Young people on the verge of mental meltdown, says Pious

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The general attitude towards young Jamaicans suffering from mental-health problems is usually one of scorn, and according to co-founder and executive director at Children First, Claudette Pious, that needs to stop.Pious sat down with The Gleaner on…

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JUTC probe - Contractor General investigating allegations of procurement breach

Gleaner on October 27th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

For the last four months, the Office of the Contractor General has been conducting a probe into the Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited’s (JUTC) engagement of Millennium Security Limited (MSL) to provide services to the state-owned bus company,…

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‘We’re feeling so much pain’ - Bullet silences gifted young chef who won medal for Jamaica earlier this year

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WESTERN BUREAU:Despite the fact that almost two weeks have elapsed since he was killed, the family of celebrated young chef Henry Rose Jr, who was shot dead when a lone gunman attacked the vehicle in which he was travelling with his dad, is still in…

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New screenings begin globally for passengers on US-bound flights

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):New security screenings for all passengers on United States-bound flights began yesterday, with airlines worldwide questioning flyers about their trip and their luggage in the latest Trump administration decision…

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Flow Cayman head exits after short stint

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Spotlight on Manning Cup Group G

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The spotlight will be on Group G of the ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup today. All four teams will be gunning for victory to avoid playing an extra game next month.With the teams level on points and goal difference a play-off will be the first tie-breaker if…

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Livermore negligent says anti-doping chairman

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Anti-doping disciplinary panel chairman, Kent Gammon, said although Jason Livermore did not show any intention to ‘cheat’, the panel thought the 29 year-old sprinter was ‘negligent’ and violated article 2.1 of the 2015 anti-doping codeLivermore was…

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The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is investigating an oil spill at berths one and two Montego Bay Freeport Thursday night.

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Jamaican sprinter Jason Livermore has been banned for two years for violating the rules of Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO). The verdict was handed down by judge, Kent Gammon, chairman of the Independent…

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el-Faisal’s extradition hearing now set for December 14

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The attorney for Muslim Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal today confirmed that he has been served with evidence collected by United States authorities to support their request for his extradition.

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