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Clarendon bar operator on firearm, assault charges gets $100,000 bail

Bar operator Bevon Tomlinson of Bryan's Land, Clarendon,  who is charged with illegal possession of firearm and assault, has been granted  $100,000 bail with surety. He is to return to the Manchester Parish Court on...
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Scammers go XXX - Crooks turn to porn as elderly men overseas splash cash for virtual satisfaction

Some players in the multibillion-dollar lottery scam have latched on to an emerging industry in which they solicit large sums of cash from mainly elderly men overseas for cybersex services with local women via video link. Members of the criminal...
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US vice-president salutes Holness - Pence, Tapia look towards stronger ties with Jamaica

WASHINGTON, DC: United States Vice-President Mike Pence has lauded Prime Minister Andrew Holness for his outstanding leadership of Jamaica and, by extension, the Caribbean region. “I want to thank the prime minister of Jamaica for his strong...
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Half Moon adds East Cove great house cottages 

Natalee Scarlette, sales executive, puts the finishing touches on mousse cakes made by NTD Ingredientes.

NTD INGREDIENTES making sweet deals

Everybody, not just the sweet-toothed loves pastries, even the weight-watcher. These baked sweet things are as irresistible as irresistible gets, making them a gastronomic must-have. Yet they are not so easy to make, and not everybody can make them...
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Competitors fired up, ready for PAN 2019 Regional 1

In an effort to highlight the economic impact of the numerous pan vendors across the island, CB Foods continues its annual initiative, which began in 2004, in search of the island’s top pan chicken man or woman. Tomorrow, Folly Oval in Portland...
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‘Open’ to scrutiny - CAS’ second-ever public hearing prompts Crowne to stress importance of transparency

Sports attorney Dr Emir Crowne has once again stressed the importance of transparency regarding closed hearings of athletes. This is in light of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision to stage its second-ever open hearing case, a move...
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STGC looking to go one better

St George’s College came within minutes of taking the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup to the blue side of North Street last year, and, according to assistant coach Marcel ‘Fuzzy’ Gayle, the Georgians hope to go one better in 2019. A bright preseason and...
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Eva Lewis, country manager for Citibank Jamaica.

Citi Ja at 59 looking to grow loans, profit

Citibank NA has long transformed its global operations into a lean, mean machine and its Jamaica business, headed for the past two year by career banker Eva Lewis, is not venturing outside the worldwide business model. Still, the American bank,...
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CPJ gets reprieve from bondholders

When Caribbean Producers Jamaica’s (CPJ)new technology platform collapsed at it’s commissioning, it not only disrupted customer orders, but created a spiral that derailed the company’s earnings and put at risk its undertakings to creditors who...
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Former comedian rebrands as singer Slashe

5 Questions With... Slashe

The word “multi-talented” is a powerful adjective, but still, it would not suffice when describing entertainer Donald Anderson. Over the past few years, Anderson, formerly known as Iceman, has been making the transition from comedy to music....
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Guide us, don’t criticise us! - Young professionals crave direction, not backlash

“The younger generation needs guidance.” This is a sentiment expressed by veteran entertainers over and over. Whenever the conversation of the ‘breakdown’ in the music industry takes centre stage, fingers are pointed at today’s generation of key...
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Editorial | Don’t make an ass of integrity law

The law may be an ass, but not as big a one as Colonel Daniel Pryce would have us believe. In any event, there are questions about how apprised Colonel Pryce is of the Integrity Act. Colonel Pryce is the executive director of the Integrity...
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Peter Espeut | Total tolerance for lawbreaking

There have been many calls for the Government to tell us what their anti-crime plan is so we can have confidence that our safety concerns are being addressed. The truth is that no Jamaican government has published a real plan over the last 20 years...
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Letter of the Day | Welsh a silly pawn in driving stunt circus

THE EDITOR, Sir: I have watched multiple times, with utter amazement, the interview with Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Bishop Dr Gary Welsh and Dennis Dietrih – the man purporting to be the driver seen in a now-infamous video that went...
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Can’t correct an error that doesn’t exist

THE EDITOR, Sir: Your editorial on August 21, 2019, is wholly inconsistent with your front-page story of the same date. I’m compelled to wonder if you read the facts presented by Sandra Minott-Phillips, QC, in her Letter of the Day published on...
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Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett that accused him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself. Cook County...
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Rights group blames government for Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Amnesty International says Brazilian government failures are responsible for fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. The comment by the rights group yesterday came after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested some non-...
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Tina Hamilton (left), brand manager, Nutramix, with 2018 National Farm Queen, Samantha Myrie Thomas (right) and her daughter.

Nutramix returns as title sponsor for National Farm Queen Competition

Since its inception in 1963, the National Farm Queen competition has been the platform for young women to highlight their contributions to the agriculture sector. Local feed company, Nutramix, returns as title sponsor of the competition. This is...
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Mawnin Medz with JMP coffee, tea

Reggae Sumfest patrons at Mawnin Medz, enjoyed the great taste of Jamaica Mountain Peak (JMP) Instant Coffee and Ginger Tea, as they kicked off the week of fun, sun and reggae at the breakfast party held at Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay....
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