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'Not Nice' charged for 2020 Hanover triple murder

Bryan ‘Not Nice’ Jackson of Green Island, Hanover, was on Tuesday charged for a triple murder, and other offences, in relation to the 2020 deaths of three men in the parish. The men's skeletal remains were retrieved from a 40-foot sinkhole in Phoenix Town district, also in Hanover, last May.
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Opposition Leader, Speaker clash over House seating for MP George Wright

The seating of Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament George Wright sparked an intense debate between Speaker of the House Marisa Dalrymple Philibert and Opposition Leader Mark Golding late Tuesday afternoon. Dalrymple Philibert is of the view...
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Bavette Watson-Balfour is recovering after being mauled by two pit bulls.

DOG BITE TEST Premium

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has urged the St Ann police to prosecute the owners of two pit bulls that mauled a 61-year-old woman after they wandered through an open gate on Saturday afternoon. The case offers the first major opportunity to test...
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School hair rebuke Premium

The Ministry of Education has launched an investigation into Monday’s shutout of students at Wolmer’s Boys’ School for grooming breaches, delivering a stern rebuke to administrators that pupils should not be barred from sitting exams because of...
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Growth & Jobs | JBDC pushes for development of local textile sector

Valerie Veira, chief executive officer of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), is calling on local designers in the fashion and gift and craft sectors to revive local textile production at a sustainable and commercially viable level...
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Growth & Jobs | Jamaicans in diaspora give back to their homeland

Apart from the remittances she sends monthly to her family in Jamaica, 35-year-old Canadian resident Kadian Martin has plans to give back more to her homeland. The Manchester native, who migrated to Canada in 2015, has been doing research to...
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Former Jamaica Table Tennis Association president Godfrey Lothian has died

Former president of the Jamaica Table Tennis Association, Godfrey Lothian, has passed away. Lothian was reportedly discovered unconscious at home by his wife. It is understood that he had complained earlier today that he was not feeling well. He...
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JPL players to get heart screening

The Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) has formed a partnership with the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) to provide heart screening to over 400 footballers, coaches, and managers from all 12 Jamaica Premier League teams for the...
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A model wears a creation as part of the Ferrari women’s and men’s Spring Summer 2022 collection, in Maranello, Italy, Sunday, June 13, 2021.

Ferrari automaker enters luxury fashion

Ferrari V12 production cars were suspended over the factory floor Sunday night as the 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand, with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection targeting a younger...
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Caricom soap fight in court

Regional soap producer Dominica Coconut Products Successors Limited, DCPS, has made good on a threat to head to court in a long-running feud with some Jamaican state agencies and Jamaican manufacturers and exporters of soap. In a suit filed in the...
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Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says he will be proposing a cut in the fees being charged by municipal corporations for the staging of entertainment events.

Despite $1b loss, McKenzie wants event permit fees slashed

Western Bureau: Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says he will be proposing a reduction in the fees being charged by municipal corporations for the staging of entertainment events when the green light is given for the reopening of the...
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Spice celebrates one year of Graci Noir

Queen of the Dancehall, Spice, has always been a trendsetter when it comes to fashion. Her eye-catching and sometimes over-the-top outfits would make her a guaranteed standout at any stage show. So when she recently launched her clothing line,...
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Editorial | Patterson Centre has serious job

P.J. Patterson, a former prime minister of Jamaica, has this newspaper’s support in his call for greater collaboration between Africa and the Caribbean in global affairs. But as Mr Patterson knows, while the interests of countries and regions may...
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Deborah Chen | Is evidence being ignored in front-of-package labelling

On behalf of the academic and non-governmental organisations (The Heart Foundation of Jamaica, Diabetes Association of Jamaica), members of the National Mirror Committee (NMC), we are very concerned about recent developments in relation to Final...
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Letter of the Day | Get vaccinated for the sake of your family and friends

THE EDITOR, Madam: I have had my second dose of vaccine, and I feel a glorious sense of freedom. For the first time in 15 months I can move around without fear, be sociable, and see my clients in my office face to face. My doses were given at...
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Escaping like Bredda Anancy

THE EDITOR, Madam: Bredda Anancy would have been pleased with George Wright’s latest comments about whether he was allegedly involved in the beating of a female caught on video, which caused national uproar. This caused “for no apparent reason”...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (right), speaks with US President Joe Biden during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a NATO summit at NATO headquarters in Brussels yesterday. Biden is taking part in his first NATO summit, where the 30-nation

NATO leaders declare China a global security challenge

BRUSSELS (AP): NATO leaders on Monday declared China a constant security challenge and said that the Chinese are working to undermine global order, a message in sync with President Joe Biden’s efforts to get allies to speak out with a more unified...
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OECS leaders to meet on Friday

CASTRIES (CMC): Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell will chair the 60th meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority on June 18, the St Lucia-based OECS Commission has announced. It said that the virtual meeting...
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Tameika Bucknor-Lynch, second marine engineer at the Port Authority of Jamaica.

Tameika Bucknor-Lynch charts course for ‘fair future for seafarers’

When the legendary James Brown sang It’s A Man’s World, he was not referring to the shipping industry, but it could well be applied, since women make up only two per cent of the world’s 1.2 million seafarers, according to the International Maritime...
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SAJ stages successful supervisory management seminar

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) successfully staged a supervisory management workshop for more than 70 participants from Jamaica and several Caribbean territories, on June 3. The virtual seminar was held to provide participants with the...
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