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Editors’ Forum | No money worries - Phillips says vote-buying a no-no; banks on credentials for his, PNP’s success

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The man facing a challenge to his leadership of the People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, is declaring that he has enough in his arsenal to not only stave off the internal party challenge from Peter Bunting but to propel him to Jamaica…

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Four security companies referred for prosecution

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Five of the nearly three dozen private security companies accused of flouting the country’s labour laws by short-changing their guards could soon face legal action as part of a get-tough approach by the Government. Labour Minister Shahine Robinson…

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MMC Fraud Trial | Defence requests more time before tackling MOCA witness

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Mandeville, Manchester: There was an early adjournment of the multimillion-dollar Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial yesterday, following a request by the defence counsel for more time. This postponed the cross-examination of the deputy…

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Editors’ Forum | Phillips calls for more inclusive economic plan

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People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips says the Government needs to take a more inclusive approach to economic development as the current system is limiting growth, leaving the majority of the population trapped in low-wage jobs…

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Bolt: J’can male sprinting embarrassing

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A major figure in Jamaica’s most dominant period in international track and field, iconic sprinter Usain Bolt, says he is disturbed by the state of the country’s male sprinting, heading into the World Championships in Doha, Qatar, in September….

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Almost there… Sunshine Girls getting ready for Netball World Cup match Friday

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Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls head coach Marvette Anderson is satisfied with the progress of her team following today’s training session at the Exhibition Centre as they continue their preparation for the Netball World Cup tournament, which begins on Friday.

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Do you know Abdul Small? Boy found wandering near hospital

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The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the relatives of a child, who gave his name as Abdul Small. The police say he was found in the vicinity of the Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine this afternoon. He is of dark…

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Gas prices up $2.77, diesel down $1.44

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Gas prices are to go up by $2.77 Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $131.98 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 for $134.81. Automotive diesel oil will go down by $1.44 per litre to sell for $132.62. The…

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Bishop Gibson High teacher fatally shot in home invasion

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The Mandeville Police are probing the murder of a high school teacher in Melrose Mews, Manchester. According to the police’s Corporate Communications Unit, the deceased, 43-year-old Carolyn Campbell, was shot and killed in her home this…

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JTA condemns callous murder of Manchester teacher

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The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is describing as callous the murder of schoolteacher Carolyn Campbell at her house in Manchester early this morning. The police reported that about 1:00 a.m a gunman kicked in the door to the entrance of…

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