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Editors’ Forum | Jesus embraced diversity, says JASL chairman

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He is accustomed to hearing the Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) being referred to as a gay lobby group, but Anglican priest and chairman of the board of directors for the human rights organisation, Canon Garth Minott, said, like Jesus, they are…

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New FLA board mandated to ‘clean ship’ - We are up to the challenge- Anderson

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Minister of National Security Robert Montague has charged the newly appointed board of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) to “clean ship” as they seek to restore public trust in the embattled entity.Retired Major General Antony Anderson is tasked…

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Hostile takeover? - Supreme Ventures chairman calls attorneys over move to oust board

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Caught off guard by what appears to be a dual effort by new Trinidadian shareholder Zodiac and investment house Mayberry at a hostile takeover of the Supreme Ventures Limited board, the current directors are huddling with their lawyers on how to…

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Garvey inspiration - South Korean charge d’affaires hails hero’s stance on education

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While National Hero Marcus Garvey left an indelible legacy for Jamaicans, his forward thinking and message of equality and the value of education for all has also transcended local shores, resonating as far away as South Korea in its search for…

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Aim high, security minister tells scholarship awardees

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“I believe that your future is always in your hands, and a lot of times, we get things and continue getting things, and we don’t value them. I believe that there needs to be a sense of community and a sense of responsibility for others, and I…

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Editors’ Forum | Jamaica has been doing relatively well in dealing with HIV but …

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Jamaica has been doing relatively well in dealing with HIV but…- Programme Development Manager, Davina Gayle-Williams - We need to stop the discrimination.- Executive Director, Kandasi Levermore - We need to support people living with HIV.-…

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Art auction set - for Knutsford Court Sunday

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More than 100 works from some of Jamaica’s leading artists will be auctioned at The Rotary Club of Downtown Kingston’s Annual Art Auction on Sunday at the Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew.The event called Wine…

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Days to go - Government rakes in millions in traffic ticket amnesty

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The Government has collected nearly $200 million from motorists with just under two weeks remaining until the close of the traffic ticket amnesty.”Collections up to the middle of last week stood at approximately $223 million since the start of the…

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17 more plead guilty as Sentence-Reduction Day heads to St Catherine

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SEVENTEEN persons today pleaded guilty to murder and sex-related offences in the St Catherine Circuit Court during the third staging of Sentence-Reduction Day.The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said that four persons pleaded…

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Senate passes law to speed up exports

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The Senate yesterday passed legislation amending the Processed Food Act and the Processed Food (General) Regulations, 1959, removing the requirement for export certificates to facilitate the implementation of the Automated System for Customs Data (…

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