Growth & Jobs | Linga Ya Farms finds success in export development programme

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LINGA YA Farms, a small Jamaican business producing wood-fire-roasted and packaged breadfruit, has turned to the Export Max III programme to make inroads into the international market. Export Max III is an export development initiative managed by…

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Growth & Jobs | Shopping safely this COVID Christmas

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It is always a good idea to take extra precautions when Christmas shopping, but with the threat of COVID-19, it has become even more important to pay attention to your physical health and safety when making purchases during this festive season….

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Wray & Nephew $1m for cash-starved Crime Stop

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J. Wray…

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Growth & Jobs | JBDC partners with international company to help businesses grow amid COVID-19

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The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) has entered into a major partnership with international organisation CIAL Dun…

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Rains set back completion of COVID-19 field hospitals

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Western Bureau: It would appear that the plan for the two COVID-19 field hospitals on the grounds of the St Joseph’s Hospital in Kingston and the Falmouth Hospital in Trelawny will not be completed according to the projected deadlines as the…

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Commissioner of Police against splitting St James Division

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Western Bureau: Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson does not support the view that St James should be split into two police divisions. Instead, he thinks the parish would be better served by having a larger headquarters and…

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I just want my name to be cleared – Hayles

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More than three years after barring Jamaica’s House of Representatives from tabling a report detailing allegations of irregularities against him, Ian Hayles, the former member of parliament for Hanover Western, is demanding a public apology from…

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Young attorney fulfils mother’s dream of a Jamaica House fellowship

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The mother of attorney-at-law Christal Parris-Campbell had, for some time, harboured thoughts of her daughter becoming a part of the Jamaica House Fellowship Programme. “She had always encouraged me to apply, but for whatever reason, I always felt…

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JPS customers’ experience revolutionised with new mobile app

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Jamaica Public Service (JPS) customers can now enjoy a new level of convenience and may not need to leave home or call the customer care centre for almost all JPS functions. This as the new MyJPS mobile app, which was officially launched on…

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‘I have to abandon here’ - Irish Town resident forced to flee after land slippages threaten home

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New challenges face Peter Clarke, whose home teeters on the edge of destruction after flood rains assaulted the hilly terrain of Irish Town, triggering multiple land slippages three Sundays ago. The 48-year-old has been forced to expedite his…

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