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‘No Need for Emergency Standby Draw Down at This Time’ – IMF Rep

The IMF’s Resident Representative to Jamaica, Dr. Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, says he doesn’t believe the government needs to draw down from the Standby...

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‘Manage Jamaica’s Image Abroad’ – Bartlett

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica needs to better manage the way it’s perceived abroad, by toning down its media coverage of crime, in particular,...

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OCR-CDA Merger Progressing

State Minister of Youth, Floyd Green, says good progress is being made with the merger of the Office of the Children’s Registry, OCR, and the Child Development Agency,...

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5 Old Boy’s Associations demands accountability from ISSA

The Presidents of the Old Boys’ Associations of five of Jamaica’s prominent high schools, have written a lengthy letter to the Ministry of Education...

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TAJ cashier sentenced under Cyber Crimes Act.

A cashier from Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, has become the first person to be sentenced under the Cyber Crimes Act. This, as a result of charges from the Revenue...

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NWC bottled water unfair – PSOJ

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, says it’s concerned with recent reports that the National Water Commission, NWC, plans to introduce its own brand...

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Justice Minister unsure if judges can sue for outstanding pay.

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says he’s not sure if judges can sue the government over outstanding salaries and emoluments. According to a report in the Sunday...

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Man charged with smoking in a public place.

A Spanish Town man has become the first person to be charged with Smoking in a Public Place, since the offence became law almost four years ago. Twenty-nine year-old...

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JUTC suspends driver in viral video.

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, has suspended a driver who’s seen on video leaving the steering wheel while the bus is in motion. The video has been...

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Some math content ‘unnecessary’ for GSAT level students – Edu. Min.

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says some of the Mathematics content that young students are being taught is unnecessary at such an early age. It’s one of the...