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TIVOLI ENQUIRY: Thousands of rounds fired but only 36 spent shells recovered, says INDECOM

Hamish Campbell, deputy commissioner of INDECOM, testified before the west Kingston commission of enquiry this morning that members of the Jamaica Defence Force admitted firing 7,610 rounds of ammunition between May and June. 
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Health official says no reason for alarm after two patients admitted to UHWI with swine fluAudio

A senior health official says there should be no alarm following the admission of two patients to the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) with the influenza A (H1N1) virus commonly called swine flu. The patients – a 10 month old...
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Portia on top - Simpson Miller ahead of Holness in favourability poll

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has rebounded to improve her chance of securing victory in the upcoming general election, after an unprecedented stumble in favourability rating four months ago.With two weeks to go before Jamaicans go to the...
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Nine seats too hard to predict a winner - study

FIND  FULL STUDY HERE: http://bit.do/WhyJaVotes University lecturer Dr Herbert Gayle has included six seats won by the People's National Party (PNP) in the 2011 general election among nine constituencies where he was unable to project a winner.The seats include those won by Andre Hylton, Hugh...
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Prelim against cops in Mario Deane case to continue March 21

WESTERN BUREAU:The case against three police officers, who are currently undergoing preliminary examination on multiple charges arising from the August 2014 beating of Mario Deane, while...
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Portia sent my kids to university, mom boasts

Donna Hill has come to the defence of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller against critics who say she has done nothing for people in her South West St Andrew constituency.Hill has lived in the constituency all her life. A self-styled proud mother...
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Final destination - Windies U-19s stun home team Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):West Indies will make their second appearance in the Under-19 World Cup final after a stunning three-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the semi-final at Shere Bangla National Stadium yesterday.West Indies, inspired by an all-...
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Bank on General Togo

HOMECOMING, GENERAL TOGO and AIR MARSHALL in races two, three and four, respectively, can ensure a good payday for Sunrise Super-6 players at Caymanas Park tomorrow.The island's only racetrack has been silent for the past two racedays while...
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JCPS raises $1.2b of financing through bond placement

Jamaica Cane Product Sales Limited (JCPS), owner of the Jamaica Gold brand and a marketer of raw bulk sugar, has raised $1.2 billion of debt financing in...
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Plays look back for current solutions

The theatrical productions currently playing, Duppy Whisperer (Centerstage Theatre) and Guilt Trip (Little Little Theatre) by playwrights Patrick Brown and Basil Dawkins, respectively, are both laughter-filled.The first is a farce, a fast-paced,...
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Simply Myrna 2016 hosts Davis, Stephens

If Lennon 'Lenny' Crooks had had his way, last season's staging of the annual Simply Myrna would have been the last. However, event patrons Sir Kenneth and Lady Hall, along with fans, had other ideas. This resulted in not only the sixth staging, to...
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Editorial: WICB should hang tough

Dave Cameron hasn't been an inspirational leader of the West Indies Cricket Broad (WICB), but it is not his fault that a core group of the region's international players make it a habit of attempting to hijack the board to extract as much cash for...
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Andre Wright: Is Portia Simpson Miller a coward?

"The people love me. Look at how many people turned up for nomination. They're all singing my name. Who can draw crowds like me? I am Mama!"If I told you that was the stump speech of Angela Merkel as she courted support for the Christian Democrats,...
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Letter of the Day: My vote up for grabs, whenever ...

THE EDITOR, Sir:A recent article in your newspaper highlighted the fact that many of us Jamaicans would be willing to sell our right to vote to one or other of our political parties in exchange for hard cash.Well,...
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Why did police escort PNP and not Labourites?

THE EDITOR, Sir: It appears most astonishing and an attempt at diversion from the main issue when I read online a comment from Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Steve McGregor saying "no permission was granted for a motorcade through Flanker".He was making...
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Kim orders military takeover of factory park

SOUTH KOREA (AP):Tensions with North Korea have escalated sharply since the country launched a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday. In the latest developments:n North Korea ordered a military takeover of the factory park that...
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Prison guards face corruption charges

ATLANTA (AP):More than 40 prison guards and officers in Georgia have been indicted on charges of accepting bribes and drug trafficking, the latest in a federal effort to crack down on contraband and criminal activity in the state's prisons.Since...
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