Potential problems for some companies, gov’t entities when 10-digit dialling takes full effect

Gleaner on March 28th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Some major financial institutions, security companies and government entities could run into problems come March 30 when the mandatory 10-digit dialing comes into full effect.According to telecommunications company, Flow, the companies and…

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Schools get strong Champs support from overseas alumni

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Schools participating in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships find it a costly affair, and the hefty bill is often paid by past students. In 2017, girls’ champions Edwin Allen reported…

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PNP under water - Opposition party trailing JLP in polls; critics say party, Phillips in bad shape

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Pointing out that Jamaican politics is still characterised by leader-centric influence, political commentator Dr Paul Ashley believes that there is no surprise to RJRGLEANER-Don Anderson poll findings that the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)…

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PM: No cash to splash - Holness reels in UDC chairman on talks of improved fiscal space

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday issued a caution against exaggerating the country’s financial well-being during the awards ceremony for the House of Parliament Design Competition, following a statement from Urban Development Corporation (…

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‘Out of Many’, one - Design Collaborative team wins parliament design competition

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From a field of 24 entries in the Government of Jamaica’s Houses of Parliament Design Competition, one stood tallest yesterday. ‘Out of Many, One People’, the submission from the Evan Williams-led team of architects from the 46-year-old…

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Orbis Flying Eye Hospital back in Ja

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Focusing on exchanging skills and strengthening the operational capacity of eye health professionals, the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is back in Jamaica on its eighth visit. The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is an accredited teaching hospital aboard an…

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Holness teases East Portland business leaders with goodies

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has promised a bag of goodies for constituents in East Portland as the April 4 by-election nears. Holness, who was meeting with the business community in Port Antonio last evening, said his Government would be…

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Uchence Wilson Gang Trial | Robberies planned from behind bars – witness

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A former gang member-turned-Crown witness yesterday testified that accused Fitzroy Scott orchestrated robberies from behind bars as the trial for reputed gang leader Uchence Wilson and his alleged 23 cronies continued at the Home Circuit Court in…

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Thwaites gives summer deadline as abortion pushback continues

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West Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament (MP) Juliet Cuthbert Flynn faced the heat yesterday as a team of medical and legal experts made their contribution to the debate on a motion she moved to have the Government to decriminalise abortion and…

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JTA assured PEP instruction mix-up will not affect students

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The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says it has been assured by the Education Ministry that students will not be penalised because of the late receipt of instructions for yesterday’s Language Arts component of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP).

 

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