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Prime Minister Announces Cabinet Changes

The Prime Minister, the Hon. Bruce Golding, has announced the following changes to the Cabinet: Senator the Hon. Dwight Nelson Minister of National Security Hon. James Robertson, M.P. Minister of Energy and Mining Hon. Olivia Grange, M.P. Minister of Youth, … Continued

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Jamaica Triumphs in Brussels

The weather was uncharacteristically sunny for early spring in Brussels, but it was the perfect backdrop for an amazing triumph by Jamaica especially, and fashion from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, in general, as the African, Caribbean and Pacific … Continued

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Recession Could Be Over Soon – PM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, has said that the financial recession that has been affecting the country, could be over soon. “There are signs that the recession may be coming to an end sooner than most analysts had expected, even up … Continued

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Vaz Takes Oath of Office

Newly re-elected Member of Parliament for West Portland, Daryl Vaz, was sworn in today (April 1), to serve a second stint as Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, by Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Dr. … Continued

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89 Graduate from Inner-City Parenting Programme

Eighty nine persons from inner-city communities across Kingston and St Andrew today (March 30) graduated from a parenting programme organised by the Kingston Restoration Company (KRC) and the Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP). At the ceremony, held at the … Continued

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Minister Smith Advocates Expansion of e-Learning Project

Minister of Mining and Telecommunications Derrick Smith, says he will be pushing for the expansion of the e-Learning Project to include primary schools. Currently the project is being implemented across the island at the secondary level and at teachers colleges … Continued

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Customs Going After Persons Who Under-Invoice Goods

Commissioner of Customs Danville Walker, has said that the Department will be going after persons, who engage in the under-invoicing of goods, robbing the country of revenue to provide essential services and fund development projects. Mr. Walker, who was addressing … Continued

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RGD Celebrates 130 Years

Chief Executive Officer of the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) Dr. Patricia Holness, has lauded the agency for the important service it continues to provide to Jamaicans at home and abroad. She pointed to the interest expressed in the RGD by … Continued

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St. Thomas Infirmary Produces Own Chicken Meat

The St. Thomas Infirmary is now self-sufficient in chicken meat, as the protein source is produced on the premises in Morant Bay. Financing of the project, valued at some US$10,400, was provided by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of … Continued

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105 Year-Old Jamaican Laid to Rest

Scores of family members and friends, crowded the Hither Green Methodist Church, in London, United Kingdom (UK), on Thursday March 26, for a thanksgiving service for the life of 105 year-old Wilhelmina Morgan, who died on March 1 this year. … Continued

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Jamaica Welcomes Strong Level of Support from EU

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, has expressed Government’s appreciation for the J$2-billion (18.625 million Euros) grant from the European Union, which was handed over today, to be paid directly into the treasury through the EU’s ongoing Budget Support Programme. Speaking at … Continued

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Education Minister Guest on ‘Jamaica House Live’ Tonight

Minister of Education, Andrew Holness and Chief Medical Officer (CMO), in the Ministry of Health and the Environment, Dr. Sheila Campbell Forrester, will be special guests on the monthly call in radio programme, ‘Jamaica House Live’, hosted by Prime Minister … Continued

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PM Sings Praises of Sandals Foundation

Prime Minister Golding has endorsed the establishment of the new Sandals Foundation, which aims at improving the lives of residents of troubled communities through educational and environmental outreach. The Prime Minister described the foundation as “a tremendous initiative” and congratulated … Continued

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