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NYS to Offer IT Training

The National Youth Service (NYS) will be offering Information Technology (IT) training to participants, with the establishment of three state-of-the-art computer laboratories at its camp sites. Funding for the project, costing some US$316,000, has been made possible through an agreement … Continued

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2006 National Energy Policy to be Reviewed

A five-man team is to be appointed to examine and make necessary adjustments to the National Energy Policy which was tabled as a Green Paper in Parliament, in 2006. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mining, Marcia Forbes, … Continued

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Renewable Energy Website Providing Critical Information

Chairman of the Scientific Research Council (SRC), James Moss-Solomon, has disclosed that the Caribbean Information Platform on Renewable Energy (CIPORE) has received over 100,000 hits since it was enabled at the beginning of April. The website, located at www.cipore.org, was … Continued

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Renewable Energy Website Providing Critical Information

Chairman of the Scientific Research Council (SRC), James Moss-Solomon, has disclosed that the Caribbean Information Platform on Renewable Energy (CIPORE) has received over 100, 000 hits since it was enabled at the beginning of April. The website, located at www.cipore.org, … Continued

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Support for Gas Tax

A well-known financial analyst has come out in support of the Government’s decision to impose a consumption tax on fuel, saying this move to realign the tax structure is more equitable to over-burdened PAYE taxpayers. Colin Steele, a member of … Continued

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Leading Medical IT Company to Offer Training in Jamaica.

Career Step, a leading provider of medical transcription training, has partnered with healthcare IT specialists, HCIT Solutions, to help develop the Jamaican medical transcription field. “We are extremely pleased to partner with Career Step to provide a best-in-class medical transcription … Continued

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PM Golding Responds to Telecommunications Queries

The sixty schools remaining to be equipped with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) facilities will be online by August. Prime Minister Bruce Golding, made this report during the meeting of the Standing Finance Committee in Parliament yesterday (April 14). The … Continued

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$80 Million Allocated for UTech Enhancement Project

The University of Technology (UTech) Enhancement Project will get an $80 million allocation this fiscal year to undertake work to upgrade facilities at the institution. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)-funded project aims to enhance the university’s capacity to provide quality-level … Continued

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Clive Mullings Bids Farewell

Member of Parliament for West Central St. James Clive Mullings on April 6 said farewell to members of staff at the Ministry of Energy, during a special meeting held at the Ministry’s headquarters located in the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica … Continued

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Mining Minister Meets With Potential Investors

The Government is holding discussions with a group of potential investors from the United States, which has expressed an interest in mining, and exporting minerals from the island. Minister of Mining and Telecommunications Derrick Smith made the disclosure to JIS … Continued

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