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By Edition On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Jamaica and United States sign MoU to combat child trafficking

KINGSTON - The Governments of Jamaica and the United States of America yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership, which is aimed at combating the trafficking More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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CARICOM countries urged to collaborate more to fight crime

KINGSTON - Jamaica’s Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security Rudyard Spencer has called on members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to collaborate more in the fight against corruption at ports More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Jamaica moving ahead with attempt to buy back Venezuela’s shares in petroleum refinery

KINGSTON - A team from Venezuela is expected to visit Jamaica to continue discussions on the proposal for Jamaica to repurchase the Spanish-speaking nation’s 49 per cent shareholding in Petrojam Limited. Venezuela More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Tourism interests urged to invest in agriculture

KINGSTON - Chairman of the Tourism Linkages Council in Jamaica, Adam Stewart, is calling on hoteliers and other tourism interests, to invest in the local agriculture sector, noting that this is a surefire way of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Jamaica may have found oil, but it needs investors to dig into discovery

KINGSTON - Jamaica could be sitting on oil. Two independent live oil seeps have been discovered in different parts of the island – the first documented occurrence of ‘live’, or flowing, oil from onshore More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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IDB President says Jamaica on track to becoming Caribbean’s First Digital Society

KINGSTON -The head of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB) believes Jamaica will become the region’s first digital society. Luis Alberto Moreno expressed that view as the Jamaica Government took strategic More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Jamaica calls for democracy to return to Venezuela

KINGSTON - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his Government is concerned about the political and economic crisis in Venezuela, and wants to see citizens of that Spanish-speaking nation again enjoying their democracy. “This More...

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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...