Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Central Manchester Member of Parliament Peter Bunting is convinced that new leadership is now the best chance for the People’s National Party (PNP) to regain favourability.Bunting has declared that he will be running for the post of party president…

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Raped and rejected - Woman, teenagers turned away from one hospital, ignored at another after assault

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The chief executive officers of two Jamaican public hospitals have launched independent probes to ascertain why a mother and her two teenage daughters were turned away from one hospital and denied attention for hours at another after being brutally…

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Leaking guns - US security agent says impossible to staunch firearm flow to Ja; less than 1% of containers leaving Miami fully examined

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Highly placed executives within Miami’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the agency primarily responsible for border security in United States, say they are doing everything to stem illegal guns entering Jamaica from the US, but stopping the…

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Sicklers in the dark - Hundreds of babies at risk of infant illness, death because of testing breakdown at hospitals

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Parents of hundreds of babies born in 2018 are in the dark over whether their children have the sickle-cell trait or the full-blown disease because public hospitals were hobbled by inadequate supplies to test for the blood disease, which can cause…

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Phillips canvassing allies and rebels

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

People’s National Party President (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips has called an extraordinary meeting of all affiliated members of parliament and councillors for today as there are even clearer signs that his reign could be challenged. The meeting, The…

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Bunting announces challenge - Says PNP under Phillips can’t defeat JLP in next election

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Dr Peter Phillips will have a fight on his hands to hold on to the reins of the People’s National Party (PNP) after Central Manchester Member of Parliament Peter Bunting ended months of speculation yesterday by confirming that he will mount a…

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Five police pepper spray complaints a month

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The Independent Commission of Investigations ((INDECOM) has disclosed that the improper use of pepper spray by the police has become a more frequent complaint by citizens, with an estimated five such reports reaching them each month. Assistant…

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Full time: Jamaica loses 3-0 to Brazil in Women’s World Cup debut

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Sport News -

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz went down 3-0 to Brazil in Group C of the FIFA Women’s World Cup debut in Grenoble, France.Cristiane, 34 years and 25 days old, became the oldest player at the Women’s World Cup to score a hattrick. She took the record from…

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FIFA Women’s World Cup | Legend Vincent expects positive Reggae Girlz against Brazil

Gleaner on June 9th, 2019 | File Under Sport News -

  GRENOBLE, France: Former Reggae Girlz standout Tashana Vincent, here in France as one of FIFA’s ‘ambassadors’ for the Women’s World Cup, says she is expecting the Jamaicans to pick up a positive result from giants…

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Half-time: Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz trail Brazil 1-0

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Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz trail Brazil 1-0 at halftime, in their debut game, in Group C of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Grenoble, France.Cristiane rose above Deneisha Blackwood in the 15th minute and put a powerful header beyond Sydney Schneider to…

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