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(CMC) – The Jamaica government has signed a new four year wage agreement with the Jamaica Police Federation (JPF). The accord was signed late Friday and followed months of negotiations. Finance and Public Service Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke told the signing ceremony that the accord would not only mean that the number of public servants ...

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(CMC) – A High Court judge has given three Jamaican students permission to challenge the decision of the Immigration Division to refuse to renew their student permits that would have allowed them to remain here to study Hinduism at a school in Central Trinidad. Justice Ricky Rahim has granted leave to Ravi Rambarran, the students’ ...

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(CMC) – The Trinidad and Tobago government has signed a new agreement with the BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) as the oil company announced the sanction for two new gas developments offshore. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister said that the agreement signed on Friday concludes “the first phase of this country’s ...

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(CMC) – The World Bank says an air quality assessment has recommended health and safety measures at the St. Maarten dumpsite. The Washington-based financial institution released a baseline screening of smoke from subsurface fires at the Pond Island municipal and hurricane waste disposal on the island and said that it showed that several air pollutants ...

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(CMC) – Jamaica says it is intensifying efforts to curtail child labour in the country through a ‘Risk Identification Model’ programme being implemented to identify communities where this illicit activity is occurring, in order to facilitate interventions. Director of Child Labour in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Sacha Deer Gordon, said the initiative ...

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