Petrojam oil slick - Trump move forces Jamaica to consider buying Venezuela shares in local refinery

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The Jamaican Government is considering purchasing the 49 per cent shares in Petrojam owned by Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA, as concerns mount among banks locally and overseas over an executive order issued by United States President…

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Voyagers: Relocating to Jamaica Means Coming Home for UK Professional

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St Thomas taxi operator granted $1 million bail on gun, ammo charges

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Thirty-one-year-old taxi operator Kerron Brown of Retreat, St Thomas has been granted bail in the sum of $1 million on charges of illegal possession of a firearm and 100 rounds of ammunition.

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Alleged cop killer charged

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Mandeville, Manchester: The Manchester police last night charged one man in connection with the Friday October 27 murder of Corporal Melvin Smith in Mandeville. Twenty-two-year old Kemar Bennett otherwise…

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Police probing video of cop in brawl with civilian

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The Police Inspectorate has launched an investigation into an incident being circulated on social media where a policeman was seen in a confrontation with a member of the public.

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Manchester man charged with murder of police corporal

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A 22-year-old Manchester man has been charged with the murder of police corporal Melvin Smith. Smith, 38, was shot dead last month as he sought to accost a robber. The police say the accused, Kemar Bennett otherwise known as Sparta, of a Settlement address, was last night charged with murder, three counts of robbery with aggravation and one count of shooting with intent.

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Another double murder in St James

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The St James police are probing a double murder and shooting in Catherine Hall to see if there is any connection with the death of one of Montego Bay’s most notorious gangsters, Omar ‘King Evil’ Lewis.Information reaching THE STAR is that gunmen…

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Wheelchair user wants to try hand at music

Gleaner on November 15th, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

Romaine Copeland has dreams of becoming a reggae artiste. As an aspiring singer, he draws his inspiration from a selector friend.”I had a cousin that told me to freestyle songs with him. People in the community heard us and liked it, so they…

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‘The Mark of the Beast’ - Jamaicans wary of new ID system

Gleaner on November 15th, 2017 | File Under The Star News -

“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.”…

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