Advantage JLP! - Trinidad pollster projects Dunn victory but says Alexis not out of it; Fake poll, says PNP

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With one week to go before voters in South East St Mary go to the polls in a by-election, Trinidadian pollster Derek Ramsamooj is projecting a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party’s Dr Norman Dunn, but he has warned the JLP that its win is not…

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Punished for being positive - Some companies still dismissing employees because they have HIV

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Thirty-five years after Jamaica confirmed its first case of HIV/AIDS and five years after the National Workplace Policy on HIV and AIDS was approved by both Houses of Parliament, some Jamaican employers are continuing to dismiss persons who test…

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… Comrades dismiss poll which shows Alexis heading for defeat

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The People’s National Party (PNP) has scoffed at the findings of a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)-commissioned opinion poll reportedly done in South East St Mary.The findings of the poll, released last week by Trinidadian pollster Derek Ramsamooj, show…

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Advantage JLP! - n Trinidad pollster projects Dunn victory but says Alexis not out of it; - Fake poll, says PNP

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

With one week to go before voters in South East St Mary go to the polls in a by-election, Trinidadian pollster Derek Ramsamooj is projecting a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party’s Dr Norman Dunn, but he has warned the JLP that its win is not…

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Samuda plans new coffee regulations

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has announced that steps are being taken to promulgate new regulations concerning the blending of coffee in Jamaica.According to the ministry, under these regulations, no imported coffee…

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FLA clean-up coming - Anderson - New chairman vows to target corruption in firearm-licensing process

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

New chairman of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA), retired Major General Antony Anderson, is warning employees of the entity and persons applying for gun permits that it will not be business as usual.The FLA has been embroiled in controversy…

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Partners of ‘players’ face huge HIV risk - Persons in committed relationships and promiscuous MSMs in equal danger

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) is warning Jamaicans that persons in committed relationships with cheating partners are just as susceptible to contracting HIV as the most vulnerable group, men who have sex with men (MSM).The JASL’s position…

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26 minutes of pain

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Entertainment News -

Lewis intends to develop The Incursion into feature documentary”I just keep remembering that it is my little sister and because she was black, we use to curse her and tell her that is because she black she give so much problem. I don’t know what I…

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Story of the Song | African experiences lead to Tosh songs

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Entertainment News -

With Peter Tosh’s birthday being celebrated on Thursday, October 19, on Friday, a symposium was slated for the University of the West Indies and yesterday was the date for the 2017 Peter Tosh Music Festival. In 2011, the symposium was titled ‘Peter…

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Tivoli maintains over 150 were killed

Gleaner on October 22nd, 2017 | File Under Entertainment News -

On the trailer for Sasha-Gay Lewis’ short documentary, The Incursion, there is a figure which differs dramatically from the state’s numbers about the Tivoli Incursion of 2010. The film reads, “at the end of the raid over 150 civilians were dead.”…

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