Jamaica rolling back red tape to attract more BPO investment

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Local business process outsourcing (BPO) players are telling potential investors that Jamaica is ripe for their investment, citing, among other things, an educated workforce and a stable democratic government as reasons to choose Jamaica as their…

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Let us treat them! - JASL wants swift provisions to allow for treatment of minors with STIs

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With children as young as 11 years old presenting symptoms of sexually transmitted infections at their clinics every month, Jamaica Aids Support for Life (JASL) is cautioning that the HIV/STI epidemic will become more widespread if the law continues…

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40 plead guilty - Call for increase in sentence-reduction days as more take up offer

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Forty persons yesterday pleaded guilty to murder and other violent crimes, triggering a call for the judiciary to expand its Sentence-Reduction Day initiative to all criminal courts islandwide.According to the Office of the Director of Public…

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Greater support system for breast cancer patients needed, says surgeon

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WESTERN BUREAU:As Jamaicans continue recognising Breast Cancer Awareness Month, consultant general surgeon Dr Machell Stubbs is calling for a stronger education and support system so that persons with breast cancer can receive more…

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Signed by the Legend

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Olympic legend Usain Bolt worked with the speed and efficiency of his greatest sprinting exploits as he autographed copies of Usain Bolt: Legend, a Gleaner Company (Media) Limitedpublication, for fans whoturned out at Tracks andRecords in St Andrew…

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Bilingual deficiency hurting outsourcing sector

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Western Bureau:With far too few job applicants possessing the ability to speak multiple languages, local business process outsourcing (BPO) operators have had no choice but to surrender that sector of the market to their more prepared counterparts.”…

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When life - crumbles - part 2

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What do you do when your life falls apart? We continue from last week, looking at someone whose life crumbled - David, in1 Samuel 30.Several years before, Samuel the prophet had anointed David king over Israel. He was declared to be a man after God’…

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When life - crumbles - part 2

Gleaner on October 20th, 2017 | File Under More News -

What do you do when your life falls apart? We continue from last week, looking at someone whose life crumbled - David, in1 Samuel 30.Several years before, Samuel the prophet had anointed David king over Israel. He was declared to be a man after God’…

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Government, US agency partner to control mosquitoes

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Up to 90 per cent of some homes have been found to be breeding grounds for the Aedes aegypti mosquito, but the Government will be partnering with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the coming months to deal with this…

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Government, US agency partner to control mosquitoes

Gleaner on October 20th, 2017 | File Under More News -

Up to 90 per cent of some homes have been found to be breeding grounds for the Aedes aegypti mosquito, but the Government will be partnering with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the coming months to deal with this…

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