‘Bunting’s the yeast’ - Supporters bet on Central Manchester MP to make flat politics rise

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Mandeville, Manchester: Thousands of representatives from across Jamaica were last night present at the Manchester High School in the parish for Central Manchester Member of Parliament (MP) Peter Bunting’s launch of his…

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Royal insult - Stakeholders wary of ‘sketchy details’ around town development to tie with first floating cruise ship pier

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WESTERN BUREAU: Fearing a repeat of the mistakes made around the development of the Falmouth and Portland cruise ship piers, businessman Robert Stephens is calling for the Government to avoid the errors of the past in Port Royal. The town is to…

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JCF: Western murders dip since SOE

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The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is claiming success since the April 30 implementation of a state of emergency (SOE) in St James, Hanover and Westmoreland, touting a steady decline in the number of reported murders in the western parishes. In…

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Opposition demands … What next after SOEs?

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A call is being made for Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson to immediately tell the nation what the plans are beyond the current states of emergency (SOE) “to stem the growing incidents of murder and other atrocities affecting…

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Nurse migration threatens to surpass last year

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In an attempt to have the cohort of local nurses increased in short order, President of the Nurses’ Association of Jamaica (NAJ) Carmen L. Johnson says she will this week be putting pressure on the authorities to alleviate the burdens overworked…

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Business stakeholders insist greater tolerance for LGBT community … but J-FLAG study finds otherwise

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Although the findings of a recent study commissioned by human rights lobby group Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) indicate that 60 per cent of employers view homosexuality as abhorrent and disgusting behaviour, stakeholders…

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Commish: Cops not moving fast enough through ranks

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WESTERN BUREAU: It is taking too long for rank-and-file members to be promoted into the officer corps of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), says Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson. The police commissioner said the senior…

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NWU endorses Bunting for PNP leader

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The Peter Bunting-led Rise United last night bagged the endorsement of the leadership of the National Workers’ Union (NWU). Granville Valentine, the vice-president of the PNP-affiliate union, told Comrades at the Manchester High School in…

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‘Fits’ doctor gets lifetime award …Wants people suffering from disorder to be given a chance at normal life

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One of Jamaica’s leading specialists on the epilepsy recently became the first person in the Caribbean region to receive the Ambassador for Epilepsy Award, given biennially to a few people chosen from around the world. Dr Amza Ali received the…

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JMMB Real Estate Fund offers up to 78% return (Advertorial)

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Financial experts tout real estate as one of the most viable assets you can invest in, as it typically offers investors above-average returns, with less risk, when compared to stocks, and gives you the opportunity to diversify your investment…

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