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  • The committee is headed by representatives of the Island Traffic Authority (ITA) and includes personnel from the HEART Trust/NTA and Jamaican-German Automotive School (JAGAS).

  • The Task Force also comprises: the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Jamaica Customs, Jamaica Defence Force, Tourist Board, Maritime Authority of Jamaica, Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, National Environment and Planning Agency, Port Authority of Jamaica and the TPDCo.

  • Employers may also get assistance to register and file their returns online by contacting the TAJ or NHT customer care centres at 1-888-TAXHELP (829-4357) OR 1-888-CALL NHT (225-5648), respectively.

  • The local participants will be drawn from the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Port Security Corps, the Jamaica Customs Department, the Financial Investigation Division, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, and the Ministry of National Security Mrs. Sewell explained that the workshop would equip the relevant persons with the requisite skills to effectively address the issue.

  • The National Centre for Youth Development (NCYD), in its continued effort to create an environment for meeting the developmental needs of Jamaicas youth, will be launching its Big Sister Mentorship Programme tomorrow (January 31), at the Glistening Water Marina and Restaurant in Falmouth, Trelawny.

  • In simple terms, our customers and stakeholders will not see any visible difference in the airline, or its services, during the initial transition period as Jamaicans, visitors, shippers and travel partners can continue to book on Air Jamaica with confidence, he said.

  • A community forum on how Jamaica will seek to overcome challenges in 2010 and beyond, will be held tomorrow (March 30), at the Signature Grand, in Fort Lauderdale, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

  • Jamaica will host the CARICOM Joint Standing Committees of Chiefs of Immigration and Comptrollers of Customs (CICC) meeting from May 29 to 31, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, Kingston.

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    Speaking with JIS News, Chief Executive Officer of the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), Andrew Wynter, said the agency and Jamaica Customs will be hosting the conference to facilitate several sessions, to exchange best practices, to enhance the regional fight against crime and to strengthen the security agenda.

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    The meeting brings together all the Heads of Immigration and Customs across the region to review and update existing MOUs and legislation relating to deportation of criminal offenders and the strategies to deal with deportees.