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Bail offered to J'can man fighting deportation after helping US authorities convict Dudus

The undocumented Jamaican man who is fighting deportation after helping United States (US) authorities convict drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke has been offered bailed, according to a report by the New York Daily News. However, it...
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Two men arrested for illegal guns, ammo

Two men are now in custody after they were allegedly held with illegal firearms and ammunition in separate incidents yesterday. One of the men has been identified as Jamie Stephenson, 26, a construction worker who is from Mansfield Heights, in...
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PCJ Shutdown - Energy minister defends impending winding up of state body amid opposition alarm

Energy Minister Fayval Williams has responded to calls by her opposition counterpart, Phillip Paulwell, to shed light on new developments that could see the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) shutting its doors. Paulwell raised an alarm...
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Ministries slow to review paltry fines - Chuck expresses disappointment at snail’s pace to update legal penalties

The maximum $100 fine that was imposed on alleged gang leader Tesha Miller for an immigration violation remains on the books more than two years after it triggered public outcry. It spurred the Government to conduct a review of so-called paltry...
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Still in the DARK

Operator of Wray & Nephew News Café on lower King Street shows where criminals broke into a gaming machine, hoping to find money inside.

Human rats! - … Night burglars plaguing downtown Kingston businesses

A year after the relocation of two nearby police posts and a burgeoning of new establishments on the Kingston waterfront, older business operators in the capital city say that they are being plagued by burglars who are seemingly outmatching the...
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Race first Why we must address self-hatred and disunity among blacks

We could pretend it doesn’t exist or it’s in its last throes of relevance. We could marginalise it and chalk it up to mere ignorance. Of course, we would all like to believe in the idyll. Sadly, black self-loathing and disunity have more legs than...
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Tallawahs lose to TKR yet again

The Jamaica Tallawahs suffered their fourth straight defeat in this year's Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) following a 41 run loss to the defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) in their return fixture at Sabina Park last night....
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‘Danger’ for Bigdaddykool in GG’s Stakes

POOR BIGDADDYKOOL, just when he thought he might have got a break from SHE’S A MANEATER, who turns six next year and might make a good broodmare prospect, here comes STRANGER DANGER ready to dish out another year of walloping. STRANGER DANGER makes...
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Derrimon eyes virtual shopping experience

Distribution company Derrimon Trading is exploring a shopping experience that goes beyond customers clicking on grocery items from the comfort of their living rooms. The company, which operates two grocery businesses, Sampars and Select, reported...
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Indies Pharma sheds debt while building new HQ

Pharmaceutical distributor Indies Pharma Jamaica Limited opted to draw on internal resources for the build-out of new operating space and has been shedding debt in the process. The company nearly doubled its expenses in the July third quarter to $...
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Remembering Peter Tosh and the 9/11 attack attack

Nine-eleven is a popular term used to describe the September 11, 2001, attacks by militant terrorist extremists,against United States (US) targets, which left some 3,000 persons dead, the vast majority of whom were innocent citizens. In Jamaica...
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Red Bull Culture Clash the most fun Federation Sound had losing Red Bull Culture Clash

Red Bull is ready to take its biggest musical event to Jamaican soil, and The Sunday Gleaner caught up with one of the losers, who was happy to have participated in one of the brand’s epic Culture Clash face-offs. Based in New York, Max Glazer is...
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Editorial | Citizens undercover!

It is a fact that many law-abiding citizens are bothered by the scale of recklessness displayed by motorists, especially those who operate public passenger vehicles. Indeed, more than 250,000 traffic tickets have been issued already this year for...
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Leroy Dixon | Phillips missed golden opportunity

Like many Jamaicans, I watched keenly to see the outcome of the People’s National Party (PNP) internal election on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Admittedly not a huge Peter Bunting fan prior to the start of his campaign, I must admit to having...
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Antigua and Barbuda condemns OAS vote on Venezuela

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): The Antigua and Barbuda government has condemned a vote at the Organisation of American States (OAS) earlier this week that could open the possibility for a military invasion of Venezuela, where opposition parties with the...
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Opposition legislator arrested

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC): An opposition legislator was yesterday arrested by police over statements he allegedly made during a recent public meeting of the United Workers Party (UWP), a senior official of the party has said. UWP Deputy Political...
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C.A.G.E - breaking stereotypical notions

This phenomenon is from the world of make-believe, encased in fables, special effects, action, intrigue, and certainly a product of the flight of human imagination that has not known any boundaries or been conformed by any pre-defined and set...
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Sean’s passion for the uncommon

Often enough, the complaint about businesses providing sub-par customer service is heard and it was no different for Sean McDonald when he brought his 2005 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner, to a garage to be painted. McDonald explained that he was told that...
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AUTOmoves

TODAY JKA 7 – Palisadoes Raceway OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show - Concave 2, at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory, St Ann...
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Gordon Robinson | Born loser!

Based on media reports (I stopped watching West Indies play Test cricket years ago), Jason Holder trotted out his standard template during a post-match interview after losing the second Test match against India last week: “Obviously we are...
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Danny Roberts | What about empowering PSTOC?

The need for a stakeholder body such as the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) to monitor and report on the fiscal, economic, and monetary indicators without the influence of political control or bureaucratic self-interest has proven to...
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Leo Hudson ‘sports’ corporate photography

Who would have thought helping out as an assistant on a shoot would pave the way for a thriving career in the field of photography? Leo Hudson sure didn’t. He actually wanted to become a mathematics teacher. But in a recent interview with Beyond...
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Breathtaking views all around

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when a place known as Bonnie View Hotel commanded the most staggering views that Portland paraded. But, alas! This former grande dame of hospitality has been alarmingly unsightly for some years now, in...
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