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They say a picture tells a story better than any article every could. The Main JSE Market has a market capitalization of approximately J$1.215Trillion. Three out of the 33 securities on the Main JSE Market occupy just less than 49.7% of the market capitalization. Putting that into perspective, 3 companies are worth J$603Bln, almost as […]
Your news in a nutshell Shanoya Wray’s family protests Hurricanes Florence, Issac trouble C’bean Shaw to link ganja farmers to processors No water in some of Westmoreland? Three dead in Porus crash Seaga doesn’t like dancehall 1. Shanoya Wray’s family protests Family and supporters of Shanoya Wray, whose decomposing was found in a house in […]
Your news in a nutshell Major fire at Ashenheim houses Motorists blame NWA for traffic Blake relays disappointment Oliver and Maffy make big moves Inadequate education hurting potential growth T’dad cineplex eyeing Ja 1. Major fire at Ashenheim houses Firefighters have been working since about 1 o’clock this morning to extinguish a major fire […]
Your news in a nutshell Cops under attack at Swallowfield Avoid Swallowfield, Arthur Wint area Gilbert memories: 30 years later Major crash along Sir Florizel Glasspole Highway 9 road deaths in 3 days Gayle, Russell icons in Afghan league 1. Cops under attack at Swallowfield Police personnel and residents had to scamper for cover yesterday […]
Your news in a nutshell NESOL messy affair Easton Douglas to get state funeral Large fire at Duke, Sutton intersection in Downton Kgn Southern highway project first phase to begin soon Reid orders search for booted Calabar 11 Prof Dale Webber making his mark 1. NESOL messy affair As Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee […]
Following up on the NEPA Report on Riverton 2018, here are 4 quick facts on Benzene exposure. Benzene was found to be at high level during the fire. According to the NEPA Report, “The guideline concentration for benzene in ambient air as stated in the NRCA (Air Quality) Regulations 2006 is 1μg/m3 annually. This indicates […]
What is Toluene? Toluene has a variety of uses: Added to gasolene to improve the octane rating To produce benzene As a solvent in paints,coatings, adhesives, inks and cleaning agents In the production of polymers to make plastic bottles In the production of polyurethanes to make pharmaceuticals, dyes and cosmetic nail products. Following up on […]
What is PM2.5? PM is an abbreviation for Particulate Matter. Basically, Particulate Matter or PM is a mix of all the solid and liquid “stuff” in the air. Unfortunately, it doesn’t stay way up in the air, it eventually makes its way down to the ground and sometimes into our lungs and can affect us […]
What is NO2? Nitrogen Dioxide, or NO2 is only one of a dangerous family of gases known as Nitrogen Oxides or NOx. NO2 gets in the air from burning fuel. Generally, the combustion of fuel coming from cars, buses, trucks, power plants and heavy equipment. The WHO states that “At short-term (one hour), concentrations exceeding […]
It seems like a recurring conversation. Fire at the Riverton dump. We now have a fourth published report by the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) into fires at the Riverton dump, relating to fires in 2012, 2014, 2015 and now 2018. Here are six quick findings from the report, 1. There was a negative […]
Your news in a nutshell Business Operators Near Three Miles Chide Gov’t For Downturn In Sales Almost Four Murders A Day So Far This Month Ski Mask Gang Resurfaces, As Concerns Heighten in Trelawny Three More Movies Set For Filming In Jamaica Less Optimism About Business Conditions 5 Questions With George Nooks – Reggae Singer […]
The Government of Jamaica announced bans on single-use plastic bags and straws as well as Styrofoam, taking effect on January 1, 2019. Here are some details on what that means for producers and consumers. Ban On Plastics Bags * There will be a ban on the importation, manufacturing, distribution, and use of all single-use plastic carrier bags […]
Your news in a nutshell 4.6 quake felt islandwide Crawford crates PNP euphoria Scandal bag ban, and more Security issue at Supreme Court building Avoid croc habitats during heavy rains -NEPA Mental health, suicide helpline established 1. 4.6 quake felt islandwide Jamaicans in all but one parish reported yesterday that they felt a minor earthquake. […]
Your news in a nutshell Holness looks to Israel Ja fishermen stuck in Colombia $98m NWA drain cleaning programme Man arrested after drug bust Robust sports Town Hall meeting expected ‘Rock Star’ named as person of interest 1. Holness looks to Israel Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has signalled that his administration is open to […]
Your news in a nutshell Schools bemoan scarcity of healthy food supplies Errol Miller death a huge loss 200 ganja farmers for CanEx Ja programme Nearly $100m in cash forfeited to State Judge rejects application to split charges Stop abusing seniors 1. Schools bemoan scarcity of healthy food supplies Concerns are being raised in the […]
The Scientific Research Council (SRC) will partner with the Sustainable Youth Employment in Digital and Animation Industries (YEDAI) Project for Jamaica to execute three Science and Technology Fairs over the period, 2018 – 2020. The first National Science and Technology Fair was held this year showcasing a range of projects – from primary school students […]
Your news in a nutshell Shocked into silence Alleged cop killers surrender Use tech to boost Ja’s tourism Missed death by centimetres No dengue outbreak, says health ministry Violence, robberies prompt meeting of principals 1. Shocked into silence At just 17 years old, the world was just about to open up in all its majesty […]
Your news in a nutshell PEP Performance task exam pushed back Grief too rough to bear End assault on students Spelling Bee: Taevion wins Nigeria affirms bilateral cooperation with Ja Can’t stay home and win -TT coach 1. PEP Performance Task exam pushed back Following consultations with the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, the Ministry of Education […]
Your news in a nutshell Pushback for PEP Wheatley assistant was NESol signing officer Bog Walk gorge closed Chucky Brown trial: Top cop to be subpoenaed New life for ‘Frog City’ Big boost for Ocho Rios 1. Pushback for PEP The decision by the education ministry to push back the Performance Task component of the […]
Your news in a nutshell Commish backs Chang Ja diaspora upset about crime More Corporate Areas to be dug up More J’can women doing double mastectomy Soldier held with illegal gun 5.2 quake rocks Haiti 1. Commish backs Chang National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has been backed by Police Commissioner Major Antony Anderson, who, […]