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Hunger over murder - Ex-convict can't get job, shuns offers to be hitman

A MAN who was falsely accused of murder and freed in 2012 after spending 12 years in prison is desperately seeking employment or someone to help him to buy food items to sell, but the only offers he has been getting are crime-related.

Jamaica urged to take lead in renewed Cuba relations

JAMAICA IS being urged to use the "excellent ties" it enjoys with the United States to take a lead role in fostering the renewed relationship between the United States and Cuba.



Golden Boy Sterling

Jamaica-born Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling received one of the most prestigious awards in European football at the weekend after he was crowned the best young player on the continent.



Small manufacturers show off skills - Makers of craft, oils get exposure through inaugural MoBay Market

THE PRESENCE of rain clouds over Montego Bay was not enough to dampen the spirits of small manufacturers who came to showcase their wares at the inaugural Montego Bay Market on Gloucester Avenue recently.

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'The Hobbit' saves Christmas at cinemas

While Hollywood continued to wrestle with the fallout of the Sony hacking scandal, the weekend box office offered the solace of a movie-going truism. Hobbits sell.



The ghost of Christmas past

For those who celebrate the symbolism of Christmas, it used to be almost magical. It seemed to take forever to come back around, and the season was filled with community and church activities, shopping, concerts, parties, carolling, cool temperatures and family time.



Change JCF uniforms

In order to change the image of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), changing the behaviour of the men and women - particularly, those on front-line duty - is not enough.



Christmas Churchwear

As the festive season gets into high gear, ladies all over are getting dolled up for parties, receptions and, of course, church services. And though most might not go to church during the year, Christmas Day church service is usually not one to miss.



Corporate Sightings

Peter Lloyd (left), director of marketing at Digicel, and Gary Shaw (second left), chief executive officer of Fibre To The House and TV at Digicel, greet Dr Bert van Selm, the International Monetary Fund's resident representative for Jamaica, at the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica farewell luncheon at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel last Thursday



Government mulls putting North Korea on terrorism sponsor list

American President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.



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