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Mom to face court for beating daughter with machete

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The machete-wielding mother has been charged and is booked to appear before the St Thomas Parish Court on October 9.Doreen Dyer, 44, has been charged with cruelty to a child.The Jamaica Constabulary Force confirmed the charge against Dyer, via a…

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Special Olympics to benefit from Digicel 5K

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Beyond running a personal best time or getting painted in the ‘Fun Zone’, participants in the 2017 Digicel 5K will also be making a big investment in Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ).The sports organisation stands to benefit once again from a share of…

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Fish vendor held with firearm

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One man has been arrested and charged in connection with the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition on Nelly Lane in Top Hill, St James, last Monday.Reports from the Montego Hills police are that at about 10 p.m., a team of police…

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Coronation Market vendors will be held liable for garbage - Mayor

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Renovation to sections of Coronation Market in downtown Kingston is under way, and Mayor Delroy Williams is adamant that vendors will be held liable for excess piles of garbage surrounding the immediate spot from which they operate.Williams was…

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Briefing | No correlation between exports and the real exchange rate

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Why is the current account important?Jamaica’s high foreign currency debt build-up is deeply rooted in the dynamics of the country’s current account. The current account is a part of the balance of payments that records a country’s foreign currency…

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Radio still key to culture

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With music of every genre, news, entertainment, topical issues and enlightening conversations, radio continues to play an important role in information sharing and keeping your company 24 hours per day.In recognition of the continued relevance of…

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‘I feel elated’, top speller says about her victory

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Westmoreland:Top Bees1. Anastasha Clarke,Unity Primary2. Justyn Clarke,New Horizon Preparatory3. Tianarah Smith,Petersfield Primary4. Macada Isaacs,Broughton Primary5. Nathaniel Sinclair,Broughton…

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Sound of Man for Swallowfield Chapel concert

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After the scintillating performances of the ‘He’s Alive’ concert three years ago, Sound of Man has reunited for ‘Hero’. This time, the quintet is scheduled to harmonise on the 47th anniversary of Swallowfield Chapel, October 15 at 6 p.m.”Hero’…

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Wolmer’s Dance Troupe 27th season sparkles

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Saturday’s show was the second of the Wolmer’s Dance Troupe 27th Season of Dance. And on an evening when the raindrops pounded the roof of the Little Theatre, the Barbara McDaniel-led company, danced their way into the annals of memory.Lighting,…

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Repetition, rhythm used extensively

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Poet Malachi Smith delivers the 13 tracks on Wiseman with unmistakable conviction, from the opening juxtaposition of Jamaica’s often contradictory characteristics in Yard, to the up-tempo benediction of Blessed.Throughout the set, he utilises the…

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