Fair to farmers

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Allegations that persons who have been farming for years on the St Catherine-based Bernard Lodge Estate are being unfairly displaced, have been rejected by the Government’s point man on the proposed development, Daryl Vaz; as well as Joseph Shoucair, who has day-to-day responsibility for the project.

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How PJ, Seaga changed Horne’s life

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He had been doing well in New York where he had gone through university to gain bachelor’s and master’s degrees, worked with prominent banks, rubbed shoulders with the giants of Wall Street and eventually formed his own company.But there was something else in store for Norman Horne, and two Jamaican politicians played their part in shaping the next phase of the business giant’s life.

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Good news for the Government

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The Water Resources Authority (WRA) has moved to allay fears that the massive new town that the Government plans to build on lands in Bernard Lodge, St Catherine, could destroy one of the island’s key aquifers, which is a major source of potable water.

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ARC Manufacturing steps up pace to go public

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HAD it not been for a certain unforseen hiccup, ARC Manufacturing Company Ltd, one of the senior players in the construction supplies industry, would have been partly-owned by Jamaican shareholders already.But the delay will not last for long, the company’s Executive Chairman Norman Horne has promised, with a new objective time frame of early next year waiting in the wings.

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Suicide - Lessons from the Bible on winning the battle

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“We are hard-pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair.” — 2 Corinthians 4:8,( New International Version)WHAT’S on the outside more often than not masks the inner man.Many suffer with prolonged feelings of worthlessness, leaving them to ask: Why bother? Why should I go on?

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Sunday Brew — Sept 8, 2019

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Cricket’s mis-hits must be correctedSuddenly, all that has been happening on the field of play is as a result of the failing of the Cricket West Indies administration led by Ricky Skerritt, we are told by some.

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Businessman chases his Prado after seeing ex-lover, man in it

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A businessman found himself in trouble with the law after he damaged a Toyota Prado motor vehicle that his ex-lover and her new friend were travelling in during an incident in July.

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BIRTHDAY BEATING!

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Dr Peter Phillips yesterday defended a challenge to his presidency of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) and in the process handed Peter Bunting a birthday beating that left the Manchester Central Member of Parliament’s supporters fuming.

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Bunting disappointed, but says he’s not ashamed

Observer on September 8th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

IT wasn’t quite the birthday gift that People’s National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Manchester Central and Rise United presidential candidate Peter Bunting had in mind — not after three long months of intense campaigning, insults, accusations, and a great deal of uncertainty.But when the fanfare of a demanding day died down, the former PNP General Secretary lost by 76 votes.

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Physicians’ symposium explores hypertension, epilepsy

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Medical conditions hypertension and epilepsy were placed under the microscope at the Association of Consultant Physicians of Jamaica’s 17th Annual Symposium, held under the theme ‘Hypertension and Epilepsy: the Highs and Lows’ last Sunday, September 1, at Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in St Andrew.Each year, the symposium seeks to highlight issues and concerns that are crucial to the health and well-being of the Jamaican people.

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