Earth Today | Vaz throws weight behind climate finance lobby

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MINISTER DARYL Vaz recently added his voice to the lobby for greater financial support for small-island developing states and others from the developing world whose economies face significant threat from climate change impacts.”Jamaica has had its…

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Earth Today | Green Climate Fund an option for investment in clean energy technology

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IT MAY be possible to satisfy the recent call from respected climate scientist Professor Anthony Chen for developed countries, with historical responsibility for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that fuel global warming, to help make renewable energy…

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Earth Today | Future of Adaptation Fund still unclear after 2017 climate talks

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THE FUTURE of the Adaptation Fund (AF), from which Jamaica and other small-island developing states have benefited as a source of climate change financing, remains in question.This follows the recent global climate talks that ended in Bonn, Germany…

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Clarendon Youth Information Centre empowers entrepreneurs

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Current and aspiring entrepreneurs recently enjoyed a one-on-one session with outstanding, young, emerging leaders in the business world. The seminar was held last Saturday at the Clarendon Youth Information Centre in May Pen.The four panellists -…

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Sheila Sealy Monteith appointed new Jamaican Ambassador to Belgium

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade yesterday confirmed the appointment of Sheila Sealy Monteith as Jamaica’s Ambassador to Belgium and the permanent representative to the European Union and UNESCO. She will also serve as the non-…

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Millions needed to repair roadways across Kingston and St Andrew

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Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams says that plans by his municipality to effect well-needed road repairs, as a result of continued rainfall in recent weeks, will run into millions of dollars.The roadwork is to be undertaken in tandem with the…

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Forward Step targeting at-risk youth

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“We believe in teaching you to fish, we don’t believe in giving you fishes, so we equip you with the skills and mindset to go forward and be entrepreneurs yourself,” Sasha Shaw, operations manager at Forward Step, located in Gregory Park in St…

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BPO jobs plan for Four Paths community

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The second of five community resource centres (CRC) slated for Clarendon was opened in Four Paths a week ago. The centres are being provided under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Community Empowerment and…

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St Thomas has new police boss

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The new police boss for St Thomas, Superintendent Marlene Wilson-Christie, says her main focus is to ensure that the police treat citizens with respect, act according to the law, and to remind people that they are here to serve, protect and reassure…

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Corporate Hands | Guardian Life cares for Fort Augusta inmates

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