East Portland MP Dr Lynvale Bloomfield found stabbed to death

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Member of Parliament for East Portland Dr Lynvale Bloomfield has been found stabbed to death at his home in Passley Gardens.More details soon.

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Ganja caution

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A respected economist has cautioned Jamaican interests in the emerging medicinal cannabis industry to moderate their optimism amid the World Health Organization’s (WHO) historic shift in policy on curative qualities of weed.

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Beware of counterfeit drugs, pharmacists warn

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Jamaicans have been put on alert about a black market of counterfeit drugs that could have deadly consequences for pill-popping patients.

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Establish NHT-style trust to fund tertiary education – Crawford

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Opposition Senator Damion Crawford has proposed the creation of a fund, similar to the National Housing Trust (NHT), to help low-income families finance tertiary education.

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Witness identifies stolen cell phone, recounts robbery

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A defence witness yesterday confirmed ownership of a cell phone said to have been taken from the blue Suzuki Swift motor car that was shot up along Norman Lane on March 20, 2012.

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SDA world leader: Abortions justified in rape, threat of death

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WESTERN BUREAU:

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Parents under fire

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Parents and guardians of children who die in fires have been warned that they are legally accountable and could be prosecuted if there is prima facie evidence of negligence.

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Budget Debate begins March 7

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Finance and the Public Service Minister Dr Nigel Clarke will, on March 7, make his maiden presentation to the Budget Debate in Gordon House, the seat of Jamaica’s Parliament. He will close the debate on March 20.

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More maths experts

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The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will be expanding the number of specialist mathematics teachers at the primary-school level.

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Water shortages cripple schools

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Water shortages have severely affected activities at a number of Corporate Area schools, threatening the hydration of students and presenting challenges to basic hygiene.

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