Mitchell: Dunn’s River debacle highlights poor leadership in Government, private sector

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Howard Mitchell, the out-spoken head of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), says that the findings of an audit of the operations at Dunn’s River Falls and Recreational Park point to the latest example of poor leadership afflicting…

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Outbreak

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The Ministry of Health has pumped an additional $250 million into its response efforts as the island is now experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever.Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton made the announcement yesterday during a press conference at…

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Sentencing for ‘Chucky’ Brown pushed - back again

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Murder-convicted police Constable Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown will have to wait at least three more weeks before knowing how long he will spend behind bars, following the postponement of his sentencing hearing yesterday.The proceedings were pushed back as…

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Mixed responses in St James to plastic bag ban

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WESTERN BUREAU:Residents and businesses in St James are giving mixed responses to the Government’s ban on single-use plastic bags, with some practising or otherwise approving of the initiative and others believing that it has been too hastily…

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Traffic signals on Mandela Highway vandalised again - Motorists urged to look out for pedestrians

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With traffic signals along the Mandela Highway near the entrance to the North-South highway vandalised, the National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists to look out for pedestrians and yield to persons attempting to cross the roadway.The…

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RUBiS moving ahead with Water Lane takeover - … despite protests from ex-JGRA head, colleagues

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On Sunday, RUBiS Jamaica will take over operations of its Water Lane, downtown Kingston, service station, terminating the contractual arrangement with immediate past president of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) Philip Chong, who…

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‘Get it together!’ - Clergy calls on Holness and Phillips to put people before politics

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Bishop Dr Delford Davis, chief coordinator of the Heal the Family, Heal the Nation Conference, made an urgent appeal yesterday to Jamaica’s political leaders to desist from using crime and violence as a platform to gain mileage and instead put the…

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‘Get it together!’ - Clergy calls on Holness and Phillips to put people before politics

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Bishop Dr Delford Davis, chief coordinator of the Heal the Family, Heal the Nation Conference, made an urgent appeal yesterday to Jamaica’s political leaders to desist from using crime and violence as a platform to gain mileage and instead put the…

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PM, opposition leader held private talks

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips yesterday held full, frank, and confidential talks on issues concerning security and crime management, a joint statement from both men has confirmed.The statement notes that the…

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PM, opposition leader held private talks

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips yesterday held full, frank, and confidential talks on issues concerning security and crime management, a joint statement from both men has confirmed.The statement notes that the…

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