Private companies offered to buy Venezuela’s Petrojam shares in December - Campbell

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Colin Campbell, the former People’s National Party (PNP) general secretary as well as former minister of information and development, says that the Jamaican Government must come clean on the Venezuelan issue in light of its recent decision to…

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New water woes - Break on critical Mandela Highway pipeline causes disruptions

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Damage to a critical pipeline, the major 33″ Rio Cobre-Tulloch Spring Water Transmission Main along the Mandela Highway in St Andrew yesterday has led to water disruptions in sections of the Corporate Area.The damage, which was caused by major road-…

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Men were suspected robbers, defence suggests in Vanessa Kirkland murder trial

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Defence attorneys yesterday suggested that the police were in pursuit of the blue Suzuki Swift motor car along Spanish Town Road in St Andrew on March 20, 2012, when they were fired upon by occupants of the vehicle and took evasive action. This…

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Do not leave us out! - Allman Town residents appeal to Stewart’s Auto Group to include them in construction operations in the community

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Although the residents of Allman Town in Kingston are happy that their community has received a facelift, due to the newly opened Stewart’s Automotive Group’s bonded warehouse in the area, they are asking that they…

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Child’s death triggers high alert to dengue

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PORT ANTONIO, PORTLAND: Following the revelation that a child reportedly died from the dreaded dengue virus, health officials and directors from the Portland Municipal Corporation have launched a public education campaign to sensitise…

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NHF Drug Serv at St James health centre to be relocated

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Come Monday, patients who utilise pharmacy services at the St James Type 5 Health Centre on Creek Street in Montego Bay will do so in a new, more spacious Drug Serv towards the back of the property. As a result, pharmacy services will no longer be…

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Tributes pour in for Troy Caine

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Affable and humble was how Prime Minister Andrew Holness described Troy Caine as he reflected on his life.Caine, a renowned political historian, public commentator and columnist, passed away on Thursday at age 71 after ailing for some time.In a…

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Port Antonio overrun by rats

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PORT ANTONIO, PORTLAND:The resort town of Port Antonio, Portland, is being overrun by rats, which now poses a serious health risk to commercial businesses and residents, who are already being plagued by a dengue outbreak.The rodent population, which…

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Blank cheques…hundreds of thousands of US gov’t workers miss first payday of partial shutdown

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Hundreds of thousands of government workers in the United States (US) yesterday missed their first salary payment of the year. This comes as the partial government shutdown today became the longest in American history, according to political…

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29-y-o woman believed to have committed suicide in Clarendon

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A Clarendon woman was found dead inside her home early Saturday morning in what the police have described as an apparent suicide. She has been identified as 29-year-old Nordia Markland, who resided at Shannon Lloyd Crescent in the parish. The…

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