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Jamaican farmers to benefit from multi-million dollar British funded project – Jamaica Observer


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Jamaican farmers to benefit from multi-million dollar British funded project
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jamaican farmers are to benefit from a multi-million dollar grant that will fund the development of an irrigation system, which will supply water to approximately 700 hectares of agricultural land in from the parish of St ...

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Fighting for sex assault victims, Jamaican activist accused of crossing legal line – Reuters


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Fighting for sex assault victims, Jamaican activist accused of crossing legal line
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KINGSTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Jamaican police made an arrest last week under the nation's cyber crime laws, the identity of the suspect took many by surprise - a women's rights activist accused of publicly naming alleged sexual ...
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Jamaican woman is 2017 Young Global Leader from C’bean – Jamaica Observer


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Jamaican woman is 2017 Young Global Leader from C'bean
Jamaica Observer
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Jamaican woman has been selected as the sole representative of the English and Spanish-speaking Caribbean in the World Economic Forum's 2017 cohort of Young Global Leaders (YGL), a high profile, growing network of bold ...

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Jamaica to host launch of regional project to develop energy efficiency building code – Jamaica Observer


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Jamaica to host launch of regional project to develop energy efficiency building code
Jamaica Observer
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — A regional project team (RPT), established to develop a Regional Energy Efficiency Building Code (REEBC), will be launched in Jamaica, next week. The launch will be held March 30-31 and the RPT is tasked with ...

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Mixed fortunes for Jamaican floor hockey warriors at Winter Games – Jamaica Observer


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Mixed fortunes for Jamaican floor hockey warriors at Winter Games
Jamaica Observer
GRAZ, Austria — Jamaica's floor hockey players endured another difficult day at the Special Olympics World Winter Games as they fell out of gold medal contention yesterday after another defeat. They went down 0-7 to the formidable Hungary outfit in ...

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What Holness said – Jamaica Gleaner


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What Holness said
Jamaica Gleaner
“The plan to tackle crime cannot be successful if it is narrowly focused on the police getting the criminals off the streets. A crime plan is only one element of a greater strategy to address all the elements to bringing sustainable peace and security ...
Contribution to the 2017/18 Budget Debate by Prime Minister Andrew HolnessGovernment of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
O-WRAP: Increase in some NHT loans… Spencer, Hylton breach WADA rules… T&T bans corned beefJamaica Observer
Holness hails Simpson Miller for her serviceLoop Jamaica

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Mouthwatering prospects as Jamaica look to Carifta Swim Champs – Jamaica Observer


Mouthwatering prospects as Jamaica look to Carifta Swim Champs
Jamaica Observer
With some of Jamaica's most talented swimmers set to make their Carifta Swimming Championships debut, Coach Gillian Millwood has high hopes that this year's team could achieve the country's biggest medal haul in recent times. The eight 11-12 age-group ...

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Imported fuels driving Jamaica to financial ruin? – Jamaica Observer


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Imported fuels driving Jamaica to financial ruin?
Jamaica Observer
Jamaica has flat-lined since 1980. Relative to someone in the USA, we have dropped from a quarter to one-sixth in earnings; poorer by fully 50 per cent; in lock-step with our widening trade gap. Our new “retirement funds” approach to the funding of ...

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