Giamaica

International media paint long history of resorts covering up sexual harassment

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 9 min fa
The tourism sector has once again come under fire. This time resorts have been accused of paying out big money to victims of sexual assault to stay silent.The plight of several women was highlighted in an article titled "Jamaica resorts covered up...
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A new era for partnership - China committed to openness and win-win cooperation

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 10 min fa
The following is a contribution from Tian Qi, China's ambassador to Jamaica.The world economy is facing another historical prospect as Chinese President Xi Jinping just wrapped up his state visits to Argentina and Panama and exchanged in-depth views...
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Talkback Tuesday

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
When asked on Monday about the controversy surrounding former Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley's possible reappointment to the Cabinet, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said he is a believer in second chances, reform and redemption.In yesterday's #...
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The curtain falls

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
P.J. Patterson, ON, OCC, PC, QC, was Jamaica's sixth and longest-serving prime minister - 1992 to 2006. His book, My Political Journey: Jamaica's Sixth Prime Minister, which was published by The University of the West Indies Press, will be launched...
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Build rule of law, equality and governance, says UN resident coordinator

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
United Nations Resident Coordinator Bruno Pouezat has called for Jamaica to work on building its rule-of-law institutions; equality for all; and transparent, participatory and accountable governance as practical steps to securing human rights for...
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Kaleidoscope Paints makes entry into Jamaican market

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
Kaleidoscope Paints makes its re-entry into Jamaica this month.The Trinidad and Tobago-based paint company brings more than four decades of invention and innovation into the Jamaican market, providing a wider range of high-quality decorative,...
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Wear your thinking cap while shopping for Christmas

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
Hello mi neighbour! Break the monotony. A few Christmas questions: do you give Christmas gifts? If so, what and why do you give? If not, why not? Is it that you don't know what to give, have no one to give to, don't celebrate Christmas, or don't...
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Haulage and brokerage the niche for Andrew Henry

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
There is custom brokerage and then there is road haulage, but what separates businessman Andrew Henry from the pack is the ingenuity to offer a combination of both under one roof at his Newport West establishment."We're a logistics centre. We say [...
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Government calls for private sector to do more to empower women

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
Describing as glaring, the inequalities between Jamaica's women and men, the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport on Monday says the Government believes the private sector can do far more to greater empower the country's women.The...
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Sports integral to community integration and development

Jamaica Gleaner - 8 ore 16 min fa
Why Sports?When I was a boy, we played Under-17 and Under-20 football competitions sponsored and organised by the Social Development Commission (SDC). Others played basketball, while the females participated in netball.Mt Salem won theSt James...
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International media paint long history of resorts covering up sexual harassment

Jamaica Gleaner - 9 ore 9 min fa
The tourism sector has once again come under fire. This time resorts have been accused of paying out big money to victims of sexual assault to stay silent.The plight of several women was highlighted in an article titled "Jamaica resorts covered up...
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NIS deductions to increase April 1, 2019

Jamaica Gleaner - 12 ore 53 min fa
Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has announced that as of April 1, employees will start paying more in deductions for the National Insurance Scheme.
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Lasco principal, teacher of year awarded

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 22:22
It was difficult for supporters to compose themselves after Margaret Campbell, principal of St Goerge's College was named the Lasco/Ministry of Education,  Youth and Information Principal of the Year.
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Death Squad Trial | Unavailability of witness stalls trial

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 22:07
The murder trial of the three Clarendon cops said to be involved in a police death squad stalled this afternoon as the prosecution was unable to proceed due to the unavailability of a handwriting expert.
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Gov't, opposition quarrel over PAC meeting on Petrojam report

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 21:30
A public quarrel erupted between the Government and the Opposition after today’s premature end to the meeting of a parliamentary committee that was reviewing the damning findings of a comprehensive audit of the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam.
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Samuda instructs parliamentary staff to leave PAC meeting probing Petrojam audit

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 18:47
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament was prematurely adjourned this morning after Leader of Government Business in the House of Representatives, Karl Samuda, instructed the Clerk and Hansard writers to withdraw from the meeting.
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Opposition PAC members want Petrojam forensic audit expanded

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 17:56
Livern Barrett, Parliamentary Reporter  Opposition members of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament (PAC) wants the scope of the forensic audit of the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam expanded. In addition, Opposition members...
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Major pipeline break on Mandela Highway still affecting Corporate Area supply

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 17:24
The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that customers in sections of the Corporate Area will continue to experience reduced water pressures or instances of no water supply as a result of complications resulting from the major pipeline...
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Ambassador Frank Pringle is dead

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 16:35
Former tourism minister Ambassador Frank Pringle has died. Pringle, who served in the cabinet of the People’s National Party (PNP) for several years, died at his Spring Farm, Rose Hall, St James home on Monday night. Commenting on his death,...
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Widen forensic audit at Petrojam, says Phillips

Jamaica Gleaner - Mar, 11/12/2018 - 15:54
President of the People’s National Party and Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips want a full forensic audit of Petrojam in light of the corruption uncovered at the state-owned oil refinery by the Auditor General's Department....
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