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  • Radio Shack coming to Jamaica - ​The first RadioShack store in Jamaica will open soon at the Bargain Centre Mall in Mandeville, Manchester as part of Unicomer Jamaica’s network of retail stores. The company also operates the Courts, Lucky Dollar, Courts Optical, Courts Ready Cash and Ashley Home Store. The Unicomer Group recently opened six similar RadioShack stores in Trinidad, Barbados…
  • 2017 Top 30 High Schools - 2017 Top 30 High Schools The rankings are calculated by local think tank, Educate Jamaica, based on the number of grade-eleven students who passed at least five subjects, including mathematics and/or English language in the 2016 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate exams.   Campion College (100%) 2017 ranking: 1 2016 ranking: 2 Immaculate Conception High (99.9%) 2017 ranking: 2 2016 ranking:…
  • All NHT first-time applicants can now get $5.5-million loan - ALL first-time applicants for mortgages from the National Housing Trust (NHT) should now be able to access the full loan ceiling of $5.5 million, regardless of the age of the homes they are purchasing. Effective yesterday, the policy changes to the NHT’s individual loan limit will enable eligible contributors to access the full amount to…
  • Devin Di Dakta hits Billboard - Devin Di Dakta hits Billboard FORMER Magnum King of the Dancehall winner, Devin Di Dakta has become the first contestant from the televised competition to enter the Billboard charts. The deejay is featured on the track Oh Devil by California band Electric Guest. The song enters the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart at number 47.…
  • 2017 Ranking for students who received grades 1-3 in two or more CAPE units in 2016 - Top 50 schools where students received grades 1-3 in two or more CAPE units in 2016 1. Mount St Joseph (100%) 2017 ranking: 1 2016 ranking: 8 2. Campion College (99%) 2017 ranking: 2 2016 ranking: 2 3. The Mannings School (95.45%) 2017 ranking: 3 2016 ranking: 3 4. St Andrew High School for Girls…
  • Come Home to Berkshire Court - Welcome to Berkshire Court. These duplex two bedroom units are located in Spanish Town, along the northwestern section of the Brunswick Avenue, 2KM Northwest of the Spanish Town Center. With lot sizes of 2,906 – 3875 sq. ft. and unit size of 720 sq. ft, these units are designed with timber frame roof, ceramic floor tiles,…
  • Traffic ticket amnesty pushed back to August 2, 2017 - The national security ministry has pushed back the start date for the planned traffic ticket amnesty. The period of amnesty should have started tomorrow. But in a release this morning, National Security Minister Robert Montague said it will now begin on August 2.
  • Government to sell lands in St. Catherine - APPROXIMATELY 427 acres of idle lands located in St Catherine are to be converted for commercial and residential purposes. This follows Cabinet’s approval of the sale of the lands by SCJ Holdings Limited. Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid made the disclosure during a post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House on June…
  • Nashville, St. Mary Application Results - Nashville, St. Mary Application Results The National Housing Trust is pleased to publish the names of 32 persons shortlisted to be interviewed for loans to buy two-bedroom houses at Nashville, St. Mary. Please note that this is a selection for interviews only and is not a guarantee of a loan. Applicants were shortlisted and assigned…
  • Ochi Seafood Festival promises to be huge - The 10th anniversary staging of the Ocho Rios Seafood Festival, set for Emancipation Day, Tuesday, August 1,2017, at Turtle River Park in Ocho Rios, was launched recently at the Usain Bolt Tracks and Records in Pineapple, Ocho Rios. According to organisers, a first class entertainment and family package is being put together to accommodate what…
  • MIND to host two-day regional public sector leadership conference - KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Management Institute for National Development (MIND) will be hosting its Regional Public Sector Leadership Development Conference at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel from July 19 to 20. The two-day event will be held under the theme: ‘Adaptive Public Sector Leadership, Changing MINDsets, Challenging Assumptions, Creating Transformation’. “The conference will challenge the…
  • Wray & Nephew Contender series semis & finals set for Mico University - Contender series semis & finals set for Mico University   Mark Kenny, executive producer, , noted that his team and sponsors, Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum, are excited about the new location at 1A Marescaux Road in Kingston, because they believe the outdoor venue will allow them to better serve Contender fans. “We’ve seen…
  • ‘Alkaline’ Apologises for Video but says artiste has right to creative expression - “With respect to the situation surrounding the video Afterall, which was released on May 18, 2017 and directed by Jay Will, the artiste reserves the right to creative licence in expressing the contents of the song artistically with the relevant props. However, we do understand the position of the JCF (Jamaica Constabulary Force), considering the…
  • Alkaline – After All Video Causes Police Outrage - Police Commissioner orders immediate investigation as cops outraged A video on the YouTube website which claims to feature popular local artiste Alkaline performing a piece entitled After All is causing outrage among members of the police force and has caused Commissioner of Police George Quallo to order an immediate investigation into certain aspects of it.…
  • No new recruitment for ‘farm work’ programme on June 26 – ministry - No new recruitment for ‘farm work’ programme on June 26 – ministry   Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson, greets some of the first batch of farmworkers to be sent to Canada for 2017. The group of approximately 375 left the island in January. (Photo: JIS) KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Ministry of…