Record justice - Sykes pledges fast track for divorces, judgments and more

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Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has promised record delivery of Supreme Court judgments, divorces and estate claims, outlining a three-pronged strategy aimed at strengthening Jamaica’s judiciary in order to achieve the country’s Vision 2030 ambitions. In…

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Rising from poverty, J’can scores with New York Times scholarship

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Nineteen-year-old Davina Scott overcame poverty in her native Jamaica and the embarrassment of not being able to read and write to rise to become one of 10 students who have received a New York Times College Scholarship. The scholarships, which are…

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‘Writing on the wall’ as Vaz team upbeat

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MANCHIONEAL, Portland: West Portland Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz has thrown cold water on the results of an internal poll by the People’s National Party (PNP) showing its prospective candidate, Damion Crawford, leading the Jamaica Labour Party’…

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Murder mayhem in Mobay - Courier, guard slain in multimillion-dollar heist as five killed in St James capital

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WESTERN BUREAU: The Government and security forces have come under fire from two leading business lobbies as the resort city of Montego Bay has been hit by a wave of shootings and killings that have rattled tourism and other commercial interests….

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Cruise ship wants more Jamaican workers – Robinson

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Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson has said senior executives of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL), the second-largest cruise company in the world, have advised that they are in need of more Jamaican workers. Robinson was…

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Jamaica Customs crosses borders to reach the Jamaican diaspora - Entity to host online forum

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In its thrust to expand its scope and reach its stakeholders in the Diaspora more effectively, the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, will today host the inaugural staging of ‘…

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Envoy recalls 2011 Japan terror quake

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Eight years ago, a minor tremor felt in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, prompted then Jamaican ambassador to Japan, Claudia Barnes, to update her list of Jamaicans living in the East Asian country. Almost a week later, on March 11, 2011, a 9.1-…

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Record justice - Sykes pledges fast track for divorces, judgments and more

Gleaner on March 11th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has promised record delivery of Supreme Court judgments, divorces and estate claims, outlining a three-pronged strategy aimed at strengthening Jamaica’s judiciary in order to achieve the country’s Vision 2030 ambitions. In…

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No surprise to latest US travel advisory on Jamaica; no fallout expected

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Jamaican government officials say they are not surprised by the latest advisory issued by the United States (US) Department of State warning its citizens against travelling to Jamaica. “It’s no secret with the violence in the country…

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Jamaica Customs on track to open electronic single window for trade in 2021

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The Jamaica Customs Agency said it is on track to roll out the electronic single-window system for trade in 2021. The system, which is currently being worked on by customs and border regulatory agencies, will facilitate the submission on one platform of all documentation relating to trade.

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