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Dalton Harris On The Cusp Of Taking X Factor Grand Prize

Jamaica’s Dalton Harris has cast behind him the controversy which placed him in a spot of bother last week to produce again another commanding performance on Saturday’s semi-finals of the televised talent show X Factor U.K. which puts him in pole position of winning the competition. Earlier in the week, Harris had to deal with a lot of criticisms after a photo […]

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CMU Signs MOUs With Nigerian Universities

The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) in a press release has reported that The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has signed a Memoranda of Understanding with three Nigerian universities that will enhance cooperation between the local institution and Nigeria’s educational sector. It named the institutions as Nigeria Maritime University (NMU), University of Lagos (UNILAG), and Ondo State University of Science and Technology. […]

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Nearly 15 Percent Of Jamaican Women Experience Violence From A Male Partner

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton revealed that nearly 15 percent of all women in Jamaica, aged 15 to 49, who have never married or partnered have experienced physical or sexual violence from a male partner in the previous 12 months. Dr. Tufton made his remark while addressing a public forum on gender-based violence at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in […]

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Jamaica Can Attain Full Employment – PM

According to a Jamaica Information (JIS) report, Prime Minister Andrew Holness noted that if the economy continues on the current growth trajectory, Jamaica can attain full employment. Speaking at a town hall meeting at Closed Harbor Beach in Montego Bay, St. James recently, the Prime Minister said the economy continues to show a positive outlook with unemployment at an all-time […]