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Argentina president: missing submarine search will continue

Gleaner on November 24th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Missing submarine search will continueBUENOS AIRES (AP):Argentina’s president said yesterday that an international search would continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub…

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Students impress vet at Eat Jamaican expo

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The number of young students who took an active interest in the booth hosted by the Veterinarian Division at Wednesday’s Eat Jamaican Expo at the Jamaican 4H Club Headquarters, 95 Old Hope Road, Kingston, caught veterinarian Dr Kevin Walker by…

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Ignoring rural development will be to our peril - Stanberry

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Sustained economic development is not likely to be achieved if parliamentarians and other policymakers continue to exclude rural communities from their national development strategies, according to Donovan Stanberry, permanent secretary in the…

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Of flooding, horror stories and heroics - the dramatic events that unfolded in Montego Bay

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WESTERN BUREAU:It was devastation on a scale never seen before as residents of Montego Bay, St James, yesterday got a chance to view the significant destruction caused by Wednesday’s horrific flood rains, which damaged roads, destroyed numerous…

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MoBay still open for business - Holness praises resilience of residents following devastating floods

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WESTERN BUREAU:While disheartened by the widespread devastation caused by the three and a half inches of rainfall, which battered Montego Bay, St James, for just over four hours on Wednesday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday declared that the…

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Emergency plans set in place to soften blow from nurses’ protest

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Errol Greene, chief executive officer at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) says that action taken by the island’s nurses to stay off the job in protest of the Government’s latest wage offer has affected service delivery but that contingency plans…

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Flood waters dampen commercial activity in MoBay

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WESTERN BUREAU:President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry T’Shura Gibbs says that commercial activities in the tourist capital have been severely affected by the heavy rains, which, yesterday, left numerous streets and buildings…

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Gov’t working to tighten inefficiencies that lead to widespread corruption

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that the Government is moving towards creating a greater level of efficiency among state agencies, which should help to stamp out corruption.He was addressing recipients of the Integrity Champions certificate at…

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Tourism conference to boost three unique attractions

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Three attractions indigenous to Jamaica’s tourism product are to receive greater exposure from visitors who will gather in Montego Bay, St James, for the first-ever World Tourism Conference next week.The three-day ‘Global Conference on Jobs and…

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MONTE CARLO, Monaco (AP) - High jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and heptathlete Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium have been named the IAAF’s world Athletes of the Year, while retiring great Usain Bolt was given the President’s Award.

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