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Leave our children alone, pleads Kerr

Gleaner on November 3rd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

An urgent appeal is being made to men across Jamaica to desist from luring children into inappropriate activities and to allow them to enjoy their childhood.The plea came from Kaysia Kerr, chief executive officer at the National Parenting Support…

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Safe spaces for at-risk youth - Gov’t to undertake special programmes to aid children and the vulnerable

Gleaner on November 3rd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

With too many of the nation’s children being subjected to violence and sexual abuse, stakeholders are calling on the Government to fast-track plans to create safe spaces for youth, which they believe will be a good therapeutic tool.Minister of…

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It’s now Portmore City Municipality

Gleaner on November 3rd, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Opposition senators have suggested that the Government focus attention on the more “urgent” issues facing the municipal authority for Portmore, St Catherine, instead of a name-change.The suggestion was made in the Senate yesterday before they joined…

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West Portland violence not political, say police - JCF dismisses suggestion from PNP caretaker about crime

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The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) yesterday brushed aside suggestions from People’s National Party (PNP) caretaker for Portland Western Valerie Neita Robertson that political violence had reared its ugly head in the constituency.Neita Robertson,…

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RJRGLEANER Town Hall Meeting | Bust the Ganja treaty! - Opposition spokesman says Ja can ditch int’l treaties to light up loafing weed industry

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Opposition spokesman on Finance Mark Golding says that Jamaica has the option of withdrawing from some international treaties and aligning itself with countries that are more like-minded in order to fully legalise marijuana.He made the suggestion…

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Big opportunities for Malta-Ja partnership, says Bartlett

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Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett says that Jamaica has benefited greatly from a recent meeting he had with president of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.The minister, who left the island last week for the meeting, said that both countries have…

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Warrant issued for Bermudan who flees cocaine charge

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WESTERN BUREAU:The St James Parish Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of a Bermudan national who should have appeared in court on cocaine charges on Thursday but who had somehow managed to leave Jamaica despite a stop-order forbidding his…

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On the street for his faith - Mortimer finds refuge in music

Gleaner on November 3rd, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

Those who frequent the reggae revival scene in the corporate area would be familiar with the artiste Mortimer. Currently a part of Ovastand Entertainment, his new single, Careful, has been receiving some positive feedback. But young Mortimer’s…

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The drama of ‘Oh Carolina’

Gleaner on November 3rd, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

Perhaps the most defining moment in Jamaica’s popular music history came with the release of the recording Oh Carolina in 1959. It was a landmark single in the development of Jamaica’s modern music - the first that moved away from the then current…

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No-Maddz maintains international market

Gleaner on November 3rd, 2018 | File Under Entertainment News -

Word-of-mouth marketing is what No-Maddz member Everaldo Creary is crediting for the group’s international demand. The now reggae-dub duo has been making the rounds at several international festivals this year, most recently, the Disko Africa Film…

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