Labour Ministry happy over Farm workers wage settlement

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The Labour Ministry says it’s pleased that a wage dispute between South Carolina-based Kiawah Island Golf Resorts and hundreds of workers including Jamaicans, has been amicably resolved. Two-hundred-and-forty Jamaican workers were a part of a class action suit against the hotel. The workers had claimed that the hotel wrongfully deducted money from […]

I see no successor says Mark Shields

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Former Deputy Commissioner of Police Mark Shields says he sees no natural successor to outgoing Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). Following the breaking news story about the commissioner’s impending retirement, Shields took to social media site Twitter, calling it a “setback for the JCF”. But […]

Police Commissioner quits

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BREAKING NEWS.   LBC NEWS has Learnt that Police Commissioner Dr. Carl Williams is the first casuality of the spiralling murder rate in Jamaica. Carl Williams is reported to have written to the Police Services Commission indicating that he will proceed on early retirement effective January 6. He also indicated that […]

Black River Hospital reopens Pediatric ward

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The Paediatric Unit at the Black River Hospital in St Elizabeth has been refurbished, with a lounge for mothers added, which will enable the facility to be certified as a baby-friendly institution. The project was carried out through a donation of $4 million from the Sagicor Foundation and included adding […]