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Workshops encouragaes health sector workers to save energy

Friday, February, 15 2019    

MORE than 150 of Jamaica's health sector employees are participating in a series of technical training and sensitisation workshops as part of a major initiative to reduce energy bills in the health sector and across the nation's public sector. The first was held Tuesday and the final is... Read More

HEART Trust/NTA launches sector skills council with business leaders

Friday, February, 15 2019    

THE HEART Trust/NTA on Wednesday officially launched the Sector Skills Councils (SSCs), an independent, employer-led committee designed to analyse and address skills development, within key sectors of the economy. The launch took place at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Read More

Two witnesses wanted

Friday, February, 15 2019    

DETECTIVES assigned to the Major Investigations Division are seeking the public's assistance in locating two witnesses who are vital to a case currently before the Home Circuit Court in Kingston. Read More

MoBay residents encouraged to keep wetlands free of garbage

Friday, February, 15 2019    

Montego Bay residents have been asked to desist from using wetland areas in that city as dumping sites for solid waste. Read More

British Airways launches summer sale prices

Friday, February, 15 2019    

British Airways has announced a sale on airfare from Jamaica to London and other European cities. Read More

Hospital gets off-grid system that makes water from sunlight, air

Friday, February, 15 2019    

SOLAR Buzz Jamaica has successfully completed installation of an off-grid and self-contained hydropanel system that makes drinking water from sunlight and air at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Children's Ward. Read More

PAHO: 6,000 women die yearly from pregnancy-related issues in Americas

Friday, February, 15 2019    

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (CMC) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says 6,000 women die from pregnancy-related causes each year in the Americas, including the Caribbean. Read More

PEP will foster entrepreneurship among youth, says Green

Friday, February, 15 2019    

STATE Minister Floyd Green says the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) will assist in fostering entrepreneurship among young persons . Read More

Oil-filtration system to be acquired for JUTC buses

Friday, February, 15 2019    

THE Jamaica Urban Transit Company's (JUTC) fleet of buses are to see marked improvement in performance with the implementation of an oil-filtration system. Read More

Haiti president cancels trip as protesters demand removal from office

Friday, February, 15 2019    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Feb 14, CMC – President Jovenel Moise has cancelled a visit to Italy as opposition-inspired protests for his removal from office continued in the French-speaking Caribbean Community country. Read More

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

Friday, February, 15 2019    

ARIZONA, USA (AP) — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. Read More

Today's horoscope — February 15, 2019

Friday, February, 15 2019    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, February 15, 2019: This year, your warmth and association with friendship will be enhanced by a new level of empathy. Others often will confess to you! You could be stunned by what you hear. If you're single, meeting people happens with ease; choosing the right person... Read More

Justice Minister commends outgoing permanent secretary

Friday, February, 15 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck, has thanked outgoing Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Carol Palmer, who has been reassigned to the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology (MSET). Read More

Prince Charles to make first British royal trip to Cuba

Friday, February, 15 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Prince Charles will make the first-ever official British royal visit to Cuba in March, his office announced Friday, to mark improving ties between the two nations. Read More

Police seek relatives of woman found wandering in HWT

Friday, February, 15 2019    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating the relatives of a woman who was found wandering in Half Way Tree, St Andrew and was taken to hospital on Tuesday, February 12. Read More



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