Giamaica

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | Certifying Jamaica one person at a time

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 17 min fa
 Recipient: HEART Trust/NTA Category: Education The Human Employment and Resource Training Trust/National Training Agency (HEART Trust/NTA) was established in 1982 by the late former Prime Minister Edward Seaga...
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Certifying Jamaica one person at a time

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 17 min fa
RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 Recipient: HEART Trust/NTA Category: Education The Human Employment and Resource Training Trust/National Training Agency (HEART Trust/NTA) was established in 1982 by the late former Prime Minister Edward Seaga...
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Leave the worry to us

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 18 min fa
Q. My new boyfriend has been driving my car and he is not a named driver. I have been reluctant to put him on my insurance because the relationship is still pretty new. I need an open policy that allows him to drive, which will not hike my...
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Brexit bill becomes law

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 19 min fa
LONDON (AP): Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last UK obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week. Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans announced in the House of Commons that the...
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Embassy opened in UAE

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 20 min fa
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC): The Commonwealth of Dominica has established a new embassy in the capital of the United Arab Emirates UAE, Abu Dhabi – becoming the first Dominican mission to the country, but also to the Middle East. Speaking during the...
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Cities locked down as virus spreads

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 20 min fa
BEIJING (AP): Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down three cities with a combined population of more than 18 million in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and spread to other parts...
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Scotiabank executives give career tips to scholars

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 21 min fa
Scholarship recipients at The University of the West Indies, (UWI), Mona, recently met face-to-face with executive management representatives from Scotiabank in a mentorship session. Twenty students from various disciplines shared stories and...
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JMMB Bank, We Inspire host all-female SME seminar

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 21 min fa
The JMMB Bank recently partnered with We Inspire Women for the second staging of its small and medium-size enterprise (SME) development seminar. The event, which took place at the ATL Audi Showroom, saw the all-female audience of entrepreneurs,...
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JN Money spends time with wards at SOS Children’s Village

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 21 min fa
A day with the wards at SOS Children’s Village in Stony Hill is not only about accepting donations from the companies and groups who visit the institution. For the wards at the 39-year-old facility, it is also an opportunity to interact with...
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Something Extra | Friday

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 23 min fa
History was made on Monday, January 20, 2020, when the Marella Discovery 2 was welcomed into Port Royal. The newly built cruise port was transformed into a cultural exhibition showcasing the talent of our people, along with the country’s foremost...
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Making moves: VM boss shares tips for success

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 24 min fa
Victoria Mutual Group (VM) President and Chief Executive Officer Courtney Campbell shared some ingredients that contributed to the success he has achieved in his enviable career in finance, at a recent financial education seminar hosted by VM. The...
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12-y-o Osborne Store Primary student wins Florida essay competition

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 26 min fa
Osborne Store Primary and Junior High School in Clarendon is still in celebration mode after head girl, Jordeena Dryden, emerged the winner of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association Foundation (FCCA) essay competition. When The Gleaner visited...
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St Ann business sector welcomes tax office relocation, but ...

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 26 min fa
The business community in St Ann has welcomed the announcement that the Brown’s Town Tax Office is to be relocated, but has expressed concerns about the new relocation. There is also a call for the St Ann’s Bay tax office to also be relocated, as...
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Sagicor Blast Off for 2020

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 28 min fa
It was a ‘golden’ affair on Saturday, January 18, as Sagicor Group Jamaica held its annual kick-off all staff event – ‘Blast Off’ – at the National Indoor Sports Centre under the theme – ‘Beyond Gold’. Over 1,500 team members from across the Group...
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Protecting plants is in our interest

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 30 min fa
Describing the International Year of Plant Health 2020 as a global eye-opener on taking preventative measures against plant pests and diseases, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) representative to Jamaica, Dr Crispim Moreira, on Wednesday...
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Plant health awareness to take centre stage in 2020

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 31 min fa
Activities during the International Year of Plant Health, being observed in 2020, will be aimed at raising awareness of the multipurpose role of healthy plants in ending hunger, reducing poverty, protecting the environment, and boosting economic...
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Jamaica moves to prevent entry of plant pests

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 35 min fa
All used vehicles imported into Jamaica must now undergo a comprehensive sanitation process before reaching our shores. This is just the latest security measure aimed at reducing the risk of pests and pathogen hitching a ride into the country,...
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UWI students to benefit from 15 new Scotiabank scholarships

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 36 min fa
The University of the West Indies (UWI) is to benefit from 15 additional scholarships from Scotiabank as part of the renewal of its sponsorship of the UWI Toronto Gala. The value of the sponsorships is estimated to be CAD$75,000 annually. And the...
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JTA boss wants more effort in dengue fight

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 37 min fa
WESTERN BUREAU: Owen Speid, the outspoken president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), is calling on the government and local organisations to move swiftly to address the ongoing dengue crisis in Jamaica, which has claimed 64 lives over...
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Alain Hottat invokes the spirits

Jamaica Gleaner - 6 ore 39 min fa
Last Saturday, the Gene Pearson Gallery at the R Hotel in New Kingston, St Andrew, possessed spirits of all sorts. The high spirits of those in attendance, the fine wines, and Alain Hottat’s ‘Nature Spirits’. This is his first solo photo...
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