‘Dr McCrane’ to get back phone

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — St James parish judge Sandra Wong Small has made an order for an iPhone belonging to England McCrane, the woman who is accused of being a ‘quack doctor’, to be returned. The order was made when McCrane made an appearance in the St James Parish Court on Tuesday.

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Poll: Social media a popular, yet not trusted, news source

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OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — About half of Americans and Canadians get their news primarily from social media, yet most don’t trust this source of information, according to a survey released Tuesday.According to the Maru/Matchbox poll, 52 per cent of Americans and 48 per cent of Canadians said they find out what’s happening in the world through social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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Court ruling on NIDS to be live-streamed

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THE Constitutional Court will deliver its ruling in the challenge to sections of the National Identification and Registration Act, 2017 at 9:30 am tomorrow, and it will be live-streamed.

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Health and security expo for Savanna-la-mar tomorrow

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SANDALS South Coast will tomorrow host a Health and Security Expo, in partnership with the Westmoreland Police Division, at the Methodist Church Hall on Great Georges Street in Savanna-la-Mar.

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Photo: Support for cancer society

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XSOMO International Limited, as part of efforts to support the work of the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS), made a donation of $200,000 from proceeds raised from the sale of its Pioneer brand copy paper to the fight against breast cancer. Here, XSOMO senior manager, sales & marketing Francine Daley (second left) and Gailette Evans- Sterling (second right), XSOMO financial manager, welcome JCS Marketing and Public Relations Officer Shulli- Ann Brown and JCS Finance Manager Michael Leslie to…

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Today’s horoscope — April 11, 2019

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 11, 2019. This year you experience an innate tension. You know what you want and are goal-directed. You also have a moody side. If single, dating you could be challenging, as you have such a multifaceted personality. Someone might identify with and relate to one facet but not another. You will know when you meet the right person. If attached, the two of you might not agree about each item or issue in your life. The caring between you stays bright,…

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Maduro on image repair

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  CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross has regained access to prisons in Venezuela, including highly guarded military facilities where dozens of inmates considered political prisoners are being held, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to counter mounting criticism of his government’s human rights record.

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Food Safety for Start-Up Food Manufacturers

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We know by now that food safety is everyone’s responsibility. As mentioned in our previous article, once you decide to venture into the world of food manufacturing and service, you need to be aware of all regulatory and legal requirements relevant to the products you are handling. Start-up food manufacturing companies sometimes lack adequate financial resources and guidance to implement safe food practices. The Government and other statutory agencies have played their role in…

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Captain’s Bakery and Hammond’s Win ‘Best Bunna Man’ Title

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It was pure excitement, a heavy vanilla aroma and decadent tastings, when the Jamaica Flour Mills hosted the King of Buns Competition at the School of Hospitality, University of Technology (UTech) on Tuesday, April 2. After hours of preparation, friendly rivalry and interactive sessions with the day’s host, Miss Kitty, Captain’s Bakery copped the title of the best healthy bun alongside Hammond’s Bakery, which won the traditional bun category award.

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A Celebration of Community

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Balloons signalled our arrival at Gifford House. A Celebration of Community had begun and the afternoon’s chief organiser Janice Allen appeared as eager as we were. Granville, we glean from the family historian O Dave Allen, was a bold and successful experiment in spatial planning in post-slavery Jamaican society. Sometime after Emancipation in 1838, the community of Granville was laid out on 1-acre, 1/2-acre and 1/4-acre lots with well-articulated streets and lanes. Some of the…

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