Lucrative dawn on the horizon for Falmouth - Bartlett

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Western Bureau:Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett on Thursday declared that a new dawn was on the horizon for the town of Falmouth in Trelawny, as he announced that the popular township is to benefit from approximately J$1.1 billion in investment….

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Educators, entertainers use concert to teach culture

Gleaner on October 21st, 2017 | File Under Entertainment News -

Saints Peter and Paul Preparatory School recently hosted a compelling Heritage Day celebration.The event, under the theme ‘Embracing Our National Heroes and Heroine in Concert’, featured performances from the student body, the teaching and…

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Stephen Francis steps down as head coach at MVP

Gleaner on October 21st, 2017 | File Under Sport News -

Stephen Francis has stepped down as head coach of the very successful MVP Track and Field Club. In a release today, president Bruce…

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Brother beats pregnant sister

Gleaner on October 21st, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

A 29-year-old man was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment after wounding his pregnant sister in the head because she scolded her son.Courtney McLarty pleaded guilty when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday.McLarty told…

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Mother burns four-year-old son with hot fork

Gleaner on October 21st, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

A woman who is charged with cruelty to a child after she used a hot fork to burn her four-year-old son across his back was sent for psychiatric evaluation when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday.It is alleged that on…

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Partially burnt, headless body found

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The Denham police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a male that was found in Hopeful Village, Arnett Gardens, Kingston 13, on October 3.The body is of brown complexion, medium build and is about 162 centimetres (5 feet 4…

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Selector on murder charge granted bail

Gleaner on October 21st, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

Bail in the sum on $1,000,000 was offered to a disc jockey when he appeared in the Manchester Parish Court yesterday.Asaunie Roberts, 29, is charged with the murder of Kirkland Satchell and the wounding with intent of Noel Dawkins.Senior parish…

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Farmers urged to sign up with RADA

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Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, has re-emphasised the need for farmers to officially register with the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) in order to…

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Unclaimed guns to be destroyed - <I>Montague</I>

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The Minister of National Security Robert Montague says one of his mandate to the new board members of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) is to properly audit all uncollected firearms.He said that some of the unclaimed firearms that have been left…

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Connecting tourism and entertainment

Gleaner on October 21st, 2017 | File Under Entertainment News -

Argentina’s ambassador to Jamaica, Ariel Fernandez, is very enthusiastic about Jamaican popular music.

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