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Man shot dead, another injured in St Thomas robbery attempt

The St Thomas police are probing an early evening shooting at a bar in Prospect which left one man dead and another hospitalised. The police believe that robbery was the motive for the shooting.  The deceased has been identified as 42-year old...
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Man shot dead, another injured in St Thomas robbery attempt

The St Thomas police are probing an early evening shooting at a bar in Prospect which left one man dead and another hospitalised. The police believe that robbery was the motive for the shooting.  The deceased has been identified as 42-year old...

Illegal guns seized in St Andrew

Police personnel assigned to the Red Hills and Papine Police Stations seized two firearms in separate incidents on Sunday. The Papine Police report that about 1:00 p.m. a tem conducted an operation on Premix Road, Kingston 6, during which a...
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Illegal guns seized in St Andrew

Police personnel assigned to the Red Hills and Papine Police Stations seized two firearms in separate incidents on Sunday. The Papine Police report that about 1:00 p.m. a tem conducted an operation on Premix Road, Kingston 6, during which a...

Four arrested after gun and ammunition seized in police-military operation

Four persons were arrested in connection with the seizure of a handgun and several rounds of ammunition on King Weston Road, Lawrence Tavern in St Andrew on Sunday. The police report that about 6:45 a.m., a joint police-military team conducted a...
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Four arrested after gun and ammunition seized in police-military operation

Four persons were arrested in connection with the seizure of a handgun and several rounds of ammunition on King Weston Road, Lawrence Tavern in St Andrew on Sunday. The police report that about 6:45 a.m., a joint police-military team conducted a...

Cancer is a ‘dirty disease’

Ewan Cobran’s devastating reality of losing two of his grandparents in a matter of months to cancer, was what sent him a few years ago on a mission of advocacy. The Jamaica-born United States citizen was one of the presenters at the 7th...
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Cancer is a ‘dirty disease’

Ewan Cobran’s devastating reality of losing two of his grandparents in a matter of months to cancer, was what sent him a few years ago on a mission of advocacy. The Jamaica-born United States citizen was one of the presenters at the 7th...

The truth about apostasy

Based on recent reports in traditional and non-traditional media, there are many popular artistes and church leaders renouncing the Christian faith, including author and former pastor Joshua Harris, and Hillsong leader, Marty Sampson. However, this...
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The truth about apostasy

Based on recent reports in traditional and non-traditional media, there are many popular artistes and church leaders renouncing the Christian faith, including author and former pastor Joshua Harris, and Hillsong leader, Marty Sampson. However, this...

Breast cancer warrior battles on - Michelle Robinson says family and faith motivate her to fight

The love for her family, her faith and the inner strength to keep living for her three children has made Michelle Robinson relentless in her fight against breast cancer, a diagnosis she received a year ago. The 36-year-old educator said that she...
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Breast cancer warrior battles on - Michelle Robinson says family and faith motivate her to fight

The love for her family, her faith and the inner strength to keep living for her three children has made Michelle Robinson relentless in her fight against breast cancer, a diagnosis she received a year ago. The 36-year-old educator said that she...

Jamaica benefits from Toastmasters

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Pastor Jermaine Johnson travels a round trip of 170 kilometres to be part of the JN Articulators Toastmasters Club meeting experience at the JN Financial Services centre in Catherine Hall, St James....
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Jamaica benefits from Toastmasters

On the first and third Thursday of each month, Pastor Jermaine Johnson travels a round trip of 170 kilometres to be part of the JN Articulators Toastmasters Club meeting experience at the JN Financial Services centre in Catherine Hall, St James....

Jamaica stepping forward in ganja trials for pain relief – Shaw - Minister announces key partnerships during CIN Lecture Series address

There is an insistence from Audley Shaw, the minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, that the rescheduling of marijuana will be crucial if the country is to gain maximum benefit from its emergence as an industry. “The scheduling...
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Jamaica stepping forward in ganja trials for pain relief – Shaw - Minister announces key partnerships during CIN Lecture Series address

There is an insistence from Audley Shaw, the minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, that the rescheduling of marijuana will be crucial if the country is to gain maximum benefit from its emergence as an industry. “The scheduling...

On the Corner with EPOC | Make tax dollars work for masses, urges Duncan

Government needs to show and explain to the masses the efficiency of the tax spend asserts Keith Duncan, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC). “We want to see our tax dollars being spent properly so that we can get the...
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On the Corner with EPOC | Make tax dollars work for masses, urges Duncan

Government needs to show and explain to the masses the efficiency of the tax spend asserts Keith Duncan, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC). “We want to see our tax dollars being spent properly so that we can get the...

On the Corner with EPOC | South St Andrew resident wants persons grilled by House before taking public office

Government appointees to nationally important positions must be subjected to questions about integrity by a committee of Parliament before they are confirmed in the post, in order to kick-start the process of detachment from corrupt practices. That...
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On the Corner with EPOC | South St Andrew resident wants persons grilled by House before taking public office

Government appointees to nationally important positions must be subjected to questions about integrity by a committee of Parliament before they are confirmed in the post, in order to kick-start the process of detachment from corrupt practices. That...

On the Corner with EPOC | EPOC chairman vows to continue giving communities a voice

Rave reviews for the Government’s handling of the country’s economic programme, locally and internationally, and commendations from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aside, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith...
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On the Corner with EPOC | EPOC chairman vows to continue giving communities a voice

Rave reviews for the Government’s handling of the country’s economic programme, locally and internationally, and commendations from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aside, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith...

South St Andrew resident wants persons grilled by House before taking public office

Government appointees to nationally important positions must be subjected to questions about integrity by a committee of Parliament before they are confirmed in the post, in order to kick-start the process of detachment from corrupt practices. That...
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South St Andrew resident wants persons grilled by House before taking public office

Government appointees to nationally important positions must be subjected to questions about integrity by a committee of Parliament before they are confirmed in the post, in order to kick-start the process of detachment from corrupt practices. That...

Make tax dollars work for masses, urges Duncan

Government needs to show and explain to the masses the efficiency of the tax spend asserts Keith Duncan, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC). “We want to see our tax dollars being spent properly so that we can get the...
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Make tax dollars work for masses, urges Duncan

Government needs to show and explain to the masses the efficiency of the tax spend asserts Keith Duncan, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC). “We want to see our tax dollars being spent properly so that we can get the...

EPOC chairman vows to continue giving communities a voice - Economic watchdog’s oversight remains active, says Duncan

Rave reviews for the Government’s handling of the country’s economic programme, locally and internationally, and commendations from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aside, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith...
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EPOC chairman vows to continue giving communities a voice - Economic watchdog’s oversight remains active, says Duncan

Rave reviews for the Government’s handling of the country’s economic programme, locally and internationally, and commendations from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aside, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith...

Charges coming for families that abandon relatives in hospitals

Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton intends to make good on his promise to haul persons who have abandoned their relatives in the nation’s hospitals, resulting in them taking up much-needed bed space and placing an unwarranted burden...
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Charges coming for families that abandon relatives in hospitals

Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton intends to make good on his promise to haul persons who have abandoned their relatives in the nation’s hospitals, resulting in them taking up much-needed bed space and placing an unwarranted burden...

Wolmer’s Hall of Fame to induct exemplary five

Five persons will be inducted into the Wolmer’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony to be held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston next Saturday. The proposed inductees are Patrick ‘Pat’ Rousseau, Lascelles Chin, Dr Lucille Mair, Alma Mock Yen...
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Wolmer’s Hall of Fame to induct exemplary five

Five persons will be inducted into the Wolmer’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony to be held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston next Saturday. The proposed inductees are Patrick ‘Pat’ Rousseau, Lascelles Chin, Dr Lucille Mair, Alma Mock Yen...

UPDATE: Labour Minister Shahine Robinson out of hospital, doing well

Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson is out of hospital and doing well, relatives have confirmed. Robinson was admitted to hospital yesterday. There has been no official word on why she was hospitalised. However, Gleaner sources...
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UPDATE: Labour Minister Shahine Robinson out of hospital, doing well

Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson is out of hospital and doing well, relatives have confirmed. Robinson was admitted to hospital yesterday. There has been no official word on why she was hospitalised. However, Gleaner sources...

No evidence of wrongdoing in Dominican Republic deaths -- US State Dept

WASHINGTON (AP) — Toxicology tests conducted by the United States (US) Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)  following the mysterious deaths of several American citizens in the Dominican Republic have not contradicted the findings of...
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No evidence of wrongdoing in Dominican Republic deaths -- US State Dept

WASHINGTON (AP) — Toxicology tests conducted by the United States (US) Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)  following the mysterious deaths of several American citizens in the Dominican Republic have not contradicted the findings of...

Convicted for killing a gang leader

Two men who shot and killed a leader of the notorious One Order gang have been convicted of murder. Jarado Grant and Omar Davis were found guilty in the Home Circuit Court after the jury in their murder trial deliberated for nearly three hours on...
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Convicted for killing a gang leader

Two men who shot and killed a leader of the notorious One Order gang have been convicted of murder. Jarado Grant and Omar Davis were found guilty in the Home Circuit Court after the jury in their murder trial deliberated for nearly three hours on...

RIU invested US$85M in the renovation of Ocho Rios hotel

Spanish hotel chain RIU Resorts spent approximately US$85 million on the massive renovation of its property in Ocho Rios, St Ann. RIU Ocho Rios, located in Mammee Bay, closed its doors on April 29 this year and reopened nearly five months later on...
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RIU invested US$85M in the renovation of Ocho Rios hotel

Spanish hotel chain RIU Resorts spent approximately US$85 million on the massive renovation of its property in Ocho Rios, St Ann. RIU Ocho Rios, located in Mammee Bay, closed its doors on April 29 this year and reopened nearly five months later on...

Gov't ready to sign contract for new St Mary fire station

St Mary is expected to have a new, state-of-the-art fire station within a year. The facility will be constructed in Port Maria at a cost of $217 million, the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) has announced. The construction of the new building...
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Gov't ready to sign contract for new St Mary fire station

St Mary is expected to have a new, state-of-the-art fire station within a year. The facility will be constructed in Port Maria at a cost of $217 million, the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) has announced. The construction of the new building...

Mexican president defends decision to free drug kingpin's son days after arrest

President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has defended his government’s decision to free the son of imprisoned drug kingpin Joaquin «El Chapo» Guzman. Ovidio Guzman Lopez was arrested on a warrant in the city of Culiacan on...
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Mexican president defends decision to free drug kingpin's son days after arrest

President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has defended his government’s decision to free the son of imprisoned drug kingpin Joaquin «El Chapo» Guzman. Ovidio Guzman Lopez was arrested on a warrant in the city of Culiacan on...

Cruise ship passenger booted in JA after posing for 'dangerous' selfie

A female passenger was removed from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Falmouth, Trelawny, this week after she “recklessly and dangerously” posed for a self on a balcony railing over the Atlantic Ocean. Royal Caribbean announced, too,...
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Cruise ship passenger booted in JA after posing for 'dangerous' selfie

A female passenger was removed from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Falmouth, Trelawny, this week after she “recklessly and dangerously” posed for a self on a balcony railing over the Atlantic Ocean. Royal Caribbean announced, too,...

American man fined for ammo found at airport

An American man who was held at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston earlier this week with 14 rounds of ammunition has been fined $500,000. The fine was imposed after Kyle Wieganol, a salesman from Indiana, in the United States,...
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American man fined for ammo found at airport

An American man who was held at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston earlier this week with 14 rounds of ammunition has been fined $500,000. The fine was imposed after Kyle Wieganol, a salesman from Indiana, in the United States,...

Former US cop gets one year prison sentence for killing unarmed black man

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) A former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man who was running away from him has been given a one-year prison sentence. The sentence was imposed on Zechariah Presley yesterday, nearly two weeks after the ex-cop was...
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Former US cop gets one year prison sentence for killing unarmed black man

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) A former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man who was running away from him has been given a one-year prison sentence. The sentence was imposed on Zechariah Presley yesterday, nearly two weeks after the ex-cop was...

St Catherine man with 506 outstanding traffic tickets arrested

The crackdown by the police on motorists with scores of outstanding traffic tickets has caught up with a St Catherine man who amassed over 500. The police say Trevor Samuel, of Brown Lane, in St Catherine, was arrested for accumulating 506...
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St Catherine man with 506 outstanding traffic tickets arrested

The crackdown by the police on motorists with scores of outstanding traffic tickets has caught up with a St Catherine man who amassed over 500. The police say Trevor Samuel, of Brown Lane, in St Catherine, was arrested for accumulating 506...

St Thomas residents await road construction

The final week in September marked the end of summer and the beginning of autumn. It also meant, for the people of St Thomas, a new dawn. The government had announced that the long-promised multimillion-dollar construction works under South Coast...
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St Thomas residents await road construction

The final week in September marked the end of summer and the beginning of autumn. It also meant, for the people of St Thomas, a new dawn. The government had announced that the long-promised multimillion-dollar construction works under South Coast...

Kianne Hutchinson’s abstract art meets digital technology

There are an infinite number of reasons why she loves photography and it seems each time she captures an image, that number increases by at least one more reason. Photography, for Kianne Hutchinson, freezes moments along with beauty in time to...
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Kianne Hutchinson’s abstract art meets digital technology

There are an infinite number of reasons why she loves photography and it seems each time she captures an image, that number increases by at least one more reason. Photography, for Kianne Hutchinson, freezes moments along with beauty in time to...

EOJ to begin voter ID renewal process next month

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is embarking on a national voter identification (ID) card renewal exercise starting November 4. Director of Elections Glasspole Brown said the renewal process is a national activity, which will encompass all...
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EOJ to begin voter ID renewal process next month

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is embarking on a national voter identification (ID) card renewal exercise starting November 4. Director of Elections Glasspole Brown said the renewal process is a national activity, which will encompass all...

#SundayServiceJa: Police impose parking restrictions

The police will be restricting parking along Oxford Road and Knutsford Boulevard in the vicinity of Emancipation Park for Kanye West’s Sunday Service this evening. 
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#SundayServiceJa: Police impose parking restrictions

The police will be restricting parking along Oxford Road and Knutsford Boulevard in the vicinity of Emancipation Park for Kanye West’s Sunday Service this evening. 

Kingston pastor who impregnated 12-y-o gets total of 29 years imprisonment

The Kingston pastor who repeatedly had sex with a 12-year-old girl who he impregnated has been sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison. Kenneth Blake, 56, pastor of Harvest Temple Apostolic Church, located on Slipe Pen Road, in St Andrew, has...
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Kingston pastor who impregnated 12-y-o gets total of 29 years imprisonment

The Kingston pastor who repeatedly had sex with a 12-year-old girl who he impregnated has been sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison. Kenneth Blake, 56, pastor of Harvest Temple Apostolic Church, located on Slipe Pen Road, in St Andrew, has...

#SundayServiceJa: Concert to be live-streamed

The Culture and Entertainment Ministry is reporting that this evening’s Sunday Service concert by American rapper Kanye West will be live-streamed. Persons who want to watch can log on to www.sundayservice.com. The Ministry notes that while...
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#SundayServiceJa: Concert to be live-streamed

The Culture and Entertainment Ministry is reporting that this evening’s Sunday Service concert by American rapper Kanye West will be live-streamed. Persons who want to watch can log on to www.sundayservice.com. The Ministry notes that while...

#SundayServiceJa: Kanye West spending over US$1 million to stage concert

American rapper Kanye West is spending over US$1 million to stage his Sunday Service concert in New Kingston this evening. This was disclosed by the Minister of Culture and Entertainment Olivia Grange in a statement this afternoon. “It is at...
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#SundayServiceJa: Kanye West spending over US$1 million to stage concert

American rapper Kanye West is spending over US$1 million to stage his Sunday Service concert in New Kingston this evening. This was disclosed by the Minister of Culture and Entertainment Olivia Grange in a statement this afternoon. “It is at...

#SundayServiceJa: Fans ready for Emancipation Park concert

One hour before the scheduled 7 p.m. start of Kanye West's Sunday Service in Emancipation Park, hundreds patrons had already taken up the best viewpoints. And the threatening clouds and light drizzle would not dampen their spirits....
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#SundayServiceJa: Fans ready for Emancipation Park concert

One hour before the scheduled 7 p.m. start of Kanye West's Sunday Service in Emancipation Park, hundreds patrons had already taken up the best viewpoints. And the threatening clouds and light drizzle would not dampen their spirits....

UPDATE: St Thomas police exhume body found in shallow grave

Police investigators in St Thomas are seeking to determine the identity of a man whose partially decomposed body was found in a shadow grave. The body was exhumed yesterday afternoon, this after it was discovered near the Yallahs ...
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UPDATE: St Thomas police exhume body found in shallow grave

Police investigators in St Thomas are seeking to determine the identity of a man whose partially decomposed body was found in a shadow grave. The body was exhumed yesterday afternoon, this after it was discovered near the Yallahs ...

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