault, gun possession

Twenty-five-year-old Keegan Palmer of 9 Miles, St Andrew is scheduled to appear before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Thursday, February 27 to answer the charges of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and assault...

Blood Bank closed for infrastructure upgrades

The National Blood Transfusion Service, commonly known as the Blood Bank, has been closed effective today. In a statement this afternoon, the Ministry of Health and Wellness explained that the closure is to facilitate infrastructure upgrades to the...
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Blood Bank closed for infrastructure upgrades

The National Blood Transfusion Service, commonly known as the Blood Bank, has been closed effective today. In a statement this afternoon, the Ministry of Health and Wellness explained that the closure is to facilitate infrastructure upgrades to the...

UWI warns public about fraudulent cheques

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus is advising the public that unscrupulous persons have presented fraudulent cheques purporting to be from The University of the West Indies, Western Jamaica Campus Imprest Account and drawn on...
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UWI warns public about fraudulent cheques

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus is advising the public that unscrupulous persons have presented fraudulent cheques purporting to be from The University of the West Indies, Western Jamaica Campus Imprest Account and drawn on...

Two men charged with murder of Trelawny taxi operator

Detectives from the Duncans Police Station have arrested and charged two men for the murder of  68-year-old Karl Patrick Snr., otherwise called ‘Pat’, of Kettering district in Trelawny. Twenty-year-old Damion Griffiths, otherwise...
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Two men charged with murder of Trelawny taxi operator

Detectives from the Duncans Police Station have arrested and charged two men for the murder of  68-year-old Karl Patrick Snr., otherwise called ‘Pat’, of Kettering district in Trelawny. Twenty-year-old Damion Griffiths, otherwise...

Teen charged following gun seizure

A 17-year-old boy was charged by the police with illegal possession of firearm following an operation in Mavis Bank, St Andrew. The Gordon Town Police report that about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, a team was in the area when they saw the teen standing in...
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Teen charged following gun seizure

A 17-year-old boy was charged by the police with illegal possession of firearm following an operation in Mavis Bank, St Andrew. The Gordon Town Police report that about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, a team was in the area when they saw the teen standing in...

Gov’t allocates $540 million to assist MSMEs

The Government has allocated $540 million in the upcoming fiscal year for the Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (MSME) project.   This project is geared at improving the availability of financing for MSMEs and...
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Gov’t allocates $540 million to assist MSMEs

The Government has allocated $540 million in the upcoming fiscal year for the Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (MSME) project.   This project is geared at improving the availability of financing for MSMEs and...

Garbage being burnt in culverts costing NWA millions annually

The National Works Agency (NWA) says the destructive practise of persons incinerating garbage in roadside drainage features such as catch basins is costing it millions in repairs annually as well as delaying the completion of some major...
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Garbage being burnt in culverts costing NWA millions annually

The National Works Agency (NWA) says the destructive practise of persons incinerating garbage in roadside drainage features such as catch basins is costing it millions in repairs annually as well as delaying the completion of some major...

$94 million allocated to continue renovation of tax offices

Another $94 million has been provided by the Government to continue the construction and renovation of several tax offices across the island during the upcoming fiscal year. This sum is contained in the 2020/21 Estimates of Expenditure, which was...
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$94 million allocated to continue renovation of tax offices

Another $94 million has been provided by the Government to continue the construction and renovation of several tax offices across the island during the upcoming fiscal year. This sum is contained in the 2020/21 Estimates of Expenditure, which was...

Officials say no ambulance crisis despite shortage - Lack of emergency response units not crippling services, authorities insist

WESTERN BUREAU: In literal life-and-death situations, where every second counts, many Jamaicans are left struggling to find state ambulances to respond to emergences in a timely manner and have to rely on private vehicles or public transportation...
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Officials say no ambulance crisis despite shortage - Lack of emergency response units not crippling services, authorities insist

WESTERN BUREAU: In literal life-and-death situations, where every second counts, many Jamaicans are left struggling to find state ambulances to respond to emergences in a timely manner and have to rely on private vehicles or public transportation...

When the cost of idling is too much

When the sensor level is fitted into the fuel tank of the trunk, the tank is calibrated with a cloud-operated global system for mobile (GSM) communicator, which constantly reports on everything happening with the fuel tank, in real time. This means...
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When the cost of idling is too much

When the sensor level is fitted into the fuel tank of the trunk, the tank is calibrated with a cloud-operated global system for mobile (GSM) communicator, which constantly reports on everything happening with the fuel tank, in real time. This means...

Driving down the cost of diesel theft

Fuel efficiency has long been an essential component to the feasibility of trucking operations globally, given the low rate of payment to truck drivers in the mining, agriculture, distribution trade and other sectors which are centred around...
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Driving down the cost of diesel theft

Fuel efficiency has long been an essential component to the feasibility of trucking operations globally, given the low rate of payment to truck drivers in the mining, agriculture, distribution trade and other sectors which are centred around...

Top Bees make a splash at FDR

The Franklyn D Resort and Spa (FDR) in Runaway Bay, St Ann, once again hosted the top spellers from the annual Gleaner’s Children’s Own Spelling Bee Competition for a weekend at the family hotel. Champion speller Tori-Ann Beckford of McAuley...
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Top Bees make a splash at FDR

The Franklyn D Resort and Spa (FDR) in Runaway Bay, St Ann, once again hosted the top spellers from the annual Gleaner’s Children’s Own Spelling Bee Competition for a weekend at the family hotel. Champion speller Tori-Ann Beckford of McAuley...

Church too judgemental over relationships, says Jah9

Reggae artiste Jah9 has pointed the finger at the Church for helping to create a culture in which some members of society become judgemental against others, in terms of when, how and who they choose to be intimate with. Jah9, whose birth name is...
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Church too judgemental over relationships, says Jah9

Reggae artiste Jah9 has pointed the finger at the Church for helping to create a culture in which some members of society become judgemental against others, in terms of when, how and who they choose to be intimate with. Jah9, whose birth name is...

Portmore mosquitoes find refuge in NWC sewage ponds

The National Water Commission (NWC) has been collared by the authorities for its role in providing breeding grounds for mosquitoes in Greater Portmore, St Catherine, as the parish continues to ramp up efforts to beat back the challenge posed by the...
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Portmore mosquitoes find refuge in NWC sewage ponds

The National Water Commission (NWC) has been collared by the authorities for its role in providing breeding grounds for mosquitoes in Greater Portmore, St Catherine, as the parish continues to ramp up efforts to beat back the challenge posed by the...

Japanese city to host training camps for Jamaica's Olympic teams

The Japanese government will be hosting training camps for Jamaica’s Olympic and Paralympic teams ahead of the 2020 Games in Tokyo. This was announced by Ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, His Excellency Hiromasa Yamazaki, at a National Day...
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Japanese city to host training camps for Jamaica's Olympic teams

The Japanese government will be hosting training camps for Jamaica’s Olympic and Paralympic teams ahead of the 2020 Games in Tokyo. This was announced by Ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, His Excellency Hiromasa Yamazaki, at a National Day...

Man killed in May Pen market

Police investigators in Clarendon are probing a shooting incident in the May Pen Market that has left one man dead and another injured.  The incident occurred on Saturday. Dead is  Michael Miller also known as 'Ratler' and '...
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Man killed in May Pen market

Police investigators in Clarendon are probing a shooting incident in the May Pen Market that has left one man dead and another injured.  The incident occurred on Saturday. Dead is  Michael Miller also known as 'Ratler' and '...

Trinidadian elected president of Caribbean Hotel Association executives

(Bahamas, CMC)  – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says that Trinidadian Brian Frontin has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE). For his 2020-2022...
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Trinidadian elected president of Caribbean Hotel Association executives

(Bahamas, CMC)  – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says that Trinidadian Brian Frontin has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE). For his 2020-2022...

Thousands to be trained for jobs in Digitisation and Animation

Thousands of young people are to be trained for jobs in digitisation and animation in the new fiscal year. The Government has allocated $986.6 million in the 2020/21 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives, for the...
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Thousands to be trained for jobs in Digitisation and Animation

Thousands of young people are to be trained for jobs in digitisation and animation in the new fiscal year. The Government has allocated $986.6 million in the 2020/21 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives, for the...

UK Jamaica Fair grander than ever ... Set for King’s House on February 29

British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad’s 2017 vision to showcase United Kingdom (UK)-Jamaica relations will take shape for the third year running on February 29 on the prestigious grounds of King’s House in St Andrew. The third Annual UK Jamaica Fair...
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UK Jamaica Fair grander than ever ... Set for King’s House on February 29

British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad’s 2017 vision to showcase United Kingdom (UK)-Jamaica relations will take shape for the third year running on February 29 on the prestigious grounds of King’s House in St Andrew. The third Annual UK Jamaica Fair...

Jaheim Mullings: | Maintaining momentum towards excellence

Beyond football, and perhaps some popular performing artistes, such as ‘Dexta Daps’, the kind of news that often emerges from Seaview Gardens, one of the many inner-city communities in the Corporate Area, isn’t usually positive. However, similar to...
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Jaheim Mullings: | Maintaining momentum towards excellence

Beyond football, and perhaps some popular performing artistes, such as ‘Dexta Daps’, the kind of news that often emerges from Seaview Gardens, one of the many inner-city communities in the Corporate Area, isn’t usually positive. However, similar to...

Legal Scoop | Mash down that house! - The case of Sarah Chin-Jen Hsia and others v Martin Lyn and others

Today’s Legal Scoop will focus on the recent, much-talked-about case in which the demolition of a multi-family residence (the development) in the Vale Royal, ‘Golden Triangle’, community, was ordered. Applications before the Court The judgment...
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Legal Scoop | Mash down that house! - The case of Sarah Chin-Jen Hsia and others v Martin Lyn and others

Today’s Legal Scoop will focus on the recent, much-talked-about case in which the demolition of a multi-family residence (the development) in the Vale Royal, ‘Golden Triangle’, community, was ordered. Applications before the Court The judgment...

Stewart’s Automotive Group cuts ribbon in US$17-million facility - 77,895 square feet multimillion-dollar facility also houses new BPO facilities

Stewart’s Automotive Group has officially unveiled its new US$17-millon state-of-the-art facility as The Richard Stewart Executive Tower, having dedicated the building to the late Richard Stewart. The announcement was made last Wednesday by...
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Stewart’s Automotive Group cuts ribbon in US$17-million facility - 77,895 square feet multimillion-dollar facility also houses new BPO facilities

Stewart’s Automotive Group has officially unveiled its new US$17-millon state-of-the-art facility as The Richard Stewart Executive Tower, having dedicated the building to the late Richard Stewart. The announcement was made last Wednesday by...

Iguana Land - Conservationists optimistic about removing reptile from critically endangered list with establishment of Goat Islands sanctuary

As the move to establish Goat Islands as a sanctuary for the endemic Jamaican Iguana gains momentum, local and international conservationists involved in the preservation efforts are now more optimistic that the reptiles can successfully be removed...
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Iguana Land - Conservationists optimistic about removing reptile from critically endangered list with establishment of Goat Islands sanctuary

As the move to establish Goat Islands as a sanctuary for the endemic Jamaican Iguana gains momentum, local and international conservationists involved in the preservation efforts are now more optimistic that the reptiles can successfully be removed...

Gov't to expand HOPE programme

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is to expand the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme, in partnership with the private sector.  Launched in May 2017, the HOPE Programme provides...
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Gov't to expand HOPE programme

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is to expand the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme, in partnership with the private sector.  Launched in May 2017, the HOPE Programme provides...

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