Kartel back on stage - - Murder convict’s appeal gets under way today

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Lawyers for popular entertainer Vybz Kartel are contending that the judge who presided over his murder trial erred when he allowed prosecutors to use text messages and video evidence collected from his cell phone.The assertions are among 16 grounds…

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New JPs to positively impact justice

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Scores of new justices of the peace for the parish of St Andrew took the oath of office yesterday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston with a provocative reminder that their services were too priceless for them to charge the public to access…

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J’cans working in CARICOM states can now take dependents

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Jamaica is among six Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states that signed the Protocol on Contingent Rights last Friday. The contingent rights measure will allow for persons who work across the region to have their spouses and children join them in…

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Sports - the key to lasting peace

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SportS has proven to be an unmatched, unifying force in the often-divided east Kingston community of Rockfort. And unattached youths in the Top Temple section of the community are adamant that this is one way to ensure lasting peace in the area.They…

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Youths praise role of Church in restoring peace, hope - Education - a sure way out of crime

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Rockfort in east Kingston is well known as a hard, gritty,and, at times, gang-infested community. Its name triggers fear in the minds of people outside the mainly hillside community, a fear also shared by many of its residents.While there were times…

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Rockfort youths paint dismal jobs picture

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Young men in Top Temple, a section of Rockfort in east Kingston, say they are starving for job opportunities to come their way. They are frustrated as those opportunities are hard to come by unless they are well known by potential employers.Hakeem…

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CARICOM Sec Gen: We suffer from cash-flow problems

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Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, secretary general of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), trod carefully when asked about the secretariat’s financial health as he contended that it was not broke. The operations of the CARICOM Secretariat have been…

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Methodists appoint first local female head in 229 years

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Following in the footsteps of the Reverend Karen Kirlew, the first woman appointed as president of the Jamaica Baptist Union, Bishop Christine Gooden-Benguche has been appointed the first female president of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and…

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Focus more on physical and psychological needs of female cops, urges lecturer

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Recognising that many strides have been made in creating equal opportunities for women in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), Dr Sonjah Stanley Niaah has said that more focus is needed to ensure that their physical and psychological needs are…

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Red Stripe Choir performing at 100th Anniversary Church Service

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