RJRGLEANER partners with MultiLink for great Black Friday deals

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The countdown to Black Friday, arguably the biggest shopping day of the year globally, has officially begun and is the perfect opportunity to get your hands on some of the best deals, as retailers promise to heavily slash prices on a wide range of…

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60% of teens into sexting - New study suggests that thousands of high-school students share nude images

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Sexting is a major online activity for a high percentage of Jamaica’s teenagers, a new study by the University of Technology (UTech) has revealed.According to the findings, 60 per cent of students across several grade levels acknowledged receiving…

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Shineka Gray murder accused wants trial outside St James

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WESTERN BUREAU:Gregory Roberts, one of the two men charged with murder in relation to last year’s stabbing death of schoolgirl Shineka Gray, will have to wait until November 26 to hear whether his request to be tried outside the parish of St James…

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Third ‘death squad’ trial set for next Monday

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Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has ordered the parties involved in the trial for three more cops implicated in a so-called Clarendon ‘police death squad’ to be prepared to start the proceedings next Monday, denying the prosecution’s request for a new…

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11 more ‘death squad’ cops to face trial

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Eleven more members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force are expected to stand trial for their alleged involvement in the so-called ‘police death squad’ in relation to murders committed between 2011 and 2014 in Clarendon.In 2014, the Independent…

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16th most powerful woman - Jamaican lands high ranking in Fortune Magazine

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The most recent ranking by Fortune Magazine has shown that Ann-Marie Campbell is the 16th most powerful woman in the world for 2018.Campbell is the executive vice-president at the Home Depot Stores. This means she is in charge of approximately 2,000…

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Emotional teen hails stepfather as a ‘real man’ at awards ceremony

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It was the merit awards ceremony for 176 outstanding students of the St Mary Technical High School last Wednesday, but a 45-year-old step-parent got the loudest applause and the only standing ovation.Top achiever Trevesha Watson, 17, overcome with…

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PM wants police wage dispute settled

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday expressed disappointment that wage negotiations between the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Government remain unresolved despite numerous meetings between the parties.Holness, speaking yesterday at…

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Housing for poor coming - Holness announces $500m programme for indigent

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The Andrew Holness administration is now crafting a programme through which $500 million will be spent to build “reasonable” housing solutions for the poor and indigent across the island.Further, Holness, the prime minister, signalled yesterday that…

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PAJ president promises more investigative training for journalists

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Admitting that not enough investigative stories are being produced by local journalists, president of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ), George Davis, has pledged to create opportunities for media practitioners to expand investigative abilities…

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