US sanctions on Venezuela hurting Jamaica says energy minister

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Energy Minister Dr. Andrew Wheatley says the sanctions imposed on Venezuela by United States administration, have had a negative impact on Jamaica. US sanctions on Venezuela are affecting the supply of oil products to Jamaica according to Jamaican Energy Minister Andrew Wheatley. Energy Minister Dr. Andrew Wheatley says the sanctions imposed on Venezuela by United Read More

Jamaica to fund improvements in quality and efficiency of its public services

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Jamaica is taking steps to improve the quality and efficiency of transactional public services. Jamaica is taking steps to improve the quality and efficiency of transactional public services with a US$160 million loan program, which was approved by the Inter-American Development Bank on November 15. The program consists of a US$110 million policy-based loan and a Read More

PHOTOS: Police name five main crime producers

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The police have announced they will be focusing on five main crime producers as they seek to reduce crime levels across the country. The top brass of the Jamaica Constabulary Force held a press conference this morning at the Police Commissioner’s Office on Old Hope Road in St Andrew. Deputy Commissioner Selvin Haye this morning said Read More

Tributes pour in for late Lester Spaulding

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There has been an outpouring of tributes for the late chairman of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group J Lester Spaulding. Spaulding, 76, died at the Andrews Memorial Hospital in Kingston this morning where he was hospitalised on Monday after his health deteriorated. READ: RJRGLEANER Group Chairman Lester Spaulding Dies He had been ill for some time. See Read More

IMF pledges support for Caribbean

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov 16, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Thursday pledged its support for the Caribbean as the region moves to build resilience against the effects of natural disasters. IMF managing director, Christine Lagarde, addressing the sixth IMF High level Caribbean forum, said the Washington-based financial institution is prepared to support the Caribbean Read More

IMF pledges support for Caribbean

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov 16, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Thursday pledged its support for the Caribbean as the region moves to build resilience against the effects of natural disasters. IMF managing director, Christine Lagarde, addressing the sixth IMF High level Caribbean forum, said the Washington-based financial institution is prepared to support the Caribbean Read More

Police fire shot at car that hit officer in Jamaica Plain

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Police are asking for the public’s help following a daytime shooting in Jamaica Plain that left one officer injured, police Commissioner William B. Evans said. “It’s a crazy scene, but as of now no one’s hurt seriously and thank God my officer’s OK,” Evans said at the scene. He said police responding around 3 p.m. Read More

Jamaica Drive-By Suspect Arraigned

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BY TRONE DOWD A 28-year-old Jamaica man was arraigned at Queens County Criminal Court Thursday in relation to a fatal drive by shooting this past Independence Day weekend. Murder suspect Victor Ocasio was indicted Thursday for the slaying of two in Jamaica this past July. (FILE PHOTO) The suspect, Victor Ocasio, was arraigned by Judge Read More

Saint Lucia police seize over 129,000 Euros

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November 17th, 2017 2 comments Saint Lucia police have  announced the seizure of over €129,000 (Euros) in a money laundering investigation. Law enforcement sources told St Lucia Times that on Monday, November 13, 2017 at around 10:00 pm, officers attached to the Micoud station intercepted a vehicle which was being driven by a Babonneau man. Read More

Listen to the Podcast of the Jamaica & Caribbean Weekly News Summary for the week ending November 17, 2017

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This is a Podcast of the Jamaica & Caribbean Weekly News Summary for the week ending November 17, 2017. The JAMAICA WEEKLY News Summary Podcast is brought to you by Jamaicans.com. For past Jamaica & Caribbean Weekly News Podcasts please visit our “News and Events Archives” – href=”http://archives.jamaicans.com/”>archives. Read More