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The Auditor General has concluded that the Education Ministry often bypassed the competitive process and breached the procurement guidelines through the use of direct and emergency procurements, even in instances that were not urgent.  The...

The Auditor General has found that the Education Ministry engaged the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) in nine multi-million dollar school construction contracts without following the required procedures. In a report tabled in Parliament today,...

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, says the Ministry has activated its enhanced vector control programme as it anticipates an increase in the breeding of mosquitoes during the summer months, including those that...

A total of 13 chronically delinquent taxpayers who failed to obey court orders were yesterday arrested in St Ann by a joint team from the Tax Administration Jamaica and the Major Organized Crime & Anti-Corruption Agency. The TAJ says...

Five years ago, Kimone Shirley took a leap of faith and quit her job as a credit officer to become a full-time nail technician. At the time, she only had a few clients and, therefore, worked part-time. Now, the 2018 winner of the JN Small Business...

Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Mike Henry, has said the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund has committed financing towards the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ oncology nurses training...

The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) is digitising its business processes through the implementation of an image management system. The system provides digital images of records, which can be viewed and used in various other forms. It is...

Students at the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) at The University of the West Indies were exposed to the importance of digital transformation to businesses, which was underscored as being critical for entrepreneurs, if they want to...

Western Bureau: With an oversubscribed demand for commercial space in Montego Bay, stakeholders are bemoaning a decision by the Government to establish a sewage treatment pond in the Bogue area of the Second City. The P.J. Patterson-led...

A credit card with a limit of US$3,800 was issued to former Education Minister Ruel Reid, his successor Karl Samuda has told Parliament. Further, Samuda, the Minister without Portfolio with responsibility for Education says the card was "...
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