Kenyan President Kenyatta heads dignitaries for Denbigh

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President of the Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta heads a list of overseas dignitaries for the 67th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show, which begins today on the outskirts of the Clarendon parish capital, May Pen, South Central Jamaica.

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Mom remembers murdered Mario Deane five years later

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — August 3 marked five years since the controversial death of St James resident Mario Deane in 2014 while in police custody. His mother, Marcia Fraser said that while she has forgiven those responsible for her son’s death, she wants the system to provide justice for her.

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‘Storyteller’ Morrison angry with court’s delay

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RICHARD “Storyteller” Morrison, who has been seeking compensation from the Government for wrongful extradition to the United States for over six years, will have to wait, another four months, at least, for a decision.

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Radio, TV man says sorry from prison

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A once popular broadcaster, now serving 14 years in prison for an attack on his then lover, has admitted his wrong and is begging for forgiveness.Wayne Whyte, who was found guilty for the attempted murder of media personality Jody Ann Gray, is also using his time behind bars progressively, saying that while he regrets his actions, he is glad to have found his calling behind prison walls.

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Coy now heads Institute of Chartered Accountants

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Sixto P Coy was elected president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) at a meeting of the council following the 54th Annual General Meeting held July 31 at the Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew.Coy is the managing partner of Mair Russell Grant Thornton, Jamaica. He joined MRGT in 1985 as a junior accountant and was promoted through the ranks to partner in 1997.

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Sunday Brew — August 4, 2019

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Why do that to your wife, Mr Burke?Two incidents during last week rammed home the point to me that the Opposition People’s National Party is unnecessarily pushing itself against the wall in the ongoing fight to see who gets to be in charge.

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Go back to the police super squads

Observer on August 4th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

The 1970s in Jamaica were a reflection of the Cold War playing out all over the world. South America, Central America, Europe, and the Caribbean were all involved in this tug-of-war between two world powers, each willing to do anything to maintain control of as much of the planet as they could.

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Senate says yes to more flexible pension funds investments

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The Senate on Friday approved the Pensions (Superannuation Funds and Retirement Schemes) (Investment)(Amendment) Regulations, 2019, which broadens the range of permissible assets in which pension funds can be invested.

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Jamaica to host regional workshop on road safety

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A two-day workshop aimed at providing an overview of the status of road safety mortality, motorisation, transport policies, and infrastructure in the English-speaking Caribbean countries will be held in Jamaica later this week.

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Spelling competition empowers prisoners at Tower Street Centre

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ONE thousand words in six weeks was the boast among inmates at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre (TSACC) who participated in the FREE (Furthering Rehabilitation through Education and Empowerment) Bee Spelling competition held at the facility last Tuesday.

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