Demise of ‘Pinky’ a major success – Supt Ellis

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Western Bureau: The death of top-flight St James gangster, 23-year-old Amoy ‘Pinky’ Young, who was killed in a confrontation with the police in Granville on Thursday, is being hailed by the police as a major breakthrough in its effort to neutralise…

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‘Tracks man run this school!’ - Abused teacher blasts Calabar for shielding Champs stars

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Calabar High physics teacher Sanjaye Shaw, the man at the centre of assault allegations involving two of the school’s biggest track and field stars, De’Jour Russell and Christopher Taylor, has chastised the school’s administration for dragging its…

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Senate is no place for corrupt individuals, says K.D. Knight

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Opposition Senator K.D. Knight yesterday charged that the Upper House of Parliament was not the place for dishonourable politicians. Making his contribution to debate on the Appropriations Bill in the Senate yesterday, Knight saluted his fellow…

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Trump seeks quid pro quo with Caribbean leaders

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As the meeting between the United States president and five Caribbean leaders got under way yesterday at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, Donald Trump told the select heads of government from the region that he would be “discussing ways that we can…

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PM urged to withdraw support for IACHR commissioner Macaulay

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A number of church and civil society groups have written to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, requesting that the Jamaican Government withdraw its support for Margarette May Macaulay as a commissioner of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (…

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US$96m imports that could be supplied locally irk JMEA president

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WESTERN BUREAU: Metry Seaga, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association (JMEA), is questioning why Jamaica had to import J$96 million worth of household items, confectionery goods, assorted juices, and carbonated beverages…

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Beyond Mueller report, Trump faces flurry of legal perils

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NEW YORK (AP): United States President Donald Trump still has to contend with state and federal investigations in New York even with the Russia investigation complete. Special counsel Robert Mueller yesterday delivered his report to the Justice…

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Illegal Cash Pot operator slapped with $375,000 fine

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An illegal Cash Pot operator has been fined $375,000 and given seven days to pay the sum or face imprisonment. “This is an important development in the efforts of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) to stamp out and protect…

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Tufton: Cornwall Regional Hospital restoration work on track

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WESTERN BUREAU: Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has said that restoration work on the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) building in Montego Bay, St James, was progressing well and that the J$3.5 billion work to fully restore the facility was…

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Wifi Emancipation Park

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