Bartlett: More than 100,000 new airline seats for winter tourist season

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WESTERN BUREAU:Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said that with more than 100,000 new airline seats secured from North America, South America and Europe, Jamaica should expect a bumper 2018 winter tourist season.Bartlett made the announcement while…

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Nearly $100m in cash forfeited to the State

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Nearly $100 million in cash, including $68 million taken from two suspected South African ‘money mules’, was turned over to the Government’s coffers in the first five months of the current fiscal year.During the same period, the Financial…

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FLOW Foundation’s Errol Miller passes

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Former executive chairman of FLOW Foundation and a board member of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS), Errol Miller, died yesterday after ailing for some time.”When I heard of Errol’s death, I was overcome by a sense of great loss, as he was someone…

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Tiffany happy to win for the second time

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Morant Bay, St Thomas:1. Tiffany DeCambre, Airy Castle Primary2. Nyameke Bennett, Providence Preparatory3. Dessania Mathews, White Horses Primary4. Jaheim Simpson, Middleton Primary5. Shamoya Brown, Providence PreparatoryTop Boy: Nyameke Bennett,…

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Criminals, beware! - PM targets reducing murders to fewer than 1,000 as he declares third state of emergency

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has vowed that the Government will use every legal tool at its disposal to erode the capacity of criminals to spread mayhem across the island.Addressing a hastily called press conference at Jamaica House yesterday to…

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Opening hours for establishments under Corporate Area state of emergency

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- Clubs and fast food restaurants: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Bars and other places that need a tavern licence: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Gas stations: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. - Supermarkets, grocery stores, wholesales: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Pharmacies: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.-…

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Motorists, don’t worry

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The leadership of the security forces has sought to allay fears that motorists in the Corporate Area, already dealing with traffic snarls because of three sets of major roadwork, could face further delays today with check points erected in…

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35 children killed already in September

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WESTERN BUREAU:As violence against the island’s children rises to increasingly disturbing levels, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says the brutality that is beginning to emerge is particularly worrying.At least 35 children have been…

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Jealousy sparks double murder-suicide in MoBay - Man slaughters lover and her daughter then kills himself

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Western Bureau:Residents of Rosemount, St James, were left bewildered yesterday morning when they woke up to the shocking news of the murder of a mother and her daughter and the subsequent suicide by the woman’s common-law husband, who killed…

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Corporate Area SOE realises early success - Police hope residents remain cooperative

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The state of emergency (SOE) in sections of the Corporate Area, which was declared yesterday morning by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has already turned out results as the security forces have removed three firearms from the possession of criminals…

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