New evidence - Appeal Court allows fresh evidence in Kartel case

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The credibility of the main witness in the murder trial of Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm came under scrutiny yesterday as lawyers for the imprisoned entertainers successfully argued that they should be allowed to introduce fresh evidence in their…

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France goalkeeper braces for ‘complete’ Belgium team

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ST PETERSBURG, Russia (AP):France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was back to his best in the World Cup quarterfinals, and he’s going to need to be just as good when his team takes on Belgium in the semifinals today.The experienced Lloris, set to make his…

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PNP: Cooperation could cease - Opposition demands firing of Wheatley or else …

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Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips has signalled the likely withdrawal of bipartisan support for political, legislative and governance issues if Prime Minister Andrew Holness fails to relieve Science and Technology Minister Andrew Wheatley…

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No dons around here! - ‘Top Temple’ youths see no need for area leader

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For most inner-city communities in Jamaica, there is a strongman or a don who calls the shots, but not so in the section of Rockfort known as Top Temple, and the youths in the area want it to stay that way.”We don’t need any don. If you rape…

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SDC, USAID launch at-risk youth programme in the west

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Western Bureau:The Social Development Commission (SDC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are seeking to draft at-risk youths in St James into the formal working world by facilitating a skills training programme.The…

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Reid rubbishes PNP claims of vote buying in North West St Ann

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Education Minister Ruel Reid has rubbished claims made by the Opposition People’s National Party that he recently committed $61 million to nine schools for political gain in the North West St Ann constituency to which he was recently named as the…

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JAS presidential election takes centre stage

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Wednesday’s election of a new executive for the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) is the most keenly contested in decades, with just under 600 delegates voting to give Lenworth Fulton a crack at leading the 123 year-old farmers’ organisation or…

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FLA yet to interview firearm holder who shot security guard at apartment

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The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) has not yet interviewed the licensed firearm holder who shot and injured a security guard at the Braemar Estate apartment complex inSt Andrew a week ago during an attempt by the guard to disarm the man.Cleveland…

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Jamaica expresses condolences to the people of Japan

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The Government of Jamaica has expressed regret at the death of at least 100 persons because of widespread floods and landslides in Japan. Dozens more are not accounted for.Reacting to the news, Prime Minister Andrew Holness expressed sadness and…

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Jamaica expresses condolences to the people of Japan

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The Government of Jamaica has expressed regret at the death of at least 100 persons because of widespread floods and landslides in Japan. Dozens more are not accounted for.Reacting to the news, Prime Minister Andrew Holness expressed sadness and…

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