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10% decline in children reported missing in 2014 compared to 2013

  KINGSTON, January 13, 2015 - The Office of the Children’s Registry, OCR, is pleased to announce that preliminary statistics as reported to us by the Missing Person Monitoring Unit (MPMU) of the Jamaica Constabulary (JCF) indicate that there has been a ten percent (10%) decline in the number of children reported missing for the period January to December 2014 when compared to the corresponding period in 2013.

Byles Confident Jamaica Will Pass IMF Quarterly Test

KINGSTON, January 14, 2015 -  Co-Chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), Richard Byles, has joined Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips in expressing confidence that Jamaica will pass the seventh consecutive International Monetary Fund (IMF) quarterly test.

Scotia president praises Jamaica's economic programme

MONTEGO BAY January 10, 2015 - Chief Executive Officer of Scotia Group Jamaica Limited, Jacqueline Sharp has expressed her company’s support for the Government’s economic programme, stating that it is facilitating growth and raising the country’s investment profile internationally.

Pilot shortage hits Caribbean Airlines

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday January 8, 2015 – Caribbean Airlines is said to be experiencing a shortage of pilots at its Piarco and Norman Manley International airport bases in Trinidad and Jamaica, which “will have a serious, negative impact on the airlines’ services in 2015.”

Jamaicans agree on CCJ as final court of appeal - Don Anderson poll

KINGSTON, Jamaica January 7, 2015- As the Parliament continues its debate on whether Jamaica should establish the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final court of appeal, almost half  the respondents in a recent Don Anderson poll, commissioned by the RJR Communications Group, feel the country should do away with the Privy Council and establish the CCJ.
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