Weekend death trap - 35% of traffic fatalities occur on Saturday and Sunday, especially midnight to 5 a.m.

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The two-day weekend is the most dangerous time to be travelling on Jamaican roads, with Saturday and Sunday accounting for more than a third of traffic fatalities in the first five months over a six-year span. The revelation indicates that…

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Westmoreland bikers ride at killer speeds as gang rite of passage

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Gang initiation has been fingered as one of the chief factors fuelling the high rate of traffic fatalities across the western Jamaica parish of Westmoreland, as bikers are goaded into deathly stunts and dares to claim kinship and bragging rights in…

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‘Why is he still here?’ - Sexual harassment victim alleges being hounded by Edna Manley teacher

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WESTERN BUREAU: An alleged victim of the sexual harassment saga reverberating throughout the corridors of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts is accusing the school’s administrators of negligence and gross dereliction of duty…

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Prosecutors blame banks for fraud conviction failure

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Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn and members of her office have cited the ambivalence of bankers for the State’s failure to secure more convictions amid a wide-ranging fraud racket targeting financial institutions. Commercial banks…

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College #MeToo - Victims expose Edna Manley sexual harassment cover-up

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WESTERN BUREAU: An explosive sexual harassment scandal and claims of a cover-up are threatening to rock Jamaica’s chief fine arts school, the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, sparking a toxic atmosphere of fear and…

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Engineers’ Angle | Robotics as an economic tool –Part 2 - Jamaica Gleaner

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Engineers’ Angle | Robotics as an economic tool –Part 2  Jamaica Gleaner

Is Jamaica ready for increased use of robotics technology and automation? The answer is a resounding yes. The time to invest and implement automation in …

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Engineers’ Angle | Robotics as an economic tool –Part 2 - Jamaica Gleaner

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Engineers’ Angle | Robotics as an economic tool –Part 2  Jamaica Gleaner

Is Jamaica ready for increased use of robotics technology and automation? The answer is a resounding yes. The time to invest and implement automation in …

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Axe to fall on Audit Commission - State watchdog’s fate tied to rising concerns over underperformance

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The Government is to disband the Audit Commission, an oversight body it created 13 years ago to monitor the performance of public-sector audit committees and make reports to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. It is not clear whether…

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Engineers’ Angle | Robotics as an economic tool –Part 2

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Is Jamaica ready for increased use of robotics technology and automation? The answer is a resounding yes. The time to invest and implement automation in business processes is now. But, how will Jamaicans tackle the fear and job insecurity that…

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Axe to fall on Audit Commission - State watchdog’s fate tied to rising concerns over underperformance

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The Government is to disband the Audit Commission, an oversight body it created 13 years ago to monitor the performance of public-sector audit committees and make reports to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. It is not clear whether…

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