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Walkers Place of Safety Wards Get Relief Supplies

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Shahine Robinson (right), hands over relief supplies to Chief Executive Officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, for fire victims of the Walkers Place of Safety. The presentation was made at the Maxfield Park Children’s Home in Kingston on Friday (Jan. 19). At left is Manager of the Maxfield Park Children’s Home, Winston Bowen.

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security, on Friday (Jan. 19), handed over food, clothing and other relief items to benefit wards of the Walkers Place of Safety. Portfolio Minister,  Hon. Shahine Robinson, presented the supplies to Chief Executive Office of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee…

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Government Targeting 50,000 BPO Jobs

Finance and Public Service Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, emphasizes a point while addressing Mayberry Investments Limited’s monthly investor forum at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on Wednesday (January 18).

Finance and Public Service Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the Government is targeting the creation 50,000 Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) jobs in a “pretty short time.” Speaking at Mayberry Investments Limited’s monthly investor forum at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on January 17, the Minister  noted that the…

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Partnerships Key in Human Trafficking Fight

Permanent Secretary in the Justice Ministry, Carol Palmer, addresses the final in the series of Regional Trafficking in Persons (TIP) School Awareness Tours, at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters in Mona, St. Andrew on January 19.

Permanent Secretary in the Justice Ministry, Carol Palmer, is emphasising the importance of partnerships with local and international stakeholders in the fight against human trafficking. Noting the country’s collaboration with the United States Government, she said that the anti-trafficking efforts “cannot be done by any one country on its own.”…

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Engaging Young People In Agriculture Can Help Curb Crime – Hutchinson

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. JC Hutchinson, addresses the Women & Youth in Agriculture Consultation Forum at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on January 19.

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. JC Hutchinson, says the active engagement of young people in agriculture can turn them away from a life of crime. “I just want to say that one of the areas that I feel confident that we can…

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Jamaica and Italy Sign Elimination of Double Taxation Agreement

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), prepares to sign the agreement for the elimination of double taxation between Jamaica and Italy at the Ministry’s offices in Kingston on Friday (January 19). Ambassador of the Republic of Italy to Jamaica, His Excellency Armando Varracchio (right), affixes his signature.

The Government of Jamaica has signed an agreement with the Republic of Italy for the elimination of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and for the prevention of tax evasion and avoidance. The signing took place at the Ministry of Finance and Public Service’s Heroes Circle offices in…

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