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Better response - Gov’t overhauling approach to disaster management, Clarendon gets special attention

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Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says that the Government is determined to stop the painful cycle of playing catch-up after disasters and the constant diverting of development funds to finance clean-up and restoration activities.”The…

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100 flutes for 100 youths - AndrÈ France, the regular Pied Piper of Fleet Street

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Amid the sounds of car horns, reggae music blaring from nearby speakers inside Life Yard on Fleet Street, and the enthusiastic screams from children at a nearby school hinting at its dismissal, flute-maker and musician AndrÈ France emits rich…

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Band Stand: Band creation not absent … Never too Eight

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With only one year under their belt, the promising all-male band, 8, whose music while staying true to the traditional sound of 1970s reggae combines an edgy, organic sound that is all their own. The young men have garnered the attention of industry…

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TV, personal interaction lead to immigrant question

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Irie Souljah wrote the lyrics to his song Who is the Immigrant, which appears on his 2015 album Immigrant, after watchin g scenes of Africans trying to get to his home country - Spain. At the time, he was living in Stony…

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Brotha George releases his most personal album yet

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Award-winning gospel singer Brotha George has released his latest album, You Will Rise, which he believes is Grammy, inspired by recent trials that brought him even closer to God.Alongside the title song, the 12-track album comprises some quality…

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A one time shot, Trump says of summit with N Korea

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President of the United States Donald Trump says next week’s summit with his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un is a “one-time shot” at peace. The two men are scheduled to meet in Singapore on Tuesday. Speaking today before he left…

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Companies must file annual returns…whether or not they are operational — Supreme Court

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  A ruling by the Supreme Court has affirmed that the Companies Act makes it is mandatory for all registered firms to file annual returns regardless of whether they have commenced operation. The ruling by Justice Anne-Marie Nembhard, an acting…

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FBI probing claims China stole data on ‘highly sensitive’ US security project

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The United States (US) Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has launched an investigation into reports that the Chinese government hacked a US Navy contractor and stole highly sensitive security data, according to media reports. Among the data…

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Mavado willing to meet with police…at a convenient time

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Lawyers for Jamaican superstar Mavado have written to police investigators indicating that the entertainer is willing to meet with detectives, but says the time has to convenient. The police issued a statement on Tuesday asking the entertainer…

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Young man stones stepfather

Gleaner on June 9th, 2018 | File Under The Star News -

A man was lucky to escape prison time after he chased his mother’s fiance and threw stones at him.The court heard that the defendant, Zumar Lindsay, 21, was being aggressive towards his girlfriend, when the complainant told him that he should not be…

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