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Bogus divorces ... Fake judge signing decrees at Supreme Court

The Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has revealed that a major police probe is now underway involving staff members in the divorce unit of the Supreme Court.
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3 killed in Haiti as Hurricane Maria related rains lash country

Three people were killed yesterday in Haiti as heavy rains associated with the powerful Hurricane Maria which lashed sections of the country. The police report that a 45-year-old man drowned as he attempted to cross the Grand Ravine river. They say...
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PM has confidence in Reid, Montague ahead of Cabinet reshuffle

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday told journalists that it was not the intention of the Government to withhold information, although the Government’s chief spokesman has had to offer numerous clarifications on policy issues from Cabinet...
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Withdraw claim or face outcome, JMA’s ultimatum to Samuda

The Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) has given Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture, and fisheries, a seven-day ultimatum during which he must retract a recent statement that some of its members continue to rob the...
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Vulnerable youth to benefit from logistics hub

The Logistics Hub programme will have numerous benefits for Jamaicans, especially in providing jobs for the unemployed and vulnerable youth, noted executive director of the Caribbean Maritime Institute, Dr Fritz Pinnock.It is a government-backed...
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Jamaica, T&T to acquire relief ship

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that discussions have been held with his counterpart in Trinidad and Tobago about co-sponsoring a ship that will provide relief to Caribbean nations during times of emergencies.Responding to Member of...
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GC Foster lauds World Champs representatives

Athletes and officials from G.C. Foster College and the Sprintec Track Club, who travelled with the Jamaica team to the recent IAAF World Championships in London, were honoured at a special reception held at the college yesterday.Minister of...
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No-nonsense approach to discipline for RSPL

Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ) Chairman Don Anderson has warned that discipline will be strictly enforced in this season's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), which starts on Sunday.The league was officially launched at the...
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JMA wants more retailers to 'buy Jamaican, sell Jamaican' goods

  Metry Seaga, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, JMA, is encouraging retail chains to partner with the manufacturing sector to increase the volume of locally produced goods on their shelves. Seaga, who was keynote...
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Last laugh - 10th and final season for Ity and Fancy Cat show

The element of surprise has remained at a high for nine seasons of the popular Sunday night Ity and Fancy Cat show on TVJ, produced by Ellis International Limited. Ian 'Ity' Ellis and Alton 'Fancy Cat' Hardware had to learn to balance performing pre...
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5 Questions with Lee 'Scratch Perry' & Larry McDonald

Producer/vocalist Lee 'Scratch' Perry and drummer Larry McDonald have redone the Super Ape dub album, first released in 1976. Listed among the 100 essential reggae CDs by the Rough Guide publication, it includes tracks like Zion's Blood, Croaking...
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Editorial | The sugar problem hasn’t gone away

Karl Samuda, the trade and agriculture minister, may have bought the Government a partial respite, but by no means has it resolved the problem of Jamaica's doddery sugar industry. It still teeters at a precipice, facing the moral hazard of...
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Peter Espeut | What does social intervention mean?

In the beginning, the slogan describing the strategy to be employed in the zones of special operations (ZOSO) was 'clear, hold, build'. I don't see it in its publicity or on its website, which probably means that the strategy is not well understood...
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Letter of the Day | Leverage Brexit

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was interested to read an article published in The Gleaner titled 'British High Commission looks to hit reset button with Jamaica' (September 20, 2017). In the article, the British high commissioner to Jamaica outlines how they...
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Why move Jamaica Broilers AGM?

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Peter DePass, company secretary of Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG).I have just received the notice over your signature for the AGM of Jamaica Broilers Group scheduled for Tuesday, October 17, at the company's...
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UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (AP):UN investigators will help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, under a resolution the Security Council approved...
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Two of six arrested over London subway bomb freed without charge

LONDON (AP):Two of the six men arrested over last week's London subway bombing were released without charge yesterday, British police said. Four others remained in custody.One of those released is a 21...
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JWN'S Joy Spence among Food and Wine's Top 20

If the rate at which accolades pouring in is anything to go by, then Jamaica's Joy Spence is truly mellowing like finely aged wine.The J. Wray and Nephew Limited Master Blender has just received another...
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Tessenie Mowatt: Fluffy & Fine

Tessenie Mowatt knows what it's like to have body parts you want to hide. But now, she has learnt how to make those 'flaws' beautiful and stylish and has evolved into a confident woman...
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