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‘I was going to die trying’ - Maternal instinct drives woman inspector to save family from three gunmen

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It was maternal instinct more than anything else that spurred Woman Inspector Allison Grant-Johnson into action on the night of September 26, 2017, when the piercing screams of her daughter alerted her to three gunmen who invaded her home at around…

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‘Chucky’ Brown Trial Recap | Witness recounts incriminating interviews with accused

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The trial of Collis ‘Chucky’ Brown will resume today when the investigator, who is said to have used a covert recording device to capture the first interview between Brown and the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), is expected to…

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Jamaica to benefit from multimillion dollar Korean climate change project

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Jamaica is among eight Caribbean states to benefit from a climate change assessment programme being spearheaded by the Republic of Korea (South Korea) as part of its expanding overseas engagement with developing countries.Dubbed the Impact…

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Nothing more rewarding - Retired DCP Grant calls on adults to mentor youth

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The elation and pride she felt after being recognised at yesterday’s National Honours and Awards ceremony at King’s House in St Andrew could not be hidden, yet retired Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Novelette Grant used the platform to call on…

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Region Four to get time out facility - Reid

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WESTERN BUREAU:Education Minister Ruel Reid is hopeful that the Ministry of Education will be able to open a new ‘Time Out’ facility in its Region Four division by next academic year, after two similar centres were opened recently in Kingston and…

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Sonya Binns-Lawrence commemorates 100th blood donation - Rotaract Club urges Jamaicans to make a difference with regular deposits

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Nine years ago, the Rotaract Club of St Andrew started its semi-annual blood drive after a club member expressed a desperate need for blood for a relative fighting the pangs of cancer.That relative unfortunately died from the disease, but with more…

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Petersfield’s Watson wins silver at Youth Summer Olympic Games

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Petersfield High School’s Antonio Watson won Jamaica’s second medal at the Youth Summer Olympic Games on the final day of athletics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Watson, competing in the men’s 200m, was awarded the…

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Petersfield’s Watson wins silver at Youth Summer Olympic Games

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Petersfield High School’s Antonio Watson won Jamaica’s second medal at the Youth Summer Olympic Games on the final day of athletics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Watson, competing in the men’s 200m, was awarded the…

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Gov’t working to relocate persons living at St James landfill

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Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie has indicated that the Government is working to relocate persons residing at the Retirement Landfill in St James. McKenzie informed that the Social Development Commission will…

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Jamaica to target 50 per cent renewable energy generation

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has directed that Jamaica pursues a target of achieving 50 per cent of its energy generation from renewables by 2030. Under current policy, the country has a target of 30 per cent. Holness expressed confidence…

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