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Sharon Smith, head of JN Bank’s Insurance Premium Financing and Pensions Unit, has urged the country’s teachers to take the planning of their retirement seriously. Addressing teachers during an investment forum organised by the Jamaica Teachers’...

Ryan Brown, an electrician from St Andrew, receives remittances from his brother in the United States of America every month. His name has been changed; however, he is an actual person, who purchases medication for his ailing son, pays bills, and...

In a bid to increase exports of Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Coffee, JAMPRO and eight coffee manufacturers and growers participated in the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, United States of America (USA), April 11-14, 2019 to promote Jamaica’s premium...

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington, I am 27 years old and I have one child who was born in 2018. My sister filed for my mother and me in 2011. My mother got through and went to live in America in 2012, but my petition has not yet been granted. How long...

Dear Miss Powell, How do I know which province I can apply to get permanent residence? I’m confused as one minute I hear I can apply and the next I hear, no, I won’t qualify. Can you please help me understand the provincial nominee programme (PNP...

Jamaica built its global cannabis reputation in the 1970s both as a producer and illegal supplier of potent sun-grown ganja. Around the same time reggae and Rastafari were expanding beyond the island’s shores, cannabis was a key ally for both. The...

Proper management of the country’s water resources is critical to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and economic progress, says Richard Pandohie, deputy president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association (JMEA). He was...

Following an upsetting experience at the Chapelton Community Hospital, a native of the Clarendon community has pledged US$1 million towards the renovation of the facility. Last Monday, New York-based businesswoman Beverly Nichols donated US$500,...

Western Bureau: Seafood processor Rainforest Seafoods has signed an agreement with the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines to develop a state-of-the-art seafood-processing facility in Calliaqua, St Vincent. The agreement for the project,...

WESTERN BUREAU: The St James Health Department will be writing to the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) this week about its management of the People’s Arcade in the capital, Montego Bay, which chief public health inspector Lennox Wallace has...
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