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  • BA staff 'forcibly restrain' passenger with cancer on Jamaica flight 27 Apr 2017 14:59 The Independent A man was allegedly forcibly tied up and dragged back to his seat in economy on a British Airways flight to Jamaica after going to business class to stretch his legs. 65-year-old Kwame Bantu, who suffers from cancer and diabetes, told MailOnline that he …
  • CDB approves grant to improve bush fire management in Jamaica 27 Apr 2017 14:30 4-traders Over the last five years, the incidence of bush fires during the dry season and periods of severe drought has increased in Jamaica. The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have approved a grant of EUR 328,000 to the Government of …
  • Letter of the Day | Jamaica and Italy: a relation on a firm bedrock of tradition 27 Apr 2017 09:50 Jamaica Gleaner THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica is renowned worldwide for its natural beauty, its music and the warmth of its people. Each year, thousands of tourists, to include over 60,000 Italians, flock to this beautiful island, seeking calm and tranquillity feelings that …
  • Jamaica 8th on global press - freedom ranking 27 Apr 2017 08:57 Sun City Radio Jamaica has jumped two places to eighth on the 2017 World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders yesterday, while North Korea eclipsed Eritrea for the last spot on the 180-country ranking.Norway, Sweden, and Finland are the top...
  • Rain causes millions in damage in Jamaica 27 Apr 2017 05:13 Daily Nation Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie. (JIS) KINGSTON – The Jamaica government says preliminary estimates for damages caused by the rains over the past few days could reach at least half a billion dollars. Local …
  • Coach Dawson wants mixed relay to be introduced in Jamaica 27 Apr 2017 04:45 Radio Jamaica Coach Patrick Dawson who was in charge of Jamaica's 4x400m mixed team at last weekend's IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas, is advocating for the event to be introduced at local track and field meets. Jamaica's team of Javere Bell, Ristanana …
  • Injury forces top filly out of Jamaica Oaks 27 Apr 2017 04:45 Radio Jamaica RJR Sports understands that the nation's top 3 year old filly She’s A Maneater is out of Saturday's Caribbean Choice Jamaica Oaks for native bred fillies over 10 furlongs at Caymanas Park. It's understood that the bay filly who is conditioned …
  • Holmes scores TKO victory as Jamaica extends lead in Contender Series 27 Apr 2017 04:45 Radio Jamaica Jamaica is now leading the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender Series 3-1 after the island’s number 2 ranked fighter Richard ‘Frog’ Holmes scored a Technical Knockout victory over Canadian Michael Breton at the Chinese Benevolent Association Headquarters on …
  • New Chairman of JIS Impressed with Performance 27 Apr 2017 02:39 Jamaica Information Service New Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Jamaica Information Service (JIS), Gail Abrahams, says she is impressed with the remarkable talent, outstanding performance and superior work ethic of the agency’s staff. “They are meeting their targets, and in …
  • JCF to Intensify Recruitment Drive to Fill 3,000 Spaces 27 Apr 2017 02:39 Jamaica Information Service National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, says the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will intensify its recruitment process to fill 3,000 available spaces within the JCF. “It is the intention of this Government over the next couple of years, …