Disgraceful! Public blasts Calabar boys

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Calabar High School yesterday faced public wrath as a video showing some of its students chanting vulgar slurs against their sporting rivals Kingston College (KC) went viral on social media.The video was recorded at the school’s devotion on Monday morning, two days after Calabar’s seven-year hold on the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ Champs title was brought to a screeching halt by KC.

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Insurer: Police drivers must set example for other motorists

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GENERAL manager of JN General Insurance Company, Chris Hind said police drivers need to recognise that they must set positive examples for other road users.

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Witness sticks to evidence against Uchence Wilson gang

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THE second witness in the Uchence Wilson gang trial yesterday maintained that he was telling the truth, despite repeated suggestions from defence attorneys that he was lying and made up stories about the gang and its existence.

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Committee to discuss Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme today

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MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says the proposed Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme will be discussed by the legislation committee of Cabinet today.The minister made the disclosure while addressing the Tourism Service Excellence Awards (TSEA) held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James on Saturday.

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22-year-old capitalises on plastic ban

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WHEN 22-year-old student and entrepreneur Angelica Dempster heard in 2018 that the Government would impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, straws and polystyrene, she was excited.Excited not only because Jamaica would be taking a major step to help with the preservation of the environment, but also because she saw an opportunity to start her own business, ‘The Likkle Bamboo Hut’, through which she now sells bamboo straws, reusable bags and calabash bowls.

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PNP banks on Crawford despite poor poll showing

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THE Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is still banking on its candidate, Damion Crawford, to win tomorrow’s parliamentary by-election in Portland Eastern, despite three recent opinion polls showing the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Ann-Marie Vaz ahead.

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Months after burnt remains found, cop, woman charged

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TWO people have been charged in connection with the death of a man whose burnt remains were found on Rousseau Road in Kingston 5 last year.One of the accused is a cop.

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C’bar apologises

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The board and administrators of Calabar High moved swiftly yesterday to heal a nasty wound inflicted on the Red Hills Road school by some students who were recorded on video chanting what has been described as “vulgar and distasteful” comments about their long-time sporting rivals Kingston College (KC).

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Asia’s pollution exodus: Firms struggle to woo top talent

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HONG KONG, China (AFP) — From smog breaks to pollution bonuses, Asia’s businesses are promising increasingly inventive perks in a desperate bid to lure executives to a region where toxic air engulfs major cities for much of the year. Health concerns are putting

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Walker leaving Observer

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After seven years of sterling service to the ATL Group of companies Danville Walker has decided to move on and pursue other interests.Walker, who was managing director of the Jamaica Observer and Appliance Traders Ltd, met with staff Monday and told them of his decision.

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