St James police strike back - Five guns recovered, J$1.6m seized, top-flight gangster killed

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Western Bureau: In a week when criminals staged a daring daylight robbery in Montego Bay, St James, escaping with millions of dollars and killing two persons (on March 10), the relentless efforts of the police in tracking down the wrongdoers paid…

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Atlanta politician loyal Buju fan

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Le’Dor Milteer is a politician from Atlanta. But you probably wouldn’t know it just by looking at her. Milteer, along with her close friend Sarah, was among the thousands of ecstatic fans who gathered to welcome Buju Banton to the stage for the…

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st james police strike back - Five guns recovered, J$1.6m seized, top-flight gangster killed

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Western Bureau: In a week when criminals staged a daring daylight robbery in Montego Bay, St James, escaping with millions of dollars and killing two persons (on March 10), the relentless efforts of the police in tracking down the wrongdoers paid…

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Police await medical report to decide whether to charge Buju Banton

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

It is now left up to Mark Myrie Jr to obtain a medical report to substantiate his claim that he was physically assaulted by his father, Mark Myrie Sr, popularly known as Buju Banton, before the police can decide if any charges should be laid….

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#GanjaFacts

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The history of vaping cannabis goes all the way back to ancient Egypt. In his book, History of Herodotus, the Greek historian (who lived in 5th century BC) reports seeing the Egyptians throw hemp seeds on red-hot stones. The resulting vapour was…

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Confident Crawford selling ‘politics of independence’

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Damion Crawford, the man who Friday became the candidate for the People’s National Party in Portland Eastern, said his focus is on selling a “politics of independence” to the people of that constituency. And although he was just been introduced to…

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‘We nuh need no more goat’ - Portland West MP lashes Crawford

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Daryl Vaz has taken aim at the People’s National Party’s candidate for Portland Eastern, Damion Crawford, over his promise to issue goats to schoolchildren instead of book vouchers should he win the April 4 by-…

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Cannabis and ADHD

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Approximately nine per cent of children and teens and five per cent of adults globally suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This neurodevelopmental disorder is normally characterised by the inability to focus, or excessive…

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From steamas to vapes

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Long before marijuana vaporisers were touted as a healthier way to consume cannabis instead of smoking, the steam chalice has been an indigenous consumption method dating back to the 1960s. The practice of steaming ganja was established by…

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Phillips wants auditor general to probe claims of financial impropriety at MOE

Gleaner on March 18th, 2019 | File Under More News -

The parliamentary Opposition says it has received reports of financial impropriety and corruption at the Education Ministry and suggested that it is on the same scale as the scandal uncovered at the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam. Opposition…

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