Mourning moms rise from the ashes

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Maureen Williams was still trying to come to terms with the murder of her 35-year-old son, Altiman Bryan, when her 25-year-old son mysteriously disappeared and rumours started circulating that he, too, had been murdered.

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Fresh fuel fears

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Despite denials from Petrojam that its supplies are compromised, a source who has intimate knowledge of operational deficiencies at Jamaica’s sole oil refinery has explained the source of the smelly gas, and is warning that it undermines…

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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards gets ‘new look’ in 39th year

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Former governor general of Jamaica, Sir Florizel Glasspole, received the first Honour Award in 1980 – 39 years later, this award has proven to be the premier of its kind in Jamaica. Since then, the likes of Gordon Shirley, the legendary…

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St Bess road tragedies leave four men dead

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Four persons are now dead and another four, up to yesterday afternoon, remained in hospital following their involvements in two separate road accidents along sections of the Holland Bamboo main road in St Elizabeth, on Friday night into Saturday…

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Dad blasts Harris for stereotyping J’cans

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United States (US) presidential hopeful Kamala Harris is facing scathing criticisms from her father for attributing her support for the legalisation of marijuana to her Jamaican heritage. “Half my family is from Jamaica, are you kidding me?…

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Editors’ Forum | Mouldy homes, workplaces making Manchester residents sick – researcher

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Many Jamaicans are placing their lives at risk by living and working in mould-infested homes and commercial buildings for prolonged periods, a local researcher has found. According to Northern Caribbean University (NCU) lecturer, Dian Camoy…

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Ready, set for largest ever Sagicor SIGMA 5K run Sunday

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Organisers of the 21st staging of the Sagicor SIGMA Corporate Run say all is in place for the Caribbean’s largest road race which culminates in New Kingston on Sunday morning.

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Proven buys stake in party company

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Proven Investments Limited (PIL) has acquired a 20 per cent stake in events company Dream Entertainment Limited, adding a new line to the company’s portfolio of assets that is largely focused on investment, real estate, and microfinance in…

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Jamaica Broilers inks grain deal with shipping firm UBC

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Large poultry producers Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG), signed a three-year agreement earlier this month with shipping company United Bulk Carriers (UBC) to supply grain to its operations in Jamaica and Haiti. The two companies signed the charter…

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NCB faces yet another hurdle in Guardian takeover bid

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NCB Financial Group has been forced to extend the closing deadline for its takeover of Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL) because it still has hurdles to clear. Jamaica’s largest banking group needs approvals from Trinidad & Tobago’s…

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