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SE St Mary’s worst campaign! - Residents of usually peaceful communities blame outsiders for violence and intimidation in the lead-up to tomorrow’s by-election

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It’s is turning into one of the most keenly contested by-elections in Jamaica’s recent history and for some residents of South East St Mary, tomorrow cannot come soon enough.”The tension a rise, in all di years a politics we never see dis. Last…

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#ENDViolence - UNICEF to step up efforts to reduce the horrors facing Jamaica’s children

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

With hundreds of Jamaican children continuing to fall victims to violent discipline, sexual abuse, and homicides, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), through the release of its latest global report examining violence in the lives of…

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Friday could be big for Lasco, Medimpex - Supreme Court set to hand down ruling in compensation battle with Pfizer

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

One of the most anticipated legal rulings in Jamaica in recent time is expected to be handed down in the Supreme Court on Friday when Justice Viviene Harris rules how much the international pharmaceutical giant, Pfizer, should pay to Jamaican…

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Pay me my money - Punished principal demands her dollars!; Claims $20M in unpaid salary from Education Ministry after wrongful dismissal

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Six months after the Teachers Services Commission (TSC) ruled that she was unfairly dismissed, Sonia Clarke Lee, the former principal of Spring Gardens All-Age in St Catherine, is demanding the more than $20 million in salary she believes she is…

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Crime fight needs ‘coalition of the just’ - Scotland

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Commonwealth Secretary General Baroness Patricia Scotland has called for a ‘coalition of the just’ to tackle the scourge of organised crime.Going into a recent meeting of Commonwealth law ministers in The Bahamas, where it was noted that member…

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Weighty problem! - More and more Jamaicans eating themselves into an early grave

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

An estimated 20,000 more Jamaicans will become overweight or obese this year alone, with one health expert fearing that the battle to shrink the waistline of Jamaicans will continue to be an uphill task until consumers start demanding healthier…

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Ministries unite to overcome HPV vaccination challenges

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under Headline News -

Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton is expecting no further complications with the administering of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to girls in grade seven at secondary schools across this island, now that his ministry and the Ministry…

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Jampro Targets Increased BPO Investment

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  1. Jampro Targets Increased BPO Investment  Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
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Murder case collapses after cops are caught lying

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under More News -

Last week, Anthony ‘Bugussu’ Powell, a 56-year-old higgler, was smiling broadly as he peddled his goods on the streets of downtown Kingston, but his customers could never know the injustice he suffered for the last seven years.Powell spent four of…

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Businessman freed of sex charges … Knocks cops for poor investigation

Gleaner on October 29th, 2017 | File Under More News -

“I was in ‘Lala Land’ during the first six months of this case, and although justice prevailed, I am bitter and it still hurts badly,” declared businessman Elia ‘Leo’ Taddeo, after he was cleared of sexual touching of two females in St Catherine…

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