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Fire victim needs your help

Weeks after the home of 51 year-old Leleith Brown was destroyed by fire in Salt Spring, St. James, she is yet to recover from the traumatic ordeal which took place on February 28.
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Performance and behaviour improved in six high schools - Green Pond High and Godfrey Stewart High included

A five-year, $100 million investment in six non-traditional high schools by the Mutual Building Societies Foundation (MBSF), is now reaping rich rewards in the institutions....
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Schools infrastructure works programme gets $615M

The Government is to spend $615 million this fiscal year to undertake various infra-structural works at several educational institutions across the island. The funds have been...
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$27M for initiatives to improve children’s learning environment

As the Government continues its work to improve the learning environment for the nation’s children, $27 million will be expended this fiscal year towards this objective....
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Lucea Mayor survives no confidence motion

A no confidence motion brought against People’s National Party (PNP) Mayor of Lucea and Councillor for the Green Island Division, Shernett Haughton, during the regular monthly meeting of the Hanover Parish Council yesterday, has failed. ...
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National Child Diversion Programme gets $18 million

The Government has budgeted $18 million for initiatives under the National Child Diversion Programme, which deals with children involved in conflicts with the law, outside...
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$60 MILLION BUDGETED TO BUILD MORE CLASSROOMS

Additional classrooms are to be constructed at four primary schools across the island this fiscal year, at a cost of $60 million.  The money has been...
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Security guards in Westmoreland crash dead

Two security officers employed to a Westmoreland based security company, were killed in a motor vehicle accident which occurred along a section of the Retreat main road in Westmoreland last Friday morning....
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Minister McNeill to attend leading travel trade show in China

Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr. Wykeham McNeill, is set to travel to Beijing China, to attend the China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market (COTTM) event, which will be held from April 9-11, 2014. The Minister departed the island on April 4....
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New telecoms licences expected to enhance ICT services

Governor-General, His Excellency, the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen says the renewal of telecoms and spectrum licences to the country’s two major telecommunications providers, is...
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MOTORISTS BEWARE - Robbers plague hospital car park

The Mt. Salem Police in Montego Bay are sending a strong warning to members of the public who use the car parks at the Cornwall Regional Hospital, to be very careful of armed robbers and motor vehicle thieves....
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Club Stars bag another win

Club Stars continued their surge up the standings of the Dennis Barton/Weston King Division One Football League following a second victory in three days....
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Kartel gets life

Controversial dancehall star Adidja ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer and his three co-accused were yesterday, (Thursday, April 3) slapped with life sentences for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. Kartel is to serve 35 years in prison before he becomes eligible for parole. ...
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GOV’T RENEWS TELECOMS LICENCES - $12.6 Billion In Revenue Expected

The country will see some $12.6 billion (US$115M) in revenue as a result of Government’s renewal of the telecoms and spectrum licences of Digicel Jamaica,...
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Policy coming to regulate tobacco cultivation

Within the next three months, the Government is expected to launch a strategy aimed at discouraging the cultivation of tobacco in Jamaica, as it seeks to regulate the production and use of the drug....
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Jamaica on track to satisfy irish potato needs

Jamaica is on target to be self sufficient in the production of table Irish potato by 2015. This was disclosed by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Roger Clarke, in a speech read by Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority, Lenworth Fullerton, at the launch of National Farmers’ Month at the Jamaica Agricultural Society’s (JAS), downtown Kingston offices today (April 2)....
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Six-murder suspect nabbed - ‘Little Zulus’ caught in Kingston

One of Montego Bay’s most wanted men has been nabbed. Labeled amongst the most dangerous gunmen coming out of the city, Andre Reid, otherwise called ‘Little...
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Six-murder suspect nabbed - ‘Little Zulus’ caught in Kingston

One of Montego Bay’s most wanted men has been nabbed. Labeled amongst the most dangerous gunmen coming out of the city, Andre Reid, otherwise called ‘Little...
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Successful Agro-tourism Farmers’ Market staged in MoBay

Another successful Agro-Tourism Farmers’ Market was staged at the Catherine Hall Stadium, in Montego Bay St. James, on March 26....
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PM hands over 66 First Step homes in Trelawny

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller last Thursday, handed out 66 keys to the first set of completed houses under the First Step Homes programme, in Hampden Heights, Trelawny....
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