No second challenge for Bunting

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MEMBER of Parliament for Manchester Central Peter Bunting says he has not given much thought to the possibility of losing the People’s National Party (PNP) presidential election in September, but if he does lose, incumbent Dr Peter Phillips can breathe a sigh of relief.

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‘The only gun mi use a mi spray gun’

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THE reputed leader of the Uchence Wilson Gang and the man believed to be the deputy, both gave sworn evidence yesterday denying leading the gang, being members or participating in any criminal activities that have been linked to the gang.“I am not the leader of any gang. I am a hard-working young man, always working hard for my kids,” Uchence Wilson said from the witness box after revealing that he had three children.

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Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial, hefty sentence

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador was back in court yesterday, facing a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws.

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OUR to make decision on NWC’s tariff application by September

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THE Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) says it will, by the end of September, publish its decision on the 2019-2021 tariff application submitted by the National Water Commission (NWC).The OUR received the tariff application October 2, 2018, but asked the commission for more information to help inform its determination. This resulted in a revised timeline for the completion of the review of the application.

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Educator receives PM’s Medal for 37 years of service

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AFTER almost four decades in the teaching profession, former principal of St Thomas and St Andrew Technical High schools, Dr Phillip Wilson has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for Service to Education.The educator, who also served as vice-principal at Denham Town High School and teacher at Papine High School, was presented with his award during a ceremony held at Jamaica House, recently.

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Accused baby thief goes back to court Thursday

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PETA-GAY Ffrench, the woman who is accused of stealing a baby from Victoria Jubilee Hospital in January, is to return to the Supreme Court on Thursday for a plea and case management hearing.Ffrench made her first appearance in the high court yesterday afternoon.

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Prepare for heatwaves, says PAHO

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WASHINGTON, DC, USA — In view of the current heatwaves in Europe and predictions that this phenomenon will hit various parts of the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging countries in the region to be prepared, due to the impact that this could have on peoples’ health, including the risk of death.

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Big battle for delegates in Manchester NW

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A battle royal is developing in Manchester North Western for the support of the yet-to-be-determined number of delegates eligible to vote in the looming People’s National Party (PNP) presidential election.

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NO HANKY-PANKY

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FORMER Minister of National Security Peter Bunting is adamant that there were no allegations of corruption against members of the People’s National Party’s Administration that rose to the level of the Cabinet during the 2011 to 2016 period when it last served as the Government.

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PHOTO: US hands over fire gear to Jamaica

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