‘Roll out the cyaapet’ - Holness says legacy projects set for completion by summer

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The Government is seeking “competitive” sources of financing to undertake a proposed third infrastructure development initiative to succeed the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MIDP), which was in its winding-up phase, to significantly…

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Time to build! - PM unveils new NHT benefits

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday announced plans by the National Housing Trust (NHT) to increase the limit for loans by $1 million, raise the ceiling for construction loans, while reducing interest rates for all contributors. He declared…

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Witness in Uchence Wilson Gang trial kicked from two schools

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A former member of the Uchence Wilson Gang yesterday admitted to being expelled from two schools, but not for the reasons suggested by a defence attorney, as the trial for the reputed gang leader and his 23 alleged cronies continued at the Home…

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RJRGLEANER-Don Anderson Poll | Mahfood: Slashing GCT by 6% would rocket economy

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Government’s tax cuts have been hailed by chief executive officer of Jamaican Teas, John Mahfood, as a good move, but the businessman said yesterday evening that it was inadequate to boost the personal financial well-being of the majority of…

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Trump to meet with Holness, C’bean leaders

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United States President Donald Trump will meet with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and four other Caribbean leaders on Friday to discuss a range of issues surrounding trade and security, The Associated Press has reported. The hot-button…

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Critical thinking displacing academic qualification – JAMPRO’s Edwards

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WESTERN BUREAU: Diane Edwards, president of Jamaica Promotions (JAMPRO), says that while the country is doing everything to equip its human capital with skills for the job market, global companies like Google are employing critical thinkers over…

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Hassle free travel, Caribbean style

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Being born into a culture that has a vast impact on the world stage where food, music, sports and tradition, are concerned, is indeed something to be proud of. Every time you turn on the television, for example, and see the black, green and gold,…

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Jamaica College board to decide on Ruel Reid’s future as principal

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Resigned Education Minister Ruel Reid is currently meeting with Jamaica College School Board chairman Michael Bernard, to discuss his future at the Old Hope Road-based institution.

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Ruel Reid deactivates Twitter account

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Ruel Reid, who up to today held the education portfolio for the past three years, deleted his twitter account amid the scandal surrounding his resignation.

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JTA shocked by Reid’s resignation

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The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says it is shocked and surprised by the sudden resignation of Ruel Reid as Minister of Education Youth and Information. Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced this morning that he requested and…

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