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Engineer, mechanic charged in money laundering probe

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The police have confirmed that the two men arrested last Thursday in connection with a money laundering probe have been charged with corruption-related offences. According to the police Corporate Communication Unit, engineer Lawrence…

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Anguish at Anchovy - Student killed in freak accident at primary school

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Western Bureau:A pall of gloom is now hanging over the Anchovy Primary School in St James as staff and students try to come to grips with the tragic death of seven-year-old Easton Stapleton, Jr, who was killed on the school’s compound by a car being…

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KICK-OFF! - Lowly ranked - Russians, Saudis meet to start the greatest show on Earth

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

MOSCOW (AP):The World Cup is set to start and finish with games at the opposite ends of the spectrum.The lowest-ranked teams at the tournament will meet in the opener today when Russia hosts Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, which is also…

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Football Fever | World Cup choices by the man in the street

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

VOX POP: Who is your pick to win the World Cup and why?Grapey: I’m not a bandwagonist. I loved Argentina from before even Maradona. Now, Messi is the man and he’s hungry for it; so, he’s going to do it.Duppy…

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Analysts: Most Jamaicans backing ‘flairy’ Brazil

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The magic of Messi and his predecessor, Maradona, as well as the pragmatism of Die Mannschaft, and the ‘tiki-taka’ style have won Argentina, Germany, and Spain, respectively, many local supporters throughout the decades.But once the 21st FIFA World…

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Federation backs constable in row with senior cop

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Police Federation is backing a constable who claimed that he was assigned to cell duty by a senior officer who discarded a traffic ticket that the policeman had issued to a motorist. The federation, which represents police personnel from the…

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JPS: No blind eye to uptown electricity theft

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has rejected claims that it is turning a blind eye to electricity theft in affluent areas, arguing that efforts to stamp out the practice in these communities are usually discrete, sometimes taking the form…

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Petrojam chair repays airline ticket - PAAC concerned about procurement breach

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Dr Perceval Bahado-Singh, chairman of the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam has repaid an airline ticket of over US$7,000 (J$900,000) for travel to a meeting in the United Kingdom, which he did not attend. But the Public Administration and…

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Ja safe for investment, says Holness

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WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has assured potential international investors that Jamaica has adopted a mindset of proper fiscal management and discipline that will result in guaranteed safety and stability of business assets.Holness…

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Gov’t to boost surveillance to stem illegal gun flow - Helicopters, marine patrol aircraft among new tools to combat problem

Gleaner on June 14th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has reported that the United States (US) has increased its cooperation and support in preventing the illegal flow of firearms from its shores into Jamaica.Earlier this month, The Gleaner reported that 70…

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