Briefing | Synopsis of the 2019-20 Budget
Jamaica Gleaner

An estimated $803 billion in expenditures has been tabled by the Ministry of Finance and Public Service to be spent by the Government during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.This projected expenditure is approximately $30...

14 homeless drop-in centres by next year
Jamaica Gleaner

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica’s 14 parishes will have at least one drop-in centre for the homeless by 2020, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has vowed. McKenzie said that the Hanover facility, which was formally...

Terrelonge takes on more duties at Youth
Jamaica Gleaner

Alando Terrelonge is to assume additional portfolio responsibilities in his new post as state minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. Chief among his duties will be oversight of the Safety and...

Why we run
Jamaica Gleaner

Sagicor’s commitment to service was once again highlighted during the 21st staging of its annual Sigma Corporate Run. This year’s event shattered all records with more than 27,000 persons participating with the...

Study pitches lower alcohol limit for drivers
Jamaica Gleaner

A recent study by the US-based Johns Hopkins University is recommending that Jamaica reduce the legal blood alcohol limit for all drivers from 0.08 grams per decilitre (g/dL) to 0.05 g/dL, in keeping with the World Health...

Gov’t looks to turn discarded electronic devices into cash
Jamaica Gleaner

The public will soon have to receive special instructions on how to dispose of discarded electrical and electronic devices, or e-waste. That’s the word from National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) Executive...

‘Do we have to lose another child?’
Jamaica Gleaner

It was an emotional scene Tuesday morning as residents of Savannah Cross, Clarendon, stood with placards at the entrance to the community nearby the Bustamante Highway. The protest came following the death of another...

C'bean support required for US Bill to extend CBI
Jamaica Observer

COUNTRIES of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) continue to export goods to the USA under the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) comprising the 1983/1990 Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and the 2000 Caribbean...

Fayval to the rescue
Jamaica Observer

There seems to be general agreement that Fayval Williams is the right pick as the minister of energy, science and technology. At least there are those who are quite sanguine about her academic and technical competence to...

Venezuelans suffer
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan official said yesterday that the country is banning sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands — a region that has been linked to efforts to undermine President...

Today's horoscope — February 20, 2019
Jamaica Observer

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, February 20, 2019: This year, you often will jump from one interest to another. You have the ability to see both sides of a disagreement, which can create confusion. If single, you meet...

7 children die in Canadian house fire
Jamaica Observer

HALIFAX, Canda (AP) — Seven children, all members of a Syrian family who arrived in Canada about two years ago, died in an early morning fire Tuesday that witnesses said quickly engulfed a home in a Halifax suburb.A...

Dom Rep militarises gas stations on border with Haiti
Jamaica Observer

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) — The military in the Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, has stepped up its presence along the Haitian border as protests continue to grip...

More use of mediation in settling disputes
Jamaica Observer

The Ministry of Justice is looking to increase the use of mediation in resolving disputes in order to reduce the number of cases that go before the courts.“The mandate, this year, is that we intend to use mediation...

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