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Police warn social media users threatening Lisa Hanna Audio

Head of the Cybercrimes Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force Inspector Warren Williams is warning persons that it is a criminal offence to make threats...
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Solicitor General urges court to uphold ruling to bar Public Defender from gay rights case

Solicitor General Nicole Foster-Pusey has urged the Court of Appeal to uphold a lower court's ruling barring the Public Defender from joining a gay rights case saying the office has no business in a court. She made the argument this morning on...
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Illegals welcome - Montague opens arms to undocumented Jamaicans in US, threatens to imprison rogues

Lawless Jamaicans living in the United States (US) are being warned by National Security Minister Robert Montague that they will be sent to prison upon their return if they disrupt the peace on the island. At the same time, he has rolled out...
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'This minister will not fail to act' - Samuda defends decision to dissolve Agricultural Credit Board

Agriculture Minister Karl Samuda has revealed that his decision to dissolve the board of directors of the Agricultural Credit Board (ACB) was based on instructions from Prime Minister Andrew Holness after the board failed to take steps to fulfil a...
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Jimmy Cliff takes ecotourism to Somerton.

JNSBL open for climate business

Jamaica National Small Business Loans (JNSBL) is looking to vamp up interest in its US$2.5-million adaptation to climate change line of credit, catering exclusively to small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) from the agriculture, tourism and...
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Japanese apartment complex a model for effective waste management

Having spent his life working for a real-estate company, Mineo Yahata is adding value as the superintendent of the three-apartment complex he manages in the city of Kawasaki, Japan.But he is not the security in charge, as his title might suggest....
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Overseas coach for Sunshine Girls? ... Foreigner among three coaches hunting netball job

One overseas candidate is among three persons who have applied for the post of head coach of Jamaica's senior netball team.President of Netball Jamaica Paula Daley-Morris told The Gleaner in an interview yesterday that the interview process for the...
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Rookies added to Windies Women World Cup squad

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, (CMC):Uncapped Akeira Peters and Shawnisha Hector have been named in a 20-member training squad to prepare for the Women's Cricket World Cup in June.The 23-year-old Peters is an all-rounder from Grenada who was part of the...
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United, American Airlines selling cheaper economy-class fares

American and United have started selling cheaper 'basic economy' fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travellers.American announced early Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10...
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Capital market rebalances - Wynter says crowding out of private sector at an end

At one time, the constant refrain was that the Jamaican government was crowding the private sector out of the capital markets, but central bank chief Brian Wynter says the country is now witnessing a long overdue correction and can consider the era of...
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It's a done deal - Wray & Nephew are title sponsors for JA Carnival 2017

Wray & Nephew has announced their partnership with Jamaica Carnival this year as title sponsors.Delivering the news at a recent media announcement held at @twentythree on Dominica Drive were Pietro Gramegna, marketing manager, (JWN Ltd; Campari...
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Music & More with Mel | Kartel forever young in prison - And Bob forever young in death

death can be a great career move for popular music performers who have established a significant body of work, with the inevitable spike in visibility and sales. For example, the Business Insider reported on April 26 last year that 239,000 Prince...
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Editorial | Rejig the pension plan

We are surprised that having talked about this matter for years and with the proposed implementation date a mere month away, the Jamaican government and public sector unions appear so far apart on a new pension scheme.A question that will be asked...
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Mark Wignall | Scary times when the bank calls

Following the financial sector meltdown of the mid-1990s, the formation of FINSAC and the creation of institutions run by foreigners to sell off the assets of those affected, on about five occasions I sat with groups of debtors and listened to...
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Letter of the Day | Resurrection of preventative detention

THE EDITOR, Sir:A few weeks ago, the Government announced a number of measures that will be encouraged and taken to address our country's high crime rate. Amongst these measures was the resurrection of the...
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NHF: Keep up the good work!

THE EDITOR, Sir:About a month ago, I found the need to visit the National Health Fund (NHF) office in New Kingston. The staff was very professional in carrying out their duties.In less than 20 minutes I had my NHF card in my hand. I was pleasantly...
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Trump praises new African American museum during first visit

WASHINGTON (AP):United States President Donald Trump denounced "bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms" during his first visit to the new Smithsonian black history...
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Immigrants targeted for possible deportation

WASHINGTON (AP):Many more people living in the United States illegally could face rapid deportation - including people simply arrested for traffic violations - under a sweeping rewrite of US immigration...
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5 Wonders of the Apple Cider Vinegar

By now you might have heard all the buzz surrounding the ‘miraculous’ apple cider vinegar. If you have it in your kitchen, you may have used it in cooking, but after some research and a little help from Flair’s DIY Jo, we found so...
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5 Must Have Oils in Your Home by DIY Jo

This is not your traditional DIY Jo. Today I will like to share with you five oils that I just cannot live without. Argan Oil This is a must have. The fragrance is very pleasant, and it is perfect for both your hair and skin. At nights you can use...
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Street Eatz | Mama Bev's Soup Shop: Food from the Heart

For this week's Street Eatz, Food ventured outside the busy streets of Kingston and took a rural approach to spicing up our palate. So buckle up, because you're in for a bumpy ride.If you've ever travelled from Kingston to St Mary or Portlan,d...
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Irie eats eats - Tantalise your taste buds with Reggae Nyammings

Authentic Jamaican foods are just what you need to end Reggae and Black History months with a bang. These real Jamaican dishes will tantalise your taste buds with mouth-watering goodness.If you want to indulge...
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