Burke: PNP has no moral authority to condemn vote-buying

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Former People’s National Party’s (PNP) General Secretary Paul Burke says Comrades have no moral authority to chide the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) on allegations of vote-buying in elections. Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment-Brown…

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Plane clash - Flight school says findings on deadly 2016 crash based on false information

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The Caribbean Aviation Training Centre is challenging some of the conclusions of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) report on the November 2016 crash of a small plane from its flight school, saying the findings were based on false…

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Diaspora pleased with economy; corruption concerns linger

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Members of the Jamaican diaspora in the North East United States say they are satisfied with the direction of the economy, but are worried that corruption and crime could erase the gains. At the same time, they are calling on the Government to…

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Kingston Harbour unsafe for swimming, fishing

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A marine scientist has sounded a warning that the Kingston Harbour is seeing high levels of contamination that could pose serious health risks for persons who visit popular spots along the coastline for recreational swimming and fishing. The level…

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Man in custody for New Kingston murder - Knutsford Express says shooting metres from core parking zone

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The police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday’s brazen gun attack in New Kingston in which a man was killed and another shot and injured. The incident, which happened about 2:30 in the afternoon, took place on the Grenada Crescent…

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Clarke to attend IMF meeting in Washington D.C

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Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke, will on Wednesday lead the Jamaican delegation at the 2019 Spring Meetings of Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington D.C. Also, Clarke will…

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Work under way to relocate JDF main entrance

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The National Works Agency (NWA) has begun work to improve the flow of traffic at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) South Camp Road entrance, popularly called ‘Camp Gate’. The project, which is valued at US$2.2 million, commenced…

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‘Brand hi-jack’ - Silken skin cream maker E.W. Abrahams says ‘fake’ Nadinola hurting sales

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Cosmetics supplier E.W. Abrahams…

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Fall in police fatal shootings so far in 2019

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There is a reduction in the number of fatal shootings by police since the start of the year. Statistics from the Jamaica Constabulary Force show that 21 civilians were killed by police personnel between January 1 and April 6, 2019. This is 12 fewer…

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Agriculture Ministry asks cabinet to reverse AMC complex sale plans

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Cabinet has received a submission from the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries seeking to reverse plans to sell the Agricultural Marketing Corporation complex on Spanish Town Road in Kingston. Portfolio Minister,…

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