Publication: Jamaica Gleaner

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Students to become chief executive officers

SOME 10,000 grade-five and grade-six children will be given the opportunity to indulge in the process of operating a business over the next school year.This will be made possible through the Junior Achievement Jamaica's (JAJ) BizTown Programme, which ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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Tips for saving time in the kitchen

If you're doing more cooking at home, make the minutes count by working smarter in the kitchen. If you feel stressed when you try to prepare a meal, having a battle plan and some frontline assistance can mean the difference between a disaster and a triumph. ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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Consumers give up nearly $1 billion in claims - OUR

Edmond Campbell, Staff ReporterNEARLY $1 BILLION in claimable amounts for breaches of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) Guaranteed Standards was not paid over to consumers during the period 2008 and 2012 by the National Water Commission (NWC) and ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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Paulwell: Element of cost-sharing in tablets in school programme

MINISTER OF Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Paulwell has said parents will be required to pay for the tablets received by their children when the full roll-out of the Tablets in School Programme gets under way."It will not be as fully funded ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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From 'rags to riches' with attitude

HELLO MI neighbour! If you are poor and enjoying it, this might not apply to you. But if poverty is standing in your way, what I am about to share could change your fortune.In simple terms, poverty is a condition whereby people's basic needs for food, ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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UWI to host publishing workshop

DR JEREMY Poynting, managing editor of Peepal Tree Press, the leading publishing house of Caribbean literature, will conduct a workshop dubbed 'Preparing for Publishing', hosted by the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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Bumble Bee Tuna Stir Fried Rice

Dish type: Main courseServes: 2Preparation time: 10 minutesIngredients142g Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna (in oil or water), drained150g JF Mills parboiled or white rice1 tbsp vegetable oil125g frozen peas, thawed1 ripe tomato, deseeded and cut into thin ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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Westmoreland, Trelawny, St James start anti-chik-V clean-up campaign

Barrington Flemming, Gleaner WriterWESTERN BUREAU: WHILE THEY are yet to get the promise funding from Government, three parishes in western Jamaica have started their anti-chikungunya virus clean-up campaign, utilising the biographic indices (reports ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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The Jamaica Pegasus hotel

in Kingston, Jamaica, has an enviable reputation as the Caribbean's premier business and leisure hotel.Located at 81 Knutsford Boulevard in the heart of the New Kingston commercial district, the hotel is nestled in the vicinity of major businesses, attractions ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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New court date for seven cops on corruption rap

Christopher Thomas, Gleaner WriterWESTERN BUREAU: The case against seven policemen, who reportedly accepted money from a St James businessman in exchange for not prosecuting him on ganja charges, was yesterday deferred to December 3, to give the prosecution ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Swiss agency approves trial for Ebola vaccine

In a statement, the Bern-based Swiss government agency said the trial continues a series that began in the United States, Britain and Mali, using a vaccine based on a genetically modified chimpanzee adenovirus.There are no proven drugs or vaccines for ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Trinidad passes off US-made oil as its own … benefits from duty-free access to CARICOM markets

Ramdeen's comment follows a revelation in the House of Representatives by Jamaica's Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister Anthony Hylton that five of nine lubricants imported from Trinidad and Tobago have been found to be in breach of the rules of ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Oct 29 2014]

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...day in Lucea on Saturday in conjunction with the National Solid Waste Management Authority and other agencies and it was a success," McIntosh said. "This was just the first phase of the effort because we are acting on the instructions of the health department, which has identified 28 possible high-risk areas in the parish, so our emphasis will be on those areas."
The publishing house that Poynting heads publishes "the best in Caribbean and Black British fiction, poetry, literary criticism, memoirs and historical studies." The press has been at the forefront of publishing new writing as well as launching a critically praised Caribbean Modern Classics series that recovers...
"It will not be as fully funded as it is today. There will be an element of cost-sharing" Paulwell told Parliament on Tuesday
"The standards require compensation, but in order to get the compensation, the consumer has to make a claim on the utility. What has been happening is that the consumer has not been making the claim so what you have seen paid out is a percentage of consumers that actually claimed, notwithstanding the utility didn't meet the standard" Albert Gordon, director general of the OUR, told members of Parliament Public Accounts Committee during Tuesday's weekly meeting

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UWI to host publishing workshop [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
From 'rags to riches' with attitude [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 7 hours ago]
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