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JAMAICA | Opposition calls for strengthening of work permit guidelines

JAMAICA | Opposition calls for strengthe…

Kingston, Jamaica, June 15, 2018: The Peoples National Party Shadow Minister of Labour and Social Security Horace W. Dalley is of the opinion that the island's Work Permit guidelines must be...

21-06-2018 Hits:3 Politics

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Canadians can buy recreational cannabis from October

Canadians can buy recreational cannabis …

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that recreational use of cannabis will be legalised on 17 October, later than initially expected.

21-06-2018 Hits:0 Agriculture

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Guyana plans to ask ICJ to rule in its favour

Guyana plans to ask ICJ to rule in its f…

Guyana intends to ask the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to rule that a 119-year old award of its border with Venezuela is final, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

21-06-2018 Hits:4 Justice

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GUYANA | PPP asks Court of Appeal to hear 2015 elections petition, Jagdeo cites Barbados case at CCJ

GUYANA | PPP asks Court of Appeal to hea…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 20, 2018 - General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday night announced that his party has asked the Guyana Court of Appeal to...

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GUYANA | ExxonMobil announces eighth oil discovery – Turbot, Longtail reserves

GUYANA | ExxonMobil announces eighth oil…

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, June 21, 2018 - In what is becoming an extraordinary success rate ExxonMobil announced yesterday morning it has struck oil again this time at the Longtail-1 exploration well.

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Sandals responds to Barbados PM regarding tourism incentives

Sandals responds to Barbados PM regardin…

JAMAICA,  June 21, 2018 -    Sandals Resort International  has responded to a concern expressed by Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley about the level of incentives accorded chain hotels like...

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BARBADOS | Mottley Revives over $200 Million in loans from IDB

BARBADOS | Mottley Revives over $200 Mil…

BRIDGETOWN, June 21, 2018 - The government has moved to revive in excess of $200 million in needed loans from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which the Freundel Stuart-led administration...

21-06-2018 Hits:7 Business & Economy

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One Thousand CCTVs to be Installed Islandwide

One Thousand CCTVs to be Installed Islan…

By year end, 1,000 closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) will be installed by the Government in strategic locations islandwide. These CCTVs will be fully integrated in the monitoring system of the ‘JamaicaEye’...

21-06-2018 Hits:7 local news

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JAMAICA | China’s Vice Minister of Industry Arrives

JAMAICA | China’s Vice Minister of Indus…

KINGSTON, June 20, 2018 - The Government will host the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, People’s Republic of China (PRC), Wang Jiangping, from June 20...

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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre to be Fully Operational By 2019

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Man…

KINGSTON, June 20, 2018 - The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, which will be established in Jamaica to deal with climate-related issues, is expected to be fully operational...

21-06-2018 Hits:4 Tourism

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US now to hold kids longer at border… but with parents

US now to hold kids longer at border… bu…

(AP) – Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched yesterday for ways to end the Trump Administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting to a...

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Venezuela rejects ICJ’s jurisdiction on border controversy with Guyana

Venezuela rejects ICJ’s jurisdiction on …

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 20, 2018 – Venezuela cannot accept and reject the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in settling the border controversy with Guyana, a legal and...

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JAMAICA backs off on five-year deadline for full CSME implementation

JAMAICA backs off on five-year deadline …

KINGSTON, June 20, 2018 - The Jamaican government says it will not be insisting on the recommended five-year timeline for the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

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JAMAICA | PNP Wants MOCA to Investigate  PETROJAM Scandal

JAMAICA | PNP Wants MOCA to Investigate …

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 20, 2018: The People’s National Party (PNP) says it is time for the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption agency (MOCA) to be called in to investigate the...

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UN agency says remittances much more than a 'lifeline' for the Caribbean

UN agency says remittances much more tha…

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — The United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says remittances to the Caribbean and other countries are much more than a “lifeline” for millions of...

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US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Counci…

The United States has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, accusing it of chronic bias against Israel.

19-06-2018 Hits:9 World News

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