Noxious fumes affecting Cornwall Regional Hospital again; nurses fall ill
Jamaica Gleaner

It appears that poor air quality is again affecting the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James. President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ), Janet Coore Farr, says five nurses had to seek treatment...

Savanna-la-mar to get new TA office
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry this morning signed a $14 million contract for a new Island Traffic and Transport Authority facility in Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland.Henry said the...

Gov't tests e-portal that should fast-track approvals for development permits
Jamaica Gleaner

The government is testing a new online portal that is expected to assist with improving the time it takes to approve applications for environmental and construction permits. The Application Management and Data Automation...

Union representing public servants counting on Senate trade unionists
Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) is hoping trade unionists in the Senate will help in its fight to have the Government contribute to the public sector pension scheme when it is implemented. Public sector...

'Prized bull' stolen from WINDALCO farm
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) in a release a short while ago said a prized Red Poll bull was reportedly stolen from one of its beef farms yesterday morning. The company has since warned...

World Bank says Jamaica poised for increased growth
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The World Bank says Jamaica is poised to generate increased economic growth of two per cent and more per annum by the 2018/19 fiscal year. The Bank's Lead Economist, Philip Schuler, says this...

Service clubs urged to aid in rehabilitation of inmates
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, is calling on non-profit organisations such as service clubs to partner with the Government in the...

Education Ministry to inspect 971 schools
Jamaica Gleaner

The Ministry of Education is undertaking an inspection of infant, primary and secondary schools.        The exercise, which is being done in partnership with the National Education Trust and the...

Attorney Miguel Lorne struck off roll of attorneys
Jamaica Gleaner

Attorney Miguel Lorne has been struck off the list of attorneys authorised to practice in Jamaica. He was struck off the list by the General Legal Council on Saturday.     ...

We can do better on the roads - Henry
Jamaica Star

Transport Minister Mike Henry, is calling for a change in the behaviour of road users to reduce road fatalities.He noted that while road fatalities to date are 25 less than the 185 deaths recorded over the corresponding...

Return of bauxite: - Residents wary of pollution
Jamaica Star

While many residents in St Elizabeth are celebrating the return of bauxite mining in their communities, some persons in Nain feel that their health is being threatened."They spoil our water with the pollution in the air....

Rio Bueno Primary gets infant department
Jamaica Star

The Rio Bueno Primary School in Trelawny is now the recipient of a new infant department, thanks to the Tankweld Group, whose officials were present for last Thursday's grand opening of the J$4-million facility.Marianne...

St Bess Health Department probes 'bad water' rumours
Jamaica Star

St Elizabeth health officials have launched a probe into allegations that truckers are selling householders water fit for the fields.Parish manager at the St Elizabeth Health Department, Shawn Brissett, said that though...

Squatters, Get Out!
Jamaica Star

Dwellers to be booted from People's ArcadeLennox Wallace, the chief public health inspector for St James, says the St James Health Department will be pressing the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) to remove squatters from...

Tale of a scammer : 'I used to take scamming for fun'
Jamaica Star

While it has been five years since Mark James* performed his last scamming act, he still claims to understand how the multi-billion illicit activity works.He is no longer involved in scamming, having quit in 2012. He...

Tale of a scammer : Bad cops target scammers
Jamaica Star

At 26 years of age, former lottery scammer Mark James* has witnessed first hand the inherent risks that come with involvement in the illicit activity, including hatred from fellow scammers and others in society being a...

Woman beaten, tied up in home invasion
Jamaica Star

Investigators are questioning two men who were captured on surveillance camera beating a woman in her home and tying her up, before making off with more than $2 million worth of stolen goods.Information reaching THE STAR...

Immigration Corner | Will I lose my pension?
Jamaica Gleaner

Dear Mr Bassie,I am planning on migrating and retiring outside of the United Kingdom. How will this affect my rights and status to my United Kingdom state pension if I retire abroad? Also, could you please explain in more...

Golden Valley gives back - Apiculture project strengthens group, community development
Jamaica Gleaner

Golden Valley Jamaica Agricultural Society (GVJAS) is aptly described as the group that keeps on growing. From continually improving their apiary, developing product branding, to diligent fundraising efforts, the St...

Growth & Jobs | Logistics Hub will bring significant growth - JMA
Jamaica Gleaner

"If marketed correctly, the logistics hub (initiative) and the Special Economic Zone Authority will lead to great and significant growth in the manufacturing sector."That's according to the Chairman of the Jamaica Special...

Charting the course for success — Part 1
Jamaica Observer

Jamaica has been trying for many decades to reconfigure the education system so that our children can gain more from the learning process. Having produced many scholars and experts who are au fait with the ins and outs of...

Understanding Cloud technology
Jamaica Observer

1. What is the Cloud?

'Troll's Penis' to be re-erected in Norway
Jamaica Observer

OSLO, Norway (AFP) — Norwegians have come out en masse to raise nearly 20,000 euro to repair an eye-catching, penis-shaped rock formation apparently knocked down by vandals, an online collection showed yesterday.The...

No ban on beef import
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda has assured that Jamaica will not be imposing a ban on imported beef.“We have done our tests, we have carried out surveys extensively and we are...

Sentencing of convicted policewoman delayed
Jamaica Observer

CONSTABLE Kaye Falconer, who has been convicted of harbouring a fugitive, was yesterday afternoon remanded when she appeared in the St James Parish Court.Falconer should've been sentenced yesterday. however, her...

Jamaica meets structural benchmarks under IMF agreement
Jamaica Observer

FOLLOWING their monthly meeting in June, the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) is reporting that Jamaica has met all structural benchmarks under the Precautionary Standby Arrangement with the International...

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