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Government Receives Report on Social Partnership from CAPRI

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) has presented Government with the results of its research on a new social partnership for Jamaica. The report was presented yesterday to Prime Minister Bruce Golding, by the President of CAPRI, John Rapley, when … Continued


PM Calls for Meeting to Address Concerns of Music Industry

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, has instructed the Minister of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, to set up a meeting this week to discuss the concerns and impact of the negative lyrics and images being portrayed through Jamaica’s … Continued


Westmoreland Senior Citizens to be Honoured

About 60 senior citizens, 65 years and over, will be recognised for outstanding contributions to the development of their communities, at a Valentine’s Dinner on February 15 at the Bluefields People’s Community Association (BPCA) complex, Westmoreland. The event is being … Continued


PM Defends Budget Cuts

Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, has defended the Government’s decision to cut expenditure in a number of areas, noting that the Government had to contain spending in light of serious economic challenges. “We are not making any apologies about it,” the … Continued


Use Research to Improve People’s Lives – PM Urges

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, has urged academics at the University of the West Indies (UWI), to continue their research but also challenged them to ensure that their work is eventually used to improve the lives of people. He was speaking … Continued


Seaga Honoured for Service to Stock Exchange

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Eward Seaga, is the second recipient of the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s (JSE) Regional Award for outstanding and distinguished service to the organisation. He was presented with the award and a citation during the first day … Continued


St. Mary Businesses Tested for Earthquake Safety

Several businesses in Port Maria, were inspected yesterday (Jan. 31), during a ‘hazard hunt’ by the St. Mary Disaster Committee. The exercise, which was conducted as part of activities celebrating January as Earthquake Awareness Month in the parish, served to … Continued


‘Revival’ Exhibition Opens Monday

Jamaicans have been encouraged by Research Fellow at the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), Dr. Julian Cresser, to visit the exhibition, ‘Revivalism: An Afro-Caribbean Religion’, which opens on Monday (February 2) at the Institute, Ocean Boulevard, downtown … Continued


Condolence Books Open for Ryan Peralto Snr.

Condolence books have been, and will be opened for signing by members of the public, for the late Senator and former Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Member of Parliament, Ryan Peralto Snr., who died on January 23. One was opened at … Continued


Jamaica Committed to Establishing & Renewing Diplomatic Relations

Prime Minister Bruce Golding, says Jamaica remains committed to establishing new, and strengthening existing diplomatic relations, in its effort to maintain the country’s status as a visible and active member of the international community. To this end, the Government will … Continued


Public-Private Sector Partnership Spurs Innovative Solutions

Government and the Private Sector are taking a “fresh new” approach to driving the implementation of the National Planning Summit (NPS) initiatives in an effort to spur economic growth and development. Building on the partnership and work already being carried … Continued

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