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J’cans See Crime, Unemployment & Corruption As Biggest Issues Affecting Country

Crime, unemployment and corruption are the biggest problems facing the country. Meanwhile, a plurality of 46 per cent of Jamaicans have no confidence that either Prime Minister Andrew Holness or Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, can manage the problem that’s driving fear in the country. That’s one of the findings …

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PSOJ Launches ‘Fit for Purpose’ Model to Tackle SME Issues

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, in collaboration with several stakeholders, have established what they call the ‘Fit for Purpose’ model, aimed at assisting small and micro businesses across the island. Since last year the PSOJ has lead a group of stakeholders including the Jamaica Bankers Association, JBA, Small …

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OUR Considering Auto-Compensation Scheme for Customers with Issues with Telecom Providers

The Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, says it’s soon to hold consultations regarding its intention to launch a scheme for automatic compensation of customers having issues with their telecom providers. In a statement this morning the OUR says it plans to consult with industry stakeholders and the public about the …

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DCP Blake Issues Zero-Tolerance Warning to Motorists

Deputy Commissioner of Police in Charge of Operations, Clifford Blake, is warning motorists they’ll be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, if they continue to violate the Road Traffic Act. DCP Blake’s warning comes after a joint operation between the Jamaica Constabulary Force and examiners from the Island …

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1 In 5 men In The Americas Die Before Age 50 Due To Issues Relating To Toxic Masculinity

One in five men in the Americas die before they reach age 50. That’s according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization, PAHO. The Masculinities and Health in the Americas report was launched yesterday on the eve of International Men’s Day. It found that society expects men …

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‘National Security Issues Preventing Release Of Supreme Court Ruling On Security MOU With US, UK, Canada’

Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte says due to issues of national security the Constitutional Court’s ruling on Memoranda of Understanding with the United States, United Kingdom and Canada has not been made public. She was responding to Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Fitz Jackson who had called on the government …

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Jahmiel Addresses Relationship Issues In New Track “Trust”

Power House Riddim was recently released, and do you want to guess who has one of the most melodic flows? The Great Man Jahmiel brings the ladies on a pilgrimage of enlightenment deeply rooted in having faith in your spouse, in his new song titled “Trust.” The song is a …

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Mental-health issues: not a respecter of man

“Oh please! You’re an A-student, you’re pretty, you’re a cheerleader, you have all the cute guys running you down; you have nothing to bother you.” These are the sentiments that were sometimes told to a teenage Angelique Cohen as she tried to explain what she was going through as she …

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Popcaan Blast BBC 1Xtra, Denies Visa Travel Issues

The Tropixs (London, United Kingdom) Popcaan has blasted BBC 1Xtra following claims he has vissa travel issues. The Dancehall entertainer has blasted the British media giants over reports that he would not be appearing at their 1Xtra Live event on October 5th due to travel issues, instead claiming it was …

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Queen Ifrica Blast Fellow Entertainers For Not Supporting Environmental Issues

The Tropixs (Kingston, Jamaica) – Queen Ifrica has blasted fellow Dancehall/Reggae entertainers who are not supporting Jamaica’s environmental issues. The Reggae superstar has expressed disappointment towards her fellow members of the entertainment fraternity who failed to turn out to the anti-bauxite mining demonstration at Heroes Circle in Kingston on Wednesday. …

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