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One dead in Olympic Gdns shooting
A WAVE of gun violence yesterday in the Rhoden Cresent-Bay Farm Road area of Olympic Gardens, west-central St. Andrew, left one man dead and a woman who is eight months pregnant...

Assessed grades for some GCE students
SOME 300 students who missed the General Certifcate of Examination (GCE) because of heavy rains in late May and early June this year, will be awarded assessed grades or will be offered a free re-sit in November, the Overseas Examination Office stated...

Man loses cocaine appeal, to do two years in prison
HUGH REID, food and beverage manager, living at St. Mary Country Club, St. Mary, was yesterday taken into custody to serve his two-year prison sentence after his appeal against his conviction and sentence for possession of cocaine was dismissed. Reid...

SCJ embarking on development plan at Frome
THE SUGAR Company of Jamaica (SCJ) has embarked on a five-year development plan at the Frome Sugar Estate, Westmoreland, aimed at increasing efficiency and production levels. Aston Smith, vice-president of Finance at SCJ Holdings, told JIS News that...

Denbigh show preparations hit high gear
EXTENSIVE WORK is under way at the Denbigh Agricultural Showground for the 50th annual Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) Show to be held for three days from August 4-6 this year. The work being done at the showground is estimated...

Health concerns mount in Rosemount and environs
ST. CATHERINE: THE INCREASING numbers of derelict vehicles and old tyres in Rosemount, Rosehall and sections of Knollis districts, are causing concern among the residents of these areas.

New housing project for Montego Bay
WESTERN BUREAU: CAN-CARA DEVELOPMENT Limited recently announced a $2.8 billion housing development for Irwin in Montego Bay, similar to White Water Meadows in Syndenham...

Ja wildlife under threat ­ survey
AT LEAST 11 animal species have already become extinct in Jamaica and 14 others, plus more than 200 of Jamaica's plant endemic species, may be heading that way, says a recent report on Jamaica's environment. According to the report, "Jamaica's...

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