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Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I have a question to ask, which may seem infantile, but I was asked and I stammered through and managed to formulate an answer. I should have known the answer. But I wasn't too confident in my response at all. I was asked: "Why should I hire you?" I...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Health Fund (NHF) has provided $2.5 million for repair works at the Cumberland Road Health Centre on Labour Day, today.Renovation of the health facility, located in Spanish Town, St Catherine, is one of two national projects for Labour...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie:I am a British national and I would like to register my child as a British citizen, even though her mother is not British. Is my child eligible? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.MJDear MJ,There are different ways that persons...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mrs Walker Huntington:My mother has been a green card holder since 2013. She submitted my paperwork last year. My approval date was August 2017.She will be applying for her citizenship next March.My understanding is that once the approval is...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The Trump administration has made 27 per cent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year, the latest piece of evidence that it is aggressively pursuing...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is urging farmers to embrace the use of technology to produce high-quality crops and to protect the environment.Speaking at a graduation ceremony, held recently at the University...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TROY, Michigan (AP):The husband of a 46-year-old suburban Detroit woman says her family was not given the opportunity to say goodbye before she was deported. Pete Gojcaj of Troy tells the Detroit Free Press that Cile Precetaj telephoned him at 4 a.m...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As part of its year-long 50th anniversary celebrations, Biomedical Laboratory will host a free health fair at the Portmore HEART Academy this Saturday, May 26, starting at10 a.m.Managing Director of Biomedical Barbara Hendriks said the event is a...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

New and returning tertiary students are being reminded that the deadline to apply for Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) funding is May 31.Applications for the Targeted Loan (used for undergraduate study and repaid after completion) are to be done online...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Science, Energy and Technology Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley said the Government is contemplating an increase in the percentage of ethanol used in petrol in order to reduce emissions in the environment."We're not there just yet, but I have asked my...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last week, the iCreate Institute hosted the closing ceremony and graduation for their first cohort of 2018. More than 100 graduates were awarded creative certificates and diplomas issued by the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) through...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to the minister of labour and social security, Shahine Robinson.Minister Robinson, the pensioners of this country are crying out for help.There have been several increases in the minimum wage over the past...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Preparatory work for the repair and beautification of the Cumberland Health Centre in St Catherine will begin today.The health centre is one of two national Labour Day projects that will receive focus on Labour Day, May 23, which will be observed...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Shipping Association of Jamaica employees were not satisfied to visit former employee Mr Vincent Wilson on his birthday earlier this year, so they planned a full birthday party for him at the Association's Fourth Avenue Offices. Radiant at 100, Mr...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Flow, a broadcast sponsor of Television Jamaica's (TVJ) live and exclusive broadcast of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, will partner with the entity to launch a 24-hour channel leading up to and throughout "the greatest show on Earth". The announcement was...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston: May 22-28Vessel ArrivalCARIB STARZIM ROTTERDAM 23/05CFS PANAVERA 23/05AS FELECIA 24/05CAPE MARTIN 24/05TAIPEI TRADER 24/05VEGA SCORPIO 25/05ARISTOMENIS 26/05ZIM NINGBO 26/05NEW YORK TRADER 26/05CFS PACORA 26/05JENNIFER SCHEPERS...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As the National Water Commission (NWC) makes strides in Kingston and St Andrew to reduce its non-revenue water (NRW) losses, its president, Mark Barnett, has appealed to customers to be more understanding,as water disruptions were inevitable."My...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:With reference to the article titled '66 shot, 34 fatally, by security forces between Jan and Mar 2018 - INDECOM', published on Thursday May 17, 2018, I ask the following questions:1. Isn't the mandate of the Independent Commission...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the commanding officer of the Hanover police, disclosed that the traffic accident that occurred along the Hopewell main road on Sunday night was the ninth fatal crash in the parish, totalling 14 deaths since the start...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From a pool of 1,060 entrants from 68 countries, the top 100 posters of the sixth annual International Reggae Poster competition has five wins from Jamaica. According to co-founder Maria Papaefstathiou, a number of the submissions this year came...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Noted historian, Professor Colin A. Palmer, has urged Jamaicans to ensure that the hard-won rights of workers are preserved.Presenting a public lecture under the theme 'The 1938 Rebellion and the PNP's vision of an independent Jamaica', as part of...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 There are some good reasons why office romances are not encouraged and the consultant is finding out the hard way just how difficult things can become. First, the jealous wife, then the four girlfriends, together they form an impenetrable barrier...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Travene Walker is passionate about hair. Whether long, short, curly or straight, the 2017 winner of the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and Beauty Battle hairdressers' category says she can never get tired of styling hair."I used to style my...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 11:02 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Everyone ought to mind his own business. Everyone should live and let live. Everyone could learn to respect and treat others as they expect, deserve and want to be treated themselves.Maybe if these principles were widely practised,...

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