Al-Faisal mounts challenge to extradition ruling

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Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels has said that the accusations made against his client, Muslim cleric Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal were not made in good faith and so it would be unjust or oppressive to extradite him. The attorney made this pronouncement…

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10 high-profile gangs in DPP’s cross hairs

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Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has said that her office will be going after some 10 high-profile gangs in the coming months under the 2014 anti-gang legislation.

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Hell of A day - Valiant staff team up with firefighters to save ‘bread and butter’ as blazes scorch capital city

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Amid a crescendo of crackling and soot-choked air, firefighters battled bravely as a section of Jamaica Packaging Industries (JPI) on Marcus Garvey Drive, Kingston, was transformed into a furnace yesterday, millions of dollars worth of stock going up in smoke…

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Theo Knight Tomlinson: Striking a balance frame by frame

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Fifteen-year-old Camperdown High School student Theo Knight Tomlinson has taken the next step to monetise his passion with the birth of his company, Knight’s Production.

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Near miss for $17m MoBay sign

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Just hours after being declared a national disgrace by Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips on Sunday night, the controversial $17-million ‘Welcome to Montego Bay’ sign came close to being damaged yesterday morning…

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Accused baby snatcher charged

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The woman who was arrested for the abduction of a newborn from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston on January 9 has been charged with baby stealing by the police. Peta-gaye Ffrench, 28, was positively identified when she faced an…

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PNP: Honour Bloomfield by retaining East Portland

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Port Antonio, Portland: People’s National Party (PNP) General Secretary Julian Robinson has urged Eastern Portland supporters to ensure the seat remains in the party’s control after the yet-to-be-announced by-election. The seat, which…

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Clarke: Keep prosperity train rolling

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The 15 consecutive quarters of economic growth achieved under the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is more than enough reason to keep it in power, Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke told Labourites during Sunday’s Area Council One Conference at the…

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Mitchell: Low-wage trap, outdated skills holding back Ja

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Jamaica’s dependence on traditional and failed methodologies to support growth and development have placed the country at a disadvantage and that needs to be addressed by the country’s leaders, says Howard Mitchell…

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Woman charged with stealing baby from Victoria Jubilee Hospital

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The police have now charged the woman who allegedly abducted baby Sae’breon from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston and a month later tried to register him at the Registrar General’s Department in St Catherine. Twenty-eight-year-…

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