Managers wanted - JAMPRO head says local BPO sector needs more mid-level personnel

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Western Bureau:Diane Edwards, president of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has pointed to the lack of trained personnel to fill slots in middle and upper management as a major threat to the continued growth of the business process…

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Digicel promises high-tech experience at Expo Ja

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Expo Jamaica 2018 title sponsors Digicel are promising a high-tech experience for the approximately 20,000 patrons expected to converge on the National Arena and National Indoor Sports Centre for the four days of the highly anticipated manufacturers…

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Fighting to reclaim green space - Albion residents want land returned to them

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Frustrated and battle-worn but refusing to relent! This depicts the mood of Annie Smith, a resident of Albion Estates in St Thomas, who has been fighting for more than 20 years to reclaim four acres of land that had been originally designated for…

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Albion residents’ cries fall on deaf ears

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Despite sustained efforts to have the relevant authorities intervene to address what they see as an “injustice” in the sale of a four-acre property originally designated as a play area and green space in Albion Estates, the residents say their cries…

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BPIAJ boss calls for business hotel in MoBay

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Western Bureau:Gloria Henry, president of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) has called for the establishment of a hotel to cater strictly to business persons who might not be interested in the fun, frolic and entertainment…

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Manufacturers welcome - healthy Spike in industry

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Thursday’s tour of the Spike Industries Limited factory at 99 Windward Road, Kingston 2, is evidence that the manufacturing sector is alive and well, according to Metry Seaga, president ofthe Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) who led a…

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New beginnings for correctional facilities - Spencer

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Rudyard Spencer, newly appointed state minister in the Ministry of National Security, has promised to continue what he described as tremendous work by his predecessor, Senator Pearnel Charles, while encouraging girls at the South Camp Juvenile…

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Policymakers need better data on crime - UWI researcher

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Dr Hilton McDavid, national security researcher and lecturer, thinks there is greater need for interdisciplinary research on crime and violence, as the country continues to grapple with rampant criminality.Between January 1 and April 7, there have…

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Trump administration pauses legal orientation for immigrants

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Immigrant advocates are outraged by a US government decision to put on hold a program that helps tens of thousands of immigrants navigate the country’s complex immigration court system.The US$8-million-a-year pro-gramme that provides legal…

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Taxi operators protest

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