Anderson silent

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THE raft of allegations and the conflicting reports surrounding the shooting incident in Spanish Town, St Catherine, which ended with a…

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Anderson silent

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THE raft of allegations and the conflicting reports surrounding the shooting incident in Spanish Town, St Catherine, which ended with a…

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Restaurants to offer healthier meal options

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THE Ministry of Health and Wellness is collaborating with food establishments to roll out a ‘Better-for-you Options’ initiative in another three months.Portfolio minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, in making the disclosure said the objective is to provide the public with healthier food options, and came out of dialogue with major restaurant owners.He said that the initiative will start with the larger establishments.

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Senate approves 90-day extension of new states of emergency

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THE Senate yesterday approved the 90-day extension of the state of emergency (SOE), which was effected in April in three western parishes – Hanover, St James and Westmoreland – to fight crime.Fifteen Senators, including three Opposition members voted in favour of the extension, while two Opposition members – Damion Crawford and Floyd Morris – voted against. Opposition member, Senator Andre Haughton, declined to vote.

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Restaurants to offer healthier meal options

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THE Ministry of Health and Wellness is collaborating with food establishments to roll out a ‘Better-for-you Options’ initiative in another three months.Portfolio minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, in making the disclosure said the objective is to provide the public with healthier food options, and came out of dialogue with major restaurant owners.He said that the initiative will start with the larger establishments.

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Finance ministry seeks to improve service delivery

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THE Ministry of Finance and the Public Service is on a drive to improve its service delivery under the Cabinet Office Service Excellence Programme.As part of the process, the entity is undertaking a customer service survey to garner feedback about its products and services.

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Henry saddened about fire destruction at Wilmots’ family home

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MIKE Henry, Clarendon Central Member of Parliament and minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, has described as a major historical loss, the destruction of the second-generational house of the late Fred and Cynthia Wilmot, noted journalists, film-makers and writers who had pivotal roles in the country’s historical development.

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Henry saddened about fire destruction at Wilmots’ family home

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MIKE Henry, Clarendon Central Member of Parliament and minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, has described as a major historical loss, the destruction of the second-generational house of the late Fred and Cynthia Wilmot, noted journalists, film-makers and writers who had pivotal roles in the country’s historical development.

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Senate approves 90-day extension of new states of emergency

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THE Senate yesterday approved the 90-day extension of the state of emergency (SOE), which was effected in April in three western parishes – Hanover, St James and Westmoreland – to fight crime.Fifteen Senators, including three Opposition members voted in favour of the extension, while two Opposition members – Damion Crawford and Floyd Morris – voted against. Opposition member, Senator Andre Haughton, declined to vote.

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PHOTO: Science lessons

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Grade four St Francis Infant and Primary School student Netanya Robinson (third right) explains how the eye work to MP Julian Robinson (centre), prinicpal Shallette McIntyre (fourth left), and fellow students. Occasion was the school’s open day, yesterday. 

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