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Cruise expansion to increase revenue stream – Bartlett

WESTERN BUREAU:Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said craft traders and artisans operating at the four craft markets in Montego Bay, St James will be able to make more money from cruise passengers when the expansion of the Montego Bay Cruise shipping...
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Cruise expansion to increase revenue stream – Bartlett

WESTERN BUREAU:Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said craft traders and artisans operating at the four craft markets in Montego Bay, St James will be able to make more money from cruise passengers when the expansion of the Montego Bay Cruise shipping...

RJRGLEANER Group wins seven CBU awards

The RJRGLEANER Communications Group has copped top honours in seven categories in the 2017 Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) awards. The Awards were presented during a ceremony on Tuesday evening at the Courtleigh Auditorium, in New Kingston...
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RJRGLEANER Group wins seven CBU awards

The RJRGLEANER Communications Group has copped top honours in seven categories in the 2017 Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) awards. The Awards were presented during a ceremony on Tuesday evening at the Courtleigh Auditorium, in New Kingston...

Ramp, taxiway resurfacing at Sangster airport 80% complete

MBJ Airports Limited, the operator of the Sangster International Airport in St James, is reporting that the ramp and taxiway resurfacing works are on schedule and 80% complete.    MBJ is investing some US$26 million to resurface the...
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Ramp, taxiway resurfacing at Sangster airport 80% complete

MBJ Airports Limited, the operator of the Sangster International Airport in St James, is reporting that the ramp and taxiway resurfacing works are on schedule and 80% complete.    MBJ is investing some US$26 million to resurface the...

Gov't pension payments to be made by direct deposit come September 1, some stakeholders concerned

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons Jean Lowrie Chin says her organisation believes that the Government should continue to allow its pensioners to receive payments via cheque.
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Gov't pension payments to be made by direct deposit come September 1, some stakeholders concerned

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons Jean Lowrie Chin says her organisation believes that the Government should continue to allow its pensioners to receive payments via cheque.

Johnson Smith extends condolences to UK, Italy

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith says Jamaica expresses its deep concern at reports of a suspected terrorist attack on innocent pedestrians in the vicinity of Westminster in London as well as...
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Johnson Smith extends condolences to UK, Italy

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith says Jamaica expresses its deep concern at reports of a suspected terrorist attack on innocent pedestrians in the vicinity of Westminster in London as well as...

TAJ's stamp office closed due to noxious fumes

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reporting that noxious fumes are impacting operations at its stamp duty & transfer tax office in downtown, Kingston. TAJ, in a tweet, stated that it has closed the office to address the problem. It says the...
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TAJ's stamp office closed due to noxious fumes

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reporting that noxious fumes are impacting operations at its stamp duty & transfer tax office in downtown, Kingston. TAJ, in a tweet, stated that it has closed the office to address the problem. It says the...

KSAMC councillor wants fines for public urination doubled

The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) today passed a resolution calling for the Government to expedite the tabling and passage of public cleansing regulations which will, among other things, increase fines and penalties for...
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KSAMC councillor wants fines for public urination doubled

The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) today passed a resolution calling for the Government to expedite the tabling and passage of public cleansing regulations which will, among other things, increase fines and penalties for...

National Civil Registry at RGD to be upgraded

The National Identification Systems (NIDS) Project has committed significant investments to the system upgrade and strengthening of the Registrar General’s Department’s (RGD) national civil registry, in preparation for its roll-out. The...
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National Civil Registry at RGD to be upgraded

The National Identification Systems (NIDS) Project has committed significant investments to the system upgrade and strengthening of the Registrar General’s Department’s (RGD) national civil registry, in preparation for its roll-out. The...

Over 30 students receive scholarships from JPS & Partners

Over 30 of Jamaica's brilliant youngsters recently received an educational jump start into high school and one individual into university, courtesy of JPS...
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Over 30 students receive scholarships from JPS & Partners

Over 30 of Jamaica's brilliant youngsters recently received an educational jump start into high school and one individual into university, courtesy of JPS...

Growth & Jobs | Bartlett preparing craft traders for changing market

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has called on craft traders and producers in the resort city of Montego Bay, St James, to put themselves in order and prepare for increased sales opportunity.Noting that the expansion of cruise shipping for...
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Growth & Jobs | Bartlett preparing craft traders for changing market

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has called on craft traders and producers in the resort city of Montego Bay, St James, to put themselves in order and prepare for increased sales opportunity.Noting that the expansion of cruise shipping for...

Growth & Jobs | Integrate Sustainable Development Goals into budgets - UNDP representative

Jamaica is being urged to effectively use its state budget to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national and local budgeting and budget reporting to ensure that all government expenditure is understood and accounted for as...
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Growth & Jobs | Integrate Sustainable Development Goals into budgets - UNDP representative

Jamaica is being urged to effectively use its state budget to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national and local budgeting and budget reporting to ensure that all government expenditure is understood and accounted for as...

Growth & Jobs | Jamaican peppers wanted in Canada

A call is being made for local producers, particularly those who supply peppers, to engage more with the overseas market in order for there to be greater collaboration and growth in the economy.Michael Burgess, chief executive officer of Nerpy's Inc...
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Growth & Jobs | Jamaican peppers wanted in Canada

A call is being made for local producers, particularly those who supply peppers, to engage more with the overseas market in order for there to be greater collaboration and growth in the economy.Michael Burgess, chief executive officer of Nerpy's Inc...

Growth & Jobs | JN Bank receives three-year ISO renewal

Following its transition to the ISO: 9001 2015 standard earlier this year, JN Bank has been recertified for another three years by the United Kingdom-based Lloyd's Register, which has again praised the bank's commitment to delivering high-quality...
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Growth & Jobs | JN Bank receives three-year ISO renewal

Following its transition to the ISO: 9001 2015 standard earlier this year, JN Bank has been recertified for another three years by the United Kingdom-based Lloyd's Register, which has again praised the bank's commitment to delivering high-quality...

Police issue advisory for T20 matches

Patrons who will be attending the matches in the Jamaican leg of the Caribbean Premier League 20Twenty Competition at Sabina Park, Kingston on Tuesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 15 are being advised that several items will not be permitted...
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Police issue advisory for T20 matches

Patrons who will be attending the matches in the Jamaican leg of the Caribbean Premier League 20Twenty Competition at Sabina Park, Kingston on Tuesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 15 are being advised that several items will not be permitted...

Holness unbothered by PNP "noise"

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared that the Government and the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) are not shaken by what he called “the noise” coming from the opposition People’s National Party (PNP). The Government has...
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Holness unbothered by PNP "noise"

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared that the Government and the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) are not shaken by what he called “the noise” coming from the opposition People’s National Party (PNP). The Government has...

Trelawny lay magistrate wants more cops deployed to the parish

President of the Trelawny Chapter of the Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica Kenneth Grant has called for the leadership of the Area One Police Division and Commissioner of Police Major Anthony Anderson to immediately address the shortage of...
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Trelawny lay magistrate wants more cops deployed to the parish

President of the Trelawny Chapter of the Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica Kenneth Grant has called for the leadership of the Area One Police Division and Commissioner of Police Major Anthony Anderson to immediately address the shortage of...

Economy on the right track, says Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has strongly defended the Government’s stewardship of the economy, declaring that all the fundamentals are correct with everything pointing in the right direction. Holness also warned that those who are betting...
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Economy on the right track, says Holness

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has strongly defended the Government’s stewardship of the economy, declaring that all the fundamentals are correct with everything pointing in the right direction. Holness also warned that those who are betting...

Three men arrested, two thousand lottery scamming lead sheets seized in St James

A wanted man was among three persons arrested and charged by the police during a special operation in Bogue Hill, St James on Saturday. Arrested and charged are 22-year-old Dennis Brown, otherwise called ‘Bobby’, and 29-year-old Orane...
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Three men arrested, two thousand lottery scamming lead sheets seized in St James

A wanted man was among three persons arrested and charged by the police during a special operation in Bogue Hill, St James on Saturday. Arrested and charged are 22-year-old Dennis Brown, otherwise called ‘Bobby’, and 29-year-old Orane...

SVL Robotics Camp to empower 100 primary school students

Today, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) will kick off the third staging of its Junior Creators Camp at the Campion College campus. The camp, which will run for two weeks, will host 100 students, ages eight to 11 years, from various primary schools...
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SVL Robotics Camp to empower 100 primary school students

Today, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) will kick off the third staging of its Junior Creators Camp at the Campion College campus. The camp, which will run for two weeks, will host 100 students, ages eight to 11 years, from various primary schools...

Accused killers of pensioner and schoolboy remanded

Western Bureau:The three men and teenager who were recently arrested and charged for the murder of an elderly woman and a schoolboy in Malcolm Heights, Lucea, Hanover, remain in custody after they were remanded in the Hanover Parish Court on Friday....
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Accused killers of pensioner and schoolboy remanded

Western Bureau:The three men and teenager who were recently arrested and charged for the murder of an elderly woman and a schoolboy in Malcolm Heights, Lucea, Hanover, remain in custody after they were remanded in the Hanover Parish Court on Friday....

Transport sector should partner with State to fight human trafficking - Dunn

Head of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Dr Leith Dunn, has called for the transportation sector to partner with the Government to combat human trafficking, which she says is a major issue...
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Transport sector should partner with State to fight human trafficking - Dunn

Head of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Dr Leith Dunn, has called for the transportation sector to partner with the Government to combat human trafficking, which she says is a major issue...

Top NCU nurse graduate appeals for support for the health sector

Monique Blair, the top student nurse graduate at the 2018 August Commencement Service of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU), is appealing for more individuals to enter the field of nursing. This she argues is to build up the nursing profession...
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Top NCU nurse graduate appeals for support for the health sector

Monique Blair, the top student nurse graduate at the 2018 August Commencement Service of the Northern Caribbean University (NCU), is appealing for more individuals to enter the field of nursing. This she argues is to build up the nursing profession...

GraceKennedy embraces transformation ahead of its 100th anniversary

Group CEO of GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) Don Wehby has announced changes to the company's structure and management team effective August 1, 2018, in preparation for the celebration of its 100th anniversary in 2022.In explaining the changes, Wehby...
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GraceKennedy embraces transformation ahead of its 100th anniversary

Group CEO of GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) Don Wehby has announced changes to the company's structure and management team effective August 1, 2018, in preparation for the celebration of its 100th anniversary in 2022.In explaining the changes, Wehby...

Downtown Kingston children to get back-to-school help from lay magistrates - Kingston Chapter hitting the streets with grand health and legal fair

More than 500 children from downtown Kingston and its environs are expected to benefit from the Lay Magistrates' Association of Jamaica - Kingston Chapter and the Central Police Division's 'Back to school health and legal fair' scheduled for...
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Downtown Kingston children to get back-to-school help from lay magistrates - Kingston Chapter hitting the streets with grand health and legal fair

More than 500 children from downtown Kingston and its environs are expected to benefit from the Lay Magistrates' Association of Jamaica - Kingston Chapter and the Central Police Division's 'Back to school health and legal fair' scheduled for...

Youths seek HOPE - Thousands apply for summer work programme

More than 16,000 youths applied for the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) summer programme this year, exceeding the target that was initially set for the placement of young people in temporary jobs during the summer holiday.The...
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Youths seek HOPE - Thousands apply for summer work programme

More than 16,000 youths applied for the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) summer programme this year, exceeding the target that was initially set for the placement of young people in temporary jobs during the summer holiday.The...

YSEP off to strong start

The more than 600 young people who packed the auditorium of the Douglas Orane Auditorium at the Wolmer's Boys' School in Kingston last Friday was a signal to the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation that its Youth Summer Employment Programme...
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YSEP off to strong start

The more than 600 young people who packed the auditorium of the Douglas Orane Auditorium at the Wolmer's Boys' School in Kingston last Friday was a signal to the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation that its Youth Summer Employment Programme...

Gleaner Editors' Forum | Nothing to fear! - STATIN blocked by law from sharing business survey findings

Business operators are being promised that raw data collected in the recently launched Jamaica Survey of Establishments (JSE) will not be shared with any other agency or authority by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), which is conducting...
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Gleaner Editors' Forum | Nothing to fear! - STATIN blocked by law from sharing business survey findings

Business operators are being promised that raw data collected in the recently launched Jamaica Survey of Establishments (JSE) will not be shared with any other agency or authority by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), which is conducting...

Gleaner Editors' Forum | STATIN targets 50,000 businesses under JSE

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is planning to capture at least 50,000 businesses in its islandwide Jamaica Survey of Establishments (JSE) now under way.The JSE, the first of its kind in independent Jamaica, will see the data...
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Gleaner Editors' Forum | STATIN targets 50,000 businesses under JSE

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is planning to capture at least 50,000 businesses in its islandwide Jamaica Survey of Establishments (JSE) now under way.The JSE, the first of its kind in independent Jamaica, will see the data...

Crash causes traffic jam along Spur Tree Hill main road

Police and firefighters are now at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that occurred along the main road in Spur Tree Hill, Manchester a short time ago. There are unconfirmed reports that one person has died. There are reports, too, that the crash has...
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Crash causes traffic jam along Spur Tree Hill main road

Police and firefighters are now at the scene of a two-vehicle crash that occurred along the main road in Spur Tree Hill, Manchester a short time ago. There are unconfirmed reports that one person has died. There are reports, too, that the crash has...

TVJ rejects Montague's criticisms

Television Jamaica has rejected criticisms from former Minister of National Security Robert Montague over a story it published on Thursday. Below is the full statement issued by TVJ this afternoon: Television Jamaica notes the statement made by...
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TVJ rejects Montague's criticisms

Television Jamaica has rejected criticisms from former Minister of National Security Robert Montague over a story it published on Thursday. Below is the full statement issued by TVJ this afternoon: Television Jamaica notes the statement made by...

Messado moves to close law practice

Jennifer Messado, the prominent real estate attorney accused of defrauding millions of dollars from several persons, has applied to the Supreme Court to have her name removed from the list of lawyers authorised to practise in Jamaica.
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Messado moves to close law practice

Jennifer Messado, the prominent real estate attorney accused of defrauding millions of dollars from several persons, has applied to the Supreme Court to have her name removed from the list of lawyers authorised to practise in Jamaica.

Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul is dead

LONDON (AP) — The family of Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul says the Nobel Literature laureate has died. He was 85. A statement released by the family today said the novelist died at his London home. According to his wife Nadira...
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Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul is dead

LONDON (AP) — The family of Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul says the Nobel Literature laureate has died. He was 85. A statement released by the family today said the novelist died at his London home. According to his wife Nadira...

Sex offender serving nine years in US got six months in JA...for the same offence

The American man who is now serving a nine-year prison term in the United States (US) for molesting a six-year-old girl at a resort in western Jamaica was first given a six-month sentence by a Parish Judge in Montego Bay for the same offence,...
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Sex offender serving nine years in US got six months in JA...for the same offence

The American man who is now serving a nine-year prison term in the United States (US) for molesting a six-year-old girl at a resort in western Jamaica was first given a six-month sentence by a Parish Judge in Montego Bay for the same offence,...

PNP to introduce Senior-Smith in NE St Catherine

The People’s National Party (PNP) is set to introduce well-known attorney Oswest Senior-Smith as its candidate for St Catherine north east in the next General Elections. Senior-Smith will be introduced by PNP President Dr Peter Phillips...
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PNP to introduce Senior-Smith in NE St Catherine

The People’s National Party (PNP) is set to introduce well-known attorney Oswest Senior-Smith as its candidate for St Catherine north east in the next General Elections. Senior-Smith will be introduced by PNP President Dr Peter Phillips...

No road deaths in Kingston Central, St Thomas

No road deaths have been recorded in St Thomas and the Kingston Central area since the start of the year. That’s according to the latest figures released by the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport. The St Thomas police recorded five...
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No road deaths in Kingston Central, St Thomas

No road deaths have been recorded in St Thomas and the Kingston Central area since the start of the year. That’s according to the latest figures released by the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport. The St Thomas police recorded five...

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