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Verdict in Ninjaman case expected today

There could be a verdict today in the murder case against dancehall entertainer Ninjaman. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, is on trial along with his son, Janeil, and another m...
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Merciless! - Cops investigate woman seen in video battering little girl

A woman seen in a video violently beating a small girl has been located by the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA). A source at the CPFSA, formerly the Child Development Agency, told The Gleaner yesterday that the incident took place...
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Security heightened for tourism summit - Organisers taking no chances with safety of 800 visitors to MoBay conference

Local organisers of one of the biggest tourism conferences in the world are confident that the more than 800 visitors expected in Montego Bay will be safe despite the high murder rate in St James since the start of this year.Almost 300 people have...
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New CMU centre to provide training in 3D printing

The offerings of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) have been further diversified with the opening of the Dr Andrew Wheatley Centre for Digital Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing, which provides training in 3D printing.Located at the...
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New US public affairs officer has J'can ties

A career foreign service agent with strong ties to Jamaica, Jeremiah Knight, is the new counsellor for public affairs at the United States Embassy in Kingston.Knight entered the US Foreign Service in the summer of 2003 with his first assignments as...
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Right call! - Prendergast says ref was correct to disallow JC's Super Cup goal

Former FIFA referee Peter Prendergast has said that referee Leon Brown made the correct call by disallowing a free-kick goal to Jamaica College (JC) in their semi-final encounter with Kingston College (KC) in the ISSA-FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park...
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Goal-hungry Moulton stars west Kgn derby

Following his brace against rivals Boys' Town in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at Barbican, Tivoli Gardens attacker AndrÈ Moulton said that he is hungry, more comfortable, and looking to score as many goals as possible this season....
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Cargo Handlers, New Fortress in partnership to deliver LNG

Cargo Handlers Limited (CHL) and New Fortress Energy (NFE) have announced that both entities have commenced dealings which will see Cargo Handlers deliver product to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) provider.Cargo Handlers, which is based in Montego...
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Knutsford Express to increase fleet in 2018

Knutsford Express Services Limited will, in the coming year, be increasing its fleet of luxury buses from the current 27, which undertakes 300 trips weekly, chief executive officer and director Oliver Townsend said last week."We are continuing...
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Seventh Xodus heaven - Seven sections presented to League of Angels theme

Dream Entertainment and YUMA served up a slice of heaven during Saturday's Xodus band launch at 36 Hope Road, St Andrew, unveiling their costumes under the theme 'League of Angels'.Kamal Bankay, chairman of the National Carnival Committee, told The...
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All-star superhero cast in minor league flick

Chances are there's not a soul alive who didn't grow up in some shape or form with the Justice League. Though the characters are American inventions, they're regarded the world over as iconic. Therefore, despite all evidence to the contrary, I...
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Editorial | Mr Holness' CARICOM agenda

Unless it contains something radically at odds with the thinking of Prime Minister Andrew Holness, this newspaper continues to be flabbergasted by the failure of the Government to publish the Golding Task Force report on how Jamaica should approach...
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Frank Phipps | We don’t beg at lord’s table

The statement by Lord Tariq Ahmad in The Gleaner of November 13, 2017 calls for a response when it is, as usual, telling us what is better for us rather than to peer back into history. Such a pity he was here only on a whistle stop and his opinion...
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Letter of the Day | Parental correction is not abuse

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Government of Jamaica has recently made the announcement to outlaw the use of corporal punishment as a method of curtailing the misbehaviour of children. This, the prime minister said, is a part of his administration's effort to...
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Be sensitive to sex-abuse reporters, JCF

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent arrest of a mother reporting the sexual abuse of her son is a glaring example of the weaknesses of the police force in handling sensitive matters.Notwithstanding the establishment of the Centre for the Investigation of...
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Winners and losers under the Senate tax proposal

WASHINGTON (AP):The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses like President Donald Trump and his family do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House...
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Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

PARIS (AP) — Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation a...
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JMMB Celebrates 25!

Twenty five years ago Joan Duncan and Dr Noel Lyon  had a dream. That dream us still standing as the JMMB Group recently celebrated quarter century with much pump and pageantry at their branches across the island. Here are a few highlights....
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Byles inducted into PSOJ Hall of Fame

On Monday, Chairman of the Sagicor Group Jamaica Richard Byles, was inducted into the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame. In a glittering banquet held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, leaders of the business community...
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