Ready to fight - Crawford tells supporters he is fighting a class war, could make it to Jamaica House

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Damion Crawford, the People’s National Party’s (PNP) prospective candidate for the March 25 East Portland by-election, has declared that he is fighting a class war with Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) standard-bearer Ann-Marie Vaz and will prove he does…

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Ready to fight - Crawford tells supporters he is fighting a classist war, could make it to Jamaica House

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Damion Crawford, the People’s National Party’s (PNP) prospective candidate for the March 25 East Portland by-election, has declared that he is fighting a class war with Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) standard-bearer Ann-Marie Vaz and will prove he does…

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Ready to fight - Crawford tells supporters he is fighting a classist war, could make it to Jamaica House

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Damion Crawford, the People’s National Party’s (PNP) prospective candidate for the March 25 East Portland by-election, has declared that he is fighting a class war with Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) standard-bearer Ann-Marie Vaz and will prove he does…

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JDF not ready for Rasta soldiers … but local community hails rise in numbers among British ranks

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A prominent member of the local Rastafarian community has hailed reports of Rastafarianism being the fastest-growing religion among British soldiers as a victory for the faith, even as the Jamaica Defence Force has not yet warmed up to the idea of…

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Vaz: I have never practised discrimination

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The Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) prospective candidate for the East Portland by-election, Ann-Marie Vaz, has rubbished claims of political victimisation levelled against her by People’s National Party (PNP) supporters, declaring that her type of…

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Gov’t considers Roundup ban amid cancer fears

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Amid growing local concerns over the safety of Roundup, the most popular weedkiller in the world, Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw said that an investigation has been launched to determine whether Jamaica should impose a ban on its importation and…

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PNP confident of by-election victory

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Port Antonio, Portland: Convinced that East Portland will again vote along party lines, the People’s National Party (PNP) is confident of victory in the March 25 by-election. PNP Vice-President Mikael Phillips, who spoke to The Gleaner yesterday…

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News Briefs

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Two die in St Bess crashes The St Elizabeth Police are probing the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two persons in crashes last Friday. The Black River police report that about 7:30 p.m., the driver lost control of an Isuzu motor truck…

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Why the PM has changed the Portland Eastern by-election date to April 4

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a new date for the Portland Eastern by-election. The new date is Thursday, April 4. Nomination day is March 15. The election date is being changed from March 25 because the original March 8 Nomination Day…

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Regional leaders talk housing, jobs - Long Island Business News

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Regional leaders talk housing, jobs  Long Island Business News

A look at how New York City and Long Island’s economies are intertwined, and how to foster growth in both regions.

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