Michelle Thomas

Airport Security Check

Brace for Travel Delays as Authorities Step Up Screening at Airports

Travelers to the United States are being advised to brace for possible changes to the time taken for processing through screening checkpoints at the island’s...

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Stressed Hospital Staff More Likely to Suffer PTSD

Medical doctors should try to prevent an over exposure to trauma as they’re two to three times more likely to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms,...

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Southern Coastal Highway Improvement to begin Early 2018

The multi million dollar Southern Coastal Highway Improvement project, which entails the rehabilitation of the 110-kilometre roadway between Harbour View in Kingston and...

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Holness Insists Tivoli Residents will be Compensated

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has reassured residents of Tivoli Gardens in West Kingston that the government will make good on its promise of restitution following the...

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Major Shake Up in JCF Top Brass

There’s been another major shake up in the senior ranks of the Constabulary Force. Nationwide News has learnt that newly appointed Deputy Commissioner of Police,...

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Gov’t Resolute in Pursuit of ‘5-in-4’ Growth Target

The government remains resolute about achieving five percent economic growth in four years, targeted by the Economic Growth Council. There were concerns about the target...

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MOF to Probe Breakdown in Bill Monitoring Systems

An assessment is to be done at the Ministry of Finance to determine how systems broke down resulting in the Minister racking up more than 8 million dollars in cell phone...

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Special Zones Bill Closer to Becoming Law

The Zones of Special Operations bill is yet another step closer to becoming law. The House of Representatives yesterday approved the amendments made by the Senate last...

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Property Tax Collections Up in Q1

Minister of Finance, Audley Shaw, is reporting an increase in property tax collections for the first quarter of 2017/18. He says just over $3.5-billion was collected in...

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Three Major Cruise Liners Pulling Out of Falmouth Pier

Mayor of Falmouth, Colin Gager and representatives of three major Cruise Ship Lines are now locked in a meeting to discuss the vessels’ decision to pull out of the...