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Pastor's wife now arrested in teen's rape case

Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer WESTERN BUREAU: Another person has been charged in the rape case of a minor, allegedly by Apostolic church pastor Jason Rose, 39. The wife of the pastor surrendered to the Montego Freeport Police...
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Japan U23s rout Jamaica 4-0

The Japan Olympic team (Under 23) defeated Jamaica 4-0 in their international friendly match at the Toyota Stadium in Toyota City, Japan on Saturday morning. Takefusa Kubo, Wataru Endo, Ao Tanaka, and Ritsu Doan were the scorers for Japan while the...
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LYRICAL GANGSTERS

Government Senator Charles Sinclair on Friday accused members of the entertainment industry of being the faces of gangs during deliberations on the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organizations) Act, commonly referred to as the anti-gang...
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Patterson wants greater Africa-Caribbean collaboration Premium

Africa’s contribution of 75,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Jamaica in April was a good gesture, but former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson wants Africa and the Caribbean to collaborate further by merging their resources and collective voices at...
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George Nooks donated 18 mattresses to The Golden Age Home.

Sweet dreams!

At least 18 residents of The Golden Age Home in Kingston will now enjoy sweeter dreams, thanks to the donation of several brand new mattresses from reggae singer George Nooks. Cluster supervisor at The Golden Age Home, Morelene Moncrieffe, told The...
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Embrace concrete as alternative to asphalt for farm roads – Shaw

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Audley Shaw says the use of concrete to build roads should be embraced as an alternative to asphalt in the construction of farm roads. Concrete roads are durable and safe and are less prone to wear and...
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Jason Holder ... four for 75.

Windies sliding to big defeat

The West Indies are staring at an embarrassing defeat following day two action in the first Test against the visiting South Africans in St Lucia yesterday. The hosts will resume on today’s third day on 82 for four in their second turn at the crease...
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Shaw says goodbye to Bordeaux

National striker Khadija Shaw has ended her stint with French club Bordeaux, paving the way for her to take on a new adventure. Shaw, 24, took to Instagram yesterday to convey her thanks to the club for facilitating her growth as a player since...
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Andrew James, chairman of the Real Estate Board of Jamaica.

Real estate appraisers under the microscope Premium

Clients feeling short-changed when it comes to real estate valuations now have recourse through the newly formed disciplinary committee of the Real Estate Board of Jamaica, REB. The new committee started work in March on the insistence of Andrew...
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Express Catering expanding into new restaurants at airport Premium

Airport food service provider Express Catering Limited, ECL, will open a series of new restaurants at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, for which US$4 million ($600 million) of financing was secured towards the end of last year. ECL’s...
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The man responsible for the upcoming documentary – dancer, choreographer and educator, Johnnoy Johnson.

Johnnoy Johnson honours dance extraordinaire Ivy Baxter with upcoming documentary

Shaping minds and bodies through movement, Ivy Baxter is the foremother of modern contemporary dance in Jamaica. Now, her rich history will be told in a documentary by Johnnoy Johnson. A dancer, Johnson said it was important for him to share the...
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Safiyah to share her journey to motherhood in new single

At 20 years old, dancehall artiste Safiyah was diagnosed with endometriosis and cervical insufficiency. For the 2018 Magnum Queen of Dancehall, the latter meant that a lifelong dream of having children would be virtually impossible. Her health...
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Editorial | If and maybe we get parenting right

As shocking as it sounds, a six-year-old boy swearing that his ambition is to become a gunman may not be as rare as we may want to believe. Society ought to wake up and realise that there are too many vulnerable children in this country who live in...
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Terry Baker | Dying to quit smoking

It is estimated that every cigarette reduces the life of the smoker by 11 minutes; a pack of 20 reduces life by about three hours and 40 minutes, and a carton of 200 cigarettes reduces life by one and a half days. Many smokers will smoke 50,000-500...
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Letter of the Day | We need to fix Jamaica’s democracy

THE EDITOR, Madam: Democracy in Jamaica is one in which the people elect representatives who legislate on their behalf. While the freedom exists for us to have more than two parties (and we do have more than two) – there are two main ones. Well,...
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Are doctors accountable?

THE EDITOR, Madam: “Many more will have to suffer, many more will have to die?” These are the lines from a song from the King of Reggae – Bob Marley. I have heard of politicians, bankers, lawyers, teachers and our hard-working members of the...
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Dr Walter Rodney.

Government to formally recognise Dr Walter Rodney

GEORGETOWN (CMC): The Guyana government Thursday announced that it will honour prominent historian, political activist and academic, Dr Walter Rodney, nearly 41 years after he was assassinated here. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs...
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Minister refuses to see unvaccinated people

KINGSTOWN (CMC): Minister of Public Service, Consumer Affairs and Sports Frederick Stephenson announced on Thursday that he will not be seeing persons at his office, constituency office or home who are not fully vaccinated. In an announcement on...
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