Missing minors! - Almost 15 per cent of children who ran away from home, or were abducted last year, still unaccounted for

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More than 200 of the 1,510 children who were reported missing across the island last year were still unaccounted for at the start of this year, while 98 of the 1,674 reported missing in 2017 have not yet been found.

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‘Stop the silence’ - Nurses lead Mandeville march to protest violence against women and children

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Spurred into action by the repeated horror stories of violence being perpetrated against women and children, scores of nurses yesterday railed in the Manchester capital, Mandeville, to say enough is enough. The protesting nurses, along with members…

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WANTED! - American hunter seeks permission to hunt white-tailed deer on the island

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Big-game hunters from the United States are trying to get permission to head to Jamaica to hunt the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), which is reportedly breeding at an alarming rate and emerging as a major threat to the natural…

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Too smart to smash! - Dengue-spreading mosquitoes finding ways to block chemicals designed to kill them

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Fight looming in ‘Frog City’

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“Councillor adamant that persons demanding free houses in new development will be ignored.” Tension is running high in sections of the east central St Andrew community of Maxfield Park as residents square off over a housing development…

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Venezuelan stand-off - EU demands urgent elections as Russia questions whether US is planning military action

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AP: The United Nation’s political chief says there are differing views on what the future should hold for Venezuela but the goal is “a political solution that will allow the country’s citizens to enjoy peace, prosperity and all…

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Elaine Thompson pleased with season-opening 60m win

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Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson described her season opening win in her women’s 60 metres heat at the 2018 Queen’s/Grace Jackson track meet on Saturday as “a build up that felt more like training.” The 26-year-old Thompson…

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JSE reputation growing but …Jamaicans still market-shy

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Although Jamaica’s stock market is ranked as the best-performing in the world, the population of investors that trade its listed equities is small, and Marlene Street Forrest wants to see those numbers triple.

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When the music and the messenger collide

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Curb the crime! - Bloodshed in Bull Bay painful for former resident-turned-politician in the US

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A Jamaica-born politician in the United States is urging the State to pump more resources into impoverished war-torn communities such as her hometown, Bull Bay, St Andrew. Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of…

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