‘Kinda cruel’ - Court orders Patrick Powell to pay family of Khajeel Mais $2m

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Two million dollars. That’s the amount a High Court judge has ordered businessman Patrick Powell to pay the family of slain Kingston College student Khajeel Mais arising from a wrongful-death lawsuit.The award by Justice Stephanie Jackson Haisley…

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PNP Immoral, says Vaz

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As the race for the prized St Mary South East seat heats up, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has questioned the moral standing of the People’s National Party (PNP) in selecting a candidate who is not Jamaican but Canadian.The PNPs Dr Shane Alexis who…

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No need for alarm!

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Chairman of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), Dennis Chung, has come to the defence of the agency, indicating that the $29.7-million project to remove bulk waste in three parishes was not unusual in terms of the state body’s…

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Dons want in - Downtown Kingston area leaders call meeting to discuss role in redevelopment

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More than 30 dons have informed stakeholders in the redevelopment of downtown Kingston that they want a piece of the action to restore the capital city and have expressed willingness to participate and make it happen, piquing the interest of…

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Dons want in - Downtown Kingston area leaders call - meeting to discuss role in redevelopment

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More than 30 dons have informed stakeholders in the redevelopment of downtown Kingston that they want a piece of the action to restore the capital city and have expressed willingness to participate and make it happen, piquing the interest of…

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Labourites eye upsets over confident Comrades - Backers aplenty on both sides for nomination exercise

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The tale of the tape for the Corporate Area nomination process yesterday was one of bold predictions of upsets versus cautious optimism of comfortable victories.There was the usual colourful fanfare as the four candidates from the two major…

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Golding targets Shaw on nomination day

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The People’s National Party’s (PNP) candidate for St Andrew Southern, Mark Golding, yesterday took aim at Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw for his “don’t draw mi tongue” rhetoric, as both political figures squared off over gross…

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South East St Mary hot!

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Any doubt that the South East St Mary by-election, one of three set for Monday, October 30, is just a by-election was dispelled yesterday when both major political parties, the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and Opposition People’s National…

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Fisher plays it cool

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Director of Elections Orrette Fisher played down his presence at yesterday’s nomination day proceedings for the South East St Mary constituency as a sign of particular significance, even in light of the fact that similar activities took place in St…

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Unwarranted suspensions irk students’ council president

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President of the National Secondary Students’ Council (NSSC), Antonette Dennis, is calling on school administrators to review their disciplinary practices following the five-day suspension of a group of students from the St Catherine High School for…

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