Tag Archives: Jamaica News

Economy: Employment In Jamaica At All-Time High

More Jamaicans are now employed than at any other period in the country’s history. According to a JIS report: Data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) show that the number of persons securing employment peaked at a historic 1,204,800 in April 2017, which was 35,800 more than the 1,169,000 …

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Careful: Health Ministry Issues Pink Eye Alert

The Ministry of Health has Jamaicans to take the necessary steps to avoid conjunctivitis, otherwise known as ‘pink eye’, after cases of the virus were reported in some communities. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye says, “we are cautioning the public to take preventative steps to decrease their …

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Businessman Patrick Powell Found Guilty

According to reports Businessman Patrick Powell was this morning found guilty of failing to hand over his licensed firearm to the police. The verdict was handed down by Parish Judge Vaughn Smith in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. Powell was on trial after he was charged following allegations …

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