JCF recruits ready to tackle crime

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The out-of-control crime rate has not escaped the minds of Jamaicans, but at least two recruits expected to join the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) shortly say they will not be daunted by the ongoing tactics being employed by criminals. Instead,…

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West Kingston ZOSO widens - Denham Town Zone grows to include neighbouring communities

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Seven months ago, residents of Hannah Town in Kingston were cowering in fear after gunmen sprayed at a birthday party on Hannah Street, killing one man and seriously injuring six others.Yesterday, they were still wary, but far less fidgety as the…

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Dunn oath to start JLP three-seat majority

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The governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will today establish a clear three-seat majority in Parliament when Dr Norman Dunn takes the oath of allegiance in Gordon House, following his convincing win in the October 30 by-election in St Mary South…

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Wage talks with Police Federation to resume Nov 13

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State Minister for Finance and the Public Service Rudyard Spencer has moved to quell disquiet among the rank-and-file members of the police force who have expressed concern at the slow pace of wage negotiations with the Government.Spencer told The…

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Battery break-in - Champion’s stock cleaned out by burglars

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Management and employees were left in shock yesterday morning after they opened shutters to the Champion Battery and Windshield Repairs on Constant Spring Road, only to find the place broken into and ransacked by thieves.Manager Kaydia McKoy said…

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Paul Hoo resigns as Supreme Ventures chairman

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Co-founder and Chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL), Paul Hoo has resigned, two weeks after a $2.9 billion share transaction resulted in Mayberry Investments Limited calling for a shakeup of the board.

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We are fully supportive of investment - Holness

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Western Bureau:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that though his administration took control of the Government on a promise of promoting growth and job creation, there continue to be shortfalls because of a less-than-ideal economic…

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Children First’s World AIDS Day activities to go beyond December 1

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Come December 1, celebrated globally as World AIDS Day, non-governmental organisation Children First will take to the Mandela Park in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew, to educate young people from various schools on the disease.Claudette Pious, co-founder…

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Rapturous welcome for new MPs

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The three newest members of parliament received rapturous applause from their colleague parliamentarians this afternoon after they took the oath of allegiance.

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A kiss from Kate - Winslet drops a smacker as Hollywood recognises finest

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Kate Winslet was among the big winners at the Hollywood Film Awards - and celebrated by kissing Allison Janney on stage.The actress, who starred in Mountain Between Us, was presented with the Best Actress award by Shailene Woodley for her role in…

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