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Clarendon College win Olivier Shield!

Clarendon College win Olivier Shield!

Jamaica

ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) defeated their urban counterparts Kingston College (KC), the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup champions 1-0 to lift the Olivier Shield trophy at the National Stadium tonight. In an even game...
Jamaica Gleaner, 1 days ago

Predicted: Sports

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Buju's Home!

Buju's Home!

Jamaica

The Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston was the centre of all activity — as far as reggae music lovers are concerned — moments ago, as dancehall-turned reggae superstar Mark 'Buju Banton' Myrie touched down after...
Jamaica Gleaner, 2 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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More ZOSOs needed - Expert urges broadening of crime strategy; wants more emphasis on 'build' phase

More ZOSOs needed - Expert urges broadening of crime strategy; wants more emphasis on 'build' phase

Jamaica

One of the country's leading experts on crime, Professor Anthony Clayton, has recommended a broader reach of the enhanced security measures now in effect in some areas across the country, to further reduce crime and violence.However, he would prefer...
Jamaica Gleaner, 3 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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PAC chairman requests urgent meeting over PCJ, Petrojam audits

PAC chairman requests urgent meeting over PCJ, Petrojam audits

Jamaica

Chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee Mark Golding has requested an urgent meeting of members to discuss the findings of an audit of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica  (PCJ) and its subsidiary, Petrojam. The request was...
Jamaica Gleaner, 4 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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#PetrojamReport | High levels of oil losses posing major risk to refinery operations

#PetrojamReport | High levels of oil losses posing major risk to refinery operations

Jamaica

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has found that high levels of oil losses continue to pose a major risk to the operations at the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam. This is despite spending more than US$990,000 (J$124.7 million) on loss reduction measures last year.
Jamaica Gleaner, 5 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Ditch the spliff - HR expert defends pre-employment drug test policies

Ditch the spliff - HR expert defends pre-employment drug test policies

Jamaica

President of the Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ) Karl Williams has defended the pre-employment drug test policies implemented in some companies to screen potential employees, even as it has caused some young Jamaicans to...
Jamaica Gleaner, 6 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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NEPA operating without clear supportive legislation says CaPRI

NEPA operating without clear supportive legislation says CaPRI

Jamaica

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has been operating without clear legislation to support it, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) has concluded. The research institute cited the issue as a major reason for the weak...
Jamaica Gleaner, 7 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Grange praises Rastafari for evolution of Reggae

Grange praises Rastafari for evolution of Reggae

Jamaica

Olivia Grange, Jamaica's minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport, says the admission of reggae music to UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity is a tribute to the Jamaican people and to all those...
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Former US president George Bush dies at 94

Former US president George Bush dies at 94

Jamaica

Former United States president George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94. Bush was the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, George W. Bush.His death has come less than eight months after that of his wife, Barbara.They...
Jamaica Gleaner, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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$500m used-tyre clean-up project coming

$500m used-tyre clean-up project coming

Jamaica

Minister with responsibility for the environment portfolio of the Government Daryl Vaz disclosed that he has received support from Cabinet for the allocation of $500 million to rid the Corporate Area of used tyres.Vaz, who was speaking at a...
Jamaica Gleaner, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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