Jealousy behind murder of pregnant Clarendon woman, boyfriend?

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Police investigators are probing whether jealousy was the motive for Thursday’s murder of a pregnant woman and her boyfriend in Bowens Gate district near Mocho, Clarendon. Twenty-seven-year-old Natalie Campbell, an unemployed…

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‘Heartless’ - News of Portland native’s remains being found in US rocks community

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Norwich District, Portland: A Portland man is in shock after the remains found last week were confirmed to be those of his 29-year-old niece, Andreen McDonald of a San Antonio, Texas, address in the United States. Bobo Anderson says the family has…

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Phillips: We’re not all corrupt - PNP president urges JLP to stop broad-brushing politicians

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Western Bureau: Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips is flatly rejecting the common perception that when it comes to corruption, it is a case of no better herring, no better barrel between his People’s National Party (PNP) and the Andrew Holness-led…

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Eyes on key players - DPP cites four criminal, two common-law breaches possibly committed at education ministry

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Financial investigators have indicated that a legal opinion received from the nation’s chief prosecutor yesterday provided “very good guidance” in their wide-ranging corruption probe involving sacked Education Minister Ruel Reid. Robin Sykes, chief…

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We’re still short, says Campion College principal

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Campion College Principal Grace Baston yesterday sought to set the record straight on concerns around funding her institution was promised by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information in relation to the Career Advancement Programme (CAP). On…

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Accused gang member denies knowing Uchence Wilson

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As alleged members of the Uchence Wilson Gang continued to deny its existence, accused Odeen ‘Brinks’ Smith said that he did not know the reputed gang leader as he testified in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston yesterday. Smith said he…

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Judge bemoans lack of preparation by prosecutors in One Don Gang matter

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A day after members of the police force boasted that 24 of the 33 alleged members of the St Catherine-based One Don Gang would face the court, Supreme Court judge Justice Leighton Pusey yesterday bemoaned the prosecution’s apparent lack of…

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Tapia confirmed as new US ambassador to Ja

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Just over two years after the departure of Luis Moreno, Jamaica should finally have a new American ambassador in weeks after the United States (US) Senate yesterday voted to confirm the nomination of Arizona businessman Donald Ray Tapia to the post…

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Missing St Thomas woman found dead

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A five-day search for 21-year-old Abina Bertram, also called Tashell, of Industry Hill in St Thomas, who was reported missing, ended today after her body was found in a river in the community of Nuttsriver.

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RADA conducting impact assessment of drought on farming communities

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The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is conducting an assessment of the impact of drought on major farming communities across the island. “Right now, we have to be trucking water to farmers in Manchester, St Elizabeth…

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