Couple killed in August Town suspected murder-suicide

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The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding what they believe is a murder-suicide involving a married couple in August Town this morning.  The deceased have been identified as Kiron Beckles of 87 August Town Road and Alethia…

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I’m here to win - Bolt looking forward to giving Jamaica great birthday present

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LONDON, England:The beginning of the end.That’s what this evening’s IAAF World Championships men’s 100m heat represents for iconic Jamaica sprinter Usain Bolt, who will close the lid on an unmatched career with his final individual race this weekend…

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I’m here to win - Bolt looking forward to giving Jamaica great birthday present

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LONDON, England:The beginning of the end.That’s what this evening’s IAAF World Championships men’s 100m heat represents for iconic Jamaica sprinter Usain Bolt, who will close the lid on an unmatched career with his final individual race this weekend…

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Reid recants claims of corruption, extortion - Opposition, JTA blast minister

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Education Minister Sena-tor Ruel Reid has withdrawn his references of extortion and corruption by several schools for breaching the non-mandatory fees policy, this as he came under public pressure for highlighting specific public institutions deemed…

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Grace, Digicel top good corporate citizen - survey

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The long-established GraceKennedy and relative newcomer Digicel have been voted the two corporate entities that have done the most to create a good image of Jamaica around the world.The two also share the top spots in a tightly bunched field as to…

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Mario Deane’s mom standing up for justice

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WESTERN BUREAU:While the nation is celebrating Emancipation and Independence, Mercia Fraser, the mother of Mario Deane - who died from a brutal beating he sustained while in police custody three years ago - is on another mission: a relentless bid to…

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Dismantle gangs, get the guns - … an essential part missing from Zones of Special Operations Act - Dr Charles

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Expressing pessimism that the Zones of Special Operations Act could do a lot in lowering Jamaica’s crime rate, particularly murder, Dr Christopher Charles is stressing that no provision has been made within the legislation for the dismantling of…

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‘A profound loss’ - Doctor killed outside airport in Cayman laid to rest

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Scores of mourners turned out yesterday to pay their final respects to Dr Vary Jones-Leslie, the obstetrician and gynaecologist who met her demise in The Cayman Islands last month, sending shockwaves throughout the medical community in Jamaica and…

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#ReturnToLondon: Dacres, Smikle advance to discus final, long jumper Forbes progresses too

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National champion Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle have secured their spots in tomorrow’s final of the men’s discus events at the IAAF World Championships in London.

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Supreme Ventures identifies new president and CEO

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Ann-Dawn Young Sang, Regional Vice President for the Caribbean for International Game Technology (IGT) is to take up the post of President and Chief Executive Office of Supreme Ventures in October. The post has not been filled since former…

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