Stunned! - Disbelief and grief greet news that East Portland MP Dr Lynvale Bloomfield found stabbed to death in his house

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Shock waves reverberated around the local political fraternity yesterday as news spread of the killing of Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale Bloomfield.

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STUNNED!

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Shock waves reverberated around the local political fraternity yesterday as news spread of the killing of Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale Bloomfield.

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Barbican blues - Small-business operators claim improved road hurting them in their pockets

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Seven months after the Barbican Road Improvement Project was completed, motorists have generally given the thumbs up to the roadway, but for business operators along the stretch, it is more of a mixed bag. The project, in the upper St Andrew…

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Immediate reactions to the murder of Dr Lynvale Bloomfield

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness
“This is a shock to all of us. We are all devastated. Dr Bloomfield was a very gentle and humble man and one of the nicest human beings I have encountered in politics.”

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Editors’ Forum | Roland’s ride to success

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  Entrepreneurship is not new to Roland ‘Andre’ Griffiths, as the 36-year-old from Majesty Gardens, St Andrew has been trying his hand at several businesses to provide for himself and his family since he was a teenager. But this…

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Chuck: Barbican better for most people

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  Member of Parliament for St Andrew North East, Delroy Chuck, is adamant that the advantages from the Barbican Road Improvement Project far outweigh any disadvantages. According to Chuck, the general feedback is that people are very happy…

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Editors’ Forum | Lascelles Chin: Dedicated to helping

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He describes himself as the poor Chinese boy who grew up in rural Manchester, cooked dumplings with workmen and fished for crayfish in the river of Balaclava, St Elizabeth. Since then, he has scaled the heights to the pinnacle of production,…

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Editors’ Forum | Deidre the ‘Boss’ went from homeless to hopeful

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With the help of a $50,000 grant and a mentor from the LASCO Chin Foundation, mother of five Deidre Dixon has transitioned from being homeless to hopeful in just seven months. As a resident of Rae Town in central Kingston, Dixon was accustomed to…

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