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OCG: NCG Contract Endorsements May and June 2012

For full details on the contract award recommendations that have been endorsed and/or approved the the National Contracts Commission (NCC) go to the following link  

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Dolphin Cove meets resistance from TCI business group

Avia Collinder, Business Writer Jamaica Gleaner Stafford Burrowes, chairman and CEO of Dolphin Cove Limited, says he welcomes the public debate on his efforts to open a dolphinarium in Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), saying resistance to his type of…

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St. George’s says “goodbye” to their quiet “dragon”

It was an emotional evening on Monday (26) when St. George’s Anglican Church said “Goodbye” to their faithful servant of fourteen years, Jamaica National, Reginald Griffiths. Known to nearly everyone at the church as “MR GRIFFITHS” to show the high…

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Economy contracts for July To September Period — POIJ

The overall performance of the Jamaican economy for the July to September quarter was impacted by continued slowdown in the global economy (which tempered the demand for Jamaica’s goods and services) coupled with drought conditions. Real GDP contracted by 0.6…

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UCCI announce lecture on Political Corruption in the Caribbean

The University College of the Cayman islands (UCCI) has announced a Distinguished Lecture by Professor Trevor Munroe to take place on the ICCI campus at the Cascade Room On Thursday November, 2012 at 6:00pm. The title of the lecture is…

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Rotary Honours Outgoing Contractor General with its 2012 Vocational Service Award

Kingston; November 20, 2012 – The Rotary Club of St. Andrew North has honoured outgoing Contractor General, Greg Christie, with its 2012 Vocational Service Award, for his outstanding service to the country as its fourth Contractor General. The award was…

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From Grandma’s kitchen to the world!

By Nashauna Drummond, Lifestyle Coordinator Jamaica Gleaner’s week’s Food Month personality is celebrated master chef Colin Brown From the rural community of Ulster Spring in Trelawny to the Cayman Islands and England, master chef Colin Brown has circled the globe….

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FA International Coaching Course – Opening Ceremony

The FA and CONCACAF International Coaching Course – Foundation Level – will be holding an opening ceremony on Monday 19th November. The venue will be the White Sands meeting room at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
, West Bay Road…

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IMF reforms not fast enough

The Jamaican Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) has expressed its frustration at the slow pace of public sector transformation. Chair of the PAAC, Edmund Bartlett said neither the Cabinet Office nor the Public Sector Monitoring Unit (PSTU) could…

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Bestselling Jamaican Author Presents New Novel at Books & Books

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (November 9, 2012): One of Jamaica’s most popular authors is coming to Grand Cayman. Judith Falloon-Reid will visit Books & Books in Camana Bay on Wednesday, November 21, at 7pm for the Cayman Islands launch of…