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Licensed firearm holder killed in St James

A licensed firearm holder yesterday became the third person reported killed in St James since the start of the year after he was shot several times by unknown assailants. He has been identified as Ricardo Hewitt, who resided in the community of...
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Licensed firearm holder killed in St James

A licensed firearm holder yesterday became the third person reported killed in St James since the start of the year after he was shot several times by unknown assailants. He has been identified as Ricardo Hewitt, who resided in the community of...

JA misses inflation target...again -- PNP

The Opposition Peoples National Party (PNP) says for the second time this fiscal year Jamaica has missed the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) inflation target. The party says this has again triggered the requirement for Jamaica to consult with the...
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JA misses inflation target...again -- PNP

The Opposition Peoples National Party (PNP) says for the second time this fiscal year Jamaica has missed the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) inflation target. The party says this has again triggered the requirement for Jamaica to consult with the...

Trump expected to make 'major announcement' shortly

United States (US) President Donald Trump is expected to make a «major announcement» shortly on his long proposed Mexican border wall. A stalemate between Trump and Democratic leaders over funding for the wall has resulted in the...
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Trump expected to make 'major announcement' shortly

United States (US) President Donald Trump is expected to make a «major announcement» shortly on his long proposed Mexican border wall. A stalemate between Trump and Democratic leaders over funding for the wall has resulted in the...

British high commissioner bats for local farmers

WESTERN BUREAU:Asif Ahmad, the British high commissioner to Jamaica, has said farmers could produce more if they were being paid on time by the hotels and restaurants that buy their goods."I reminded the private sector that they, too, have to change...
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British high commissioner bats for local farmers

WESTERN BUREAU:Asif Ahmad, the British high commissioner to Jamaica, has said farmers could produce more if they were being paid on time by the hotels and restaurants that buy their goods."I reminded the private sector that they, too, have to change...

Automated system to speed up legislation drafting process

With more than 100 proposed laws in the pipeline, the introduction of the Legislation Production Management System (LPMS) should lessen the time it takes to complete a piece of legislation, according to Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck.Chuck made...
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Automated system to speed up legislation drafting process

With more than 100 proposed laws in the pipeline, the introduction of the Legislation Production Management System (LPMS) should lessen the time it takes to complete a piece of legislation, according to Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck.Chuck made...

We are not growing satisfactorily - PM Holness

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expressing frustration with the economic condition of the country, arguing that despite doing everything correctly, the economy has not grown satisfactorily over the last three years."Last quarter, the...
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We are not growing satisfactorily - PM Holness

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expressing frustration with the economic condition of the country, arguing that despite doing everything correctly, the economy has not grown satisfactorily over the last three years."Last quarter, the...

Rid your surroundings of bulky waste - Gordon

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:Faced with the dengue fever outbreak, Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) Audley Gordon is pleading with residents in Portland to rid their surroundings of bulky waste.Gordon's...
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Rid your surroundings of bulky waste - Gordon

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:Faced with the dengue fever outbreak, Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) Audley Gordon is pleading with residents in Portland to rid their surroundings of bulky waste.Gordon's...

No excuse for corruption - Seaga

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) Metry Seaga on Tuesday challenged other business owners/operators to turn the spotlight on themselves in the fight against corruption."When we think corruption, we tend to only...
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No excuse for corruption - Seaga

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) Metry Seaga on Tuesday challenged other business owners/operators to turn the spotlight on themselves in the fight against corruption."When we think corruption, we tend to only...

Attorney shot dead in St Andrew

Attorney-at-law Gareth Forbes has been shot and killed. Forbes was found dead at his house on Oakridge Stillwell Road in Kingston 8 last night. The Constant Spring Police report that about 10 o' clock a relative went to his home to visit him and...
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Attorney shot dead in St Andrew

Attorney-at-law Gareth Forbes has been shot and killed. Forbes was found dead at his house on Oakridge Stillwell Road in Kingston 8 last night. The Constant Spring Police report that about 10 o' clock a relative went to his home to visit him and...

Trump weighs dramatic tightening of US embargo on Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — The Trump administration is weighing what could become the most serious tightening of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba in more than two decades — a move that could unleash a flurry of lawsuits against foreign companies that...
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Trump weighs dramatic tightening of US embargo on Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — The Trump administration is weighing what could become the most serious tightening of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba in more than two decades — a move that could unleash a flurry of lawsuits against foreign companies that...

Fatal crash in St Elizabeth

Twenty-three-year-old Roshawn Elliot, a labourer of Bluntas district, St Elizabeth, died as a result of injuries he sustained during a motor vehicle collision along the Sandy Bank Main road in the parish on Wednesday. The police say about 9:30 a.m...
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Fatal crash in St Elizabeth

Twenty-three-year-old Roshawn Elliot, a labourer of Bluntas district, St Elizabeth, died as a result of injuries he sustained during a motor vehicle collision along the Sandy Bank Main road in the parish on Wednesday. The police say about 9:30 a.m...

UPDATE: Tanker driver seriously injured, traffic diverted

The driver of the tanker that caught fire along a section of the North Coast Highway in St James is undergoing medical treatment. The police say the driver is seriously injured. They say a police team that was quick on the scene assisted him to...
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UPDATE: Tanker driver seriously injured, traffic diverted

The driver of the tanker that caught fire along a section of the North Coast Highway in St James is undergoing medical treatment. The police say the driver is seriously injured. They say a police team that was quick on the scene assisted him to...

Gas truck on fire in Rose Hall, St James

A section of the Rose Hall main road in St James in the vicinity of the former Sea Castle resort has been closed after a gas truck caught fire a short while ago.There were no immediate reports of injury or the cause of the fire.However, there is...
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Gas truck on fire in Rose Hall, St James

A section of the Rose Hall main road in St James in the vicinity of the former Sea Castle resort has been closed after a gas truck caught fire a short while ago.There were no immediate reports of injury or the cause of the fire.However, there is...

Diary of a Ghetto Priest | 2019 Jamaica: A people of hope

«I want to live! I have plans! I'll be in prison until 2030. Something will happen, Father. God will bless me. God will guide me. I am his daughter.»Let me tell my story. Me madda come from St Elizabeth. She go to church every Sunday. After six of
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Diary of a Ghetto Priest | 2019 Jamaica: A people of hope

«I want to live! I have plans! I'll be in prison until 2030. Something will happen, Father. God will bless me. God will guide me. I am his daughter.»Let me tell my story. Me madda come from St Elizabeth. She go to church every Sunday. After six of...

UK high commish wants local private sector to plough deeper into agriculture

United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad has called out the local private sector to provide more support to farmers in an effort to further accelerate economic growth in the country.Ahmad comments came even as he warned that for...
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UK high commish wants local private sector to plough deeper into agriculture

United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad has called out the local private sector to provide more support to farmers in an effort to further accelerate economic growth in the country.Ahmad comments came even as he warned that for...

Dr Phyllis Hill: Breaking the glass ceiling in art education

As a child, she often wondered if people saw the world the same way she did. From the veranda of her parents' home, she looked out on to the meandering road that led to the small district in Bloomfield, Manchester, and knew she wanted to experience...
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Dr Phyllis Hill: Breaking the glass ceiling in art education

As a child, she often wondered if people saw the world the same way she did. From the veranda of her parents' home, she looked out on to the meandering road that led to the small district in Bloomfield, Manchester, and knew she wanted to experience...

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Business: National Commercial Bank - Aspiring to build a better Jamaica

«An aspiration is the main fuel for progress because an aspiration transforms ordinary people into extraordinary achievers,» said Patrick Hylton quoting N.R. Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys, India's number-two information technology company...
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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Business: National Commercial Bank - Aspiring to build a better Jamaica

«An aspiration is the main fuel for progress because an aspiration transforms ordinary people into extraordinary achievers,» said Patrick Hylton quoting N.R. Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys, India's number-two information technology company....

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Public Service: Pamela Monroe Ellis - Building a better country through scrutiny

When Pamela Monroe Ellis was informed that she had been nominated for the 2018 RJRGLEANER Honour Award for Public Service, the country's chief guardian of public expenditure attributed any significant achievement by her agency to team effort.Tasked...
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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Public Service: Pamela Monroe Ellis - Building a better country through scrutiny

When Pamela Monroe Ellis was informed that she had been nominated for the 2018 RJRGLEANER Honour Award for Public Service, the country's chief guardian of public expenditure attributed any significant achievement by her agency to team effort.Tasked...

A mother's pain... 4-year-old Kingston girl dies from dengue

Annette Hannan, the mother of four-year-old Rihanna Rupon, who died from dengue fever last week, says she's left angry and devastated by the death of her child.
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A mother's pain... 4-year-old Kingston girl dies from dengue

Annette Hannan, the mother of four-year-old Rihanna Rupon, who died from dengue fever last week, says she's left angry and devastated by the death of her child.

JUTC probing security breach at depot

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) says it has launched a wide-scale investigation into an incident involving a former member of staff who drove away with a bus from one of its depots last month.  The ex-worker crashed into...
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JUTC probing security breach at depot

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) says it has launched a wide-scale investigation into an incident involving a former member of staff who drove away with a bus from one of its depots last month.  The ex-worker crashed into...

Four shot, two fatally in Clarendon

Two men were shot and killed and two others shot and injured in Hayes, Clarendon last night. The deceased have been identified as 33-year-old Sheldon Broomfield otherwise called Chanderpaul, a taxi operator of Baptist Street in the community, and...
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Four shot, two fatally in Clarendon

Two men were shot and killed and two others shot and injured in Hayes, Clarendon last night. The deceased have been identified as 33-year-old Sheldon Broomfield otherwise called Chanderpaul, a taxi operator of Baptist Street in the community, and...

Local gov't ministry hits back at Brown Burke

The Ministry of Local Government is accusing the opposition spokesperson on local government Dr Angela Brown Burke of playing politics in her criticism of the Ministry's relocation project. Brown Burke raised concerns about the project against...
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Local gov't ministry hits back at Brown Burke

The Ministry of Local Government is accusing the opposition spokesperson on local government Dr Angela Brown Burke of playing politics in her criticism of the Ministry's relocation project. Brown Burke raised concerns about the project against...

Minor earthquake reported

The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona is reporting that a minor earthquake was recorded this morning. The unit says the 3.2 quake hit about 5:20 and was located near Rock Hall, St Andrew and had a depth of 16 kilometres. It...
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Minor earthquake reported

The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona is reporting that a minor earthquake was recorded this morning. The unit says the 3.2 quake hit about 5:20 and was located near Rock Hall, St Andrew and had a depth of 16 kilometres. It...

Assault rifle, handgun seized in St James

An assault rifle was one of two firearms that were seized by the St James Police during an operation in Rose Mount on Wednesday. The police say several assorted rounds of ammunition were also seized. The Mount Salem Police report that a team was on...
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Assault rifle, handgun seized in St James

An assault rifle was one of two firearms that were seized by the St James Police during an operation in Rose Mount on Wednesday. The police say several assorted rounds of ammunition were also seized. The Mount Salem Police report that a team was on...

St Ann indigents get houses from Ministry of Local Government

Two indigents in St Ann on Friday (January 4) got the furnished houses they were promised by Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie after a delay in the arrivalof furniture prevented their handover before Christmas...
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St Ann indigents get houses from Ministry of Local Government

Two indigents in St Ann on Friday (January 4) got the furnished houses they were promised by Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie after a delay in the arrivalof furniture prevented their handover before Christmas...

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards - For Science and Technology: Mona Geoinformatics Institute

Located on the campus of The University of the West Indies, Mona, St Andrew, this organisation is the brainchild behind Jamaica's global positioning system. It has also identified crash hotspots and offered a wide range of advanced geographic...
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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards - For Science and Technology: Mona Geoinformatics Institute

Located on the campus of The University of the West Indies, Mona, St Andrew, this organisation is the brainchild behind Jamaica's global positioning system. It has also identified crash hotspots and offered a wide range of advanced geographic...

Earth Today | Adaptation Fund shares lessons from Jamaica, other project sites

IN A bid to support implementation of projects on the ground, the Adaptation Fund has put out a new publication with information and knowledge gathered from its Portfolio Monitoring Missions (PMMs), including Jamaica.The PMMs were first introduced...
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Earth Today | Adaptation Fund shares lessons from Jamaica, other project sites

IN A bid to support implementation of projects on the ground, the Adaptation Fund has put out a new publication with information and knowledge gathered from its Portfolio Monitoring Missions (PMMs), including Jamaica.The PMMs were first introduced...

Earth Today | Environmental Foundation of Jamaica awards new grants

TWENTY-NINE new climate change grants were recently awarded to Jamaicans as part of the Special Climate Change Adaptation Fund (SCCAF) administered by the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ).They bring to 111 the number of projects that have...
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Earth Today | Environmental Foundation of Jamaica awards new grants

TWENTY-NINE new climate change grants were recently awarded to Jamaicans as part of the Special Climate Change Adaptation Fund (SCCAF) administered by the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ).They bring to 111 the number of projects that have...

Earth Today | Climate Change Division to bat for special report on 1.5 degrees of global warming

A REPRESENTATIVE of Jamaica's Climate Change Division (CCD) has noted the intention to support the use of the recently published special report on 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming to inform policy and planning in Jamaica."I consider science as...
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Earth Today | Climate Change Division to bat for special report on 1.5 degrees of global warming

A REPRESENTATIVE of Jamaica's Climate Change Division (CCD) has noted the intention to support the use of the recently published special report on 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming to inform policy and planning in Jamaica."I consider science as...

Bartlett upbeat about tourism conference

Come January 29, some 200 to 300 small and medium tourism enterprises (SMTEs) will take the spotlight at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St James, for the United Nations World Tourism Organization - Government of Jamaica Second Global Conference...
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Bartlett upbeat about tourism conference

Come January 29, some 200 to 300 small and medium tourism enterprises (SMTEs) will take the spotlight at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St James, for the United Nations World Tourism Organization - Government of Jamaica Second Global Conference...

Adaptation Fund shares lessons from Jamaica, other project sites

IN A bid to support implementation of projects on the ground, the Adaptation Fund has put out a new publication with information and knowledge gathered from its Portfolio Monitoring Missions (PMMs), including Jamaica.The PMMs were first introduced...
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Adaptation Fund shares lessons from Jamaica, other project sites

IN A bid to support implementation of projects on the ground, the Adaptation Fund has put out a new publication with information and knowledge gathered from its Portfolio Monitoring Missions (PMMs), including Jamaica.The PMMs were first introduced...

Free! - Court acquits suspects in - 2008 torching - of US embassy

BELGRADE (AP):A Serbian appeals court has acquitted the suspects in the 2008 rioting and torching of the US embassy in Belgrade after a rally against Kosovo's declaration of independence.The Appeals Court of Belgrade said Wednesday it has overturned...
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Free! - Court acquits suspects in - 2008 torching - of US embassy

BELGRADE (AP):A Serbian appeals court has acquitted the suspects in the 2008 rioting and torching of the US embassy in Belgrade after a rally against Kosovo's declaration of independence.The Appeals Court of Belgrade said Wednesday it has overturned...

Environmental Foundation of Jamaica awards new grants

TWENTY-NINE new climate change grants were recently awarded to Jamaicans as part of the Special Climate Change Adaptation Fund (SCCAF) administered by the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ).They bring to 111 the number of projects that have...
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Environmental Foundation of Jamaica awards new grants

TWENTY-NINE new climate change grants were recently awarded to Jamaicans as part of the Special Climate Change Adaptation Fund (SCCAF) administered by the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ).They bring to 111 the number of projects that have...

Climate Change Division to bat for special report on 1.5 degrees of global warming

A REPRESENTATIVE of Jamaica's Climate Change Division (CCD) has noted the intention to support the use of the recently published special report on 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming to inform policy and planning in Jamaica."I consider science as...
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Climate Change Division to bat for special report on 1.5 degrees of global warming

A REPRESENTATIVE of Jamaica's Climate Change Division (CCD) has noted the intention to support the use of the recently published special report on 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming to inform policy and planning in Jamaica."I consider science as...

ZIM Integrated Shipping fires back at SAJ

Shipping line ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Limited has taken issue with the intervention of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) in its ongoing payment dispute with workers employed at the Port of Kingston. The workers provide...
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ZIM Integrated Shipping fires back at SAJ

Shipping line ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Limited has taken issue with the intervention of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) in its ongoing payment dispute with workers employed at the Port of Kingston. The workers provide...

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