Shelton tackles biggest challenge - Striker battles chronic disease

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One of Jamaica’s most prolific goalscorers, Luton Shelton has been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. At 32 years old, Shelton could still play football at the highest level, however, not much…

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Special-needs children will not be at a disadvantage during PEP

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Students with learning disabilities have been assured that special consideration will be given to those who will be sitting the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) next year.The assurance was given yesterday by Minister of State in the Ministry of Education…

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Shelton tackles biggest challenge - Striker battles chronic disease

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One of Jamaica’s most prolific goalscorers, Luton Shelton has been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. At 32 years old, Shelton could still play football at the highest level, however, not much…

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‘Chucky’ Brown trial resumes next Tuesday

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The trial for murder-accused Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown will resume next Tuesday, ending days of intense interrogation of Assistant Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Hamish Campbell.Yesterday, Campbell denied…

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Justice in three years - Chuck bats for speedier trials - Trial of a case depends on several factors - DPP

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Justice Minister Delroy Chuck believes that the reasonable time guarantee set out in the Jamaican Constitution for accused persons to have their cases determined by the court should be three years.The suggestion comes in the wake of a number of…

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Purple tears

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The usually cheerful Kingston College (KC) family has been mourning heavily following the deaths of at least six students and the hospitalisation and incarceration of two others in recent months.School authorities and KC’s head boy have been trying…

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Brace for more rain!

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Much more rain is in the forecast for today and is projected to last through to National Heroes Day, the Meteorological Service of Jamaica has advised.This is because the trough across the central Caribbean, which has been generating unstable…

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New Parliament building could be country’s most iconic edifice, says architect Gordon Gill

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Jamaica’s new Parliament building has the potential to become the country’s most iconic edifice, according to the project’s adviser and patron, Gordon Gill.”This could really be Jamaica’s ‘Dubai’ moment. I think this new Parliament building,…

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Nanny was real, not a myth - Gov’t conferred Order of National Hero on Nanny in 1976

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Despite her national heroine status, some people still are convinced that Queen Nanny, the legendary Windward Maroon leader, was a myth, a figment of some historians’ overactive imagination. And the fact that the image that represents her is not…

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Grace Jones to enter OJ ranks on Monday

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The nation’s fifth highest honour will be conferred upon Grace Jones at King’s House on Monday. The Jamaican-born international superstar is among four persons who will become a member of the Order of Jamaica (OJ).

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