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Stories by Kimone Francis - Senior Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:13 AMKimone Francis - Senior Staff Reporter

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the country’s education system has lost its ability to deliver “refined students” with the qualities being sought by employers. He said that his concern was exacerbated by the time lost during the coronavirus...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2021 | 12:10 AMKimone Francis - Senior Staff Reporter

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the unvaccinated population continues to burden the country’s coffers, effectively limiting Government’s spend in other areas of national importance. Speaking at Friday’s handover of a genome sequencing machine...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:09 AMKimone Francis - Senior Staff Reporter

After three decades in politics, former People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips yesterday headed the list of politicians honoured during the National Honours and Awards ceremony. Phillips, who previously served as a senator and...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:08 AMKimone Francis - Senior Staff Reporter

Prime Minister (PM) Andrew Holness has hinted at support for businesses mandating COVID-19 vaccine for staff, declaring that companies have a right to protect their interests. In fact, Holness, who was speaking during a COVID-19 vaccination tour...

Published:Saturday | September 25, 2021 | 12:14 AMKimone Francis - Senior Staff Reporter

Energy Minister Daryl Vaz has opted to remain silent on the explanation attached to his reinstated United States (US) visa. The United States Embassy in Kingston on Friday reinstated Vaz’s travel permit two years after it was revoked for reasons...

Published:Sunday | September 19, 2021 | 4:34 PMKimone Francis - Senior Staff Reporter

Incarcerated dancehall deejay Adidja ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer may have a role to play in the Government’s pro-vaccination campaign. Addressing a query by The Gleaner about Palmer’s recruitment in promoting the COVID-19 jab, Prime Minister Andrew...

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