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New Commish Quallo to be installed today

Commissioner of Police George Quallo is to be installed today. The ceremony is being held at the Police Officer’s Club in St Andrew starting at 2:30 p.m. Quallo’s appointment took effect last week Tuesday. He replaced Dr Carl Williams...

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MSME Alliance saddened by craft market fire

President of the Micro-, Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises Alliance (MSME Alliance), Donovan Wignall, say he’s saddened by the loss of livelihood by vendors who have been affected by the fire at the Kingston Craft Market. Yesterday’s...

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Engineers body says NWA, stakeholders should do detailed assessment of recent flooding, release findings to public

The Jamaica Institution of Engineers says the National Works Agency (NWA) and other relevant stakeholders need to undertake a detailed assessment to determine the main causes of the recent flooding across the island. The group says all findings...

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Bar Association president surprised lawyers on US-Ja scamming radar

President of the Jamaica Bar Association Jacqueline Cummings has reacted with surprise at the news that attorneys are on the radar of the United States government for their alleged involvement in lottery scamming. Public Affairs Officer at the...

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C’bean governments owe millions to UWI – Jamaica Observer


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C'bean governments owe millions to UWI
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UWI Vice Chancellor, Sir Hilary Beckles, presenting his report to the University Council, said last year a company was contracted to look at the financial strength of the university, which has campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. He ...

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Jamaican boys look to emulate girls at Relay Carnival – Jamaica Observer


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Jamaican boys look to emulate girls at Relay Carnival
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PHILADELPHIA, United States — The Jamaican boys will have big foot steps to follow today as they start their quest for honours at the 123rd Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia after an outstanding day from the girls on yesterday's ...

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170 jobs projected from US$204-m investment in logistics, manufacturing – Jamaica Observer


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170 jobs projected from US$204-m investment in logistics, manufacturing
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Minister Vaz told the House that the Government is having discussions with the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association to see how the Development Bank of Jamaica and the Factories Corporation of Jamaica can facilitate expansion of the sector, particularly ...

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Montague calls for Bunting’s resignation – Jamaica Observer


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Montague calls for Bunting's resignation
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“There is a protocol. Jamaica can't buy from any country, we have to purchase dogs from rabies-free countries and therefore the certification from the Ministry of Agriculture has to be dealt with and then we have to observe the processes in another ...

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Jamaica monitoring US border wall funding Act – Jamaica Observer


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Jamaica monitoring US border wall funding Act
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Jamaica's foreign minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith said: “It should be noted that this is the first step in the process of getting legislation through Congress. We are advised that so far, none of the abovementioned committees has taken any ...

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