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    Casa Sanchez recalls two guacamole types after listeria found

    MiamiHerald / Casa Sanchez has expanded its guacamole recall over the weekend to include all of its Real Guacamole and Spicy Guacamole products after FDA testing found listeria in two packages. The original recall, announced Wednesday, included only certain Real Guacamole products with an already past use-by date of Nov. 10. This expansion covers all…

  • Breaking News

    Casa Sanchez recalls two guacamole types after listeria found

    MiamiHerald / Casa Sanchez has expanded its guacamole recall over the weekend to include all of its Real Guacamole and Spicy Guacamole products after FDA testing found listeria in two packages. The original recall, announced Wednesday, included only certain Real Guacamole products with an already past use-by date of Nov. 10. This expansion covers all…

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    Mining Division Stages Technical Conference on November 23

    Jamaica Information / A lime pit being mined in St. Ann. + – Photo: O. Rodger Hutchinson Photo A lime pit being mined in St. Ann. Story Highlights Mining and quarrying operators, as well as others involved in the minerals sector, are to benefit from the staging of a technical conference to be held on…

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    Opposition leader concerned about implementation of current IMF pact

    Jamaica Gleaner / Opposition leader Dr Peter Phillips has expressed concern over the way the current Stand-By Arrangement with International Monetary Fund (IMF) is being implemented by the Andrew Holness administration. During a courtesy call by the IMF managing director, Christine Lagarde on Friday, Dr Phillips said while the nation continues to be an example…

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    Rhodes Scholar Elated at Selection

    Jamaica Information / 2018 Rhodes Scholar, Jelani Munroe (left), collects his Letter from former Rhodes Scholar, Peter Goldson, at King’s House on November 16. In the background are the other finalists. + – Photo: Donald De La Haye 2018 Rhodes Scholar, Jelani Munroe (left), collects his Letter from former Rhodes Scholar, Peter Goldson, at King’s…

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    Justice Minister lashes tardy judges, again

    Jamaica Gleaner / Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has again blasted judges for their tardiness in delivering timely judgements. Chuck revealed yesterday that at the end of 2015, there were 311 Supreme Court cases with outstanding judgements. He noted that the State cannot influence the judiciary in carrying out its functions, but says this independence cannot…

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    PM Holness offers Condolences on the passing of RJR/Gleaner Group Chairman, J. Lester Spaulding

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Michael Holness, O.N., M.P. + – Photo: JIS Photo Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Michael Holness, O.N., M.P. Story Highlights Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed deep regret at the passing of Chairman of the RJR/Gleaner Communications Group, J. Lester Spaulding, CD, JP. “Lester Spaulding…

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    Zimbabwe ruling party fires Mugabe as chief; now impeachment

    Jamaica Gleaner / HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was fired as ruling party chief to cheers Sunday, and was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put the world’s oldest head of state under house arrest days ago. A day…

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    PM says finance minister told to energise public sector wage talks

    Jamaica Gleaner / Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has spoken with the finance minister over the unsatisfactory pace at which public sector wage negotiations are going. Speaking at a joint Government/IMF media briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister on Friday, Mr Holness said he held discussions with Audley Shaw to see how…

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  • Casa Sanchez recalls two guacamole types after listeria found

    MiamiHerald / Casa Sanchez has expanded its guacamole recall over the weekend to include all of its Real Guacamole and Spicy Guacamole products after FDA testing found listeria in two packages. The original recall, announced Wednesday, included only certain Real Guacamole products with an already past use-by date of Nov. 10. This expansion covers all…

  • Miami Heat to alter summer league plans as Orlando won't host next year

    MiamiHerald / The Heat will still have Las Vegas. But Orlando is no longer an option. The Heat will have to alter its summer league schedule next summer with the Orlando Sentinel reporting that the Magic has chosen not to host its event and instead will take part in the Las Vegas event. The Heat…

  • Casa Sanchez recalls two guacamole types after listeria found

    MiamiHerald / Casa Sanchez has expanded its guacamole recall over the weekend to include all of its Real Guacamole and Spicy Guacamole products after FDA testing found listeria in two packages. The original recall, announced Wednesday, included only certain Real Guacamole products with an already past use-by date of Nov. 10. This expansion covers all…

  • Mining Division Stages Technical Conference on November 23

    Jamaica Information / A lime pit being mined in St. Ann. + – Photo: O. Rodger Hutchinson Photo A lime pit being mined in St. Ann. Story Highlights Mining and quarrying operators, as well as others involved in the minerals sector, are to benefit from the staging of a technical conference to be held on…

  • Opposition leader concerned about implementation of current IMF pact

    Jamaica Gleaner / Opposition leader Dr Peter Phillips has expressed concern over the way the current Stand-By Arrangement with International Monetary Fund (IMF) is being implemented by the Andrew Holness administration. During a courtesy call by the IMF managing director, Christine Lagarde on Friday, Dr Phillips said while the nation continues to be an example…

  • Rhodes Scholar Elated at Selection

    Jamaica Information / 2018 Rhodes Scholar, Jelani Munroe (left), collects his Letter from former Rhodes Scholar, Peter Goldson, at King’s House on November 16. In the background are the other finalists. + – Photo: Donald De La Haye 2018 Rhodes Scholar, Jelani Munroe (left), collects his Letter from former Rhodes Scholar, Peter Goldson, at King’s…

  • Justice Minister lashes tardy judges, again

    Jamaica Gleaner / Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has again blasted judges for their tardiness in delivering timely judgements. Chuck revealed yesterday that at the end of 2015, there were 311 Supreme Court cases with outstanding judgements. He noted that the State cannot influence the judiciary in carrying out its functions, but says this independence cannot…

  • PM Holness offers Condolences on the passing of RJR/Gleaner Group Chairman, J. Lester Spaulding

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Michael Holness, O.N., M.P. + – Photo: JIS Photo Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Michael Holness, O.N., M.P. Story Highlights Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed deep regret at the passing of Chairman of the RJR/Gleaner Communications Group, J. Lester Spaulding, CD, JP. “Lester Spaulding…

  • Zimbabwe ruling party fires Mugabe as chief; now impeachment

    Jamaica Gleaner / HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was fired as ruling party chief to cheers Sunday, and was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put the world’s oldest head of state under house arrest days ago. A day…

  • PM says finance minister told to energise public sector wage talks

    Jamaica Gleaner / Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has spoken with the finance minister over the unsatisfactory pace at which public sector wage negotiations are going. Speaking at a joint Government/IMF media briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister on Friday, Mr Holness said he held discussions with Audley Shaw to see how…

  • BVI to deactivate National Emergency Operations

    Jamaica Gleaner / TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – Governor of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Augustus Jaspert says the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) is being deactivated. He said the NEOC will officially deactivate on Monday, adding that the decision was made after consulting with Premier Dr Orlando Smith and director of the Department…

  • Miami Heat to alter summer league plans as Orlando won't host next year

    MiamiHerald / The Heat will still have Las Vegas. But Orlando is no longer an option. The Heat will have to alter its summer league schedule next summer with the Orlando Sentinel reporting that the Magic has chosen not to host its event and instead will take part in the Las Vegas event. The Heat…

  • Chuck says justice system must play its part in reducing crime

    Jamaica Gleaner / Justice Minister Chuck says the time has come for the criminal justice system to play its part in sending a powerful message to criminals and potential wrongdoers that the rule of law will be enforced. He says prosecutors must lead this process. Mr Chuck says when persons are charged with a criminal…

  • Cmu Opens Centre for Digital Innovation

    Jamaica Information / Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley (second right), examines his new drone which was made in the Dr Andrew Wheatley Centre for Digital Innovation & Advanced Manufacturing and presented to him as a gift on Wednesday, November 15. Occasion was the official opening of the facility. At…

  • Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

    Jamaica Gleaner / PARIS (AP) — Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a crisis in Lebanon. Hariri and his family met Saturday…

  • Stronger Growth Will Create More Resilient Caribbean – Lagarde

    Jamaica Information / International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, addresses the Sixth IMF High Level Caribbean Forum held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Thursday (November 16). + – Photo: Michael Sloley photo International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, addresses the Sixth IMF High Level Caribbean Forum held…

  • Reform Measures Delivering Jobs – Pm

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness. + – Photo: JIS Photographer Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness. Story Highlights Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the economic and structural reforms being undertaken by the Government are delivering real jobs for Jamaicans. The Bill, which was passed, provides for…

  • Casa Sanchez recalls two guacamole types after listeria found

    MiamiHerald / Casa Sanchez has expanded its guacamole recall over the weekend to include all of its Real Guacamole and Spicy Guacamole products after FDA testing found listeria in two packages. The original recall, announced Wednesday, included only certain Real Guacamole products with an already past use-by date of Nov. 10. This expansion covers all…

  • Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

    MiamiHerald / Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. He…

  • Caricom Must Strengthen Ties with Non-english-speaking Countries – Pm

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right), responds to a question from International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, during the Heads of Government panel discussion on ‘Challenges and Opportunities in the Caribbean’ at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Thursday, November 16. The panel discussion was one…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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