AG says stalemate settled with attorneys over legal fees for death squad cops

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Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte has reported that the stalemate that stalled three of the so-called police death squad cases has now been resolved. Malahoo Forte made the announcement in the Home…

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Technology Minister rushed to hospital after being injured in Portmore crash

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Technology Minister Andrew Wheatley has been rushed to hospital with injuries he received in a three-vehicle crash in Portmore, St Catherine around 9 o’clock this morning.   The crash happened at the four-way…

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Deadly momster - Clarendon woman awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to beating 2-y-o daughter to death

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A Clarendon mother who used a piece of board to beat her two-year-old daughter to death because the child defecated on herself will have to wait another five weeks to know her punishment.Delreta Smith and her common-law husband, Dingwall Green, were…

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No need to panic! - Chemical expert moves to calm cancer fears at CRH; says specialists need time, resources

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Amid fears that some health workers stationed at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) could have been exposed to serious health hazards, based on a Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) report pointing out that cancer-causing agents have been…

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Disturbing the holy! - Churchgoers fume as carnival activities disrupt Sunday worship

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Churchgoers in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew, were fuming yesterday after carnival bands with deafening music disrupted the morning service at the Webster Memorial United Church.It was a pandemonium-like atmosphere as thousands packed themselves in the…

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Tufton chides Campbell for ‘reckless statements’

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Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has rejected the allegation by Opposition Spokesman on Heath Dr Dayton Campbell that the authorities kept staff at the Cornwall Regional Hospital working in areas infested with mould without taking any action.”…

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Gunrunners’ business could be in danger - Professor says alleged threat against Montague suggests disruptions in enterprise

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The surfacing of an alleged threat against the life of former National Security Minister Robert Montague may very well indicate that the business of gunrunners is being dented, Professor Anthony Clayton, sustainable development professor at the…

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New chapter in St Jago-Campion quiz rivalry

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A win each in two semi-final matchups, the last of which required a sudden-death playoff, and a quarter-final face-off. That’s the history of multitime quiz champions St Jago High and academic powerhouse Campion College over the past three seasons….

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Major local government investment in Trelawny

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Western Bureau:Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says the Government has taken a decision to set aside approximately J$150 million from the Budget for this financial year to improve and upgrade markets across the island.McKenzie made the…

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Commonwealth Games 2018 | 400m hurdlers impress in qualifying

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It was a generally positive day for Jamaica’s 400m hurdlers at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday’s morning session (Monday night Jamaica time) inside the Carrara Stadium on Australia’s Gold Coast.  Only Ricardo Cunningham…

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