Political historian Troy Caine dies at 71

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Renowned political historian Troy Caine has died. Caine, 71, died yesterday afternoon after ailing for some time.Caine was also a researcher, graphics consultant, calligrapher, and designer. He was also a Gleaner columnist and radio commentator on…

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Committal hearing for nurse in dangerous driving case set for March 4

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WESTERN BUREAU:The anticipated committal hearing for Dana Minto, the nurse charged with causing death by dangerous driving, following a collision that claimed two lives in 2017, has been deferred to March 4 as the St James Parish Court is awaiting…

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Clarendon records 16 dengue cases so far this month

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Clarendon is now in dengue-outbreak mode, according to the medical officer for the Clarendon Health Department, Dr Kimberly Scarlett Campbell. Ten days into the month, the parish has recorded 16 suspected cases of dengue so far.Last month saw 18…

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Sundance adds documentary about Jackson’s accusers

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A documentary about two boys who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later this month.The Sundance Institute announced the addition of Leaving Neverland and The Brink, a documentary about Steve…

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Laura’s Paddlin’ Spirit - Sculptress reveals past sexual trauma in documentary

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Described as transformative and a visionary, Laura Facey has created monumental artwork that will undoubtedly remain prominent in the hearts and minds of Jamaicans for decades to come.Regardless of the controversial unveiling of ‘Redemption Song’ in…

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Traffic changes for Mandela Highway

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The National Works Agency (NWA) is set to switch traffic travelling along the Mandela Highway towards Spanish Town to the newly-constructed westbound carriageway. The change will take effect tomorrow Saturday, January 12 at 6:00 a.m. Manager…

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Big butts in high demand - Foreign-based plastic surgery facility to open in Jamaica

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Days after announcing that it would be setting up shop in Jamaica, cosmetic surgery company, Designer Body’s, says it is expecting a rush on its offices based on the level of interest Jamaican women have been showing in having their bodies made over…

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Big butts in high demand - Foreign-based plastic surgery facility to open in Jamaica

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Days after announcing that it would be setting up shop in Jamaica, cosmetic surgery company, Designer Body’s, says it is expecting a rush on its offices based on the level of interest Jamaican women have been showing in having their bodies made over…

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Family struck by blindness - Four women in household lose sight

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When Vanessa Baker lost her sight in 2008, the members of her family had no idea that it was the beginning of misery and frustration in the household. Vanessa was 14 years old at the time, and attending Grange Hill High School. Months before she had…

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Family struck by blindness - Four women in household lose sight

Gleaner on January 11th, 2019 | File Under The Star News -

When Vanessa Baker lost her sight in 2008, the members of her family had no idea that it was the beginning of misery and frustration in the household. Vanessa was 14 years old at the time, and attending Grange Hill High School. Months before she had…

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