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Categories of Non-Immigrant US Visas Most Used By Jamaicans

Travel to the United States is one aspect of life about which many Jamaicans are extremely proud. However, there are still many persons who are unclear about the different categories of visas that exist and which one is necessary for what

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 30, 2016

Obama’s Leaders – Eight Jamaicans Selected For Young Entrepreneurs Initiative In The US. A little over a year after United States President Barack Obama visited Jamaica and announced his flagship Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI), the first crop of

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 2, 2016

‘Horrible Deaths’ – Bodies Of American Missionaries Found In St Mary, US Embassy Wants Killers Nabbed Quickly. For 14 years, building houses and serving the medical needs of vulnerable Jamaicans were just two of the critical acts of service American

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 2, 2015

Never Again! Arscott Says Jamaica Won’t See Another Major Fire At Riverton. Local Government Minister Noel Arscott said yesterday that Jamaica will never again see a fire of the magnitude of the last one at the Riverton City disposal site… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 1, 2015

Security Officials Keep Eyes On Extremists Ahead Of Obama Visit. With just over a week to go before the arrival of United States (US) President Barack Obama, Jamaica’s security forces, in collaboration with Interpol and US law-enforcement agents, have begun monitoring

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 7, 2014

Deadly Beating. While Jamaicans celebrated the country’s 52nd Independence yesterday, Marcia Frazer, the mother of 31-year-old construction worker Mario Deane, was mourning his death… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Millions In Questionable Assets Turned Over To State. After mounting a legal fight to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 23, 2013

HARD ROAD TO GROWTH – PM Says While Inevitable IMF Pact May Cause Pain, Jamaicans Can Look To Better Days. Admitting that the agreement signed between her administration and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has not been painless for Jamaicans, Prime

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 13, 2013

China Harbour Looking Elsewhere. China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), which has proposed the use of the Goat Islands for a trans-shipment port, has indicated to the Jamaican Government that it has other options outside of the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 23, 2013

‘Educate People About Having Kids’. Head of the Behavioural and Social Sciences Department at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) and former president of the Guidance Counsellors Association of Jamaica, Dr Grace Kelly, said before any restriction is made on the number

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 9, 2013

PM, Finance Minister To Address The Nation Monday Night.  Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips will address the nation in a joint broadcast on Monday, February 11.   The Prime Minister and Dr Phillips will update

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