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$35.8-million upgrade for Jamaica Post

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

THE Government has allocated $35.872 million to a project to increase Jamaica Post's ability to control and improve mail processing and handling.This is outlined in the 2019/2020 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives. Read More

Change your screen habits from time-wasting to money-saving

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

Once you've tracked your habits or checked your phone's tally of your usage, make some judgement calls about which activities are (or are not) a good use of your time. Read More

Mobile Phone addiction 101

BY NEIL H LAWRENCE | Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

To start off, let us be brutally honest with ourselves when answering the following questions:• Is your mobile phone the first thing you grab when you wake up? Read More

Calm returns

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti yesterday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by tens of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more... Read More

Today's Horoscope — February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, February 19, 2019: This year, you can swing from one perspective to the opposite point of view and back again. If single, you will want to relate to someone who enjoys your many facets. You are likely to meet this person closer to your next birthday. If attached, the... Read More

PNP defends the labour laws and code

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) is defending the enactment of the Labour Relations and Industrial Relations Act (LRIDA) in 1975 and the Labour Relations Code in 1976 declaring that they were watershed actions by the PNP administration led by Michael Manley, which... Read More

Gov't willing to wait on Venezuelan nod on Petrojam shares

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that the government is willing to wait until the Senate debate to withdraw the Bill for compulsory acquisition of Petrojam's shares held by Venezuela's PDVCaribe until the Senate vote. Read More

Constant Spring vendors deserve a better settlement, says PNP

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Local Government Dr Angela Brown Burke says that the “disrespect and disgraceful treatment of the Constant Spring Market vendors by the Kingston & St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) must not be condoned by... Read More

PNP alarmed at increased violence against women

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party's (PNP) Shadow Minister of Gender Affairs, Sports and Information, Natalie Neita, says she is alarmed at what she described as the increased level of violence against women in the home. Read More

May heads to Brussels for Brexit crisis talks

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday prepared to head to Brussels for talks on the Brexit crisis, even though EU leaders have refused any renegotiation of the deal she agreed with them in December. Read More

Jamaican in BVI accused of selling stolen boat

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — A Jamaican man accused of selling a fishing boat and engine that did not belong to him was granted US$40,000 bail when he appeared in court last week.Charged with theft is fisherman and construction worker, Chevon Russell. Read More

PNP calls for update on implementation of 'bad gas' recommendations

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Opposition People's National Party's (PNP) Spokesman on Energy, Phillip Paulwell , wants the newly appointed Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams, to update the nation on the implementation of recommendations by the Petroleum Trade Reform... Read More

Inequality a major cause of strife among Jamaicans, says Victoria Mutual president

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of Victoria Mutual Group (VM) Courtney Campbell says one of the major causes of strife and lack of peace in Jamaica is inequality in the society. Read More

Outreach centre for teen mothers to be built in Santa Cruz

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — The Government has allocated $25 million for the establishment of the Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF) Santa Cruz Outreach Centre in St Elizabeth. Read More

22-y-o woman reunited with family

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Twenty-two-year-old Shanique Spence who was found wandering in Half Way Tree, St Andrew last week has been reunited with her family.The police have expressed thanks to the members of the public for their assistance with broadcasting the message. Read More



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