Briefing | Scrutinising the budgetary expenditure for the 2018-2019 fiscal year

Gleaner on February 21st, 2018 | File Under More News -

An estimated $773 billion is expected to be spent by the Government during the next fiscal year (FY) as the items of expenditure for the 2018-2019 Budget has been tabled by the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. The projected expenditure…

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Ramble roadway made safer for pedestrians

Gleaner on February 21st, 2018 | File Under More News -

Western Bureau :Pedestrians in Ramble, Hanover, can now traverse the main road in that community under much safer conditions, thanks to the construction of a J$12.5 million sidewalk project in that community.The project, which was implemented…

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Farmers want an end to praedial larceny - Judges sensitised to ’slap-on-the-wrist fines’ for agricultural thieves

Gleaner on February 21st, 2018 | File Under More News -

OLD HARBOUR, St Catherine:St Catherine farmers on Monday expressed their frustration at the heavy losses they have to endure at the hands of praedial larcenists and the poor response from the police at their plight.The issues were highlighted at a…

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Hello Mi Neighbour | People who love others love themselves

Gleaner on February 21st, 2018 | File Under More News -

Hello, mi neighbour! People who genuinely love and care about themselves will love and care about others genuinely. You’ll find also that people who hate others feel the same way about themselves. In a similar way that motor vehicles are made by…

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PAJ wants media exempted from Data Protection Act

Gleaner on February 20th, 2018 | File Under More News -

The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) wants the media to be exempted from the provisions of the Data Protection Act. The PAJ made the call today as it appeared before the Joint Select Committee of Parliament examining the legislation. The PAJ says…

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McLEAN MURDER TRIAL: Accused testifies that two victims were involved in drug running

Gleaner on February 20th, 2018 | File Under More News -

Accused murderer Michael McLean has testified that two of the persons he is alleged to have killed were drug dealers. McLean testified that around the time the two women were killed, they were in talks with two men who were making…

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Growth & Jobs | Local personal shopping business soaring to Cayman Islands; US

Gleaner on February 20th, 2018 | File Under More News -

A few of their peers who explored the idea of personal shopping have migrated. However, Amanda Spencer and Manju Dadlani, chose to take the risk of investing in themselves and their country and are now owners of Acheteur Elite, a personal-shopping…

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Growth & Jobs | Lower Risk = Lower Returns - JN Fund Managers 2018 Local Investment Outlook

Gleaner on February 20th, 2018 | File Under More News -

Ramon Small-Ferguson, chief investment strategist and head of research with JN Fund Managers, has analysed the local investment markets and presents, below, his outlook for 2018.Broadly, we believe the local financial markets will likely be…

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Growth & Jobs | JAMPRO brings Film Commission Open House to Montego Bay

Gleaner on February 20th, 2018 | File Under More News -

JAMPRO will host the Film Commission’s Open House Forum in Montego Bay on February 22 and 23 following the Kingston leg, which was held at the agency’s headquarters a few weeks ago.The open house forum, created specifically for industry…

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Windalco hard-hit by cattle thieves - again

Gleaner on February 20th, 2018 | File Under More News -

Thieves continue to undermine the economic viability of the West Indies Alumina Company’s (Windalco) livestock operations, with seven Jamaica Hope calves valued at $84,000 discovered missing on Monday, February 12.The dairy calves - three bulls,…

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