Ja silent on ‘new leader’ as protests rock Venezuela

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Jamaican-American paediatrician appointed California’s first Surgeon General

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jamaican-American Dr Nadine Burke Harris has been appointed as California’s first-ever surgeon general. In making the announcement on Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom said Burke…

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MoU signed to provide training for former juvenile detainees

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed to facilitate access to vocational training, apprenticeship and employment opportunities for youths released from juvenile facilities. The MoU was signed yesterday by the General Secretariat of…

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North South highway toll rates to go up

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The majority of users of the North South leg of Highway 2000 will pay more when new toll rates take effect next month. In a statement today, the Ministry of Transport said the rates are to go up by an average of six percent. The Ministry did not…

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Annual reports on parliamentarians’ declarations delivered to OPM

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The annual reports on statutory declarations by parliamentarians are at the Office of the Prime Minister. Karl Harrison, chairman of the Integrity Commission, confirmed in a press release Thursday afternoon that the commission had submitted the reports for 2014, 2015, 2016. 

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UPDATED: Still no takers for Monymusk, gov’t to spend millions to transport sugar cane

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The Government is to provide at least $152 million towards the transportation of sugar cane from the Monymusk and Bernard Lodge areas for processing at the Appleton sugar factory in St Elizabeth and the Worthy Park sugar factories in St…

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Still no takers for Monymusk, gov’t to spend millions to transport sugar cane

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The Government is to provide at least $152 million towards the transportation of sugar cane from the Monymusk and Bernard Lodge areas for processing at the Appleton sugar factory in St Elizabeth and the Worthy Park sugar factories in St…

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Another senior manager at Petrojam resigns

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The string of resignations at the controversy-plagued Petrojam has continued. Ronique Budram-Ford has stepped down as head of the Procurement Unit at the state-owned oil refinery. Budram-Ford, who was seconded as team lead to the agency’s Six…

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Jamaican-American pediatrician appointed California’s first Surgeon General

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jamaican-American Dr Nadine Burke Harris has been appointed as California’s first-ever surgeon general. In making the announcement on Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom said Burke…

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Works to start shortly on Barracks River Bridge in St Mary

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The National Works Agency (NWA) is to install a single-lane traffic bridge over a section of the Barracks River in St Mary. The new structure will be an improvement on a previously-existing footbridge, which was destroyed during major flooding. NWA…

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