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Sore losers - Calabar students rebuked for vulgar anti-KC chants

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Junior Education Minister Alando Terrelonge says the ministry will soon have in place a values and attitudes policy to address indiscipline in schools. This comes in light of a number of videos showing Calabar High School students chanting…

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$9m probe - MOCA investigates possible breaches in Petrojam donation

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Lionel Myrie has been fingered as the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) director who submitted a sponsorship request to Petrojam from a reportedly unregistered citizens’ group that ended up with a $9-million donation being disbursed from the…

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#SCQ2019: ‘Monk Street, it’s coming home’… St Jago wins Schools’ Challenge Quiz

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St Jago High School has beaten Kingston College to be crowned the 2019 Television Jamaica Schools’ Challenge Quiz champion. “Monk Street, it’s coming home,” said team captain Chanarie Lindsay after the win, referring to the address of his school. KC had won the toss and asked St Jago to go first in what was a keen battle at the outset with the four-member teams vying for top honours for the 50th renewal of the Caribbean’s longest running television programme.

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Health ministry gears up for salt, fats, alcohol fight

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Health Minister Christopher Tufton has sounded the warning that stricter regulations on foods high in trans and saturated fats and sodium, as well as for tobacco and alcohol products, are on the horizon. “When we talk about lifestyle issues, I…

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Gas prices up $0.16, diesel up $0.26

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Gas prices are to go up by $0.16 tomorrow Thursday, April 4. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $131.18 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $134.01. Automotive diesel oil will go up by $0.26 per litre…

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Gov’t wants Jamaica to be ISO standards-driven

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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, says the Government is on a mission to make Jamaica a standards-driven country.  Shaw was speaking at a Training of Trainers course in ISO 20700-2017 Guidelines for…

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Principal Rowe must go - Warren Weir calls for acting principal’s head

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Olympian Warren Weir, who is a former Calabar High school star athlete, has called for the removal of current acting principal Calvin Rowe as head of the Red Hills road-based institution. The athlete, who is usually very vocal on social media,…

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Fabulous five! - St Jago dominates KC to lift Schools’ Challenge Quiz trophy

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Their opponents might have been eyeing a unique three titles within a school year, but St Jago High School had its own number in mind, 275. That is the number of years the Spanish Town-based institution, formerly known as Beckford…

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Jamaican accused of killing wife, daughter in US

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A Jamaican, who is reportedly on the run, is listed in the United States as the prime suspect in the murder of his wife and daughter, after their mutilated bodies were found at their Florida home. Information reaching THE STAR is that the police…

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Community MC has big dreams

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Travis Malcolm has one of the most recognisable voices in the community of Siloah, a district in northeast St Elizabeth. He has become the most widely known master of ceremony (MC) in the area. Although he does mostly community events, such as…

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