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Stories by Damion Mitchell/Integration Editor

Published:Friday | May 1, 2020 | 12:31 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

There is new-found elation for the 43 Jamaican ship workers aboard the Marella Discovery 2. In a matter of days, they will be coming home. According to one of the workers, the group has been advised that they will be leaving London on May 6. It is...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

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...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

Agnes Steenssens broke down in tears shortly after midday Thursday. “Tonight, they will kill my friend,” she muttered through a microphone inside a meeting room at Belgium’s Egmont Palace.

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Campaigners against the death penalty are now mulling other strategies to bring an end to the practice in the United States and they are focusing on state-level politics. Since his appointment, President Donald Trump has...

Published:Friday | March 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Approximately 1,500 campaigners will take to the streets of Brussels today to march for an end to the death penalty globally. The anti-death penalty advocates are in the European capital for the 7th World Congress Against the...

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

BRUSSELS, Belgium: At least one abolitionist is raising the alarm that there is increased scrutiny on countries seeking to reintroduce the death penalty. Speaking at a forum in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday, Sandra Babcock, the founding director of...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

It was the merit awards ceremony for 176 outstanding students of the St Mary Technical High School last Wednesday, but a 45-year-old step-parent got the loudest applause and the only standing ovation.Top achiever Trevesha Watson, 17, overcome with...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMDamion Mitchell/Integration Editor

The St Catherine custos, the Reverend Jeffrey McKenzie, is to launch an investigation into the actions of Neville George, the justice of the peace (JP) who wrote a recommendation for Demar Scott to be employed to the RIU hotel.Scott, 24, of Exchange...

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