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Psycho killer - Psychiatrist, St Thomas residents paint disturbing picture of convicted murderer

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A prison doctor and residents in two St Thomas communities have painted a very disturbing image of Michael McLean, the deportee and businessman who slaughtered six members of one family, including four children ages three to nine years old.The…

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Record Expo projected

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With interest in the decades-old Expo Jamaica at an all-time high, the next staging, scheduled for later this month, is expected to draw a record number of patrons, the expo’s co-chairman, Richard Coe, has said.The four-day expo will be held from…

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The Cubans are coming - Delegation set to make first appearance at Expo Jamaica

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A delegation of 11 from Cuba will attend Expo Jamaica 2018 - to be held at the National Arena and environs on April 19 - in search of some of the finest products made in Jamaica.At a Gleaner Editors’ forum held yesterday at the company’s North…

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Holness off on business - Queen Elizabeth among host of dignitaries PM to meet on three-country trip

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness is now in Peru for the start of an intense working trip overseas, where he will hold bilateral talks with key partners as well as participate in the Summit of the Americas then attend the Commonwealth Heads of…

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Caribbean mayors see Kingston as pacesetter after 145 years

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After three days of discourse, participants in the first Caribbean Conference of Mayors, held at the University of the West Indies, Mona Regional Headquarters, have agreed in principle on a template for strengthening local governance at the regional…

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Ja’s disaster resilience hindered by lack of funding - ODPEM head

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Jamaica’s efforts to be proactive in building its resilience to natural disasters has been severely hampered by the unwillingness of local and international partners to provide funding support in a timely manner.Major Clive Davis, director general…

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T&T High Court strikes down buggery law - Local gay advocates welcome ruling

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Local gay rights advocates have welcomed the decision of the Trinidad and Tobago Constitutional Court to strike down the decades-old buggery laws. High Court judge Devindra Rampersad handed down the ruling yesterday in the case brought by LGBT…

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Frustration is no excuse to abuse nation’s youth

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Two videos of mothers violently beating their young daughters that surfaced last year were brought back into perspective on Wednesday by Chairman of the National Child Month Committee Dr Pauline Mullings, who pointed out that frustration was no…

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Hillel Academy says sorry for controversial slavery assignment

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The Board of Hillel Academy has apologised for the controversial history assignment given to grade nine students requiring them to chose a model of punishment they would impose on enslaved blacks. There has been intense public pressure on…

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Whitmore back in charge of Reggae Boyz

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The Ministry of Sports has announced that Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore has returned to his role as head coach of the national senior men’s football team, following a meeting between the government and the Jamaica Football Federation (…

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