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Gustazos means ‘a unique experience’ in Spanish

The Gustazos.com business model has been in Jamaica since 2015, partnering with all kinds of local businesses to promote different offerings at promotional prices. It’s no surprise that people keep using the online portal to enjoy and experience...

Efforts ongoing to ensure that Ja benefits from bamboo industry

Dr omer thomas Senior Adviser to the minister without portfolio, in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, says efforts are ongoing to ensure that Jamaica reap maximum returns from the bamboo industry. “...
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Efforts ongoing to ensure that Ja benefits from bamboo industry

Dr omer thomas Senior Adviser to the minister without portfolio, in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, says efforts are ongoing to ensure that Jamaica reap maximum returns from the bamboo industry. “...

Newborns breathe sigh of relief for ventilators

At least 20 per cent of the estimated 700 babies born each month at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) are generally in need of a ventilator, but with just two devices currently at the maternity facility, Jamaica has been facing serious challenges...
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Newborns breathe sigh of relief for ventilators

At least 20 per cent of the estimated 700 babies born each month at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) are generally in need of a ventilator, but with just two devices currently at the maternity facility, Jamaica has been facing serious challenges...

Reliving 1960 MoBay plane tragedy - Dudley Beek recalls how his father cheated death

Sixty years ago to the day, Victor Beek, the first commanding officer of the Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing and war veteran, had travelled to New York to participate in sporting competitions between Jamaicans living in the United States and their...
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Reliving 1960 MoBay plane tragedy - Dudley Beek recalls how his father cheated death

Sixty years ago to the day, Victor Beek, the first commanding officer of the Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing and war veteran, had travelled to New York to participate in sporting competitions between Jamaicans living in the United States and their...

Develop strong networks – Jarrett

One of the country’s premier financiers, Earl Jarrett, chief executive officer of The Jamaica National Group, has encouraged young entrepreneurs to spend time nurturing their networks as it is vital to rooting their start-up operations and...
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Develop strong networks – Jarrett

One of the country’s premier financiers, Earl Jarrett, chief executive officer of The Jamaica National Group, has encouraged young entrepreneurs to spend time nurturing their networks as it is vital to rooting their start-up operations and...

Poor air quality affects staff comfort and productivity

Sophia Lindsay* is an employee in a large organisation, who for more than a year, experienced repeated sinusitis issues, constant headaches and nausea. She also observed that her colleagues often suffered from nasal congestion. When black phlegm...
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Poor air quality affects staff comfort and productivity

Sophia Lindsay* is an employee in a large organisation, who for more than a year, experienced repeated sinusitis issues, constant headaches and nausea. She also observed that her colleagues often suffered from nasal congestion. When black phlegm...

Sanction parents who neglect their kids – Speid

WESTERN BUREAU: Owen Spied, the outspoken president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), wants parents who fail to play a role in the personal and educational growth of their children to be held accountable, to the point of being sanctioned...
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Sanction parents who neglect their kids – Speid

WESTERN BUREAU: Owen Spied, the outspoken president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), wants parents who fail to play a role in the personal and educational growth of their children to be held accountable, to the point of being sanctioned...

Promising start for Port Royal cruise port

Things got off to a slow but promising start for Port Royal’s first cruise shop call today with a mid-morning drizzle threatening to put a damper on things. “This is the first time that we're doing this and there are some...
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Promising start for Port Royal cruise port

Things got off to a slow but promising start for Port Royal’s first cruise shop call today with a mid-morning drizzle threatening to put a damper on things. “This is the first time that we're doing this and there are some...

CMU mum on damning Auditor General report

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) says it will not make a public comment at this time on the findings of the Auditor General’s Department's special investigation into the institution’s operations as it says the report is to be...
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CMU mum on damning Auditor General report

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) says it will not make a public comment at this time on the findings of the Auditor General’s Department's special investigation into the institution’s operations as it says the report is to be...

Stocks Round Up | JSE Combined Index declines marginally

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined marginally on Monday. The JSE Combined Index declined by 1,646.24 points or 0.33 per cent to close at 490,736.47. The JSE Main Market Index declined by 2,102.93 points or 0.42 per cent to...
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Stocks Round Up | JSE Combined Index declines marginally

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined marginally on Monday. The JSE Combined Index declined by 1,646.24 points or 0.33 per cent to close at 490,736.47. The JSE Main Market Index declined by 2,102.93 points or 0.42 per cent to...

CMU Council Chairman Hyacinth Bennett resigns

Council chairperson of the scandal-hit Caribbean Maritime University Hyacinth Bennett has resigned. The council is the body that presides over the affairs of the university. The development follows a stinging special audit report, seen by The...
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CMU Council Chairman Hyacinth Bennett resigns

Council chairperson of the scandal-hit Caribbean Maritime University Hyacinth Bennett has resigned. The council is the body that presides over the affairs of the university. The development follows a stinging special audit report, seen by The...

Paulwell welcomes cruise ship, reprieve to Port Royal displaced families and businesses

Member of Parliament for East Kingston and Port Royal Phillip Paulwell is welcoming the arrival of cruise ship visitors to Port Royal. “Beyond the arrival of the cruise ship, I am especially relieved that the proposed bulldozing of the nine...
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Paulwell welcomes cruise ship, reprieve to Port Royal displaced families and businesses

Member of Parliament for East Kingston and Port Royal Phillip Paulwell is welcoming the arrival of cruise ship visitors to Port Royal. “Beyond the arrival of the cruise ship, I am especially relieved that the proposed bulldozing of the nine...

Caribbean Airlines warns against sharing outdated travel advisory

Caribbean Airlines says a video currently being circulated on social media sites highlighting a travel advisory for the airline is outdated and without merit. It says the video is over six years old and the airline asking persons to...
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Caribbean Airlines warns against sharing outdated travel advisory

Caribbean Airlines says a video currently being circulated on social media sites highlighting a travel advisory for the airline is outdated and without merit. It says the video is over six years old and the airline asking persons to...

New provision in Road Traffic Act fast-tracked

A new provision in the Road Traffic Act (2018) that requires a potential learner driver to successfully complete the Road Code Test before being granted a provisional drivers’ licence has been fast-tracked to improve road-safety outcomes....
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New provision in Road Traffic Act fast-tracked

A new provision in the Road Traffic Act (2018) that requires a potential learner driver to successfully complete the Road Code Test before being granted a provisional drivers’ licence has been fast-tracked to improve road-safety outcomes....

Two minor quakes rattle sections of Kingston And St Andrew

The Earthquake Unit is reporting that sections of the Corporate Area were rattled by two minor quakes last night. The unit says the first earthquake measured 3.2 on the Richter scale and hit around 9:06 p.m. with an epicentre located at...
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Two minor quakes rattle sections of Kingston And St Andrew

The Earthquake Unit is reporting that sections of the Corporate Area were rattled by two minor quakes last night. The unit says the first earthquake measured 3.2 on the Richter scale and hit around 9:06 p.m. with an epicentre located at...

Court hears how man lured to death by ex-girlfriend

HAMILTON (CMC): A Trinidadian communications firm worker fatally stabbed in Bermuda more than 13 years ago was lured to his death by an ex-girlfriend, a Supreme Court jury has been told. Katrina Burgess and Cleveland Rogers, who are siblings, are...
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Court hears how man lured to death by ex-girlfriend

HAMILTON (CMC): A Trinidadian communications firm worker fatally stabbed in Bermuda more than 13 years ago was lured to his death by an ex-girlfriend, a Supreme Court jury has been told. Katrina Burgess and Cleveland Rogers, who are siblings, are...

‘Imagine having to smile when you feel like you’re dying’ - Nurse seeks US$12,000 for hip-replacement surgery as she battles lupus

Life has not been easy for registered nurse Kerry-Ann Hamilton, but her resilience and determination to overcome has seen her stepping up to each challenge like a champion. But there are still days when she needs a helping hand. Hamilton, who...
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‘Imagine having to smile when you feel like you’re dying’ - Nurse seeks US$12,000 for hip-replacement surgery as she battles lupus

Life has not been easy for registered nurse Kerry-Ann Hamilton, but her resilience and determination to overcome has seen her stepping up to each challenge like a champion. But there are still days when she needs a helping hand. Hamilton, who...

Loss of $80m gov’t subsidy will change how JAS operates – Fulton

Western Bureau: The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) could find itself in dire straits going forward unless the organisation can find a way to plug the gap when the Government pulls the annual $80-million subsidy it pumps into the organisation to...
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Loss of $80m gov’t subsidy will change how JAS operates – Fulton

Western Bureau: The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) could find itself in dire straits going forward unless the organisation can find a way to plug the gap when the Government pulls the annual $80-million subsidy it pumps into the organisation to...

Porus fallout looms - Townfolk fearful that highway will divert traffic, stifle businesses

PORUS, Manchester: The foreboding sight of tractors, backhoes, and other heavy equipment could toll the bell of doom for commerce in Porus. Those are the fears harboured by small business owners and residents alike of the Manchester town whose...
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Porus fallout looms - Townfolk fearful that highway will divert traffic, stifle businesses

PORUS, Manchester: The foreboding sight of tractors, backhoes, and other heavy equipment could toll the bell of doom for commerce in Porus. Those are the fears harboured by small business owners and residents alike of the Manchester town whose...

‘I will never see a prison gate again’

Steve Clarke* has been to prison 16 times in two different countries, but he is confident that this time will be his last. He is one of several persons currently enrolled in an inmate exit programme called Imagine Me at the Tamarind Farm...
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‘I will never see a prison gate again’

Steve Clarke* has been to prison 16 times in two different countries, but he is confident that this time will be his last. He is one of several persons currently enrolled in an inmate exit programme called Imagine Me at the Tamarind Farm...

Former OUR Director General J Paul Morgan has died

Former Director-General of the Office of Utilities Regulations (OUR) J. Paul Morgan has died. He passed away today. Morgan was a founding member of the OUR and had over 40 years of experience in utilities, engineering, utility regulation,...
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Former OUR Director General J Paul Morgan has died

Former Director-General of the Office of Utilities Regulations (OUR) J. Paul Morgan has died. He passed away today. Morgan was a founding member of the OUR and had over 40 years of experience in utilities, engineering, utility regulation,...

UPDATED: Four killed in Trelawny crash

A mid-morning crash along the Falmouth leg of the North Coast Highway has left four persons dead and others nursing injuries. The crash, which involved a coaster bus and a motorcar, occurred at about 10:30 a.m., a short distance from the newly-...
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UPDATED: Four killed in Trelawny crash

A mid-morning crash along the Falmouth leg of the North Coast Highway has left four persons dead and others nursing injuries. The crash, which involved a coaster bus and a motorcar, occurred at about 10:30 a.m., a short distance from the newly-...

Curfew imposed in Central Village, St Catherine

A curfew has been imposed in Big Lane, Central Village, St Catherine. The curfew began at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20. The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:...
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Curfew imposed in Central Village, St Catherine

A curfew has been imposed in Big Lane, Central Village, St Catherine. The curfew began at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20. The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:...

Suspected suicide in Spalding, Manchester

The police are reporting that 35-year-old Leon Simpson, otherwise called ‘Leo’, a painter of Freckleton Hill, Spalding in the parish, is suspected to have committed suicide at his home. The police say 2:15 this morning a relative...
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Suspected suicide in Spalding, Manchester

The police are reporting that 35-year-old Leon Simpson, otherwise called ‘Leo’, a painter of Freckleton Hill, Spalding in the parish, is suspected to have committed suicide at his home. The police say 2:15 this morning a relative...

Four killed in Trelawny crash

A mid-morning crash along the Falmouth leg of the North Coast Highway has left four persons dead and others nursing injuries. The crash, which involved a coaster bus and a motorcar, occurred at about 10:30 a.m., a short distance from the newly-...
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Four killed in Trelawny crash

A mid-morning crash along the Falmouth leg of the North Coast Highway has left four persons dead and others nursing injuries. The crash, which involved a coaster bus and a motorcar, occurred at about 10:30 a.m., a short distance from the newly-...

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | A humble champion

 Recipient: Tajay Gayle Category: Special Award: Sports Some history makers are veterans, accustomed to the spotlight. Others are seemingly born great and perform accordingly. Others simply emerge at the perfect time....
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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | A humble champion

 Recipient: Tajay Gayle Category: Special Award: Sports Some history makers are veterans, accustomed to the spotlight. Others are seemingly born great and perform accordingly. Others simply emerge at the perfect time....

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | Blazing a trail in women’s football

Recipient: Khadija Shaw Category: Special Award: Sport As women’s football in Jamaica continues its growth and development, Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw continues to make a determined path in uncharted territory. Her...
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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | Blazing a trail in women’s football

Recipient: Khadija Shaw Category: Special Award: Sport As women’s football in Jamaica continues its growth and development, Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw continues to make a determined path in uncharted territory. Her...

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | A sterling example for Jamaica’s next generation of sprinters

Recipient: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Category: Sports Ask Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce what it was like for her being an athlete in 2019 and she will tell you it was not at all easy. However, she certainly did make it look...
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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | A sterling example for Jamaica’s next generation of sprinters

Recipient: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Category: Sports Ask Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce what it was like for her being an athlete in 2019 and she will tell you it was not at all easy. However, she certainly did make it look...

Renaissance of Ja’s manufacturing sector

The manufacturing sector of the economy has been experiencing the most robust and consistent period of growth of any period in at least 25 years. The sector has experienced year-over-year quarterly economic growth for every quarter over the past...
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Renaissance of Ja’s manufacturing sector

The manufacturing sector of the economy has been experiencing the most robust and consistent period of growth of any period in at least 25 years. The sector has experienced year-over-year quarterly economic growth for every quarter over the past...

Manufacturing: The hope for tomorrow

When considering the conditions that facilitate the growth of a robust manufacturing industry, it is easy to think that the application of capital, the development of new technologies or the access to additional markets are prerequisites for the...
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Manufacturing: The hope for tomorrow

When considering the conditions that facilitate the growth of a robust manufacturing industry, it is easy to think that the application of capital, the development of new technologies or the access to additional markets are prerequisites for the...

A humble champion

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 Recipient: Tajay Gayle Category: Special Award: Sports Some history makers are veterans, accustomed to the spotlight. Others are seemingly born great and perform accordingly. Others simply emerge at the perfect time....
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A humble champion

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 Recipient: Tajay Gayle Category: Special Award: Sports Some history makers are veterans, accustomed to the spotlight. Others are seemingly born great and perform accordingly. Others simply emerge at the perfect time....

Blazing a trail in women’s football

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 Recipient: Khadija Shaw Category: Special Award: Sport As women’s football in Jamaica continues its growth and development, Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw continues to make a determined path in uncharted territory. Her...
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Blazing a trail in women’s football

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 Recipient: Khadija Shaw Category: Special Award: Sport As women’s football in Jamaica continues its growth and development, Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw continues to make a determined path in uncharted territory. Her...

A sterling example for Jamaica’s next generation of sprinters

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 Recipient: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Category: Sports Ask Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce what it was like for her being an athlete in 2019 and she will tell you it was not at all easy. However, she certainly did make it look...
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A sterling example for Jamaica’s next generation of sprinters

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 Recipient: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Category: Sports Ask Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce what it was like for her being an athlete in 2019 and she will tell you it was not at all easy. However, she certainly did make it look...

Development lease for sections of rail system

Cabinet has given approval for a change in approach for the privatisation of the Jamaica Railway Corporation services to include pursuing a development lease for the rail system for sections from Montego Bay, St James to St Elizabeth. This was...
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Development lease for sections of rail system

Cabinet has given approval for a change in approach for the privatisation of the Jamaica Railway Corporation services to include pursuing a development lease for the rail system for sections from Montego Bay, St James to St Elizabeth. This was...

Jamaica to boost teaching of sciences

Jamaica is looking to introduce a microscience approach to the teaching of science subjects.     ' This move is being supported by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), under the Japan-funded technical cooperation initiative...
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Jamaica to boost teaching of sciences

Jamaica is looking to introduce a microscience approach to the teaching of science subjects.     ' This move is being supported by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), under the Japan-funded technical cooperation initiative...

Labour Ministry on recruitment drive

To help increase youth employment, the Labour Ministry, through its Labour Market and Information System (LMIS), is on a recruitment drive, targeting young persons living in Kingston, St Thomas and St Catherine.     ...
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Labour Ministry on recruitment drive

To help increase youth employment, the Labour Ministry, through its Labour Market and Information System (LMIS), is on a recruitment drive, targeting young persons living in Kingston, St Thomas and St Catherine.     ...

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