JCF, Security Ministry officials in PAC hot seat

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THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will today delve into the findings of the auditor general’s performance audit report on procurement management in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).Senior officials of the Ministry of National Security and the JCF are expected to respond to the findings of the 36-page report, which was tabled in Parliament in April.

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Technology training programme builds confidence in Rose Town women

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Fourteen women from Rose Town, one of Kingston’s tough communities, are now better able to navigate today’s knowledge-based and digital society after they successfully completed the iRose in Tech programme administered by youth empowerment organisation, Youth Can Do IT (YCDIT).

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Jamaica looking to strengthen ties with China, Holness tells Xi

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SHANGHAI, China — Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday held bilateral talks with People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping in Shanghai.Both leaders spoke on a number of areas of cooperation between the two countries, a news release from the Office of the Prime Minister said.

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Technology training programme builds confidence in Rose Town women

Observer on November 5th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Fourteen women from Rose Town, one of Kingston’s tough communities, are now better able to navigate today’s knowledge-based and digital society after they successfully completed the iRose in Tech programme administered by youth empowerment organisation, Youth Can Do IT (YCDIT).

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JCF, Security Ministry officials in PAC hot seat

Observer on November 5th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will today delve into the findings of the auditor general’s performance audit report on procurement management in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).Senior officials of the Ministry of National Security and the JCF are expected to respond to the findings of the 36-page report, which was tabled in Parliament in April.

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Jamaica looking to strengthen ties with China, Holness tells Xi

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SHANGHAI, China — Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday held bilateral talks with People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping in Shanghai.Both leaders spoke on a number of areas of cooperation between the two countries, a news release from the Office of the Prime Minister said.

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Shortwood past students stage fund-raising reunion

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Shortwood Past Students Association, in collaboration with Shortwood Practising Infant, Primary and Junior High School, held a four-day fund-raising reunion in Kingston, October 10-13 under the theme: ‘Giving Back Takes Commitment & You’.

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E-mail from witness allowed into evidence despite objections

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — THE admitting into evidence in the Manchester Parish Court here of e-mail correspondence between a senior police investigator and a Crown witness, who is now overseas, has raised strong objections from defence counsel in the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial.

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Shortwood past students stage fund-raising reunion

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Shortwood Past Students Association, in collaboration with Shortwood Practising Infant, Primary and Junior High School, held a four-day fund-raising reunion in Kingston, October 10-13 under the theme: ‘Giving Back Takes Commitment & You’.

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Nestlé cops Best of Chamber Award for a Large Enterprise

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Nestlé Jamaica Limited has, for the second consecutive year, been awarded the Best of Chamber Award in the category of Large Enterprise, at Saturday night’s staging of the annual Jamaica Chamber of Commerce Awards and Grand Charity Ball.The award was presented to Nestlé’s Country Manager Daniel Caron at the glitzy ceremony inside the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.

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