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MoBay doctor develops treatment for DPP

A new discovery in gynaecology, is proposed to finally put an end to women’s long troubles of severe pain in the pelvic region of the body during pregnancy.
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Minister hails Columbus as good corporate citizen

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton says he is moved by the changing spirit of members of the business sector, who are now...
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Flow MoBay City Run to benefit Western tertiary students

Students of tertiary level institutions in western Jamaica, can look forward to some assistance towards the cost of their education. The Western Jamaica Tertiary Education...
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Civilian testifies in Coudray-Greaves case

A civilian testified in the St. James Circuit Court on Tuesday May 6, that he got a detailed look at the car driven by the accused killer Ivan Taylor, leaving the cane field where the body of murdered Trinidadian school teacher Michelle Coudray-Greaves was found. ...
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North Coast Ferry service by 2015

A ferry service is to be set up on the North Coats by February of next year, (2015). ...
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Police hunting Doctor’s shooters

The St. James police are hunting two men, whom they say are behind the armed robbery and shooting of a Medical Doctor attached to the...
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Water Minister warns against misuse of resources

Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Robert Pickersgill, is cautioning Jamaicans against misuse of the island’s water resources, and to begin adopting alternative harvesting and storing strategies....
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ODPEM LAUNCHES HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS MONTH

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) on May 1, officially launched its Hurricane Preparedness Month under the theme ‘Disasters are a reality, make preparedness your responsibility’. This is being done as part of efforts to heighten the country’s readiness for the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins on June 1 and ends on November 30....
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Askenish murder - Third delivery man to be murdered in five days

The usually friendly community of Askenish in the western parish of Hanover, was on Wednesday, (April 30) the scene of a murder. Dead is Melvin Johnson,...
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More Jamaicans to get land titles this year

Government will be acting to ensure that more Jamaicans get their property titles this fiscal year, through the Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP)....
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262 persons benefit from languages skills programme

The first cohort of students from a Russian and Spanish Languages Skills Training Programme introduced in November, by the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment through...
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2-Y-O DIES IN FIRE

Two teenagers have been questioned and released by the police, three days after fire claimed the life of a toddler in Salt Spring, Green Island...
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Private sector urged to support community renewal programme

Minister of Finance and Planning Dr. Peter Phillips, has called on the private sector to contribute to the economic development and social empowerment of marginalised communities, particularly through the Community Renewal Programme (CRP). Being implemented by the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), the CRP is a multifaceted programme, financed by the Government of Jamaica and international development partners....
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YOUTH INFORMATION CENTRE TO BE BUILT IN HANOVER

The Ministry of Youth and Culture, on Wednesday, April 23, signed a contract valued at approximately $40 million for the construction of a Youth Information Centre (YIC) in Hanover....
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University College of the Caribbean presents Leadercast Leadership Seminar

The University College of the Caribbean, UCC, will offer to people in Kingston (at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel) and in Montego Bay and its environs at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, the chance to attend a satellite broadcast of the star-studded ‘Leadercast Leadership Seminar’ live from Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, May 9 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ...
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Cambridge High reaping success of transformational leadership

The re-branding of Cambridge High School in St. James is already resulting in notable improvements in the school’s culture, and the performance of its students. Principal of four years, Mavis Hamilton who launched the re-branding initiative, tells JIS News that the school community is pleased with the improvements that are being made. ...
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Citizens, Police come together

Residents of Caribbean Avenue in Cornwall Court, St. James came out in their numbers and joined forces with members of the Area One Police, headed by Senior Superintendent Egbert Parkins on Easter Monday (April 21), to carry out an extensive de-bushing exercise....
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SLB gets $2 billion - Policy changes

A sum of $2 billion has been earmarked in the Budget to bolster the Students Loan Bureau’s (SLB) ability to lend to tertiary students.Minister of...
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170 stalls for Black River Market

Construction of 170 vending stalls at the Black River Market in St. Elizabeth is to begin shortly, following the signing of a $16.76 million contract to undertake the works....
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Massive fire leaves two homeless

Two persons were left homeless following a massive fire last Saturday morning (April 12). ...
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