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JLP condemns attack on Labourites campaigning in Clarendon South Eastern

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has condemned the attack on one of its supporters in Clarendon South East by persons purported to be backers of the People's National Party. According to the JLP, while campaigning in the constituency, its supporters...
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Bishop Purcell Jackson replaces Damion Crawford for PNP in Portland Eastern

Bishop Purcell Jackson has been named the People's National Party (PNP's) standard bearer for Portland Eastern.He replaces Damion Crawford who resigned in January, eight months after his defeat by the Jamaica Labour Party's Ann-Marie Vaz in the...
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Jamaica Labour Party leader Andrew Holness believes all Westmoreland seats will be in play for the next general election.

Westmoreland on JLP radar - Holness targets green sweep in PNP country

Having trounced the People’s National Party (PNP) in the last local government elections in Westmoreland Central, where four out of five divisions were won by his side, Jamaica Labour Party leader Andrew Holness has given notice that he will be...
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Soldier fires at man accused of sleeping with girlfriend - Commentators urge men not to react violently to 'bun'

Jason Cross/Gleaner Writer Sexologist Dr Shelly-Ann Weeks has urged Jamaican men to understand that they do not own women's bodies and to find non-violent means of coping with sexual infidelity. Her message comes less than 24 hours after a...
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RIU Jamaica Palace cops US-based Cheap Caribbean Pineapple Award

WESTERN BUREAU: RIU Palace Jamaica bested 650 other resorts in the Caribbean to cop the United States-based Cheap Caribbean’s Noble Beach Prize Pineapple Award after being voted the ‘Customer Favourite’ by the online travel agency’s clients. The...
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Montegonians fuming at city’s congestion

Road issues are weighing heavily on the minds of Montegonians, some of whom expressed their frustration and even fear of undisciplined motorists and unabated road crashes at the inaugural meeting of the JN Circle, St James, held recently at the JN...
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‘Caveman behaviour’ - JFF referees head slams referee abuse at RSPL game, praises disciplinary response as good example set

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) referee department head Victor Stewart says the ejection of a fan from a Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game for verbal abuse aimed at match officials yesterday will send a message to potential future aggressors...
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Taylor relieved after Thailand blip

PERTH, Australia (CMC): Skipper Stafanie Taylor admitted that there was some worry in the Windies camp when her side lost three early wickets in pursuit of a modest 79 against Thailand in their opening Group B match of the ICC Women’s Twenty20...
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A branch of National Commercial Bank. The bank has partnered with Amber Group to launch a new mobile wallet called Amber Pay.

NCB, Amber to roll out new mobile wallet

Tech company Amber Group Limited has partnered with National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited, NCB, on a new mobile wallet called Amber Pay It will be NCBJ’s second mobile payment system; the other being Quisk, which has been on the market for two...
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13-y-o teaches ‘Book Pon Book’ - Julanda counteracts Skillibeng’s ‘Brik Pon Brik’; says students need more positive ­educational music

It appears that dancehall entertainer Unknown Gringo is not the only person inspired by the popular riddim and catchphrase of Skillibeng’s hit, Brik Pon Brik. Thirteen-year-old Julanda Frater says what was just her word play has turned into a...
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Lizzo, ‘Just Mercy’ on top at NAACP Image Awards

PASADENA, California (AP): Lizzo was named Entertainer of The Year and Just Mercy won Best Motion Picture, best actor and Best Supporting Actor last Saturday at the NAACP Image Awards, as the show that recognises entertainers of colour ladled...
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Editorial | Back Espinosa for OAS top job

It’s a matter of regret that unlike the Commonwealth, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), at its summit last week, apparently couldn’t close the fault lines on a common candidate for the job of secretary general of the Organization of American...
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Garth A. Rattray | Home-made abortions

I had not seen one of my patients for way over a decade. I knew her parents long before she was conceived. I saw her through her formative years, but then she fell off my radar. When I saw her for the first in a very long time, I had to catch up on...
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Letter of the Day | That rotten apple

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am almost sure that the current US ambassador to Jamaica is aware of the rotten apple saying: Rotten to the core. Indeed, any who sees an apple that even shows signs of rot immediately assumes that this is not for eating. Of...
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Port Authority clarifies nature of development projects

THE EDITOR, Madam: Reference is made to The Gleaner article, ‘JLP sabotaged Portmore”, which was published on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The article stated that “ Phillips claimed that the former PNP administration left a contract to be signed...
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Indian authorities scramble to give Trump a mega rally

AHMEDABAD (AP): The sun-baked city of Ahmedabad was jostling with activity Sunday as workers cleaned roads, planted flowers and hoisted hundreds of billboards featuring President Donald Trump, a day ahead of his maiden two-day visit to India after...
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St Lucia observes 41st anniversary of political independence

CASTRIES (CMC): St Lucia is celebrating its 41st anniversary of political independence from Britain with Prime Minister Allen Chastanet urging nationals “to shake the habits that continue to drown” the island. In his Independence Day message,...
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The Truth is.. with Krysta - I don't want your man

Life has this uncanny way of revealing some truths about people and about ourselves. Since I pride myself on being a storyteller, here's a little history for you. I can recall a time when jealousy invaded my personal space. I was never a real fan...
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International Men’s Day: 'MENtal' Health Matters

We are once again at that time of year when men are at the forefront of everyone’s mind for International Men’s Day. This year, the theme is 'Making a difference for men and boys', under the larger heading of 'Men Leading by Example'. The Bureau...
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