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Two men shot at insurance broker on Belmont Road Audio

Two men have been shot after being ambushed by a gunman at a business place on Belmont Road in St Andrew. The police say the two men were attacked as they drove into the parking lot of an insurance broker about 10:50 am. Head of the St Andrew...
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Judge subpoenas medical records of inmates charged with murder of Mario Deane

High Court Justice Vivienne Harris today issued subpoenas for the medical records of prison inmates Marvin Orr and Adrian Morgan, who are charged with the 2014 death of Mario Deane. Deane died from injuries sustained from a beating while in custody...
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Finally! - St James residents welcome state of emergency

WESTERN BUREAU:Residents of several volatile communities in St James yesterday welcomed members of the security forces with open arms as the Government's latest initiative to quell the parish's rampant lawlessness started with a joint police-...
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Crime-torn St James under lockdown

Targeting criminals and their facilitators, the Andrew Holness administration declared a state of public emergency for St James, the parish that recorded frightening levels of murders in 2017, numbering a record 335.The prime minister made the...
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The Mico looking to host International Mathematics Summit

The Mico University College is in line to host a first-of-its-kind international mathematics summit by the middle of next year, according to Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Neville Ying.The proposed summit could take place as early as April 2019 and...
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Diary of the Ghetto Priest | Miracles of miracles!

Belonging to the Lord and working for His kingdom is simply amazing. All kinds of miraculous things take place. Food is placed on the table, medicines are provided, a woman walks who was a cripple, a cheque is paid to cover our electricity.You feel...
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A class above the rest over 100m

Apart from a disappointing fifth-place finish at the World Athletics Championships in London, Elaine Thompson had an outstanding 2017 track and field season, and barring injuries, she looks set to maintain her status as the fastest woman in the...
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We have come a long way - Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is hoping that exchanges such as yesterday's FIFA Executive Summit, which took place at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James, will foster greater synergy and underlined what he described as the body's new...
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Carreras estimates illicit cigarette trade as a $5b business

Last year, the Jamaican Government raised the tax on cigarettes from $14 to $17 per stick, with the intent of raising $876 million of additional tobacco revenue for the Treasury.But the...
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Confiscated ship fetches US$10m at Jamaican auction

European shipping interests converged at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston last week for the auction of Malta-registered bulk carrier, Trading Fabrizia, at which a Greek shipper scored the...
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Tessellated hands over live show proceeds to Alpha Institute

The Alpha Institute remains grateful to Corporate Jamaica for the support given throughout its 138 years in existence, and is especially touched by persons who reach out individually to donate time, energy, and money to assist with the various...
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Five Questions With Charly Black

This week's five questions with feature highlights the 'man from Trelawny', Charly Black. Black made several big moves on the entertainment scene last year, dominating headlines across the globe for becoming a platinum and diamond-selling artiste....
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Editorial | In a state of anarchy | Taking the fight to evil

Backed into a corner by the rising wave of murders, the Holness administration had few cards left to play besides a state of emergency. If the Government had twiddled its fingers much longer, the parish of St James would have been swamped in a...
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Donovan Watkis | Why Chronixx should win Reggae Grammy

The 2018 Grammys will be held in New York on January 28, and all eyes are on the Reggae category. Overall, it has been a great year for reggae for many artistes, like Sizzla, Tarrus Riley and Charlie Blacks, who have all broken new ground with their...
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Letter of the Day | Security minister in handcuffs

THE EDITOR, Sir:Minister of National Security Robert Montague has been placed in a handcuffs as a result of the national crime problem. With Jamaica desperate for a solution, and with the law-enforcement authorities coming under such immense...
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Paralysed by fear in MoBay

THE EDITOR, Sir:At present, I am scared to travel within Montego Bay. I feel like a hostage in my own town. Stoplights and traffic pileups exacerbate the nightmare because you don't know when violence will explode, killing even innocent bystanders....
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Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern

WASHINGTON (AP):Injecting confusion into already-perilous shutdown negotiations, President Donald Trump undercut his own administration's stance by tweeting yesterday that a children's health insurance programme should not be part of a short-term...
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Prosecutors urged to act in apartheid-era death

JOHANNESBURG (AP):The family of a South African anti-apartheid activist who was tortured and killed by police in 1971 is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder.Ahmed Timol's family said yesterday...
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The highly anticipated wear-black protest at the Golden Globes took off yesterday as soon as the red carpet opened, including A-listers Meryl Streep in a deep V-cut gown and Michelle Williams in an embellished off-the-shoulder look with "...
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Proudest Moment of 2017

Last year was quite exciting - filled with fears, tears, new experiences, challenges and triumphs. You survived, and that’s something to be proud of! While it’s all in the past, since today is #throwbackthursday, we have asked a few of...
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