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King And Queen Tour Exhibition at Institute of Jamaica

Their Majesties, King Juan Carlos I, and Queen Sofia of Spain, today (February 17), participated in an official tour of an exhibition, titled ‘Xaymaca: Life in Spanish Jamaica’, at the Institute of Jamaica, in downtown Kingston. The ‘Xaymaca: Life in … Continued

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Fast Track Land to Bauxite Workers – PM Golding

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, has said that he is prepared to arrange a special task force to deal with the sale and issue of titles for non-bauxite lands to bauxite workers. He was speaking with union heads at a recent … Continued

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Forensic Audit of PCJ’s Operations Started Today

A forensic audit of the operations of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), which started today, is to be conducted over the next 17 weeks, Jamaica House has disclosed. Cabinet was briefed on the issue last week Monday. The brief … Continued

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Possibility Programme to be Expanded

The Possibility Programme, for vulnerable boys, may be expanded to Spanish Town and Montego Bay, says the director, Lolita Philips. “We expect to continue the mandate of improving the lives of vulnerable youths in the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA). However, … Continued

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Ground Broken for Conference Centre in Mobay

Ground was broken on Saturday (Feb. 14), symbolically marking the official start of construction of the long awaited Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James. The facility, located in the Rose Hall area of Montego Bay, will be financed by … Continued

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Spanish Government to Honour PM Golding & Mrs Golding

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, will be conferred with the Great Cross of the Order of the Civil Merit of Spain, when Spain’s King Juan Carlos 1 and Queen Sofia, visit Jamaica from February 17-18, 2009. Approval for Prime Minister Golding … Continued

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Bureau of Women’s Affairs Says Ban on Lewd Songs Long Overdue

The Bureau of Women’s Affairs has joined the growing list of organizations and public officials in commending the Broadcasting Commission for its decision to ban songs with explicit sexual content from the nation’s airwaves. “We welcome this decision because I … Continued

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President of the Senate Welcomes Chinese Vice President

President of the Senate, Dr. Oswald Harding, has expressed appreciation for the technical and cultural co-operation, and the various bilateral agreements between Jamaica and China. “I [would] like to see the growth and development of cultural exchanges between our peoples,” … Continued

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Spanish Town Prepares for King of Spain

Preparations are in high gear for the visit of the King of Spain, Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia, to Spanish Town, St. Catherine. The Spanish Monarchs, who are to be conferred with national civil decorations by the Government, will … Continued

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PM Says Future of Bauxite Industry Not Endangered

Prime Minister Bruce Golding gave an assurance today(Feb 12) that although the Bauxite Industry was under severe stress, its future was not in danger and it must prepare and position itself to rebound with renewed energy. Mr. Golding said that … Continued

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NSWMA Promotes Safety Standards at Landfills

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), has instituted new rules, to prevent easy access to its landfills by children and trucks with crews searching for scrap metal. The rules are being put in place to promote safety standards in … Continued

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Broadcasting Commission Eyes Carnival

The Boadcasting Commission will be keeping an eye on this year’s Carnival activities, in continuation of its efforts to regulate violent and lewd forms of entertainment. Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Hopeton Dunn, made the announcement during a press conference … Continued

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