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Cable
By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Cable & Wireless shareholder sues telecoms giant

KINGSTON - Telecoms company Cable and Wireless is facing a lawsuit filed by one of its shareholders who claims its parent company, Cable and Wireless UK, unlawfully transferred money out of Jamaica for its exclusive More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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First cargo of alumina ships from Jamaica bauxite refinery under Chinese ownership

KINGSTON - The first cargo of alumina produced by the Alpart refinery under its new Chinese owners has been shipped from the island. The shipment, which totalled 35,000 tonnes, is destined for China. It is the More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Jamaica’s Cannabis Authority issues country’s first medical marijuana industry licenses

KINGSTON - Jamaican companies Epican and Everything Oily Labs Limited have received long awaited licences to legally operate in the medical marijuana industry. Epican is licensed to cultivate cannabis while Everything More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Caribbean countries urged to monetize intellectual property

NEGRIL - Jamaica’s minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sports, Olivia Grange, has urged Caribbean countries to place greater emphasis on monetizing intellectual property (IP). Addressing the Association More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Senate in Jamaica approves bill for Single Anti-Corruption Agency

KINGSTON - The Senate in Jamaica has approved the Integrity Commission Bill, paving the way for the establishment of a single anti-corruption unit, which will investigate and prosecute corruption in Jamaica. The More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Small Business Financing on Agenda of Caribbean MSME Conference

MONTEGO BAY - Small-business financing, policy framework to facilitate growth locally and regionally, and matters related to trade within the region are high on the agenda of the inaugural Caribbean MSME Conference More...

Soccer
By Edition On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Gold Cup 2017: Jamaica beats Curaçao

SAN DIEGO - With the first two groups having completed their first round of fixtures, the 2017 Gold Cup spotlight was on Group C on Sunday in San Diego. Curaçao and Jamaica faced off to get the action underway, More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Curaçao soccer team in the finals Caribbean Cup

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao national soccer team has placed itself for the final of the Caribbean Cup, the team managed to win Martinique 2-1 on Thursday night. Jamaica, which previously beat French Guyana, is the More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Three Jamaicans among six nabbed at sea in suspected human smuggling case

MIAMI – Three Jamaicans are among six people now in United States Border Patrol custody in connection with a suspected human smuggling case. The Caribbean nationals were nabbed on Tuesday along with an Israeli, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Jamaica makes Facebook history

KINGSTON – Starting today, alerts about missing children in Jamaica, called Ananda Alerts, will be delivered to Facebook users in the country – the first time this has happened in any Caribbean country. The More...