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Police name two men wanted for murder of five-year-old girl

The Hunts Bay Police have named two men wanted for the murder of five-year-old Denique Salmon of Riverside Drive, New Haven in Kingston 20. Denique was shot as she slept on October 7 as gunmen from warring factions fired in the community. She was...
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PATH BLOCKED Premium

Karen Barnes has been trying for at least four years to have her daughter registered under the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH), a state welfare initiative administered by the Minister of Labour and Social Security (MLSS...
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Mystery disappearance

The Police High Command has launched a top-level probe to determine how two prisoners went missing from the Freeport Police Station in Montego Bay, St James, on Saturday. “It would seem as if they were released by someone,” a highly placed police...
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This photo combo shows Virginia Democratic Lt Governor candidate Hala Ayala (left) and Virginia Republican Lt Governor candidate Winsome Sears.

Ja-born woman chasing history in Virginia election

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia (AP): The two women seeking the lieutenant governor’s office in Virginia next month, including a Jamaican, are fond of touting their unconventional political backgrounds. One thing is certain: Whichever one wins will be...
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Slippery slope Premium

The fact that the suspect in the recent abduction of two St Thomas girls was on bail for firearm and sexual-related charges has triggered outrage in some quarters, with some Jamaicans saying that he should not have been offered bail for the...
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Elaine Thompson-Herah reacts after winning the women’s 100 metres final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, at the Tokyo Olympic stadium on Saturday July 31, 2021.

FRONT RUNNER!

WHILE IT may not be a foregone conclusion, Swept Track Club’s head coach Okeile Stewart and Legacy Athletics’ Omar Hawes say reigning sprint double repeat Olympic champion, Elaine Thompson Herah, is in a better position to finally claim World...
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Calculus upsets fancied rivals to land Gold Cup

ANOTHER CHAPTER was added to CALCULUS’ storybook season yesterday, a 14-1 upset in the Gold Cup, capitalising on the misfortune of even-money favourite, FURTHER AND BEYOND, whose jockey, Christopher Mamdeen, was forced to ride Apache-style after...
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New entrant to the digital art world Idris Veitch.

Interest in NFTs on the rise as digital art finds Jamaican adherents Premium

Jamaicans are entering the digital art space through the minting or creation of what is called non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Some, however, including galleries, are still cautiously observing the emerging trend surrounding the creation of art that...
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JPS, IDB Lab establish fund to assist entrepreneurs with EV financing

The e-mobility project launched by the Jamaica Public Service Foundation and the Inter-American Development Bank’s innovation unit, IDB Lab, to accelerate the development of electric vehicle technology in Jamaica, has established an electric...
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Nesbeth latest single, 'Life Over Everything', produced by Crawba Genius, released last Friday, suggests that people should not dwell on the negatives, but instead, give thanks.

Nesbeth’s optimism is an example for the industry, world

Against the backdrop of losing loved ones, reggae-dancehall entertainer Nesbeth has continued to make music rich with positivity for over a decade. “I am always that type of person to be thankful for whatever I am blessed with. I really think if...
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Grace ‘Spice’ Hamilton flows in spicy digital marketing presentation

On Friday morning, Dancehall Queen Spice showed that she clearly knew the assignment. She put her artiste profile on pause, and Grace Hamilton, the company CEO, walked through like a champion – wearing a Grace Noir top, of course – and delivered a...
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Members of The Pathways International Restoration of Montego Bay  being taken away in a JDF vehicle.

Editorial | Religious beliefs gone wrong

Jamaica is reputed to have more churches per capita – 1,600 and growing – than any other country in the world. Even though that statistical claim has been challenged by sceptics, the fact is that churches exist in every nook and cranny of the...
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Tony Deyal | A bird in demand Premium

Listen to the hummingbird Whose wings you cannot see… Listen to the mind of God Don’t listen to me Leonard Cohen (2019) “What’s purple and hums?” asked Marshall McLuhan, author of The Medium is the Message. This was his way of forcing...
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A protester threatens to throw stones at motorists trying to pass a roadblock set by anti-government protesters in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, yesterday. Demonstrators decry a severe fuel shortage and a spike in insecurity as they demanded that Prime Minister A

Gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped missionaries

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP): The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn’t get what he’s demanding. The video posted on...
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Thousands rally to demand civilian rule

CAIRO (AP): Thousands of people rallied in the streets of Sudan’s capital city Thursday, demanding a fully civilian government as the relationship between military generals and pro-democracy groups deteriorated over the country’s future. As crowds...
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Archives Flashback: Fidel Castro’s visit to Jamaica, October 1977

Cuban President, Dr Fidel Castro, visited Jamaica in October 1977. He arrived on the island on October 16. There was tight security at the airport, which was relieved by clear, sunlit skies, and the disarming smiles of government officials and...
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Apostle of peace and his messages in ink

“My life is my message,” once said Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi – Mahatma Gandhi as he is known the world over. India’s national leader, reformer was a great communicator. He connected with the masses, mobilised a whole country against the mighty...
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Every driver’s safety box

Every driver needs a safety box, before navigating the Jamaican roads. “Prevention is better than cure,” goes an old adage. As drivers, with regard to the recent lockdown, curfew, limited movement, overcrowded bus stops, rushing motorists and...
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911 is still a must-have sports car

Porsche’s internal codes for the 911 (pronounced nine eleven) models throughout its seventh generation are superconfusing, with names such as 930, 964 and 992. Luckily, the company recognised this and labelled all the models 911 for the public to...
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Shari Ruddock (right), the designer behind Sarah Benét and creator of the breast cancer campaign, is joined by this year's recipient, survivor Nerece Hinds Wilson.

Shari Ruddock treats breast cancer survivor

You are bigger than the big 'C'. This is the inspiring and heart-warming message from breast cancer survivor, Nerece Hinds Wilson. The beauty was recently honoured in a campaign intended to spread awareness of this life-changing disease and...

‘I was a mom; then I wasn’t’

Saudi Arabian-Jamaican actress Sharea Samuels is sharing the pain she feels after having two unsuccessful pregnancies. The Bullet Boy actress, model, dancer and professional surfer would have given birth last August had the first pregnancy gone as...
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Adekeye Adebajo | Colin Powell – The reluctant Jamaican American warrior

Jamaican American four-star General Colin Powell, who died of complications relating to COVID-19 on October 18 at the age of 84, was one of America’s most well-known public figures, with four decades of service in which he broke down racial...
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Anthony Clayton | Jamaica in 2050 – Part 1: The turbulent years ahead

This is the first in the series of eight articles looking at the ways that the world will change between now and 2050 and analysing the implications for Jamaica’s future. The period to 2050 will be a time of exceptional turbulence. The world is...
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