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TIVOLI ENQUIRY: 19 people killed in May 2010 operations received single bullet

An official at the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has revealed that 19 of the persons killed during the May 2010 police-military operations in Tivoli Gardens received a single bullet. Deputy Commissioner of INDECOM, Hamish...
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JUTC riding high on Wi-Fi

Come September, passengers travelling on the 452 buses operated by the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will be able to access free Internet service on their smartphones and other devices.The state-run bus company yesterday launched the pilot of...
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Debate not only measure of democracy's health - PNP

Arguing that Portia Simpson Miller is not afraid to face Andrew Holness in national leadership election debates, the campaign director for the People's National Party (PNP) said yesterday that the PNP president was not being shielded."I think it is well...
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Sherica Green makes family proud with launch of book

Mandeville, Manchester:Growing up in humble beginnings in Brown's Town, St Ann, Sherica Green made no joke about an opportunity her mother gave her and the requisite motivation she received to delve into her academic pursuits.It was as a result of...
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Nothing beats a day at the beach with family

Our memories of the ocean will linger on long after our footprints have faded. - UnknownWhen was the last time you gathered your family and made a trip to the beach whether nearby or out of town?No special occasion, just acting on a need to be...
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All to play for as Scorpions edge ahead

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC):Jamaica Scorpions narrowly stuck their noses in front, but opener Montcin Hodge then struck a second innings unbeaten half-century to ensure there was no Leeward Islands Hurricanes collapse, as the sixth-round first-class...
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'We're going to play the World Cup' - Sammy assures WI players will not boycott T20 championship

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):West Indies Twenty20 captain, Darren Sammy, has assured the region his squad will not boycott the upcoming T20 World Cup in India next month.Fears the 15-man squad would opt out of the March 8 to April 3 tournament were...
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JSE stocks extend losses for second day

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Combined Index declined on Friday by 554 points or less than one-third of a percentage point to close at 170,686.48. However more stocks still advanced than declined. It extends losses from Thursday when the index shed...
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We acquired the big boys, now it’s time for start-ups, says Proven

The fast-growing financial outfit Proven Investments Limited (PIL) wants to invest in 100 start-up companies based in Jamaica and other...
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Marley Dias set to hand out 1000 books in St Mary

Marley Dias set to hand out 1000 books in St MaryToday, the GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF), a public health and social action organisation based in West Orange, New Jersey, will distribute 1000 books with black girls as the main characters....
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Rvssian on Billboard - ... Rihanna climbs with dancehall single

Jamaican producer Tarik 'Rvssian' Johnston, is featured on the current number-two album in America, the debut from rapper Kevin Gates' Islah.Johnson produced, The Truth, which was released as the third single from the album late last year.The album...
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Editorial: Platform coarseness violates Code of Conduct

Dramatic scenes of party supporters from the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People's National Party (PNP) frolicking together at nomination day activities flashed across all media platforms earlier this week. These scenes were widely applauded...
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Tony Deyal: Yuma in uniform

The term 'all-inclusive' can mean 'including everything or everyone' or 'denoting or relating to a holiday or event in which all or most meals, drinks, and activities are included in the overall price'. In practice, when you pay big money for a...
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Letter of the day: Shaw, JLP not credible

THE EDITOR, Sir:The prime minister is within her right to demand an apology from Andrew Holness for using defamatory verbiage to describe her. I do not see anything wrong with declining to debate him until he issues same. The PM engaged Mr Holness...
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PNP's 'principle' quite convenient

PNP's 'principle' quite convenientTHE EDITOR, Sir:The reasons profferred by the People's National Party (PNP) for not wanting to engage the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and its leader, Andrew Holness, in debate, to my mind, seems spurious, even if...
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Kim orders military takeover of factory park

SOUTH KOREA (AP):Tensions with North Korea have escalated sharply since the country launched a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday. In the latest developments:n North Korea ordered a military takeover of the factory park that...
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Prison guards face corruption charges

ATLANTA (AP):More than 40 prison guards and officers in Georgia have been indicted on charges of accepting bribes and drug trafficking, the latest in a federal effort to crack down on contraband and criminal activity in the state's prisons.Since...
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Doctor's Advice: 'He keeps pulling out'

Q: Doctor, I just do not understand my boyfriend. I love him and he says he loves me. We are both 18. We were virgins when we met, or, at least, he claimed that he had never had sex before.Sexual intercourse with him is pretty good - for around five...
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Dr Tony Vendryes: It takes guts to survive!

The term 'gut' refers to the intestinal tract, a passage about 30 feet long, which starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. You are not just what you eat. You are what you eat, digest and absorb. No matter how good your diet is, the food must first...
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