Hagley Park Road double

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Late nights, Sundays and public holidays are probably the only times that Hagley Park Road in St Andrew isn’t teeming with traffic. So it wasn’t strange that yesterday, being Friday, the road was bustling.

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Bunting threatens legal action over vulgar voice note

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FORMER People’s National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for Manchester Central Peter Bunting has signalled his intent to take legal action against a purported backer of presidential candidate Lisa Hanna, who is alleged to have released a voice note with vulgar and nasty comments about him.

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‘Rain mash up everything’

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Farmers in Hordley Crossing, St Thomas, say they are losing big as flood rains dumped on the island by the outer bands of tropical storms Zeta and Eta have devastated their crops and killed livestock.The tales of ruin came from men seen assisting motorists push their vehicles through waist-high floodwaters after the Plantain Garden River broke its banks on Wednesday when the Jamaica Observer visited the area.

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Video platforms tested as US election misinformation runs rampant

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WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — Amid an intense effort by social media platforms to curb misinformation around the US election, political operatives are finding loopholes on YouTube and other video platforms.

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Comrade clash

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For the second time in just over a year People’s National Party (PNP) delegates are going to the polls for an internal contest with national implications.Last year it was the clash of two Peters, from which Dr Peter Phillips emerged with a narrow 76-vote victory over Peter Bunting to retain the leadership of the party.

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High school students receive tablets from Marubeni

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One hundred and thirty high school students are set to benefit from tablets donated by Marubeni Power International, one of the major shareholders in Jamaica Public Service company (JPS).The handover, which took place recently at the JPS head office, will enable students with limited or no access to online learning to participate in online classes and individual studies.

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Paulwell’s plea

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With just under one third of the delegates eligible to vote in today’s People’s National Party (PNP) presidential election based in the organisation’s Region Three, the long-time chairman of the region Phillip Paulwell has made a last-ditch plea for them to back Lisa Hanna.

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UC Rusal dairy workers end wage strike

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More than 120 employees at the UC Rusal-owned dairy farms in Manchester and St Ann resumed working Thursday after a two-day strike in support of wage increases.

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Both Golding, Hanna confident of victory

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Lisa Hanna (left) and Mark Golding during the signing of a post-election unity agreement at the People’s National Party headquarters in St Andrew last Wednesday.(Photos: Garfield Robinson)

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‘Five in they tail’

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves created history in the Caribbean Community (Caricom) when he led his ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) to a comfortable fifth-consecutive victory in general elections here on Thursday.

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