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Footprints | Caroline Heron – spiritual and selfless

In the early morning on Saturday, August 12, 2017, the Lord opened his doors and welcomed Caroline Heron, after sharing her with us for 99 years and 4 months.Caroline Heron, lovingly called 'Aunt', 'Grandma', 'Ms Caro' and,...

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Footprints | Alman Hood – Exemplary role model laid to rest

Alman Lloyd Hood migrated to the United States in 2010 to live with his son, Anthony, and his family, but his remains were recently interred at Woodlands, Hanover. He was born on March 20, 1941, to Alice Pugh and...

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Plant Quarantine Division helping to boost trade

The Plant Quarantine Division (PQD) in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is playing a key role in helping to boost trade in agricultural produce and ensuring that citizens have access to safe, quality foods.Chief...

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Growth & Jobs | Lessons from Irma, Gilbert and Matthew

Jamaicans can learn lessons from the impacts of Hurricane Irma, which tracked through the Caribbean and ended up doing tremendous damage across the region, says Chris Hind, general manager of JN General Insurance Company.There is a massive recovery...

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Friends continue to give back to the Hills

Fifteen years into its existence and the New York, United States-based Friends of the Hills Association (FHA), now more than ever, is answering the many calls for help from students and seniors alike within the Red Hills community in St Andrew.The...

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PM tables special economic zones regulations

Prime Minister Andrew Holness last week tabled the long-awaited Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Regulations in the House of Representatives.The regulations are intended to drive the SEZs, which are expected to open up significant economic...

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Growth & Jobs | Wanted : More women in construction

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has called for more women to be employed in the construction industry.Addressing a groundbreaking ceremony for The Lofts Apartments on Arthur Wint Drive in St Andrew, last Tuesday,...

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Immigration Corner | What's my best option?

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,My dad is now a US citizen who lives in the state of Florida and wants to start filing for me. I am over 21 and unmarried. How long will this process take? Can I put in my children's applications for filing when he is...

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Dear Counsellor | I have a secret

Q: I have a major problem with my two children. They are now in university and they are on to my secret. They have different surnames and I told them both that their father is dead. Now, they do not believe the story and want to know more about...

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