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Cornwall Regional Hospital

Contractors Selected to Re-Design CRH Ventilation

Health Minister, Dr.Christopher Tufton, says selected contractors have been invited to submit a plan for the design of a new ventilation system for the Cornwall Regional...

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JFJ Welcomes Move to Ban Corporal Punishment

Human rights lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice, JFJ, is welcoming the announcement that corporal punishment will be prohibited in public schools. Prime Minister Andrew...

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‘Special Policing Zones NOT Equivalent to State of Emergency’ – Holness

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is seeking to allay fears that the proposed special security measures he announced in the House of Representatives on Tuesday are...

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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...

Tivoli High Rise

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...

Holness Budget 3 2017

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...