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UPDATE | Body of missing correctional officer found, police say

The police say a body they believe to be that of missing correctional officer 38-y-o Shannon 'David' Briscoe has been found in a gully in Seaview Gardens, St Andrew. 
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Police: Car belonging to missing correctional officer found

A car belonging to missing correctional officer, Shannon 'David' Briscoe, has reportedly been found in Trench Town in western Kingston, the police say.  The 38-year-old, who is from Seaview Gardens in St Andrew, has been missing since August 11. 
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‘BONEHEADED’ Premium

NEW YORK: Members of the diaspora have reacted strongly to Montego Bay Deputy Mayor Richard Vernon’s characterisation of expatriates as cowards for seeking out greener pastures at the expense of developing their homeland. “Only cowards run away to...
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Panton says talk of Ja-based final court a CCJ delay tactic Premium

Retired legal luminary Seymour Panton has argued that any suggestion that the Court of Appeal could serve as Jamaica’s court of last resort was an attempt to extend the country’s ties with the London-based Privy Council which serves as Jamaica’s...
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 Rhys (left) and Maria Greenland, with a khaki’s from the Summer 2022 Unicycle Jamaica donation.

Unicycle Jamaica spreads love and environmental awareness with recycled uniforms

Back to school is just around the corner so Unicycle Jamaica has launched its fifth annual school uniform drive. In partnership with Campion College and Fontana Pharmacy, the nonprofit organisation strives to provide school uniforms and other...
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Police in Green Island, Hanover, assist indigent in area

Two persons in need of assistance, who reside in areas policed by the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) officers who work out of the Green Island Police Station in Hanover, were made much happier individuals on Wednesday, August 10, as they were...
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Twins Tia (left) and Tina Clayton

Dyke breaks silence on Clayton twins going pro Premium

IT IS now more than three weeks since the news broke that Edwin Allen High School’s twin sisters, Tia and Tina Clayton, have foregone their high school career with a year to go and have both signed lucrative professional contracts with shoe company...
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Safety first for Hibbert – says coach Delisser Premium

Jaydon Hibbert took just one attempt to win the triple jump with a meet record last week at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Cali, Colombia. After his monumental first-round jump, a personal best 17.27 metres to annex the title, he...
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Norman Horne, chairman of Arc Manufacturing Limited.

Arc Manufacturing developing two construction materials plants Premium

Construction materials company Arc Manufacturing Limited is converting one of the warehouses at its plant on Bell Road in Kingston into factory space prepares to venture into the manufacturing of steel hollow sections and metal pipes. The two new...
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Sagicor X Fund posts half-year profit amid hotel rebound, market jitters

The Sagicor Group’s real estate and hospitality investment vehicle Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited, is reporting improved financial performance for the six months to June, with net profit of $110 million, a turnaround from its more than $47-...
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Previous CMS TV winner, Shantae Leslie,  walking for Valentino.

Pulse’s CMS premieres on TVJ tonight

Pulse, pioneers of the modern model industry in the Caribbean and home to some of the world’s best black talent on the global fashion stage, will premiere its Caribbean Model Search (CMS) TV series tonight on TVJ. The Model Search, which began as...
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Morgan Heritage embarks on first African tour

Grammy Award-winning reggae group, Morgan Heritage, will perform their legendary hits and new material as they embark on their first full-scale African tour. This historic tour, titled the Island Vibes Africa Tour, kicks off on October 2 in...
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The CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana.

Ronald Sanders | Has CARICOM reached its limits of regional integration? – Part 3

So far in this attempt to answer the question, “Has CARICOM reached its limits of regional integration”, it has been established that, after almost 50 years, the regional project has failed to deliver the commitments expected from the 1973 Treaty...
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Tony Deyal | Seventy seven and counting

I was born to be an optimist. My blood type is AB positive. If life gives me a bag of horse manure, I tear it apart looking for, and expecting, a horse. I don’t ask for much and am always willing to take much less. This morning, as I woke up...
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Editorial | The migration dilemma

We completely understand the frustration of Montego Bay’s Deputy Mayor Richard Vernon. The young politician placed his sentiments on the line during a recent speech when he labelled Jamaicans who flee to greener pastures as “cowards”. Mr Vernon...
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Letter of the Day | Public transportation failing Portmore

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing this letter out of frustration, and I am sure the majority of Portmore residents are facing the same problem. The citizens of Portmore have struggled with an inadequate transportation system for a long time and,...
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J&J to end sales of baby powder with talc globally next year

Johnson & Johnson is pulling baby powder containing talc worldwide next year after it did the same in the United States and Canada amid thousands of lawsuits claiming it had caused cancer. Talc will be replaced by cornstarch, the company said....
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CDC drops quarantine, screening recommendations for COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP): The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person. The United States Centers...
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Alexia Golding made a quick stop at Late Check Out before heading back to her parish.

Something Extra | Saturday

Late to rise and late to check out! Best Weekend Ever organisers had the best solution for those supporters. On Monday morning, while many persons would be preparing to start the busy workweek, Grizzly’s Plantation Cove was buzzing with partygoers...

The Knottygirl876 beautifying spaces with handmade home decorations

A cheerful home, a happy life. This could not be more true for Simone McCulloch. In December of 2021, Simone decided to branch out into the world of DIY home decoration. “I like ‘DIYing’ and doing it yourself projects ... . I love plants, so I...
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