HIV fight hampered - Church opposes prevention strategies - Study

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While many churches have reportedly become more amenable to the message of condom use to prevent the spread of HIV, some non-traditional congregations continue to put up strong resistance as they insist on abstinence and fidelity.”One study that was…

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Students upbeat about 2018 World Cup

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She was the only girl among a number of students who were asked to give their pick for the 2018 World Cup Games. Kourtnee Smith was just as competent, however, and expressed confidence that Germany would win.Smith, who plays midfield for Sts Peter…

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Cops hoping CCTV cameras can identify suspects in Clarendon businessman’s murder

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The police are maintaining an “open mind” as they investigate the murder of Clarendon businessman Brandon Murray at the Mayfair Hotel in St Andrew on Sunday. In addition, they are hoping that closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras located at the…

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One last hustle

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Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene. His team must now organise the biggest money heist so they will never have to ‘hustle’ again. The stakes are high as they ramp up sales, but one small blunder can threaten the…

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Entertainment a high point at - Grace Jamaican Jerk Fest

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In January, Melissa and Hank Hyatt vacationed in Montego Bay, Jamaica.The Virginia-based couple fell in love with the culture so much that they journeyed to Washington, DC for the third staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival on Sunday. After…

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Back to work

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Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back in Incredibles 2; but this time, Helen (Academy Award winner Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to…

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Big heart, small crowd close - Ocho Rios Jazz Fest

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Complete with a premium stocked bar and a food station serving a full Sunday-style dinner, the organisers of the 29th instalment of the Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz Festival closing day came prepared.Much of the small audience that gathered at the…

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The National Theatre Live presents ‘Hamlet’ this Sunday at Palace Cineplex

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The National Theatre Live presents Hamlet this Sunday at Palace CineplexAcademy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.As a country arms itself for war, a family…

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You’re it!

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For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag. They have been playing since the first grade, risking their safety, jobs and relationships to take each other down with the battle cry…

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Fraser Pryce statue to be unveiled by month end

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The statue of sprinting star Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce is to be unveiled at the end of the track and field season this month end. Sports Minister Olivia Grange said the statute is now in Jamaica. She also says Fraser Pryce has seen the maquette and…

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