Gov't to boost planning for climate change

THIRTY REPRESENTATIVES from Jamaican ministries and agencies are, within weeks, expected to undergo training in climate change risk assessment and planning.The training forms part of the Government's efforts to bolster the island's readiness...

Fifteen surrender to God

Hours after they got married last Saturday, Paul and Keisha Ashmead wasted no time in committing their lives to God. Together, they stepped in to the makeshift pool under the big tent at the Pembroke Hall Community Centre...

DBJ execs 2013 salary increased by $6.46m

SALARIES AND emoluments for senior executives of the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) increased last year by a total of $6.46 million, or 9.43 per cent, over the $68.48 million in 2012.The total package for senior executives totalled $74.94 million....

Review of Adoption Act long overdue - children's advocate

DIAHANN GORDON-HARRISON, the children's advocate, has agreed that a review of the Adoption Act is long overdue, noting that no change has been made since its implementation in 1958.Gordon-Harrison was speaking at the first...

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Bar association head wants withdrawal tax reconsidered - President of the Jamaican Bar Association (JBA) Donovan Walker is calling for the Government to reconsider...

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