JLP confident, PNP cautious - A fight to the end for Monday’s crucial polls

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There was a marked difference in the campaign mood of Comrades and Labourites canvassing throughout the South East St Mary constituency this week, in preparation for Monday’spivotal polls.The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) teams, probably buoyed by a…

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Ford is a caring person, ‘Babsy’ testifies during sentencing hearing

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Veteran politician Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange believes it would be traumatic for hundreds of Jamaicans if medical doctor Jephthah Ford is sent to prison.Grange, who is the minister of sports, culture and gender affairs, and entertainment, as giving…

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Henry summons JUTC chairman, managing director to meeting

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Transport Minister Mike Henry has summoned chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC), Russell Hadeed, and managing director of the entity, Paul Abrahams, to a meeting this weekend to discuss the Millennium Security Limited (MSL)…

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Recruit scammers to market Jamaica, says Mico president

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WESTERN BUREAU:Dr Asburn Pinnock, president of The Mico University College, said lottery scammers should be recruited into using their skills to market Jamaica, instead of using their obvious persuasive abilities to commit criminal acts.Pinnock made…

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St Albans Primary barely surviving in the zone

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In a community that has police and military joint command checkpoints at every possible point of entry and smack in the middle of Denham Town, site of the latest zone of special operation (ZOSO), is the St Albans Primary School in west Kingston….

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Reid eyes changes to gain entrance to Norman Manley Law School

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The Government will be engaging in discussions with stakeholders to resolve issues surrounding entrance to the Norman Manley Law School (NMLS), located at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI).Education Minister Ruel Reid said…

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Tufton renews war on tobacco

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WESTERN BUREAU:Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says that while there is a law against smoking in public spaces in Jamaica, it will require a collaborative approach to effect the World Health Organization (WHO) policy framework to support…

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Trendy Chinese brands heading west

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BEIJING, China:Trendy companies in China are expanding into the west with spillover implications for consumers in Jamaica.From bicycles to drones to smartphones to mobile air conditioning units, the growth of these brands represents the movement of…

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Medicanja values ‘potential’ ganja market at US$1.5b

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Medicanja Jamaica Limited, the first local developer of medical marijuana products, says it will be ‘open for business’ this November when its first six ganja pharmaceuticals are due to hit the local market, through pharmacy channels.The four-year-…

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NCB debuts ‘agile’ banking

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Digital product delivery at the NCB Financial Group is being pursued at hyper-speed, by the company’s own estimation, with new cross-functional teams at work in a specialist information technology unit, called the Agile Lab.At the helm within the…

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