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Booted Police Federation chairman Arleen McBean loses court battle over ousting

Booted Jamaica Police Federation chairman corporal Arleen McBean has lost her legal challenge against her ousting. In January, she filed a claim in the Supreme Court against chairman Sheldon Gordon and general secretary Patrae Rowe as...
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Two killed, 18 injured in Hanover crash

Two men, are now dead, and eighteen other persons injured, following motor vehicle crash on the Barbican main road in Hanover this morning. Those killed have been identified as Kevaughn Sutherland of High Level Road in Sandy Bay and Everton 'Wanga' Riley, a bus driver, of a Lucea address, both in Hanover. 
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Steven Watt, senior staff attorney at the America Civil Liberties Union.

‘Outrageous’ - ACLU slams Gov’t for pointing finger at victims, families in US detention horror; lawyer calls for Shiprider review

Steven Watt, senior staff attorney at the United States-based human rights group America Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), has hit back at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade for what can be described as dereliction of duty after it...
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McKenzie: Make Seaga a national hero

Edward Seaga’s list of accomplishments in over four decades of service to his adopted homeland is enough for him to be enshrined as Jamaica’s eighth national hero, Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie has suggested. The suggestion came...
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EU figures down, as US, UK soar

Earth Today | Environmental advocate makes case for prioritisation of clean air

FROM THE implications for public health to social justice, long-time environmental advocate Diana McCaulay has called for the prioritisation of clean air in Jamaica. “The main impacts (of poor air quality) are respiratory illnesses, infections,...
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Earth Today | Kingston Free Port Terminal making its conservation mark

IN ONE year, Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) has collected close to 300,000 plastic bottles for recycling as part of its environmental conservation efforts. The collection has been undertaken under the entity’s ‘KFTL Go Blue’ campaign,...
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Catalyst for change - Menzies urges JFF, sponsors to aid Girlz in effort to spread women’s game in communities

GRENOBLE, France: The story of Jamaica’s road to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) qualification is well documented. Raised from the ashes through the benevolence of Cedella Marley, daughter of reggae icon Bob Marley, the Reggae Girlz booked...
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JamLax ramps up funding drive

With the Federation of International Lacrosse Women’s Under-19 Championships a month away, the Jamaica Lacrosse Association (JamLax) has increased its calls for financial support. A GoFundMe page created by the association has raised only US$5,750...
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In this Thursday, November 29, 2018 photo, an American Airlines Airbus A321 takes off from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

American Airlines deal boosts Airbus long-range jet

American Airlines is buying 50 new long-range planes from Airbus, giving a big boost to the just-launched A321XLR model and spurring Boeing to push ahead to develop a rival aircraft. Airbus and the American Airlines – the world’s largest carrier –...
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Shipper Harry Maragh investing in logistics at Lannaman - Looks beyond the port for more earnings

Harriat ‘Harry’ Maragh has built up significant holdings over many decades in the shipping industry. He now owns multimillion-dollar properties adjacent to the port of Kingston, where he once fished and caught crabs as a little boy growing up in...
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Reggae struggles for relevance in Namibia

It is well documented that reggae music has a global reach and is taking over the world, but a recent report out of Namibia, Africa, would suggest otherwise. Online publication New Era, in an article last week, pointed out that “reggae is a music...
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‘Ghetto Misfits’ a hilarious encounter

When two of Jamaica’s funniest stand-up comedians joined forces on one show, the expectations are high, and rightly so. On Sunday, Owen ‘Blakka’ Ellis, and his brother, Ian, ‘Ity’, delivered more than the expected. From their tear-jerking...
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Editorial | Mental illness new public health epidemic

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the mental health of people who live in war zones is of relevance to Jamaica and, hopefully, will command the attention of the island’s medical authorities, including the health and wellness...
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Devon Dick | Put a pause on Pinnock

Last week, Dr Fritz Pinnock, head of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), made damning allegations against a fellow government agency at a parliamentary committee meeting. Pinnock accused a respected investigative government agency of ‘...
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Letter of the Day | Diaspora conference must focus on development

THE EDITOR, Sir : When the Jamaica Diaspora Conference started 16 years ago, I had hopes that somehow it would facilitate change in the island. The coming together of Jamaicans from all over the world meant that everyone had an idea, solution...
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The obeah hysteria

THE EDITOR, Sir: I suspect that the current obeah hysteria is being generated more from its entertainment capacity than because any legal changes will affect the price of cheese. Except, of course, where a legalisation of the craft would result...
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Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as Tory race narrows

LONDON (AP): Britain’s governing Conservative Party was set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister as contenders scrambled Wednesday to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. Johnson, a former London...
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Four charged in downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

NIEUWEGEIN (AP): International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men – three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds – in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine...
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Dad's Outlook panelists (from left) Stevie Barnett, (SME Manager and Team Lead at Sagicor Bank); Wayne Marshall (Recording Artiste); David Morrison (Senior Blender at Appleton Estate Jamaica); Teino Evans (The Gleaner's Enterprise Editor - Lifestyle); and Marlon Campbell (Host).

Raising the 'Bar' with Dad's Outlook

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” This quote, articulated by a former American professional baseball third baseman, Wade Boggs, echoed in sincere sentiments at the recently staged Father’s Day forum: Dad’s Outlook...
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Chris Brown, Ammika Harris expecting first child together

Rapper Chris Brown, is said to be expecting his second child, with Ammika Harris (her first child). Their current relationship status is unclear, but outlets are reporting that they are no longer together. Chris was last linked to the Instagram...
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OMG To Great Taste

Just outside the town of Mandeville is a gem where many locals love to take their daily coffee break. The OMG Restaurant, located within the Cobblestone complex at 1 Brumalia Avenue, is deemed by many as the place for all seasons. What was once the...
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Ashebre thrills dads

Last Thursday, Outlook magazine’s hosted a chat with a few tremendous dads. The hearty conversations opened appetites and culinary giant, Ashebre, was there to deliver superb munchies that were complemented by spirited sensations from Appleton...
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