Two people seriously injured in seven-vehicle Washington Boulevard crash

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Two people have been left seriously injured following a seven-vehicle early morning crash on Washington Boulevard at the intersection with Molynes Road in St Andrew. Earl Simpson, a newspaper vendor said he was about 10 feet away from the first…

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LAB RATS - Jamaicans’ health at risk as only 5 of 100+ testing labs accredited

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Increasing reports of adverse test results have sparked alarm from the watchdog of Jamaica’s medical laboratories, with growing concern over a ballooning crisis as only five of more than a hundred lab companies are accredited to practise. Though…

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Harvey pictured Church as powerful force for unity

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Veteran photojournalist Errol Harvey was yesterday hailed as a family man, professional and a lover of God who always wanted to see greater collaboration between churches to arrest Jamaica’s wave of crime and social disorder. “We have reached a…

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Under the Gun | Gunning for disaster - As cops plug customs leaks and arrest few, guns flood nation through unofficial ports

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Sixteen persons have been arrested for trying to smuggle guns and ammunition into the island since 2016, and of that number, only seven have been convicted as local law enforcement battles a deadly arms industry in Jamaica. The majority of the…

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Buggery, polygamy through the back door? - PNP senator rails against bill that recognises ‘all forms of relationship’, but lobbyist, pastor say much ado about nothing

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Opposition Senator Lambert Brown stirred controversy on Friday after accusing the Government of quietly slipping through the back door legislation that could give credence to homosexual practices in Jamaica. Brown was making specific mention to a…

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Bunting challenge won’t hurt PNP, says Pickersgill - Welcomes both Peters to woo his delegates

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Former long-time chairman of the People’s National Party (PNP), Robert Pickersgill, has not bought into suggestions coming from factions within the party that the looming leadership challenge triggered by Peter Bunting is likely to cause upheaval…

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Three killed in Clarendon Friday

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It was a bloody Friday in Clarendon as three persons were shot in Sandy Bay and a senior citizen stabbed to death in York Town. In the first incident, an alarm was raised when relatives discovered the body of Robert Paris of Howell’s Content, York…

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Under Seaga, evangelicals emerged from shadows, say clergy

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Former political ombudsman and founder of the Deliverance Evangelistic Association Inc, Bishop Herro Blair, has credited the late Edward Seaga for helping to reposition non-traditional churches in Jamaica from the margins to the centre of religious…

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Gunning for disaster - As cops plug customs leaks and arrest few, guns flood nation through unofficial ports

Gleaner on June 16th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Sixteen persons have been arrested for trying to smuggle guns and ammunition into the island since 2016, and of that number, only seven have been convicted as local law enforcement battles a deadly arms industry in Jamaica. The majority of the…

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Clarendon SOS | Twin tower of strength - Crippled by a shot to the spine, sister lifts her spirits – and her body

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At six years old, Brianna Harris was struck by a bullet in the May Pen Market in Clarendon. The experience changed her features, her abilities, and the lives of everyone around her – especially her twin sister. Now 16, the teenager said she has…

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