Data breach at VM Wealth - Clients’ info leaked in error, says CEO

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Executives at the Victoria Mutual Group are scrambling to cauterise a fallout resulting from a massive data breach that saw thousands of customer records being sent out in an email to an undisclosed number of clients. According to Victoria Mutual…

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DATA BREACH AT VM WEALTH - Clients’ info leaked in error, says CEO

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Executives at the Victoria Mutual Group are scrambling to cauterise a fallout resulting from a massive data breach that saw thousands of customer records being sent out in an email to an undisclosed number of clients. According to Victoria Mutual…

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‘If you don’t love it, leave it’ - Tufton tells nurses to be more committed to patients than pay

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WESTERN BUREAU: Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has issued a stern warning for nurses to quit if they do not love their jobs and are more motivated by pay than by empathy and compassion for the patients they serve. The minister’s statement…

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McKenzie slams Lucea mayor for media hate outburst

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Lucea Mayor Sheridan Samuels has been scolded by Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie for his caustic criticism of the media during Thursday’s sitting of the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC). Samuels had declared that he hated the media…

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Ragashanti bawls for Barry

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As the memories were rolled back on Thursday evening at the dance and thanksgiving farewell service at The Little Theatre, Dr Kingsley ‘Ragashanti’ Stewart choked up as he tearfully recalled the larger-than-life shadow cast over him by late noted…

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‘A God alone can stop it’ - Churches ordered to close early, businesses suffer, as Maxfield violence makes victims of all

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The off-roads are eerily empty, except for the whirring of a patrol vehicle under the piercing stares of the security forces. People speak in hushed tones, muzzled by the force of fear that has turned Maxfield Avenue’s maze of satellite streets…

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Rum Festival will propel food tourists to visit Kingston – JTB

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WESTERN BUREAU: The success of the 2019 staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival was a foretaste of this year’s event and is set to enhance the country’s global appeal as a travel destination, Phillip Rose, Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) regional director…

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Ocho Rios dengue clean-up today

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The St Ann Municipal Corporation will continue its anti-dengue campaign with a clean-up of the Ocho Rios division, starting today. Saturday’s move comes after a similar campaign was carried out in the Exchange division on January 25. In making the…

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St James murder rate falls to 20-year low - Six killings recorded this year

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WESTERN BUREAU: With six killings in the first 44 days of 2020, the parish of St James, which was dubbed Jamaica’s murder capital in 2017, has seen its homicide rate fall to a 20-year low. At the current rate, about 50 people will be killed at year…

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WRA lays down ground rules for Bernard Lodge development

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Managing Director of the Water Resources Authority (WRA) Peter Clarke on Friday served notice that the revised Greater Bernard Lodge Development Master Plan will be held to strict environmental standards, especially in relation to the use and…

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