JAMAICA

Ready to rumble – Samuels vs Stokes

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MANCHESTER, England, (CMC): Captain Jason Holder has no plans on keeping combative Marlon Samuels on a leash during the five-match one-day international series starting here today, but has urged the experienced strokemaker not to get carried away in his rivalry with all-rounder Ben Stokes. While the West Indies chase an improbable series clean sweep to Read More

Gov’t Evacuates Jamaicans from British Virgin Islands

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The Government has stepped in to evacuate Jamaican nationals living in the British Virgin Islands following the passage of Hurricane Irma and ahead of the impending Hurricane Maria. The Category 5 storm is expected to impact islands already devastated by Irma last week. On Monday (September 18), some 50 persons arrived at the Norman Manley Read More

Peoples National Party in Jamaica wants fixed dates for by-elections

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In Jamaica, the leader of the opposition People’s National Party (PNP) , Dr. Peter Phillips,  says a future PNP government will move to have fixed dates set for staging by-elections in Jamaica. In an address to delegates at the 79th annual conference of the party on Sunday, Phillips said – “No prime minister will be Read More

Jamaica to host major conference on attracting businesses to region

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The Barbados-based Caribbean Export Development (CED) has announced Jamaica will host a major business conference, the Outsource to the Caribbean Conference (OCC) later this year. The objective of the conference is to determine how best to attract more business from international companies to the Caribbean. The target business areas include; call center operations, website and Read More

Police investigate fire at Catholic Church in Jamaica

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The police in Jamaica have launched an investigation into the circumstances that led to a fire at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in St. Andrew early Sunday. Altar damaged The police report that early morning fire damaged the altar at the popular church, resulting in the morning service being moved to the church Read More

New president for Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)

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The president of the Clarendon Football Association, Michael Rickets, was on the weekend elected to succeed the late Captain Horace Burrell as head of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFA). Ricketts beat out challenger Stewart Stephenson 8-5 in elections last week to assume the mantle previous held by Burrell who passed away last June after a Read More

Duetto Announces Revenue Strategy Partnership with Jamaica’s Half Moon

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Agreement to Deploy Multiple Applications Builds Momentum in Caribbean Luxury Market Montego Bay, Jamaica, 19 September, 2017 — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has spread its cloud-based solutions to a key property in the Caribbean, signing an agreement with Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon. “Half Moon is one of the very Read More

Retired American teacher fatally stabbed in Jamaica

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A retired teacher from California was fatally stabbed to death while in Jamaica, police said. A jogger found Heidi Ann Muth’s body on a dirt path on Sept. 10, authorities said. Her body had suffered stab wounds to the head and upper body, authorities said. She was pronounced dead at a hospital. Muth, 68, a Read More

Harris Institute Achieves Fourth 0% Default Rate

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TORONO, ONTARIO, CANADA, September 18, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) published the 2016 ‘Student Loan Default Rates’ for the 175 private colleges eligible for student loans in Ontario. Harris Institute achieved an unprecedented fourth 0% default rate. “Harris Institute may be the only post secondary school in the Read More

Harris Institute Achieves Fourth 0% Default Rate

4 days ago Editor 0
TORONO, ONTARIO, CANADA, September 18, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) published the 2016 ‘Student Loan Default Rates’ for the 175 private colleges eligible for student loans in Ontario. Harris Institute achieved an unprecedented fourth 0% default rate. “Harris Institute may be the only post secondary school in the Read More