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Hanover constable under probe after losing service firearm in taxi

A police constable attached to the Sandy Bay Police Station, in Hanover, is reportedly under probe after losing his service firearm in a taxi yesterday. The policeman reportedly lost the service weapon while travelling in the taxi from...
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Gun heist - 19 firearms, numerous rounds of ammunition stolen from MoBay security company

A major police investigation is under way into the theft of 19 firearms and numerous rounds of assorted ammunition from a security company in Montego Bay, St James, one of three western parishes now under a state of public emergency. It is...
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JCAA defends plane approval process

There is renewed scrutiny of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) following a new revelation that eight months before a flight-school plane crashed in Kingston, it had granted approval for the aircraft to operate here. On March 9, 2016, the...
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Hospitality Jamaica

Jamaica Giants ... A Massive Environmental Conservatory

Livingston Binns, sales and marketing manager at Island Dairies, explains the process of testing milk for bacteria to students of Monsignor Colin Bryan Preparatory School.

Students learn about milk campaign at JA BizTown open day session

At a recent open day session at JA BizTown, students from Monsignor Colin Bryan Preparatory School learnt about the ‘Drink Real Milk’ (DRM) campaign and the operations of the milk industry. The session also saw the participation of DRM partners,...
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Jamaican takes Caribbean Champion of Public Speaking title

Jamaica’s National Champion of Public Speaking and president-elect for Sagicor Life Jamaica Toastmasters Club, Faith Ellis, walked away with the title Caribbean Champion of Public Speaking at the recently concluded Toastmasters International...
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The Jamaica Football Federation headquarters in St Andrew.

‘No moral authority’ - Stewart renounces JFF’s decision to ­suspend PLCA sponsorship ­communication

Vice-Chairman of the Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) Carvel Stewart is seeking immediate answers from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) following a recent statement made by General Secretary, Dalton Wint. On Thursday, Wint wrote a...
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Knight hailed for sporting clays philanthropy

Chairman of the Jamaica Society for the Blind, Daemion McLean, has hailed young Danzel Knight as a role model and a shining light following a second successful staging of the You Can Do Anything Sporting Clays Charity Tournament at the Jamaica...
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Conduent expanding in Jamaica

Call centre operator Conduent Inc will be expanding its Jamaican operations, a plan that is expected to lead to around 2,000 new jobs by early 2020. The size of the investment was not disclosed, but it appears to be substantial. Robert Corbishley,...
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Kingston Wharves reports progress on SEZ

Kingston Wharves’ car-transhipment business has outgrown the 18 acres of land it leased at the Tinson Pen aerodrome and filled up another 15 acres it bought near the wharf devoted to motor vehicle storage. And company officials are predicting even...
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The cast of ‘56 East Avenue’ backstage at the East Orange performance.  From left: Dennis Titus, Oliver Samuels, Lakeisha Ellison, Audrey Reid, and Volier Johnson.

Oliver blows up NY area with ‘a bellyful of laugh’

Jamaican theatre icon Oliver Samuels created comedic pandemonium across the New York tri-state region over the past two weekends with his latest production, titled 56 East Avenue. The two-hour production was a continuous bellyful of raucous...
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‘Aladdin’ – Movie Magic

Once again, Disney has seen fit to release another live action remake of one of its classic animated films. This time, it’s the story of Aladdin, the love story of a street rat, a princess, and a big blue genie to help them along the way. While the...
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Editorial | What’s so hard about fixing traffic ticket system?

In the last eight years, there have been two traffic-ticket amnesties in Jamaica, conducted in three tranches. The last of these ran from November 27, 2017, to January 13, 2018, and covered traffic tickets issued between September 2010 and October...
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Garth Rattray | Eating food vs ‘eat a food’

My heart goes out to the relatives, family, friends and the Titchfield High School community in Port Antonio, Portland, affected by the injury of several students/passengers, and the tragic death of 13-year-old Pranjal Jasti, a bright and promising...
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Letter of the Day | Big plans for Lucea?

THE EDITOR, Sir: Lucea, my home town, has been earmarked for major development, and I am more than ecstatic to hear these comments coming from Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett. Lucea has always been a peach of an area but has been neglected by...
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Some solutions to Jamaica’s water problem

THE EDITOR Sir: Winning Water! Jamaicans must win water. This is the land of "wood and water". It is not a whining matter. Water woes are also in God's court. However, preparation has to be made while we wait on God to answer with action. We in...
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Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism

BRUSSELS (AP): From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations went to the polls Sunday in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by the far-right, nationalist and populist movements...
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On North Korea, Trump seems to undermine a senior adviser

TOKYO (AP): Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. The comments tweeted during his trip to Japan were sure to...
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A selfie moment at Saint Int'l Style Week - Posh in Black

Style Week JA's fashion symposium a hit

Style Week Jamaica hosted the third-annual, Careers in International Fashion symposium, which saw close to 400 students from high schools and post-secondary institutions from across the island gathered at the Courtleigh Auditorium to hear...
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Montego Bay businesswoman, ties knot with NY business mogul

Montego Bay businesswoman Paula Kerr Jarrett, exchanged vows with New York business mogul Daniel Wegman, last weekend in the U.S. The ceremony was very intimate, as close family members gathered for the occasion. Paula's children Josh and Rebecca...
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