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Kosvogiannis freed of fraud charges, but to go on trial for TRN offence

Former hotel manager Dimitrios Kosvogiannis has been freed of fraud- related charges. Kosvogiannis was freed in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday after the prosecution offered no further evidence against him on the charges of...
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NWC fast-tracking repairs to Airy Castle Road pipeline break

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it has initiated emergency contracting and procurement procedures to speed up the restoration efforts for the pipeline damaged as a result of the collapse of the Airy Castle Road Bridge. The...
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Insurance hazard - Study finds most motorists driving without coverage

More than half the vehicles in Jamaica are uninsured, a statistic that is of huge concern to road-safety officials and one which the police consider “frightening”. A study conducted by the Jamaica National Group, based on data culled...
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Cops lose appeal in INDECOM ruling

The Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of eight former members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who were found guilty on July 28, 2014 of failing to comply with a requirement of the Independent Commission...
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Hospitality Jamaica

Montego Bay’s newest resort, S Hotel, offers guests

US, Jamaica launch Child Protection Compact Partnership activities

Government officials from the United States (US) and Jamaica met last week in Kingston to launch activities in support of the US-Jamaica Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership. The partnership, signed in May 2018 by Marcia Gilbert-Roberts,...
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Growth & Jobs | Building Jamaica: Make-up artist develops product line

Viewing the Instagram page of make-up  artist Shellene Gregrory’s Prissie Missie Cosmetic Jamaica Limited reveals some colourful and creative make-up applications. Scroll through further and you will discover eyelash extensions...
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Player power! - RSPL footballers call for new union

One of the duties of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) is to protect the rights of all 12 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) clubs, and the welfare of each club’s players. However, some footballers believe that it is not doing enough...
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Praught-Leer ‘complete’ after family connection

The winsome smile Aisha Praught-Leer wears on her face these days is not only because she is inching closer to the top tier in the women’s 3000m steeplechase....
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President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Mexican president announces bailout for cash-strapped Pemex

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a US$3.9 billion bailout for the country's cash-strapped, state-owned oil company Friday and promised it an additional US$1.6 billion in...
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Honda to shut down UK plant

Honda will close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, British media and a local lawmaker said Monday, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit....
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Regina Belle performing at the third staging of ‘Red Rose for Gregory’ held at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston on Sunday.

Regina and Peabo thrilled at Red Rose For Gregory

Organisers of the Red Rose for Gregory concert are already in talks with R&B sensation Brian McKnight to headline next year’s event. ...
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Grounation explores crime and punishment in dancehall

The Jamaica Music Museum’s Grounation series for Reggae Month continued on Sunday under the broad theme ‘As Free as We Want to Be – Dancehall A Liberating Ethic’, with the discussion centred around...
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Editorial | The uphill climb for Labour’s rebels

Yesterday’s defection from Labour of seven members of the British Parliament will, as was the case nearly four decades ago, likely again reveal how difficult it is to up-end the entrenched two-party arrangement of Westminster-style politics...
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Patria-Kaye Aarons | Sigma does so much more

Fifty-three million dollars worth of people rolled out on Sunday to participate in this year’s staging of the Sigma road race. I find it more impactful referring to the donation figure as opposed to the headcount, because it brings into focus...
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Letter of the Day | Deal with the real problems, Minister Montague

THE EDITOR, Sir: Recently, transport Minister Robert Montague announced a raft of measures he intends to implement as early as April 1, 2019. These include, among other things: 1. Instalment of tracking systems on all public passenger vehicles (...
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The police need to find the guns quickly

Who must we turn to for protection? Can we, the people of Jamaica, depend and rely on the State to protect us in the face of decades of violent crime?It seems that the prime minister of Jamaica, the leader of the Opposition...
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Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after riot

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP): Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations over prices that have doubled for food, gas and other basic goods in recent weeks, and allegations...
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Styling Nuptial Dreams with Helen G

Every girl dreams about her wedding dress. And Helen G Events has decided to make that fairytale a reality by providing upcoming local designers with an opportunity to showcase their talent through The Designer Dress competition. The...
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Olympian Kaliese Spencer weds pastor

The New Year has brought a matrimonial beginning for Jamaican Olympian Kaliese Spencer and the love of her life, Reverend Michael A. Carter.   Spencer, a 400 metre hurdler, has had a successful career holding one of the best records on the...
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Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator Ruel Reid, CEO KWL Dr Grantley Stephenson join professors Fitz Pinnock and Ibrahim Ajagunna as they display their letters of engagement during the ceremony.

Shipping Association of Jamaica vice-president launches professorial chair at Caribbean Maritime University

A new professorial chair has been established at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) in honour of Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) vice-president and Chief Executive Officer of Kingston...
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