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Body Fished from Canal in Central Village

Jamaica News, St Catherine: The Central Village police in St Catherine, are presently carrying out investigations surrounding the death of a man, whose body was fished from a Canal in Central Village, on Sunday, May 19. He has been identified as 38-year-old Courtney Davis, otherwise called “Tribal” laborer of 9/11 Lane, in Central Village. Reports […]

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JSIF Constructing Infant Department at Barrett Town Primary

Jamaica News: The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) is constructing an infant department at the Barrett Town Primary School in St. James at a cost of $34 million. Funding is being provided by the European Union (EU) under its Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP IV). Project Manager at JSIF, Celia Dillon, said that the four-classroom infant […]

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Harker’s Hall Farmers To Plant Fruit Trees May 22

Jamaica News: The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) will be engaging farmers in Harker’s Hall, St. Catherine, to plant fruit trees to commemorate the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22. They will gather at a farm in Barnett Hill and two locations in Above Rocks to plant 124 trees and establish an […]

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Governor-General Lauds FosRich Company Limited

Jamaica News: Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has lauded FosRich Company Limited as a good example of corporate governance. In his keynote address at the company’s 25th anniversary dinner and awards ceremony on Sunday (May 19) at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, the Governor-General commended the company’s directors and staff […]

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More Emphasis Should be Placed on Spanish as Second Language – Embassy Official

Jamaica News: Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Spain, Victoria Garcia, says more emphasis should be placed on Spanish as a second language, to increase the marketability of Jamaican students. Ms. Garcia was addressing students during the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Region Four’s biennial Day of Excellence (Dia de Excelencia) Primary School Spanish […]

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Jamaicans Encouraged to Work on Projects to Ensure the Safety of Children

Jamaica News: Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, has called on Jamaicans to work on Labour Day projects that will ensure a safe environment for children. “Reflect on the movements of our children and determine to work on Labour Day to make those areas safe,” Miss Grange said. The Minister was […]

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Prime Minister Commends SAJ for Service in Country’s Development

Jamaica News: Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has applauded the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) for offering sterling service, which has contributed to the growth and development of Jamaica within its last 80 years of existence. The Prime Minister was speaking at the 18th Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel […]

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Cannabis Authority Taking Steps to Meet Growing Demand

Jamaica News: Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says that the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is taking steps to respond more efficiently to the growing demand within the industry. He said that the entity has embarked on a review of its application process, which should be […]

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PHOTOS: USF Church Service

  Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams (left), greets Pastor of Fellowship Tabernacle, Rev. Al Miller (right), at the Universal Service Fund’s 14th anniversary church service, held at Fellowship Tabernacle, 2 Fairfield Avenue, Kingston, on May 19. Looking on is USF Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Dawes.   Source: JIS News

BoJ Sells Additional US$30 Million to Offset Volatility in Market

More Information on Daily Foreign Exchange Transactions on BOJ Website

Jamaica News: The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has announced that, effective today (Monday, May 20), additional information on daily foreign exchange market transactions will be posted on its website. This decision, according to the BOJ, is intended to foster “greater transparency” in relation to large US-dollar transactions by authorised foreign exchange dealers and cambios and […]

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SDC Spelling Competition Encourages Competitive Academic Participation

Jamaica News: The Social Development Commission’s (SDC) Walderston Cluster of Primary Schools Spelling Bee Competition is serving to encourage competitive academic participation among other educational institutions across Manchester. The competition, which is in its second year, was held from April 10 to May 14. It involved 42 grade-four and five students from seven primary schools, […]

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Minister Grange Tells Girlz to Strike Hard in France

Jamaica News: The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has told the Reggae Girlz that the entire nation is behind them as they departed Jamaica on Monday (today) to begin final preparation for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Addressing the Girlz at a send-off reception at the Norman Manley International […]

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