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Ninja Man taken back into police custody as murder trial begins

Popular entertainer Ninja Man has been taken back into police custody as his murder trial begins. Justice Martin Gayle on Tuesday afternoon revoked the bail for Ninja Man, whose real name is De...
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Security forces insist on IDs for residents in Denham Town ZOSOAudio

Residents of Denham Town, including children, were on Tuesday sent digging into their purses and wallets for identification as the second Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) took effect in sections...
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'More speed needed' - Phillips chides Government for slow pace of economic reform

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has criticised the Andrew Holness administration for what he says is its failure, since being elected Government, to continue the necessary reform of the economy at the pace that is needed."I think what is clear...
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Editors' Forum | ‘Not fully free’ - Literacy specialists bemoan challenges to freedom of expression in Jamaica

Jamaica continues to rank among the countries that most respect freedom of information in the world, gaining two places to eight in the recently released Press Freedom Index 2017 by Reporters Without Borders.But organisers of a Media and Information...
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Teachers trained to assist students with behaviour issues

The Catherine Hall Primary and Infant School is the latest in a series of schools to benefit from an initiative by the Citizen Security and Justice Programme (CSJP) III aimed at building the capacity of school administrators, guidance counsellors,...
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Bolt responds to statue issue

Sprint legend Usain Bolt has responded to a debate around the positioning of a statue, which is to be erected in his honour in his home parish of Trelawny, noting that he understands the calls for it to be placed in a public location.There is a...
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Archibald, Blagrove win Heroes in Action 10k

Oshane Archibald and Karlene Blagrove both dominated their respective 10K Run challenge at Sunday's JN Foundation Heroes in Action Run/Walk 2017 in Falmouth, Trelawny, that had well over 1,600 people locally and abroad participating in solidarity...
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China looks to 2025

  BEIJING, China: China’s largest political event in five years comes on the heels of single-digit growth, but underscored by plans that lean towards reduced poverty. The 19th National Cong...
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PCJ exploring offshore wind farm

Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has got foreign backing for a prefeasibility study on the prospect of setting up another wind farm, but one that would be anchored out at sea.An American outfit called Keystone Engineering Inc has been invited...
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Gibbons recovering from gunshot... shot in back while walking in Portmore

  Police investigators have confirmed that Reggae artiste Leroy Gibbons, was shot along the Port Henderson main road (Back road) in Portmore St Catherine on Monday. Information are that about...
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Prime debut for Toni Morgan Haye - SYN premieres on Amazon Prime Video

Wearing the hats of director, producer and screenwriter, Toni Morgan Haye has begun her career with a running start. On October 6, with the premiere of SYN on Amazon Prime Video, Toni Morgan Haye became the first Jamaican filmmaker to debut on one...
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Editorial | Dr Lambert and critical thinking

It is perhaps true that Jamaicans are not given to critical thinking, so they readily imbibe the populist spiels of politicians and others who hold power. On that matter, we defer to Clement Lambert, a lecturer at the School of Education at the...
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Gordon Robinson | Growth in economists

Economists live in self-constructed bubbles that exclude reality and treat statistics, surveys and numbers as divine.It's sad, because they only ever experience mathematics gone mad. In that regard, they're a lot like some doctors. I've always...
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Letter of the Day | Forward march, Dr Alexis

THE EDITOR, Sir:I hope that by now we would have realised that like Dr Shane Alexis, there are many committed Jamaicans who have lived here or are living here who 1) don't have a Jamaican passport, or 2) are not Jamaican...
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Walk good, Sushil

THE EDITOR, Sir:I felt a tinge of sadness on Friday when I learned that Sushil Jain had passed away on Tuesday, October 10.Mark you, I did not know the gentleman, but in 1981 I was in my second year of teaching French at Bishop Gibson High School in...
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Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

WASHINGTON (AP):It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the Universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the Cosmos, including how gold was created.Astronomers...
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Truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP):More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia's capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world's worst attacks in...
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Authentically Jamaican

When guests turned up for the 19th anniversary celebration of Couples Negril, they were in for a real treat-literally. With the roots, rock, reggae theme, the menu followed suite with an island roots theme teeming with authentic Jamaican...
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The Collection MoDA and WISYNCO in beach clean up

Sprite and WISYNCO partnered with The Collection MoDA last Saturday, for the Sprite RFRSH N’ Recycle Beach Clean Up on the Palisadoes strip. The highly anticipated fashion show, led by founder Kerry-Ann Clarke, brought out local...
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CSA's 47th Annual General Meeting a resounding success

The Caribbean Shipping Association's (CSA) 47th Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition, which was held in Bridgetown, Barbados, from October 9-11, ended on a high note with featured...
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Shipping schedule

KINGSTON October 17-23, 2017 CRUISE & OUTPORTS SCHEDULE VESSEL/AGENT PORT OF CALL ARRIVAL
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Gov't urged to teach western youth about agri-tourism

Assignment CoordinatorVeteran hotelier and farmer Daniel Grizzle says that the Government of Jamaica must make greater efforts to show rural youth in western Jamaica how they can make a decent living from agri-tourism in order to build wealth for...
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