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Youth Ministry to Establish Access Points to Assist Youth

As part of measures by the Government to address youth unemployment, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will be establishing 13 access points for youth seeking training and career development services. “These access points will provide a ‘one-stop shop’ for our young people, whether they want improved literacy or…

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Justice Minister Hails Relationship with European Union

Minister of Justice, Hon. Delroy Chuck, has hailed Jamaica’s relationship with the European Union (EU) as a “vibrant partnership” for solid development and collaboration in key sectors. Mr. Chuck, who was speaking at a special celebration of Europe Day, held on May 9 at the residence of the EU Ambassador…

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Panel Discussion to Begin Workers’ Week

A panel discussion, titled ‘Reparation and the Modern Labour Movement in Jamaica’, will be held on Monday, May 14 at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall, 10-16 East Street, Kingston, beginning at 11:00 a.m. The two-hour event is the first activity to commemorate Workers’ Week, being celebrated under the theme…

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Jamaica and US Amend Open Skies Agreement to Enhance Commerce

Jamaica and the United States of America have revised their Open Skies Air Transport Agreement to further strengthen the aviation partnership between the two countries and deepen commercial and economic ties. Under an amendment signed on Thursday (May 10), the Governments have agreed to allow all cargo airlines from their…

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Jamaica Making Great Progress – Ambassador Marks

Jamaica is making great progress towards achieving its long-term national development goal, says Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks. Delivering the keynote address at the sixth annual fundraising dinner of Maryland-based Partners of Good Shepherd Jamaica in Springfield on Saturday, May 5, the Ambassador pointed out that…

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Nutritionist Says Gastronomy Essential to Tourism

Executive Director of the Jamaica Island Nutrition Network (JINN), Patricia Thompson, says gastronomy, or the art and knowledge involved in preparing good food, is essential to the local tourism industry. She noted that tourists spend at least 50 per cent of their budget on food, and in order to experience…

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CPFSA Launches ‘Paediatric Pulse’

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) today, May 10, launched its ‘Paediatric Pulse’ booklet at The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites in Kingston. Chief Executive Officer of the CPFSA, Rosalee Gage-Grey, who gave the welcome and opening remarks, said the booklet is a resource guide for medical practitioners, caregivers…

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