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Third Corporate Area taxi operator killed in over a week

A third taxi operator has been shot dead in the Corporate Area in just over a week.It is reported that 40-year-old Kerron Morner was about to drive from premises on Conway Avenue in Duhaney Park when he was approached by a gunman who fired several...
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Pastor requests second DNA test after revelation he fathered child with 12-year-old girl

The Kingston pastor facing criminal charges for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl and impregnating her has reportedly requested a second paternity test. The request by Kenneth Blake, pastor of the Harvest Temple Apostolic Church, located...
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Vindicated - Supreme Court orders reinstatement of career civil servant who was 'retired'

The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a career public servant who was "retired" as head of the state-run Court Management Services (CMS) by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen after she was given permission to pursue further studies.The...
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Technical consultants to be engaged as Shaw pushes for dormant funds

Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Government is now in the process of engaging technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds held by financial institutions as a financing option for the...
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Apple Leisure Group & Mark Travel Merger should bring significant growth to Jamaica

Educator: More graduates but fewer jobs

Jamaica currently boasts a literacy rate of 88 per cent, with 19 per cent of the population earn-ing first degrees, educator Denworth Finnikin noted. This is a major increase in comparison to 20 years ago when persons graduating with first degrees...
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Hampton School saves big through PCJ energy intervention projects

The Hampton School in St Elizabeth has saved close to $5 million on its electricity bills through the successful execution of two energy intervention projects at the institution by the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ).Under a $62-million Solar...
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Thomas: There is no pressure

Coach of Portmore United Football Club, Shavar Thomas, says he is under no pressure to deliver the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) title in only his first season at the club.After Portmore were defeated in the two previous finals, to Montego Bay...
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Top class stars for Racers Grand Prix

A rematch between Commonwealth Games women's 200 metres gold medallist Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas and silver medal winner, Jamaica's Shericka Jackson, will be one of the highlights of the third staging of the Racers Grand Prix which is...
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Lee-Chin seeks US$300m in arbitration fight over Dom Rep investment

Michael Lee-Chin, an investor with significant regional holdings, served the government of the Dominican Republic with a notice of arbitration on April 6 surrounding the state takeover...
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J'can Teas exits low-income housing, looks downtown for cheap properties

Jamaican Teas CEO John Mahfood says the group, which operates a real estate arm, will never again pursue a low-income housing develop-ment, in the face of losses on its Orchid...
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Five Questions with Pamputtae

When she is on stage or around a microphone, dancehall artiste Pamputtae is a hardcore, raunchy and straight-talking dancehall diva. However, when she is not up to her dancehall antics, she is simply Eveana Henry a devoted mother and family-...
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Reggae, house music and yoga intersect at Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival

With a vision to bring progressive under-ground talents to the fore, Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival will return to Seven Mile Beach, Negril, from May 1-6 as the premier multifaceted destination experience where yoga, house music and reggae music...
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Editorial | JDF should publish its Keith Clarke report

Neither surprisingly nor unreasonably, Peter Bunting is being battered for signing, six years after the fact and on the eve of a general election a declaration to the effect that the three soldiers accused of murdering Keith Clarke acted in "good...
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Horace Levy | St James emergency derailed

I am in agreement with Arlene Harrison Henry, the public defender, that the state of public emergency in St James should be ended rapidly.First, the public emergency is being used to justify detentions on a mass scale, which is a serious violation...
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Letter of the Day | Make Sav-la-Mar next cruise ship port

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world's largest cruise industry trade association, released its State of the Cruise Industry outlook for 2018 and beyond. The report offers an in-depth look at the continued...
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Don't discriminate against LGBTs

THE EDITOR, Sir: Prime Minister Andrew Holness may have upended the political narrative in one phrase, "not my business", removing any illusion that there is a divide between the two major political parties  on whether LGBT...
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Two black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

PHILADELPHIA (AP):Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte...
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Minnesota prosecutor won't file charges in Prince's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP):No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said...
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Truth Tuesday

  It’s never easy to accept the harsh reality that you need to get better at your job, start a new career, build an empire, click reset on your affirmative mindset, or upgrade your life partner - but sometimes, you just have to face the...
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Weekend Shenanigans

Weekend Shenanigans   Last weekend had mixed feelings of euphoria along with drama, drama, and you guessed it: more drama. We have the latest scoop of what was definitely hot and what was absolutely not in this week's Weekend Shenanigan....
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