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Stop interfering in police operations, JCF warns citizens

The leadership of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is again raising concerns about what it says is the frequency with which members of the public continue to interfere in police operations, especially in cases where an arrest is being made in a...
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Child Development officer dies after vehicle found overturned

CeceliaCampbell-Livingston, Gleaner Writer A child development officer at the Summerfield Girl's Home in Clarendon died yesterday after her motor vehicle was found overturned in bushes in the parish.She has been identified as 30-year-old Kimberly...
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Lazy people! - Canadian politician apologises after labelling Jamaicans as unproductive weedheads

Faced with a social media backlash, Canadian Legislative Assembly member Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, has backtracked on claims that Jamaicans are lazy and underproductive because of their excessive use of ganja.Smith-McCrossin, a member of the Legislative Assembly...
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JUTC running ads against preaching on buses

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is currently running advertisements in the media, appealing to lay preachers who attempt to win souls on the state-run buses to discontinue the practice.JUTC's Communications Manager Cecil Thoms told The...
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Apple Leisure Group & Mark Travel Merger should bring significant growth to Jamaica

Eutelsat partners with Caribbean Broadcasting Union

Eutelsat, one of the leading satellite companies for TV broadcasting, has launched a collaboration with the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU).Together, the CBU and Eutelsat will promote TV broadcasting in the Caribbean region as satellites are a...
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Mother uses son's death to power charity

Six years ago, it was a very heartbroken Stephanie Allen who said goodbye to her son, Selwin Thomas. It marked the end of a long struggle that began when he was just 10 months old. He developed a brain tumour and had to be operated on nine times....
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'Sunshine Girls on par with main rivals'

Veteran netball coaches, Winston Nevers and Sylvester Campbell, are happy that the Sunshine Girls won the bronze medal at this year's Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast but both feel that Jamaica could have pocketed gold with a lot more...
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Williams eyes 12.4 after Commonwealth silver

After enduring a series of setbacks at the beginning of the season, Danielle Williams says she will forever cherish the silver medal she won in the 100m hurdles at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games.The 2015 world champion suffered two major...
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BOJ improves executive compensation, struggles with staff retention

The compensation packages for executive management of the Bank of Jamaica were topped up during 2017, amid efforts to retain critical staff.The central bank's annual report reported...
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Lee-Chin seeks US$300m in arbitration fight over Dom Rep investment

Michael Lee-Chin, an investor with significant regional holdings, served the government of the Dominican Republic with a notice of arbitration on April 6 surrounding the state takeover...
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Honest music - NIA supports 'I Am Integrity' album

The name of the album in its entirety - I Am Integrity - and the beat to which a number of vocalists mate their voices - the Integrity Riddim - make the intention of the recently released project clear. Along with the Big Woman Tingz album, I Am...
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Mel Cooke | Rebuilding the silly event season

As the organisers of Carnival in Jamaica 2018 revel in the record number of visitors it attracted (over 50,000 arrivals have been connected to the season by Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett), I am looking at the calendar of large-scale entertainment...
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Editorial | Action on court delays

Words uttered by Chief Justice Bryan Sykes suggest the promising emergence of a transformative shift in the way business will be conducted in the nation's courts.If Mr Sykes has his way, inordinate delays in getting cases to trial and delivering...
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Jaevion Nelson | Push harder for gay rights

Prime Minister Andrew Holness' recent positive statements about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Brussels and London will help greatly to disrupt the tyranny of hypocrisy around human rights that has been plaguing our...
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Letter of the Day | Water security Jamaica’s No. 1 priority

THE EDITOR, Sir:There are several priorities for the survival, growth and development of our beloved country, Jamaica. My opinion is that water security is priority No. 1.According to the World Bank, approximately 1.6 billion people live in...
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Excellent service at St Ann's Bay Hospital

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter of heartfelt gratitude and deep appreciation to the nurses and doctors in the Accident and Emergency Department of the St Ann's Bay Hospital.I had a terrible accident on Wednesday, April 18, and was rushed to...
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16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP):Two senior US Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations, as well as the US and Europe, have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government...
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Minnesota prosecutor won't file charges in Prince's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP):No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said...
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