Market racket - Falmouth mayor dumps old staff, moves in new team as probe launched into revenue leak

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Western Bureau: Falmouth Mayor Collen Gager has been forced to shake up operations at the new Falmouth Market as hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees have gone down the rabbit hole. The new $300-million facility was opened last October after…

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Men on police’s radar picked up in SOE operations

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The police are reporting that a number of persons of interest in crimes have been picked up in dragnets under the state of emergency now blanketing three western parishes. Yesterday, the joint security forces targeted various communities within the…

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Cop recounts arrests of gang members

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The series of events leading up to the arrest of several alleged members of the Uchence Wilson Gang was yesterday recounted by a detective sergeant as he testified in the trial for the reputed gang leader and his 23 cronies at the Home Circuit…

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China praises Jamaica for signing on to Belt and Road Initiative

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Chinese Ambassador Tian Qi has praised Jamaica’s decision to sign on to the mammoth Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), saying that it has opened a new era of mutual development and cooperation between the two nations. His reaction came at the end of…

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Vendryes hailed as stalwart in medical field

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Several Jamaicans have been paying tribute to late medical doctor Anthony Vendryes, who passed away on Wednesday after a long battle with illness. For more than a quarter of a century, Vendryes promoted prevention as the key to health and wellness…

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CIB gets green light for growth

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After being stalled by the Government for more than two years, the Coconut Industry Board (CIB) has been given the green light to acquire the 1,000-plus-acre Water Valley property in St Mary. The property, which will form the foundation of a…

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JRC: Don’t blame us for People’s Arcade mess

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WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) has come out swinging against criticism levelled against the corporation by Lennox Wallace, the chief public health inspector for St James, who is unhappy about health issues at the People’s…

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Massy gives Seaview Gardens Health Centre a shot in the arm - Patients, staff look to improved service as 9th facility gets adopted

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Patients who use the Seaview Gardens Health Centre in St Andrew are looking to benefit from a $3-million injection from Massy Jamaica through the Ministry of Health’s Adopt-a-Clinic Programme. The partnership is one which Dr Richard Manning,…

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Make use of the opportunities – Charles | News - Jamaica Gleaner

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Make use of the opportunities – Charles | News  Jamaica Gleaner

Minister with responsibility for water, housing and infrastructure, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, has challenged realtors to make use of the opportunities created …

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Lawmakers in Illinois reach agreement to legalise recreational ganja — Governor

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CHICAGO (AP) —The Governor of Illinois J.B. Pritzker announced today that he has reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalise recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. The proposed legislation would allow adults…

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