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‘GCT on Group Health will be Deductible’ – Shaw

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the General Consumption Tax to be charged on group health insurance, as of next month, will be tax deductible. He says this will have...

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Grace Kennedy Corned Beef Suppliers NOT under Investigation

Grace Kennedy Limited says its suppliers of corned beef in Brazil are not under investigation by the Brazilian authorities. Group CEO of GraceKennedy, Don Wehby says...

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Holness to Apologize for Tivoli (2010) & Coral Gardens (1963)

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has promised to apologize to victims of the May 2010 ‘Tivoli incursion’ and the Coral Gardens incident in 1963. However, he...

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PM Insists Govt Taking Best Approach to Public Bodies Management

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the administration’s thrust to have revenue from public bodies re-directed to the consolidated fund is the best approach to...

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NO Cut to SLB Budget

Director of Communications in the Office of the Prime Minister, Robert Nesta Morgan, says the capital budget of the Students’ Loan Bureau, SLB, has not been cut....

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Inspector Linked with Lasco Supplier Caught in Brazilian Beef Investigation

Lasco Distributors Limited says an inspector connected to one of its suppliers has been caught in the the Brazilian investigation into the alleged use of rotten meat to...

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Former PM says Budget is Fiscally Sound; Disagrees with GCT on Health Insurance

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has joined those expressing discomfort with the government’s decision to impose the 16 and a half percent General Consumption...

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Corned Beef Ban to Last at Least a Fortnight

There’s to be no trade in corned beef for at least another two weeks. That’s the directive from the Agriculture, Industry and Commerce Minister, Karl Samuda....

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Police Issue Warning About Purchasing of Mutton & Pork

The Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force is advising members of the public to be careful when purchasing meat. The warning follows the...

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Govt Rejects JHTA’s TEF Alternative

The government has rejected a proposal by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, JHTA, to delay for six months, its move to redirect money destined for the Tourism...