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Chang hopes seizure of 22 illegal guns at MoBay wharf will deter smugglers

National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says he hopes Friday's seizure of 22 guns and a large cache of ammunition at the wharf in Freeport, Montego Bay, St James, will discourage others from trying to send guns to Jamaica through the ports...
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Roads and defective bridges in sections of St Elizabeth to be repaired

Deteriorated roadways, road breakaways and defective bridges in sections of St Elizabeth North Eastern and North Western are to be repaired soon. This was stated by Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (...
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Anthony Hugh holds a picture of his 12-year-old daughter, Liah Hugh. The Kingston High School student perished in a fire that destroyed her home on Giltress Street in Rollington 
Town, Kingston, on Thursday.

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Anthony Hugh had scheduled a beach trip for this weekend to allow bonding time for his daughters, one of whom is visiting from overseas. However, those plans were painfully uprooted on Thursday after 12-year-old Liah Hugh perished in a house fire...
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Principal, OCA launch probes after educator chases, threatens student Premium

Andrew Morrison, acting principal of Newell High, has blasted a male teacher’s actions as “unacceptable” after footage emerged of the educator verbally assaulting, chasing, and threatening a pupil at the St Elizabeth-based school. “Something like...
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22 rounds of ammunition seized in Luke Lane police operation

The police are reporting the seizure of twenty-two 5.56 rounds of ammunition during an operation on Luke Lane, Kingston early this morning. Reports from the Central police are that the operation, which targeted wanted men, illegal firearms and...
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Principal: Autistic children could get lost in traditional school system Premium

Parents of children diagnosed with a learning disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are being advised to reconsider decisions to enrol them in the traditional school system as they may struggle to grasp their lessons without enough...
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Grange: I have confidence in JADCO board Premium

Sports Minister Olivia Grange says she still has confidence in the board of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) led by Chairman Alexander Williams and anticipates that the error that led to the girls’ under 20 4x100 metres world record not...
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New track club takes aim at Budapest 100m Premium

As a science buff and student athlete at Kingston College, Dr Carl Bartley always tried to apply what he learnt to sprinting. This journey led him to form the Motorcade Track Club late last year, after he helped newcomer Jeevan Newby to a silver...
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Justin Nam, general manager of Eppley Limited.

Eppley to spend up to $520m to acquire shares in development fund

Eppley Limited, a Jamaican company aligned with the Musson Group, will spend up to BDS$6.8 million, or the equivalent of about $520 million, to acquire outstanding shares in a real estate fund that it controls and manages, called Eppley Caribbean...
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Clarke: No cost to be spared in SSL probe

Finance Minister Nigel Clarke is vowing to fund whatever it takes to get to the bottom of the ongoing fraud investigations at Stocks and Securities Limited, SSL, that will involve local and Jamaican experts. Speaking with the Financial Gleaner...
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Ralph arrived at the 2023 BAFTA Tea Party in Tadashi Shoji.

Five Questions with Sheryl Lee Ralph

Noted actress and singer Sheryl Lee Ralph is definitely in another winning season. Last year she made history as the second black woman since 1987 to win the Emmy in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. The award was...
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‘For sure we are coming March 18,’ Chandler Moore, Naomi Raine promise

Kingdom Culture, the organisers of The Well Encounter, have announced March 18 as the new date for the gospel showcase headlined by Grammy Award-winning gospel music ministers Chandler Moore and Naomi Raine from Atlanta-based worship music...
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Rep George Santos leaves a House GOP conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Editorial | George Santos – the American example?

Observers might be wondering what’s on the George Santos menu today for the mendacity of the American Congressman is being served on a platter almost daily, with each fabrication bolder than the one before. Understandably, the representative for...
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Peter Espeut | Unwillingness to regulate

Our present government is wedded to the economic philosophy of Classic Liberalism. They are true believers in the religion of the “Free Market”, which means that they believe that the prices of goods and services must be determined by supply and...
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Letter of the Day | Fix unjust motor vehicle insurance policies

THE EDITOR, Madam: There is a great injustice been meted out to motor vehicle owners. As everyone, or most of us, know, there are many accidents that occur daily on our roads. Most of these accidents are caused by less careful drivers. However,...
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How did they not know?

THE EDITOR, Madam: The statements given by former CEOs of SSL with regard to the missing funds at the company is perplexing. Zachary Harding, former CEO, said that during his time at SSL (almost three years), he was not aware that Usain Bolt had...
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FDA’s advisers back plan to simplify COVID-19 vaccinations

The United States is poised to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like a yearly flu shot, a major shift in strategy despite a long list of questions about how to best protect against a still rapidly mutating virus. The Food and Drug Administration...
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Russian attacks on Ukraine reported; at least 11 dead

KYIV (AP): Russian forces fired another rash of missiles and self-exploding drones in nearly a dozen provinces of Ukraine early Thursday, causing the first attack-related death of the year in Kyiv and killing at least 11 people in all, according...
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Entrepreneur and television host, Paul C. Brunson, says 2023 will be his best year yet.

Paul C. Brunson reconnects family with Jamaican roots

Entrepreneur and television host Paul C. Brunson took the JMMB Elevate 5.0 stage four years after his first appearance with renewed vigour. He started out his presentation in a reflective mood, sharing a speech that his uncle had shared with him on...

Something Extra | Friday

Fashion and networking collided as the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) hosted a networking reception as part of its Investments and Capital Markets Conference activities, in conjunction with Pulse at Villa Ronai in St Andrew on Wednesday. The well-...
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