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Deadly combination! - Challenging road surface + speed = 4 dead in 36 hours in MoBay

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Head of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport, Kenute Hare, has described Montego Bay’s ‘Elegant Corridor’ as one of the most dangerous road networks in Jamaica. But he has argued that the lives of four people who…

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Fattening the family - Ministry staff gives close relatives, friends $2m from money set aside to help the poorest Jamaicans

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An accounting clerk in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security’s Rehabilitation Programme Policy (RPP) gifted $1.7 million to her husband, mother, her three sisters, three brothers and a friend, in an unethical, if not illegal, raid of the fund…

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Painful public lesson - ‘Keisha the Teacher’ vows to be stronger next time around

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She had less than one month to prepare for her first examination in representational politics, which was the gigantic task of taking a seat the People’s National Party (PNP) has not won since 1980.When the grades were delivered last Monday, school…

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Hospital folly - Woman released despite four broken ribs after traffic accident

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Hours after the motor vehicle she was driving in was involved in a major accident, Althea Brown* was cleared to go home by a doctor at the Falmouth Public General Hospital, but she was convinced that all was not well.Two days later, Brown visited a…

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Ready to work - Clarke prepared to give his all to St Andrew North West, Jamaica

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His victory was not unexpected, not with the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) holding the seat since 1980, and supporting his campaign with personnel and resources.Still, Dr Nigel Clarke is humbled by his win in the by-election for the St Andrew North…

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Farewell, Noel! Scores pay tribute to late business leader

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Businessman Michael Lee-Chin deemed it a privilege to have been friends with the late Noel Hylton for 16 years, with his only regret being that he had not known him longer. That was the general sentiment among persons inside the Cathedral of the…

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#JamaicaUnderLabour | Wrong focus! - Attorney warns that BPO and tourism will not provide quality employment for young Jamaicans

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Jamaica’s unemployment rate was recorded at 10.4 per cent at the end of October 2017, the lowest it has been since October 2008, but public commentator and human rights attorney Jodi-Ann Quarrie is less than impressed.Quarrie told a Gleaner Jamaica…

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#JamaicaUnderLabour | Punish them - Calls mount for action against leaders who breach ethical and criminal standards

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Concerned that too many persons in leadership positions across Jamaica are avoiding punishment for criminal and ethical breaches, Allison Peart, Ernst…

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‘50 Shades Freed’ feels fake

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It only took four years, but the saga of Anna and Christian is finally at an end. What started as a tawdry and seductive affair, now finds itself caught up in the most daring adventure of all - lifelong partnership, far more frightening than…

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Fun, frolic and more at Xaymaca 2018 Cooler Cruise

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It was all about partying, whining, and soaking up the soca vibe and atmosphere at Xaymaca International’s Cooler Cruise on Saturday on Ocean Boulevard on the Kingston waterfront downtown.With all the build-up and hype from last year’s inaugural…

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