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JTA wants Gov’t to slow down migration of teachers

The Jamaica Teachers Association JTA is calling on government to put measures in place to slow down the rapid migration of skilled and qualified teachers. The JTA says it is not against the recruitment of Jamaican teachers for overseas jobs. However it is aware of the negative effects migration previously …

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Jamaican model Alexia Palmer moving forward with Donald Trump lawsuit

Jamaican fashion model Alexia Palmer who alleges that US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s modeling agency defrauded her of $225,000 in pay, is moving forward with her case, despite a federal judge’s decision to dismiss the lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres in New York dismissed the lawsuit on March …

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Minor water supply program to be implemented across Jamaica

The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development will be implementing a minor water supply program across Jamaica. The water supply program to be implemented in four parishes during the pilot phase, will see the Ministry providing approximately 6,000 gallons of water to communities across select parishes almost daily. The …

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Government to focus on Road Safety

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has given the Government’s commitment to make road safety a priority. Mr. Holness gave the pledge at a meeting with Minister of Transport and Mining, Mike Henry, members of the National Road Safety Council NRSC, and other stakeholder groups earlier this week. The meeting discussed measures …

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$45 million lotto jackpot hit

One lucky person who purchased a lottery ticket at Ashley’s Wholesale Beverages in Industry Village, Gordon Town, St. Andrew, has hit the Jackpot of $45 million. Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) announced that the jackpot was won last Saturday, April 2, 2016. The winning numbers were: 2, 10, 14, 18, 26 …

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Man arrested in connection to Gun and Ammunition seizure

One man has been arrested in connection to a large gun and ammunition seizure, at a warehouse in Newport West Kingston on Tuesday. This following an operation conducted by detectives from the Guns for Trade Task Force, which comprises members of the Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch CTOC …

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