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Gov’t land deals under scrutiny – Opposition

Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture Dr Fenton Ferguson has warned that it is “watching closely” how the Holness administration proceeds with the buildout of the proposed Bernard Lodge city on prime agricultural lands in St Catherine, as well as...

Government will not appeal NIDS court ruling, says Chuck

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, has announced that the government will not appeal the recent Constitutional Court ruling on the controversial National Identification and Registration Act (NIDS). Chuck made the announcement a short while ago while...
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Government will not appeal NIDS court ruling, says Chuck

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, has announced that the government will not appeal the recent Constitutional Court ruling on the controversial National Identification and Registration Act (NIDS). Chuck made the announcement a short while ago while...

Gov't allocates additional $100 million to alleviate dry spell

The Government has allocated an additional $100 million for the trucking of water and distribution of tanks to parishes affected by the current dry spell. The parishes include Kingston, St Andrew, Portland, St Mary and St Elizabeth. Prime Minister...
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Gov't allocates additional $100 million to alleviate dry spell

The Government has allocated an additional $100 million for the trucking of water and distribution of tanks to parishes affected by the current dry spell. The parishes include Kingston, St Andrew, Portland, St Mary and St Elizabeth. Prime Minister...

10 Hanover residents charged by C-TOC for lottery scamming

Ten persons were arrested and charged today in Hanover on allegations of being involved in lottery scamming. The arrests follow a simultaneous operation in sections of Phoenix Town and Santoy area of the parish by the Counter-Terrorism and...
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10 Hanover residents charged by C-TOC for lottery scamming

Ten persons were arrested and charged today in Hanover on allegations of being involved in lottery scamming. The arrests follow a simultaneous operation in sections of Phoenix Town and Santoy area of the parish by the Counter-Terrorism and...

Child Diversion Act to be operational soon - Chuck

The Ministry of Justice is now in the process of implementing the administrative infrastructure so that the Child Diversion Act can be operationalised within a couple of weeks. This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Delroy Chuck, during his...
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Child Diversion Act to be operational soon - Chuck

The Ministry of Justice is now in the process of implementing the administrative infrastructure so that the Child Diversion Act can be operationalised within a couple of weeks. This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Delroy Chuck, during his...

Briefing | Challenges transitioning to development

Latin American and Caribbean countries face severe challenges in their attempt to meet the evolving needs of individuals and businesses in this ever changing world where business demands are rapidly changing. Technology and...
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Briefing | Challenges transitioning to development

Latin American and Caribbean countries face severe challenges in their attempt to meet the evolving needs of individuals and businesses in this ever changing world where business demands are rapidly changing. Technology and...

Hello Mi Neighbour | A word to the wise

Hello mi neighbour! This information may be late in coming for millions, but if we could catch some who have not yet gone through the gate, it would have worth the energy. At the risk of sounding simplistic, I’ll be simple. Maybe if those young,...
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Hello Mi Neighbour | A word to the wise

Hello mi neighbour! This information may be late in coming for millions, but if we could catch some who have not yet gone through the gate, it would have worth the energy. At the risk of sounding simplistic, I’ll be simple. Maybe if those young,...

Disabled look to drop six love at domino tourney

Often excluded from social gatherings and events because they are not tailored to accommodate the disabled, one member of the community is seeking to change that with his Rumble in the Jungle domino tournament for persons with disabilities. Shavane...
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Disabled look to drop six love at domino tourney

Often excluded from social gatherings and events because they are not tailored to accommodate the disabled, one member of the community is seeking to change that with his Rumble in the Jungle domino tournament for persons with disabilities. Shavane...

Strong support for trash tournament

Twelve luxury and sport fishing boats have already been confirmed for Thursday’s 2019 Kingston Harbour Trash tournament, but there are no takers for the outboard boat division, which could see the prize for the canoe with the heaviest load of trash...
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Strong support for trash tournament

Twelve luxury and sport fishing boats have already been confirmed for Thursday’s 2019 Kingston Harbour Trash tournament, but there are no takers for the outboard boat division, which could see the prize for the canoe with the heaviest load of trash...

Church officially joins St James’ anti-crime campaign

Western Bureau: The St James Ministers’ Fraternal (StJMF) has officially joined the anti-crime campaign in the western parish, creating another front in the war against lawlessness, which got a major boost with Monday’s unveiling of the Operation...
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Church officially joins St James’ anti-crime campaign

Western Bureau: The St James Ministers’ Fraternal (StJMF) has officially joined the anti-crime campaign in the western parish, creating another front in the war against lawlessness, which got a major boost with Monday’s unveiling of the Operation...

Some MoBay cholera graves dug up years ago, says mayor

WESTERN BUREAU: Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis has expressed disappointment with the resistance by some stakeholders to the decision by the St James Municipal Corporation to convert a centuries-old cholera cemetery in the city into a car park....
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Some MoBay cholera graves dug up years ago, says mayor

WESTERN BUREAU: Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis has expressed disappointment with the resistance by some stakeholders to the decision by the St James Municipal Corporation to convert a centuries-old cholera cemetery in the city into a car park....

Review Ananda Alert system – Blaine

The Ananda Alert programme must be urgently reviewed to resolve years-long inefficiencies, says Betty Ann Blaine, founder of Hear The Children’s Cry, an advocacy group committed to the welfare of Jamaica’s children. The system, which was launched...
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Review Ananda Alert system – Blaine

The Ananda Alert programme must be urgently reviewed to resolve years-long inefficiencies, says Betty Ann Blaine, founder of Hear The Children’s Cry, an advocacy group committed to the welfare of Jamaica’s children. The system, which was launched...

Growth & Jobs | Jamaica making great economic strides – Shaw

Audley Shaw, minister of ­industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, said Jamaica is making significant progress in the improvement of the island’s economy. Shaw made the comments recently at the Doing Business in Jamaica luncheon hosted in...
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Growth & Jobs | Jamaica making great economic strides – Shaw

Audley Shaw, minister of ­industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, said Jamaica is making significant progress in the improvement of the island’s economy. Shaw made the comments recently at the Doing Business in Jamaica luncheon hosted in...

Growth & Jobs | Transportation reform necessary for development – JAA

Reforms of the Jamaican transportation regulation and infrastructure, which are now being implemented are necessary for the country’s future development, said Gheildon Wright, manager for subscription sales and services at Jamaica Automobile...
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Growth & Jobs | Transportation reform necessary for development – JAA

Reforms of the Jamaican transportation regulation and infrastructure, which are now being implemented are necessary for the country’s future development, said Gheildon Wright, manager for subscription sales and services at Jamaica Automobile...

Growth & Jobs | Cosmetics company hires university students

Through her company, East Cosmetics Supplies Company Limited, businesswoman Jayshree Nagrani has managed to leverage her clients’ love for her products and their desire for additional income by employing university students as social media...
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Growth & Jobs | Cosmetics company hires university students

Through her company, East Cosmetics Supplies Company Limited, businesswoman Jayshree Nagrani has managed to leverage her clients’ love for her products and their desire for additional income by employing university students as social media...

St Andrew mother charged with producing child pornography, child cruelty

A 27-year-old St Andrew mother has been charged with production of child pornography, distribution of child pornography and cruelty to a child. The woman, whose name is being withheld because the victim is a minor, is scheduled to appear before the...
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St Andrew mother charged with producing child pornography, child cruelty

A 27-year-old St Andrew mother has been charged with production of child pornography, distribution of child pornography and cruelty to a child. The woman, whose name is being withheld because the victim is a minor, is scheduled to appear before the...

Alleged St James lottery scammers arrested, charged

Members of the Lottery Scam Task Force along with a team assigned to the State of Public Emergency carried out special operations in Roehampton district, St James that resulted in the arrest and charge of two persons for breaches of the so-called...
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Alleged St James lottery scammers arrested, charged

Members of the Lottery Scam Task Force along with a team assigned to the State of Public Emergency carried out special operations in Roehampton district, St James that resulted in the arrest and charge of two persons for breaches of the so-called...

Intermittent traffic restriction along Junction Road, St Mary over the next six weeks

The movement of traffic along the Broadgate to Agualta Vale roadway in St Mary will be restricted over the next six weeks to facilitate the cutting of the embankment at the community of Broadgate to improve the right of way. The restriction...
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Intermittent traffic restriction along Junction Road, St Mary over the next six weeks

The movement of traffic along the Broadgate to Agualta Vale roadway in St Mary will be restricted over the next six weeks to facilitate the cutting of the embankment at the community of Broadgate to improve the right of way. The restriction...

Trade information portal launched

The country’s trade environment and procedures have been significantly enhanced with the launch of the Jamaica Trade Information Portal. The portal provides a single authoritative source for trade information relating to import-export...
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Trade information portal launched

The country’s trade environment and procedures have been significantly enhanced with the launch of the Jamaica Trade Information Portal. The portal provides a single authoritative source for trade information relating to import-export...

May 21 declared as Wolmer’s Day by GG

Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has declared May 21, 2019 as Wolmer’s Day in honour of the Wolmer's Trust Schools' 290th anniversary. The proclamation was made on Friday by Sir Patrick at King's House The move makes the Wolmer...
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May 21 declared as Wolmer’s Day by GG

Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has declared May 21, 2019 as Wolmer’s Day in honour of the Wolmer's Trust Schools' 290th anniversary. The proclamation was made on Friday by Sir Patrick at King's House The move makes the Wolmer...

Chedwin Park 'rogue' cops remanded

Alleged rogue cops Corporals Kirk Fraser and Ramone Scott were remanded in custody when they appeared in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston today.  The policemen are charged with three counts of illegal possession of firearm and...
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Chedwin Park 'rogue' cops remanded

Alleged rogue cops Corporals Kirk Fraser and Ramone Scott were remanded in custody when they appeared in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston today.  The policemen are charged with three counts of illegal possession of firearm and...

US National Guard, JDF conduct disaster mitigation exercise

Kingston recently played host the District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG) for a military-to-military exchange focused on strengthening Jamaica’s National Disaster Action Plan According to a release from the US Embassy in Jamaica, the DCNG...
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US National Guard, JDF conduct disaster mitigation exercise

Kingston recently played host the District of Columbia National Guard (DCNG) for a military-to-military exchange focused on strengthening Jamaica’s National Disaster Action Plan According to a release from the US Embassy in Jamaica, the DCNG...

Brown selected as Eisenhower fellow

Saffrey Brown, co-founder and head of innovation at The Leap Co, has been selected as one of 25 leaders to participate in the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowships’ Regional Programme in 2019. Brown emerged the representative for Jamaica from a highly...
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Brown selected as Eisenhower fellow

Saffrey Brown, co-founder and head of innovation at The Leap Co, has been selected as one of 25 leaders to participate in the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowships’ Regional Programme in 2019. Brown emerged the representative for Jamaica from a highly...

Wards of the State exposed to working world

Some 18 children from the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) benefited from shadowing business managers and leaders at The Jamaica National Group, in a special initiative titled ‘Children in Charge Day,’ last Friday. The initiative...
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Wards of the State exposed to working world

Some 18 children from the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) benefited from shadowing business managers and leaders at The Jamaica National Group, in a special initiative titled ‘Children in Charge Day,’ last Friday. The initiative...

Technology minister wants more girls in IT

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams is pushing for the participation of more girls and women in the information technology (IT) and innovation sector, noting that they have major contributions to make to the discipline....
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Technology minister wants more girls in IT

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Fayval Williams is pushing for the participation of more girls and women in the information technology (IT) and innovation sector, noting that they have major contributions to make to the discipline....

Lee-Chin urges Jamaicans to save more and invest in assets

Chairman of the Economic Growth Council (EGC), Michael Lee-Chin, has made a passionate plea for Jamaicans to save and purchase more assets, warning that foreigners will sweep in as the economy begins to strengthen. Lee-Chin, who was addressing...
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Lee-Chin urges Jamaicans to save more and invest in assets

Chairman of the Economic Growth Council (EGC), Michael Lee-Chin, has made a passionate plea for Jamaicans to save and purchase more assets, warning that foreigners will sweep in as the economy begins to strengthen. Lee-Chin, who was addressing...

Christians must tell what they know about crime – St James pastor

WESTERN BUREAU: Reverend Peter Burnett, chairman of the St James Ministers’ Fraternal, is urging Christians not to turn a blind eye to crime, but to instead be brave and tell the security forces what they know about criminal activities in their...
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Christians must tell what they know about crime – St James pastor

WESTERN BUREAU: Reverend Peter Burnett, chairman of the St James Ministers’ Fraternal, is urging Christians not to turn a blind eye to crime, but to instead be brave and tell the security forces what they know about criminal activities in their...

Matalon: a passion to serve, a commitment to Jamaica

New chairman of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, Joseph Mayer Matalon, assumed leadership of the listed group on May 1. Joe M., as he is also known, lists among his hobbies a love for public-sector policy work, that has seen him lead major...
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Matalon: a passion to serve, a commitment to Jamaica

New chairman of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, Joseph Mayer Matalon, assumed leadership of the listed group on May 1. Joe M., as he is also known, lists among his hobbies a love for public-sector policy work, that has seen him lead major...

Taser smugglers bamboozling Customs

Jamaicans are insisting on arming themselves with defensive weapons and are even finding more creative ways to bring them into the country, says the deputy commissioner in charge of border protection at the Jamaica Customs Agency, Alwyn Nicely. The...
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Taser smugglers bamboozling Customs

Jamaicans are insisting on arming themselves with defensive weapons and are even finding more creative ways to bring them into the country, says the deputy commissioner in charge of border protection at the Jamaica Customs Agency, Alwyn Nicely. The...

Cloud hangs over Port Royal revival - Private investors claim being sidelined by Government

WESTERN BUREAU: There is a climate of mistrust brewing between shareholders of the Port Royal Development Company Limited (PRDCL) and the Government over the proposed development of Port Royal as a resort town. The growing imbroglio stems from what...
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Cloud hangs over Port Royal revival - Private investors claim being sidelined by Government

WESTERN BUREAU: There is a climate of mistrust brewing between shareholders of the Port Royal Development Company Limited (PRDCL) and the Government over the proposed development of Port Royal as a resort town. The growing imbroglio stems from what...

‘We’re looking for results’ - British diplomat fires warning shot to Integrity Commission

Days after the Integrity Commission sought to deflect blame amid public pressure to publish updates on ongoing investigations, the British high commissioner to Jamaica has made it clear that “time will come” when his government will be asking for “...
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‘We’re looking for results’ - British diplomat fires warning shot to Integrity Commission

Days after the Integrity Commission sought to deflect blame amid public pressure to publish updates on ongoing investigations, the British high commissioner to Jamaica has made it clear that “time will come” when his government will be asking for “...

UK hangs tough on deportations - Some ex-cons killed after resuming career of crime, says high commissioner

The recent killings of five Jamaican convicts deported from Britain have sent off alarm bells among advocacy groups in that country, but local British authorities have remained resolute that wrongdoers will continue to be sent on a one-way ticket...
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UK hangs tough on deportations - Some ex-cons killed after resuming career of crime, says high commissioner

The recent killings of five Jamaican convicts deported from Britain have sent off alarm bells among advocacy groups in that country, but local British authorities have remained resolute that wrongdoers will continue to be sent on a one-way ticket...

Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP): A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...
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Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP): A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...

AK-47 among 6 guns seized in the last 24 hours, 4 alleged robbers among 11 persons arrested

Six illegal firearms, including an AK-47 assault rifle, and 47 rounds of ammunition were seized in separate incidents in Kingston, St Andrew and Manchester in the last 24 hours, the police have revealed. According to the police, eleven people,...
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AK-47 among 6 guns seized in the last 24 hours, 4 alleged robbers among 11 persons arrested

Six illegal firearms, including an AK-47 assault rifle, and 47 rounds of ammunition were seized in separate incidents in Kingston, St Andrew and Manchester in the last 24 hours, the police have revealed. According to the police, eleven people,...

Manchester farmer charged for illegal possession of firearm

A Manchester farmer has been arrested and charged after he was allegedly held with an illegal firearm in the parish. The police say Michael Hurst, of Melrose district, has been charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. Hurst is...
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Manchester farmer charged for illegal possession of firearm

A Manchester farmer has been arrested and charged after he was allegedly held with an illegal firearm in the parish. The police say Michael Hurst, of Melrose district, has been charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. Hurst is...

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