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Reactivation of aviation activities at Vernamfield expected by mid-2019

Friday, November, 16 2018 7:17 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reactivation of aviation activities at Vernamfield in Clarendon is expected to begin by the middle of 2019. Read More

St Andrew South Police seeking former cop

Friday, November, 16 2018 6:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The St Andrew South police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a former member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). Read More

Aegean Marine Petroleum settles US$370,000 debt to PetroJam

Friday, November, 16 2018 6:26 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The State-owned oil refinery PetroJam today disclosed that Aegean Marine Petroleum (AMP) has settled in full, a payment of US$370,000 owed to the Jamaican company. Read More

UTech launches second annual Math Quiz Competition

Friday, November, 16 2018 6:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) through its School of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science and Sport will tomorrow (November 17) launch its second annual Mathematics Quiz Competition. Read More

Forex: J$126.72 to one US dollar

Friday, November, 16 2018 5:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Friday, November 16 ended trading at J$126.72 up by 14 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Police seek assistance in identifying male body

Friday, November, 16 2018 5:11 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives at the Hunts Bay police station are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the body of a male who was shot dead by unknown assailants at the intersection of Clydesdale Avenue and Chestervale Avenue in Pembroke Hall, Kingston 20 yesterday. Read More

Eight children receive scoliosis surgery in C'bean Spine mission at Bustamante Hospital

Friday, November, 16 2018 5:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Eight children who suffer from scoliosis benefitted extensively from corrective surgeries at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) thanks to the generosity of the Straight Caribbean Spine Foundation (SCSF). Read More

Airbnb says quarterly revenue topped US$1 b

Friday, November, 16 2018 4:53 pm    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Airbnb said Friday it took in more than a billion dollars in revenue in the past three months, calling it the best quarter ever for the home-sharing giant as it readies a stock market offering. Read More

Power cuts in St James, Westmoreland on the weekend

Friday, November, 16 2018 4:32 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says that there will be service disruptions in Westmoreland and St James over the coming weekend. Read More

23-y-o St Andrew woman dies in car crash

Friday, November, 16 2018 4:00 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police are reporting that 23-year-old Patrice Simpson of Pearhill district, Stony Hill in St Andrew died of injuries she received in a motor vehicle crash on the Guava Gap main road in the parish yesterday, November 15. Read More

UPDATE: Mother killed in St Thomas identified

Friday, November, 16 2018 3:48 pm    

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — The police have released the name of the woman who was shot dead in her home in St Thomas this morning.She is Nadine Brown, 46, a sales representative of Edward Road, Alexander Park in the parish. Read More

Montague urges PPV operators to invest in GPS trackers

Friday, November, 16 2018 3:27 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Transport and Mining, Robert Montague, is urging owners and operators of public passenger vehicles (PPVs) to invest in global positioning system (GPS) trackers. Read More

Public health inspectors partner with Chinese nationals to enhance food safety

Friday, November, 16 2018 3:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Public Health Inspectors in Clarendon are being lauded for initiating a programme that trains Chinese nationals and their Jamaican workers in food safety, in order to improve the standards in their establishments. Read More

Government to accelerate zinc fence removal programme

Friday, November, 16 2018 2:41 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government will be accelerating its zinc fence removal programme and regularisation of more communities, says Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Karl Samuda. Read More

$49-m upgrade to Lyssons Beach

Friday, November, 16 2018 1:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said the $49 million upgrade of the Lyssons Beach in St Thomas “is not about building beaches for tourists, but for the people of Jamaica that tourists will also enjoy”. Read More


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