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Syed: I Was Not Dishonest

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- When the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands took the stand on Thursday, he told the court he was not being dishonest when he used his college credit card for his own purchases.

Skills Gap Remains Challenge For Bosses

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (CNS) -- The Chamber of Commerce president has said that its members remain concerned about the skills gap in the local working population and the failure of the education system to deliver the employees needed by local...

Second Chance For Persons Without Formal Qualifications

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Persons without formal qualifications, but with the requisite experience and vocational skills, will soon be able to access higher education. This will be made possible through the National Qualification Framework of Jamaica (NQF-...

 Contract Signed For Highway Improvement Project

KINGSTON (JIS) -- PRESS RELEASE – Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, on Wednesday, met with his Chinese counterpart Mr. Xiao Jie, at the Ministry of Finance in Beijing, China. Minister Shaw updated Minister Xiao on the Jamaican economy and the status...

Tri-Atleta Elite Renze Postma A Sali Pa Un Campo Di Entrenamento Na Bogota, Colombia

ORANJESTAD -- Diahuebs ultimo e hoben tri-atleta Renze Postma a sali pa Bogota, Colombia unda pa 9 siman largo e lo permanence den un campo di entrenamento.

JMA President Says Sector Has Key Role To Play In Growth Agenda

KINGSTON (JIS) -- President of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA), Metry Seaga, says the sector has a key role to play in facilitating the country’s plan of achieving five per cent growth in the next four years. He noted that the...

Postal System To Be Improved

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government will spend $46.6 million to upgrade the country’s international postal system in the 2017-18 fiscal year. Funding for this initiative will be provided by the Universal Postal Union, an international organisation...

Gov’t Has Honoured Financial Commitments To Secondary Schools

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, says the Government has honoured its financial commitments to secondary schools under the non-mandatory fees policy and the institutions have complied with the...

Mi Kier Orden Y Respect Bek Den Nos Pais

ORANJESTAD (MEP) -- Lider di MEP Evelyn Wever-Croes ayera mainta a pidi un audiencia urgente cu Gobernador sr. Alfonso Boekhoudt relaciona cu e acusacionnan serio hasi di parti di minister di husticia Artur Dowers. Na su salida el’a duna e sigiente...

Gov’t Looking To Strengthen Trade Relations With EU

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government is examining ways to more effectively utilise the CARIFORUM-European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) to strengthen Jamaica’s trade relations with the 27-member EU. This is against the background of...

Brinda Homenage Na Nos Baluartenan Tin Un Significacion Hopi Especial

STA. CRUZ (MEP) -- Lider di MEP Evelyn Wever-Croes ya desde algun luna ta otorgando reconosemento na baluartenan di partido MEP.

Gabinete Mike Eman Ta Narco-Complaciente

ORANJESTAD (MEP) -- E guera mahos den seno di partido AVP y den seno di partido POR a rementa manera un postema.

Habitantenan Contento Cu E Avancenan Den Nan Bario Y Tambe Pa Aruba Henter Bou Liderazgo Di Prome Minister Eman

ORANJESTAD -- Diahuebs mainta Prome Minister Mike Eman a bishita bario di San Miguel. Hunto cu ciudadanonan di e bario, Prome Minister y su team a combersa cu bisiñanan, pero tambe a tuma tempo pa tende nan preocupacion, sugerencia y ideanan pa...

Importance Of Foster Care Being Highlighted

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Child Development Agency (CDA) is observing its annual National Foster Care Recognition Week from February 12 to 18, under the theme: ‘Your Home Makes a Difference’. The observance is aimed at heightening awareness, recruiting...

Support For Law And Order

KINGSTON (JIS) -- With the maintenance of law and order high on the agenda of the Government, a total of $567 million has been budgeted to carry out activities to support this during the 2017-18 fiscal year. The money has been set aside in the 2017...

More Water For Less

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands has signed three water service contracts that are expected to significantly reduce the cost of the commodity.

Premier Smith Visits Centenarian Christalia Hodge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIGIS) -- Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE made a special visit to centenarian Christalia Idalia Hodge yesterday at her home in Huntum’s Ghut.

Jamaica To Benefit From PAHO Smart Health Care Project

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Fifteen priority health facilities across the island are being assessed for inclusion in the Pan American Health Organization’s (PAHO) Smart Health Care Facilities Project, aimed at providing climate-smart, greener and safer...

Project To Reduce HIV Prevalence Among At-Risk Groups Gets $492.25 Million

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Government has allocated $492.25 million towards the HIV Prevalence in Most-at-Risk Population Reduced Project. This is contained in the 2017-18 Estimates of Expenditure now before the House of Representatives. Being...

$1 Billion Allocated To Undertake Crime Prevention Initiatives

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Over $1 billion has been allocated to the Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) III, to carry out crime and violence prevention initiatives in targeted communities. This is outlined in the 2017-18 Estimates of Expenditure...

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