Sprint to the finish! - KC, Edwin Allen on track for Champs glory

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It has been 10 years since a Kingston College’s (KC) hand last touched the Mortimer Geddes trophy, but after another day of metronomic efficiency at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships yesterday, purple hearts are getting…

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Three H1N1 deaths - Opposition raps Gov’t for failing to issue advisory on deadly flu

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The Ministry of Health has faced scathing criticism for failing to inform the public about the presence of the influenza H1N1 in the country, following yesterday’s revelation by broadcaster Alan Magnus that his late wife Karlene ‘Kerry’ Douglas…

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Double murder rocks Trelawny after alleged gangster killed

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The Trelawny police are now investigating the double murder of a taxi operator and his common-law wife in Kinloss district on Thursday night, following the shooting death of a man who has been described as one of the parish’s top gangsters. Fifty-…

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Gunmen rob locals, tourists on MoBay’s Hip Strip

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On a day when Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson and National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang toured police stations, and other government officials and dignitaries converged in the area, gunmen carried out a daring robbery,…

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Chinese medical team sets sights on 500 eye surgeries

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Jamaicans suffering from cataracts now have an opportunity to benefit from the expertise of an 11-member Chinese technical team, which arrived on the island on Wednesday. The team will perform approximately 500 cataract surgeries on Jamaicans in…

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Cops: No political link in East Portland murder

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Port Antonio, Portland: A Portland man is dead while another is battling for life in the hospital following a late-night shooting at a bar along West Street in Port Antonio on Thursday. The dead man has been identified as 24-year-old Tevin McKenzie…

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News Briefs

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The opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has expressed sadness at the passing of Rudyard ‘Ruddy’ Mears, the caretaker for South West St Catherine. Mears passed away on Thursday night after suffering a massive heart attack last week. In a…

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Action from Day 4 of Champs 2019

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Man convicted for luring 14-y-o girl into sex attack

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A man who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl after faking an emergency to lure into the grocery shop he operated has been convicted for the offence of having sex with a person under 16 years old. However, Wade Smith, 37, was found not…

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CHAMPS 2019: C’bar’s Farquharson shatters 800m record

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Calabar’s Kimar Farquharson produced a spectacular stretch run to shatter the boys Class One 800m record at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships now underway at the National Stadium. Farquharson won the event in 1:48….

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