ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – Cops assigned to the Linstead Police station in St Catherine say they seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in the town on Thursday.
Reports are that between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm police personnel conducted operations in the Clarkes area of the town, During the process an unfinishe ...more »
PRIME Minister Portia Simpson Miller left the island on Saturday for Japan, where she will be on a three-day official visit.
The prime minister is accompanied by Phillip Paulwell, minister of science, technology, mining and energy; Onika Miller, permanent secretary, Office of the Prime Minister; Ambassador Paul Robotham, permanent secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade; support staff and security team.
Simpson Miller will be meeting with His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino, as well as the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.
Jamaica House said she will use the opportunity to further strengthen the friendship and cooperation between Jamaica and Japan, one of the country's long standing diplomatic partners.
The prime minister will attend and address the Inter-American Development Bank's Japan-LAC (Latin American and the Caribbean) Conference, 'Shaping the Future between Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean'. She will also meet with Marubeni, Nippon Light Metals, and UCC, all major investors in Jamaica with interests in electricity, minerals and Blue Mountain Coffee. Simpson Miller will return to Jamaica on November 9. In her absence Finance Minister Peter Phillips will be in charge of the Government.
SIMPSON MILLER… seeking to strengthen
cooperation with Japan
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