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National Labour Day project makes Papine High safer

OFFICIALS at the Papine High School will now be able to better monitor students who have been sneaking in and out of the St Andrew Eastern institution. Read More

Ministry sends warning to job scammers
THE Labour Ministry has urged people who have been duped out of their money, with the promise of a spot in its overseas employment programme, to come forward, and at the same time is urging those desperate for jobs to be on alert for these scams.... Read More

KPH, Victoria Jubilee get facelift; bathroom for disabled
STAFF of West Kingston Power Partners yesterday installed a bathroom for disabled clients, and carried out painting at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) in downtown Kingston as part of Labour Day activities.... Read More

$1.3 billion spent on 43 justice institutions in 2018/19
THE Ministry of Justice says it has spent $1.3 billion to construct, rehabilitate, and refurbish 43 justice institutions, including several of the island's courts, during the 2018/19 fiscal year.... Read More

Hundreds participate in Labour Day projects across island

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Hundreds of people yesterday participated in Labour Day projects across the island, some observing the theme 'Child Safety... It's You, It's Me, It's All Ah We', while others painted kerb walls, repainted pedestrian crossings, clean-up their communities, while some laboured at their... Read More

Don't tell me what to do

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Veteran attorney and Opposition Senator KD Knight is stoutly defending his firm's decision to represent former Petrojam General Manager Floyd Grindley in a wrongful dismissal claim made against the State oil refinery. Read More

This Day in History — May 24

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Today is the 144th days of 2019. There are 221 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Pensioners get more time to complete life certificates

Friday, May, 24 2019    

GOVERNMENT of Jamaica pensioners will have more time to complete and hand in their life certificates to the Accountant General's Department (AGD). Read More

UNICEF to increase spending for road safety campaign

Friday, May, 24 2019    

THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will be increasing expenditure under the 'X Marks the Spot School Crosswalk Campaign' being implemented by the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation. Read More

Jamaica hosts successful Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Jamaica hosted the 18th Annual Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference on Monday and Tuesday this week and, from all accounts, the event was extremely successful, attracting just over 300 delegates, a record for the mid-year conference. In addition to the business sessions, delegates were... Read More

More rewards for honest mom

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Rewards keep on coming for Ackaisha Green, the mother of two who stumbled upon a stash of cash inside an ATM in downtown Kingston last month and handed it over to the police, despite the fact that she was in dire need of money. Read More

Venezuelans found in makeshift camp granted temporary stay in T&T

Friday, May, 24 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Government has granted 93 Venezuelan nationals, who were detained by the police on Wednesday, permission to stay in the twin island republic until the end of July. Read More

A Flag in the Sun — A Celebration of Argentine Independence in Jamaica

Friday, May, 24 2019    

This year, Argentina will commemorate the 209th anniversary of the May Revolution, a historic event that led to independence. On Thursday, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Jamaica Luis Del Solar hosted the milestone at the official residence, which saw many diplomats, government... Read More

Court of Appeal rules against Warner in defamation case

Friday, May, 24 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An Appeal Court on Tuesday ordered former chairman of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP), Austin Jack Warner, to pay a former member of the party more than TT$600,000 in compensation over defamatory remarks he made. Read More

God's perfect timing — The Lawrence Desouza story

Friday, May, 24 2019    

NIGHT guests services manager at Sandals Royal Plantation Lawrence Desouza is never afraid to express his Christian faith, to the point that he believes that whatever he does is according to the perfect timing of the Lord. Read More



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