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Alleged Hanover lottery scammer wanted in US arrested

Twenty-two-year-old Oraine Gray, an electrician of Haughton Grove district in Ramble, Hanover, who is wanted in the United States on lottery scamming-related charges, has been arrested. Gray was accosted at his house this morning by members of...

Labouring in the rain to fix Edgehill School of Special Education

St Mary: Despite widespread rains, Labour Day activities went ahead in several St Mary communities on Thursday. The parish project, spearheaded by the St Mary Municipal Corporation, was the undertaking of renovation work at Edgehill School of...
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Labouring in the rain to fix Edgehill School of Special Education

St Mary: Despite widespread rains, Labour Day activities went ahead in several St Mary communities on Thursday. The parish project, spearheaded by the St Mary Municipal Corporation, was the undertaking of renovation work at Edgehill School of...

Turnberry Primary and Infant School gets new walkway

TURNBERRY, St Ann: In the deep-rural community of Turnberry, the rains showed exactly why a shelter was needed over the walkway leading from the classrooms at the primary and infant school to the sanitary conveniences. The parish project for St Ann...
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Turnberry Primary and Infant School gets new walkway

TURNBERRY, St Ann: In the deep-rural community of Turnberry, the rains showed exactly why a shelter was needed over the walkway leading from the classrooms at the primary and infant school to the sanitary conveniences. The parish project for St Ann...

‘Parental Intervention, the Way to Create a Better Nation’

The Parent-Teacher association (PTA) of the Port Morant Primary and Junior High School in St Thomas on Friday hosted the second staging of its Mr and Miss Excellence production under the theme ‘Parental Intervention, the way to create a better...
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‘Parental Intervention, the Way to Create a Better Nation’

The Parent-Teacher association (PTA) of the Port Morant Primary and Junior High School in St Thomas on Friday hosted the second staging of its Mr and Miss Excellence production under the theme ‘Parental Intervention, the way to create a better...

Teen film-maker urges girls to make a difference

At just 16, United States-based girls’ education advocate and film-maker Zuriel Oduwole has met more presidents and prime ministers – 30 and counting – than many ambassadors. However, she most enjoys meeting, inspiring, and encouraging young women...
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Teen film-maker urges girls to make a difference

At just 16, United States-based girls’ education advocate and film-maker Zuriel Oduwole has met more presidents and prime ministers – 30 and counting – than many ambassadors. However, she most enjoys meeting, inspiring, and encouraging young women...

Rotary Club committed to nation building through education

From education to health, the Rotary Club of New Kingston (RCNK) has been taking a hands-on approach in contributing to the development of Jamaica. As the club celebrates its 29th year of service to Jamaica, it focuses on the crucial role education...
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Rotary Club committed to nation building through education

From education to health, the Rotary Club of New Kingston (RCNK) has been taking a hands-on approach in contributing to the development of Jamaica. As the club celebrates its 29th year of service to Jamaica, it focuses on the crucial role education...

Dexter Pottinger's killer sentenced to 12 years imprisonment

Twenty-three-year-old Romario Brown, who on April 10 pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the death of popular fashion designer Dexter Pottinger, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.  Brown was also sentenced to four years...
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Dexter Pottinger's killer sentenced to 12 years imprisonment

Twenty-three-year-old Romario Brown, who on April 10 pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the death of popular fashion designer Dexter Pottinger, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.  Brown was also sentenced to four years...

UPDATE | 'Missing' St Catherine siblings ran away to father in Westmoreland

The police are reporting that siblings 10-year-old Roxanne Willie and 12-year-old Marlon Willie, both of Cockings Hill district, Guys Hill, St Catherine, who were reported missing on Wednesday, have returned home. They are said to be in good health...
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UPDATE | 'Missing' St Catherine siblings ran away to father in Westmoreland

The police are reporting that siblings 10-year-old Roxanne Willie and 12-year-old Marlon Willie, both of Cockings Hill district, Guys Hill, St Catherine, who were reported missing on Wednesday, have returned home. They are said to be in good health...

UWI appoints new Visitor... staff and students now have arbiter to settle internal disputes

Students and staff of the University of the West Indies (UWI) who have struggled for years to have internal disputes settled now have an avenue to do so. This as UWI Council, the institution’s highest authority, has approved the...
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UWI appoints new Visitor... staff and students now have arbiter to settle internal disputes

Students and staff of the University of the West Indies (UWI) who have struggled for years to have internal disputes settled now have an avenue to do so. This as UWI Council, the institution’s highest authority, has approved the...

NHT explores employer assisted housing programme

The National Housing Trust (NHT) says it is currently exploring the implementation of an ‘Employer Assisted Housing Programme’ to support the Government’s thrust for 23,000 housing solutions by 2021. “This is where an entity...
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NHT explores employer assisted housing programme

The National Housing Trust (NHT) says it is currently exploring the implementation of an ‘Employer Assisted Housing Programme’ to support the Government’s thrust for 23,000 housing solutions by 2021. “This is where an entity...

NCB says sorry after system delays leave customers without salaries

Numerous customers of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) were left furious today amid delays in receiving their salaries because of ongoing upgrades to the bank's electronic systems. In a statement this afternoon, NCB CEO Patrick Hylton, said...
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NCB says sorry after system delays leave customers without salaries

Numerous customers of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) were left furious today amid delays in receiving their salaries because of ongoing upgrades to the bank's electronic systems. In a statement this afternoon, NCB CEO Patrick Hylton, said...

Adjusted water supply schedule for Hope Pastures, St Andrew and environs

The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising residents of Hope Pastures and its environs in St Andrew that effective this Sunday it will be implementing an adjusted water supply schedule for the area. Communities will receive water between 4:00...
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Adjusted water supply schedule for Hope Pastures, St Andrew and environs

The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising residents of Hope Pastures and its environs in St Andrew that effective this Sunday it will be implementing an adjusted water supply schedule for the area. Communities will receive water between 4:00...

Here comes the rain...Trough to bring heavy showers into Monday

Sections of the island will experience a welcomed relief from dry conditions this weekend into Monday. The Meteorological Service Division is reporting that a persistent Trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean is to being showers, which may...
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Here comes the rain...Trough to bring heavy showers into Monday

Sections of the island will experience a welcomed relief from dry conditions this weekend into Monday. The Meteorological Service Division is reporting that a persistent Trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean is to being showers, which may...

UPDATE| 'Missing' St Catherine siblings ran away to father in Westmoreland

The police are reporting that siblings 10-year-old Roxanne Willie and 12-year-old Marlon Willie, both of Cockings Hill district, Guys Hill, St Catherine, who were reported missing on Wednesday, have returned home. They are said to be in good health...
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UPDATE| 'Missing' St Catherine siblings ran away to father in Westmoreland

The police are reporting that siblings 10-year-old Roxanne Willie and 12-year-old Marlon Willie, both of Cockings Hill district, Guys Hill, St Catherine, who were reported missing on Wednesday, have returned home. They are said to be in good health...

Companies pumped for Jamaica Moves ‘Corporate Challenge’

The Jamaica Moves campaign continues its battle against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with its Get Moving Corporate Challenge. This marks the third circuit of the challenge, with 15 companies eager to be part of the campaign’s mission to create...
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Companies pumped for Jamaica Moves ‘Corporate Challenge’

The Jamaica Moves campaign continues its battle against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with its Get Moving Corporate Challenge. This marks the third circuit of the challenge, with 15 companies eager to be part of the campaign’s mission to create...

Terae Simms: Born with a purpose

During pregnancy, parents usually debate their ­preference for their baby’s ­gender, but what is sure is that they want a healthy baby – one born without ­complications; with all 10 toes and 10 perfect fingers. It is ­probably the same prayer that...
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Terae Simms: Born with a purpose

During pregnancy, parents usually debate their ­preference for their baby’s ­gender, but what is sure is that they want a healthy baby – one born without ­complications; with all 10 toes and 10 perfect fingers. It is ­probably the same prayer that...

To Seaga with love, from Hazel Smith

She misses him and longs for the days when he ruled as prime minister, but she has had more than a lifetime of personal and professional ­memories to cherish. She is Daisy ‘Hazel’ Smith, retired auxiliary worker, and he is Edward Phillip George...
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To Seaga with love, from Hazel Smith

She misses him and longs for the days when he ruled as prime minister, but she has had more than a lifetime of personal and professional ­memories to cherish. She is Daisy ‘Hazel’ Smith, retired auxiliary worker, and he is Edward Phillip George...

Jamaica Broilers launches internal Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge

Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenger Jamaica Broilers, through their brand The Best Dressed Chicken, recently launched its internal wellness programme, Commit To Fit, on Global Move For Health Day (May 10). The launch, held at the companys group...
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Jamaica Broilers launches internal Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge

Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenger Jamaica Broilers, through their brand The Best Dressed Chicken, recently launched its internal wellness programme, Commit To Fit, on Global Move For Health Day (May 10). The launch, held at the companys group...

Our Sons - A fun, interactive session for teen boys

B3 Parenting will on Saturday, June 15, launch the second installment of Our Sons – a fun and interactive session for teen boys. As part of its mandate to mould, nurture and positively shape the lives of boys from a wide cross section of socio-...
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Our Sons - A fun, interactive session for teen boys

B3 Parenting will on Saturday, June 15, launch the second installment of Our Sons – a fun and interactive session for teen boys. As part of its mandate to mould, nurture and positively shape the lives of boys from a wide cross section of socio-...

St Catherine siblings reported missing, police issue High Alert

The police have issued a High Alert for St Catherine siblings 10-year-old Roxanne Willie and 12-year-old Marlon Willie, both of Cockings Hill district, Guys Hill, who have been missing since yesterday morning. Roxanne and Marlon are of...
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St Catherine siblings reported missing, police issue High Alert

The police have issued a High Alert for St Catherine siblings 10-year-old Roxanne Willie and 12-year-old Marlon Willie, both of Cockings Hill district, Guys Hill, who have been missing since yesterday morning. Roxanne and Marlon are of...

16,000 jobs expected from production of new nutraceutical

Approximately 160,000 additional jobs are expected to be created during the production stage of a newly patented nutraceutical being championed by the National Commission on Science and Technology. The product, Zon Teason, which was a plant...
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16,000 jobs expected from production of new nutraceutical

Approximately 160,000 additional jobs are expected to be created during the production stage of a newly patented nutraceutical being championed by the National Commission on Science and Technology. The product, Zon Teason, which was a plant...

More than 700 projects registered for Labour Day

More than 700 projects have been registered with the Culture Ministry for Labour Day. Portfolio Minister, Olivia Grange, says she expects that Jamaicans will volunteer at any of the projects across the island today. Prime Minister, Andrew Holness,...
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More than 700 projects registered for Labour Day

More than 700 projects have been registered with the Culture Ministry for Labour Day. Portfolio Minister, Olivia Grange, says she expects that Jamaicans will volunteer at any of the projects across the island today. Prime Minister, Andrew Holness,...

Legal Aid Council provides help to 2,484 Jamaicans

Legal assistance was provided for 2,484 cases in the Parish Courts during the 2018/2019 Fiscal Year by the Legal Aid Council. This represents a 17.3 per cent increase in Legal Aid Services in the Parish Courts from the previous Fiscal Year. This...
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Legal Aid Council provides help to 2,484 Jamaicans

Legal assistance was provided for 2,484 cases in the Parish Courts during the 2018/2019 Fiscal Year by the Legal Aid Council. This represents a 17.3 per cent increase in Legal Aid Services in the Parish Courts from the previous Fiscal Year. This...

UNICEF to increase spending for road safety campaign

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will be increasing expenditure under the X Marks the Spot School Crosswalk Campaign being implemented by the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation. Country Representative, UNICEF Jamaica, Mariko...
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UNICEF to increase spending for road safety campaign

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will be increasing expenditure under the X Marks the Spot School Crosswalk Campaign being implemented by the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation. Country Representative, UNICEF Jamaica, Mariko...

Terrelonge urges teachers, parents to discipline with care

Western Bureau: Alando Terrelonge, state minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, is calling on parents, early childhood practitioners, and other caregivers to apply discipline with love to the children in their care, saying...
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Terrelonge urges teachers, parents to discipline with care

Western Bureau: Alando Terrelonge, state minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, is calling on parents, early childhood practitioners, and other caregivers to apply discipline with love to the children in their care, saying...

Criminal lifeline - Chuck wants murder, manslaughter to be on the expungement books

The Andrew Holness-led Cabinet will be asked to agree to amending laws to allow convicts who have abandoned criminality for an extended period of time to have their records expunged. Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, speaking on Tuesday during his...
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Criminal lifeline - Chuck wants murder, manslaughter to be on the expungement books

The Andrew Holness-led Cabinet will be asked to agree to amending laws to allow convicts who have abandoned criminality for an extended period of time to have their records expunged. Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, speaking on Tuesday during his...

Earth Today | IOJ celebrates International Day for Biodiversity

THE NATURAL History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) is doing its bit to build awareness of the need for scaled-up efforts to ensure the conservation of local biological diversity, notably plants, animals and microorganisms, in the face of a changing...
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Earth Today | IOJ celebrates International Day for Biodiversity

THE NATURAL History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) is doing its bit to build awareness of the need for scaled-up efforts to ensure the conservation of local biological diversity, notably plants, animals and microorganisms, in the face of a changing...

Earth Today | Green Expo is back

JAMAICA’S PREMIER environmental expo, Green Expo, will return next month, following an eight-year hiatus. This year, the focus of the event, which is to open on June 7, is on environmental innovation and hot topics, such as climate change...
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Earth Today | Green Expo is back

JAMAICA’S PREMIER environmental expo, Green Expo, will return next month, following an eight-year hiatus. This year, the focus of the event, which is to open on June 7, is on environmental innovation and hot topics, such as climate change...

Earth Today | ‘Let’s preserve our natural heritage’

WITH THE passage of International Day for Biological Diversity yesterday, Jamaicans have been urged to act in their own interest by taking care of the natural environment, now teeming with life from plants, animals and microorganisms vital to...
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Earth Today | ‘Let’s preserve our natural heritage’

WITH THE passage of International Day for Biological Diversity yesterday, Jamaicans have been urged to act in their own interest by taking care of the natural environment, now teeming with life from plants, animals and microorganisms vital to...

Green Expo is back

JAMAICA’S PREMIER environmental expo, Green Expo, will return next month, following an eight-year hiatus. This year, the focus of the event, which is to open on June 7, is on environmental innovation and hot topics, such as climate change...
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Green Expo is back

JAMAICA’S PREMIER environmental expo, Green Expo, will return next month, following an eight-year hiatus. This year, the focus of the event, which is to open on June 7, is on environmental innovation and hot topics, such as climate change...

Let’s do more to protect our children – Davis

WESTERN BUREAU: Residents of St James are being urged to be more proactive in protecting children from predators, especially in light of a number of recent highly publicised cases of child abuse and murder across the country. Montego Bay Mayor...
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Let’s do more to protect our children – Davis

WESTERN BUREAU: Residents of St James are being urged to be more proactive in protecting children from predators, especially in light of a number of recent highly publicised cases of child abuse and murder across the country. Montego Bay Mayor...

IOJ celebrates International Day for Biodiversity

THE NATURAL History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) is doing its bit to build awareness of the need for scaled-up efforts to ensure the conservation of local biological diversity, notably plants, animals and microorganisms, in the face of a changing...
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IOJ celebrates International Day for Biodiversity

THE NATURAL History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) is doing its bit to build awareness of the need for scaled-up efforts to ensure the conservation of local biological diversity, notably plants, animals and microorganisms, in the face of a changing...

Criminal lifeline - Chuck wants murder, manslaughter to be on the expungement books Chuck wants murder, manslaughter to be on the expungement books

The Andrew Holness-led Cabinet will be asked to agree to amending laws to allow convicts who have abandoned criminality for an extended period of time to have their records expunged. Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, speaking on Tuesday during his...
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Criminal lifeline - Chuck wants murder, manslaughter to be on the expungement books Chuck wants murder, manslaughter to be on the expungement books

The Andrew Holness-led Cabinet will be asked to agree to amending laws to allow convicts who have abandoned criminality for an extended period of time to have their records expunged. Justice Minister Delroy Chuck, speaking on Tuesday during his...

‘Let’s preserve our natural heritage’

WITH THE passage of International Day for Biological Diversity yesterday, Jamaicans have been urged to act in their own interest by taking care of the natural environment, now teeming with life from plants, animals and microorganisms vital to...
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‘Let’s preserve our natural heritage’

WITH THE passage of International Day for Biological Diversity yesterday, Jamaicans have been urged to act in their own interest by taking care of the natural environment, now teeming with life from plants, animals and microorganisms vital to...

Gov't pensioners get more time to submit life certificates

Government of Jamaica pensioners will have more time to complete and hand in their life certificates to the Accountant General’s Department (AGD). “We are sending out the life certificates one month earlier than before, so that you get...
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Gov't pensioners get more time to submit life certificates

Government of Jamaica pensioners will have more time to complete and hand in their life certificates to the Accountant General’s Department (AGD). “We are sending out the life certificates one month earlier than before, so that you get...

Sentencing of cops implicated in Vanessa Kirkland's murder further delayed

The sentencing of the three cops found guilty of manslaughter in relation to the 2012 death of 16-year-old Immaculate Conception High School student Vanessa Kirkland has been pushed back to Monday.  This is the third time...
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Sentencing of cops implicated in Vanessa Kirkland's murder further delayed

The sentencing of the three cops found guilty of manslaughter in relation to the 2012 death of 16-year-old Immaculate Conception High School student Vanessa Kirkland has been pushed back to Monday.  This is the third time...

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