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Truck turn over pan Spur Tree Hill and people start to steal

Truck turn over pan Spur Tree Hill and people start to steal

Truck turn over pan Spur Tree Hill and people start to steal Posted by Jamiaca Tory on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

14 Year Old Munro College Found Dead on Campus

14-Year-Old Munro College Student Found Dead on Campus

A Munro College Student was found dead this morning on campus in St. Elizabeth. He has been identified as Diego Enriques Desouza from Stone Brook Vista in Falmouth. It is understood that the third form student was found dead on the New Coke dorm sometime after 6:00 am this morning. He was reportedly found unconscious […]

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Ministry Aims To Add 2,500 MW From Renewable Energy Technologies

Jamaica News: In an effort to reduce the cost of energy for consumers in Jamaica, the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology is aiming to add 2,500 megawatts (MW) to Jamaica’s energy-generating capacity from renewable energy technologies in the next 25 years, through the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). The IRP is a short, medium and […]

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Jamaica Receives Aviation Security Award

Jamaica News: Jamaica has received the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council President Certificate Award in Aviation Security. Director General of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA), Nari Williams-Singh, received the Award from ICAO Council President, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, at a Special Ceremony convened during the recently concluded 40th session of the ICAO Assembly, […]

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Talks Under Way For Renovation Of Santa Cruz Market

Jamaica News: The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development is in discussions with the St. Elizabeth Municipal Corporation regarding the renovation of the Santa Cruz market in the parish. “Santa Cruz is developing into one of our fastest growing town centres in Jamaica and there is a need for a response,” said Portfolio Minister, […]

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Jamaica And South Africa Sign Air Service Agreement

Jamaica News: Jamaicans will soon be able to travel directly to South Africa following the recent signing of an air service agreement with the country. Minister of Transport and Mining, Hon. Robert Montague, said that the arrangement comes after many years of trying to secure the deal, with “several stops and starts”. “Many persons have […]

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HR Manager Vacancy At Petrojam To Be Filled Shortly – Minister Williams

Jamaica News: Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, says the human resource manager vacancy at the State-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, will soon be filled. “Over the last eight months at Petrojam, there has been a transparent recruitment process for a new human resource manager. We expect that [the manager] will be starting […]

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Gov’t Officially Hands Over Management Of NMIA Wednesday

Jamaica News: The Government will officially hand over the management of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston to Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) on Wednesday (October 9). Last October, the Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ), which owns the NMIA, signed a 25-year concession agreement with the Mexican firm and its […]

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Delegation From KSAMC To Visit Yantai In China

Jamaica News: A delegation from the Kingston and St. Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) is to visit the city of Yantai, China, from October 12 to 16. The party will comprise Mayor of Kingston, Senator Councillor Delroy Williams, Councillors Duane Smith and Audrey Smith-Facey, a member of the Corporation’s engineering department as well as a representative […]

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JPS Welcomes Partners To Meet Renewable Energy Needs

Jamaica News: President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Public Service, Emanuel DaRosa, says the company is looking to increase partnership with independent power producers (IPP) in order to meet the country’s renewable energy needs. He noted that the company has already forged agreements with several entities “who sell electricity to us for […]

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Statement by the Hon Audley Shaw, CD, MP Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries On the Tropical Race 4 Disease Prevention Measures to Safeguard the Jamaican Banana and Plantain Industry Houses of Parliament

Mr Speaker, I wish to bring to the attention of this Honourable House a matter of serious national implication – the emergence of the Tropical Race 4 (TR4), disease previously called “Panama Disease” in this hemisphere and the potential threat it poses to the local and regional banana and plantain industry. Mr Speaker, The Ministry […]

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Persons Urged To Employ Cyberthreat Safeguards

Jamaica News: Jamaicans are being encouraged to be aware of and safeguard themselves against cyber-scams and other cyberthreats. With increased Internet connectivity and in observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month during October, the Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT), in tandem with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), is highlighting some of the most common threats that have […]

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