US visa warning! - Extended partial gov’t shutdown could impact consular operations in Kingston

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The partial shutdown of the United States Government has started to impact operations at its embassy in Kingston, but Jamaicans will continue to have their visa applications processed, at least for now.The US State Department has indicated that…

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Tufton promises stronger security for hospitals - Minister not satisfied with returns on $800m spent on safety at health facilities

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With fresh concerns about the security at public-health facilities following the snatching of babies at the Cornwall Regional and Victoria Jubilee hospitals in less than one week, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has promised increased focus…

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Scandal bag clampdown - Customs seizes almost 600,000 in shipment destined for downtown Kingston

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A Corporate Area businessman could face a multimillion dollar fine after he allegedly attempted to import a shipment of plastic bags in breach of the ban imposed on January 1.The Sunday Gleaner has learnt that as part of its monitoring and…

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Baby snatchers! - Experts say desperation and mental illness among the factors leading to the abduction of children

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The abduction of two babies in less than a week has sparked fresh debate about the reasons Jamaicans, mainly women, would want to snatch babies to whiom they did not give birth.Psychiatrist and Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the University of…

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Business as usual after massive police operation in August Town

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At least 30 men were taken into custody by the police during an early morningoperation in August Town, St Andrew, as the cops continued their efforts to keep the lid on a steaming gang war in the area.Following the killing of three men in the…

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LHU professor Amy Way leads student service program in Jamaica | News, Sports, Jobs - Lock Haven Express

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LHU professor Amy Way leads student service program in Jamaica | News, Sports, Jobs  Lock Haven Express

Editor’s Note: The Express is pleased to partner with Lock Haven University to spotlight the successes of LHU students, faculty and staff and to showcase t.

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6 Essential Steps for Hosting a Successful Nearshore Career Fair - Nearshore Americas

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6 Essential Steps for Hosting a Successful Nearshore Career Fair  Nearshore Americas

Following a successful career fair held by Nearshore Americas and Invest Saint Lucia, we’re sharing what we learnt with tips to help your event run smoothly.

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Classroom raid - UK-based firm heading to Jamaica in search of already critically short science teachers

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Already faced with a shortage of science teachers, the local education system could be in further trouble as a United Kingdom-based education recruitment agency is planning another raid on Jamaica.Hourglass Education is heading back to Jamaica next…

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More than a music festival - Rebel Salute ready to set the tone for the next 25 years

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After a quarter of a century, Patrick ‘Tony Rebel’ Barrett is still intricately involved in organising the hallmark event - Rebel Salute. Held this year under the banner of ‘The Preservation of Reggae,’ Tony Rebel and the Organic H.E. A. R. T. Group…

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Double standards? - Women criticised for clashing

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Professor Donna Hope has again highlighted the gender-bias in the entertainment industry even as she contends that the negative attitudes towards female artistes engaging in lyrical battles are of their own making. “There are different rules…

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