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Man of unsound mind leaves police unconcious in Trelawny

A man said to be of unsound mind this morning left a policeman unconscious of knocking him in the back of the head. The incident happened in the Clark's Town community of Trelawny around 9 o'clock. It's reported that the police were...
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Tougher laws coming to address violence against women, children – GrangeAudio

Gender Minister Olivia Grange is reiterating that tougher laws are coming to address violence against women and children. According to Grange, Jamacia is experiencing challenging times amid recent reports of violence against women children. [47]...
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A splendid Jamaica Day

In keeping with the annual pomp and splendour, yesterday, schools across the island marked Jamaica Day as staff and students were clad in the national colours, under the theme 'Celebrating Jamaica: Exploring Our Legacy in a Global Context'.The annual...
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Fresh hope for J'cans - Holness admits difficult first year but confident country now positioned for economic growth

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is confident that his administration has brought fresh hope to Jamaicans in the almost one year that it has formed the Government.Tomorrow marks one year since he led the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to a one-seat win...
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Hospitality Jamaica

Jimmy Cliff takes ecotourism to Somerton.

Tour of the Holy Land Part IV - Old Jerusalem

If Israel is the Holy Land, then, Jerusalem, its capital, is the Holy City. And within that city there is a section that is surrounded by a thick and high wall.It is called the Old City, a place with a long history of religious conflicts, and is...
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National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee hands over to Children First

"We are 20 years old this year and what better gift to receive than this gift of transformation. We salute all those who have put their money where their mouth is because every young person is not only a promise, but a possibility," said an elated...
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In Your Neighbourhood

Braeton United and Southborough FC will square off in the final of the York Pharmacy-sponsored Portmore Division two Football League following semi-final wins last Sunday.Braeton avenged a 3-0 loss to...
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Gran Bahia cop Sandals BH title

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:Gran BahIa Principe were the big winners at the presentation ceremony for the Sandals St Ann/S. Mary Business House (BH) Football competition, held at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort on Thursday.Team manager Stacy Benjamin and coach...
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Central bank governor fired

Less than 24 hours after the Appeal Court lifted an injunction that had barred his dismissal, the Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr DeLisle Worrell, has been fired. His attorney, Gregory Nicholls, confirmed that his client had received...
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Amber Connect to enter South African market

Jamaican technology company Amber Connect is close to signing a deal with a South African partner that will open up a market of around 10 million vehicles for its fleet- and...
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For the Reckord | Creative minds given legal framework - Students advised on copyright, issues

The 2017 annual Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) career workshop, held last week, should prove very useful for the students who attended, especially those graduating this year. After hearing a broad-based presentation...
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No copyright on ideas

Speaking at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts' recent career workshop, law student Allyandra Thompson explained that with commissioned works (where an artist is hired to write a script or lyrics for a tune for a fee, for...
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Editorial | Regulate PC Bank like other credit unions

Karl Samuda, the agriculture and commerce minister, is right to have sacked the directorate of the Agricultural Credit Board (ACB). It has long proved itself incompetent. But Mr Samuda shouldn't be casting himself as a hero for discovering, at the...
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Peter Espeut | Taxi-man rights are human rights

This week, the Trump administration reversed the decision of the Obama White House allowing so-called transgender students in public schools to choose the toilet in which they do their business according to how they self-identify. Transgender is the...
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Stop debating crime solutions

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have been listening to the various comments and concerns raised by persons within civil society about the Government's plan for the police to more frequently use preventative detention as a crime-suppression strategy.If my hearing...
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NHF, keep up the good work!

About a month ago, I found the need to visit the National Health Fund (NHF) office in New Kingston. The staff were very professional in carrying out their duties.In less than 20 minutes, I...
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Kelly: No use of military to enforce immigration

MEXICO CITY (AP):UNITED STATES Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged yesterday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations".Only hours earlier, President Donald Trump...
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Extremists attack Niger military patrol, kill 15 soldiers

NIAMEY, Niger (AP):A spokesman for Niger's military says at least 15 soldiers have been killed in an attack by Islamic extremists on a patrol near the country's border with Mali.Colonel Abdoul Aziz...
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'Twas Trending ... Gaza vs Hanna, and Alaine ties the knot?

It has been a really exciting week on the local scene. So without further ado, let's get right to it. Hanna vs Gaza Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna, came under some serious fire, after it was alleged that she said that Vybz Kartel’s music...
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Dance hall/ Science Fusion in Science Genius Jamaica

It was a meeting of science and dance hall, at the launch of Science Genius Jamaica on Wednesday (February 22) at the Knutsford Court hotel in New Kingston. Science enthusiasts, educators, academics, students, government officials, dance hall...
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