Category: MA_National

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ChikV Hasn’t Peaked!

The chikungunya outbreak sweeping across the Caribbean and Latin America is yet to peak, with projections for many more cases emerging well into the new year....

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Smarter Card; Smarter Fraud

The Jamaican Urban Transit Company, JUTC says it has uncovered gross financial irregularities at the state owned entity. The irregularities involve the use of Smarter...

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Stiffer Penalties for Cable Theft – LIME

Telecommunications firm, LIME, is calling for stiffer penalties for persons who steal telephone cables. The call comes after a man, Michael Sewell, pleaded guilty to...

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Hughes on PetroCaribe Future

Chief Executive Officer of the Petrocaribe Fund, Dr. Wesley Hughes, says any change in the agreement with Venezuela would have an impact on Jamaica’s balance of...

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Jamaica Tops CSEC

Jamaican students have outperformed their regional counterparts in nearly half of the subjects offered by the Caribbean Examination Council, CXC, in the June sitting of...

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Supreme Donation

The government’s Ebola preparedness plans received another boost today from the private sector. Supreme Ventures Limited, SVL, handed over a cheque for 7-million...

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Shaw says NO Miracle

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw, has dismissed the recent High Level Caribbean Growth Forum held in Montego Bay last week, as another talk shop. He’s...

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Meanwhile the Opposition Spokesman on Local Government, Desmond McKenzie, is questioning the government’s commitment to successfully implement a national cleanup...

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ChikV Crippling Blow

The chikungunya virus has had a devastating impact on staff and productivity at one of the country’s biggest business conglomerates, Grace Kennedy and Company...

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‘Death Squad’ Probe Deepens

Two reputed members of the alleged Clarendon based Police Death squad implicated by audio evidence in a series of murders have been ordered to return to the Home Circuit...