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Monday, July 24, 2017
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GraceKennedy Don Wehby says that a deal with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc could pull the company alongside leading producers of frozen patties in the United States. Wehby, who is also a government senator, said that the agreement will give the local company access to some 240 Walmart stores in Atlanta, Florida and New Jersey. “The strategy...
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American leaders in Washington have warned that proposed cuts to the United States Department of State’s foreign aid budget could have serious implications for the region at a time when there is increasing concern about terrorism. The warning came in a briefing on US-Caribbean policy, hosted by Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and members...
Newly appointed head of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) Shane Dalling says the authority will be going after firearm holders who have failed to take their guns in for yearly inspection and certificate renewal, as they have committed a breach that could result in the revocation of their licence. “We are aware that several persons out there, especially police...
Jamaican bagged drink, better known as “bag juice”, is renowned, enjoyed and even featured in the island's music. So it is not surprising that the recent proposal to ban the bagged product from the school feeding programmes across the island has irked not only the vendors, but also manufacturers of the “juice”.Surprisingly, the biggest opposition to the change by...
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A number of media readers are blaming politicians for the high rate of electricity theft in Jamaica due to their inaction in communities they are elected to serve. The readers were responding to a Jamaica Observer report on Sunday that about one million Jamaicans are stealing electricity.Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Public Service Company...
ST JAMES, Jamaica — With earnings for the first four months of this year at an all-time high of over US$1 billion, or a 6.5 per cent increase over last year, Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett announced yesterday that Jamaica's tourism industry is heading for a historic one million visitors before the end of this month.“We are closing in...