A real threat - Rooms on the Beach muckraking could scare off investors, says Lee-Chin

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Saying that if he were in such a position, he would have taken back his money and pulled up stumps, billionaire investor Michael Lee-Chin yesterday expressed serious concern over the Rooms on the Beach saga. Lee-Chin, who chairs the Government’s…

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Trafficked teen attempted suicide 16 times after rescue

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Open your eyes and beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing. That was the message from Deputy Superintendent Carl Berry, head of the police’s Anti-Trafficking in Persons Unit, as he sought to drive home the point of how vulnerable children are to human…

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A real threat - Rooms on the Go muckraking could scare off investors, says Lee-Chin

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Saying that if he were in such a position, he would have taken back his money and pulled up stumps, billionaire investor Michael Lee-Chin yesterday expressed serious concern over the Rooms on the Go saga. Lee-Chin, who chairs the Government’s…

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CMU president defends hiring Lawrence

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Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) President Professor Fritz Pinnock yesterday insisted that the hiring of former St Ann North West Member of Parliament Othneil Lawrence as a $5.4 million-a-year adviser to the institution was above board. Further…

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Death Squad Trial | Witness says he saw when cop shot Trought

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A Crown witness yesterday told the court that he saw when Detective Corporal Kevin Adams fired two shots, hitting his friend Anthony ‘Toby’ Trought, who later died. The allegations are that Adams and Constable Jerome Whyte murdered Trought in cold…

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RJRGLEANER, JCF partner to boost road safety

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The RJRGLEANER Communications Group has committed $10 million in partnering with the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) to execute a six-month public-education campaign to boost road safety….

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Three plead guilty to murder of UTech student, businessman

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Although the bodies of businessman Curtis Martin and UTech student Mario Daley were never recovered, the three persons charged with their murder have pleaded guilty. Damian Lawrence, Dionne Mitchell and Evon Simmonds recently entered the plea in…

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Family needs help to bury sisters killed in bike crash

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Councillor for the Oracabessa division in St Mary, Sheldon Kidd, is appealing for help for the parents of two sisters who died in a motorcycle crash last week Sunday, as they try to sort out funeral arrangements. Sisters Nicoda Bryan, 22, and…

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Former Mayor of Lucea Shernet Haughton freed in misconduct court case

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Former Mayor of Lucea Shernet Haughton has been freed of charges of misconduct in a public office. Haughton was freed by Hanover Parish Court on Tuesday after the prosecution dropped its case. The move came after the court ruled that a prima…

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Spanish Town security guard convicted of having sex with minor

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Senior deputy director of public prosecutions Sharon Milwood-Moore has joined public outcry for the protection of young girls from those in the society who are hurting them. She made the comment following the conviction this week of one of…

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