‘Bad sign’ for JLP - Party shouldn’t sleep well, says Johnson, as One PNP poll shows 46% think Ja headed down wrong road

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Seven out of every 10 Jamaicans believe “these days” their personal financial situation has either got worse or remains the same, a poll commissioned by one of the contenders in the People’s National Party (PNP) presidential race has found. The…

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Mom in fear after cops shoot, charge teen

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The mother of a 15-year-old boy charged with breaches of the Firearms Act is expressing fear after releasing a video in which she blasted the police for shooting her son five times on Emancipation Day. The teen appeared in the Children’s Court…

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We have no allies in Parliament – Dixon - Battle lines thicken in Cockpit Country dispute

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Western Bureau: As the battle lines thicken in the dispute over whether or not bauxite mining should be allowed in any parts of the Cockpit Country, southern Trelawny-based environmentalist Hugh Dixon is questioning the sincerity of the Government…

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Holland-based consultant is first individual to adopt a clinic

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A Jamaican living Holland has chosen to give back to her homeland and the health facility at which she sought treatment as a child, pledging upwards of $3 million over the next three years to adopt the Olympic Gardens Health Centre in St Andrew….

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I am very cool on the fence – Redman - MP says he will not tell delegates how to vote in PNP leadership race

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Days after St Thomas Eastern Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Fenton Ferguson announced that he is supporting the Rise United team of presidential candidate Peter Bunting, Evon Redman said he will not instruct delegates how to vote. The St Elizabeth…

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Holness: EIA for Cockpit Country mining ready

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness recently announced that the long-awaited environmental impact assessment that will inform his administration’s decision on mining in the Cockpit Country is now completed. Delivering the keynote address on the final day…

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Grange announces members of National Council on Reparations

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Culture Minister, Olivia Grange, has announced the appointment of the National Council on Reparations. The council will serve from July 29, 2019, to July 28, 2022. In a statement today, Grange said the Council, which is within the Ministry, is…

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Spanish Town Rd in vicinity of Three Miles Bridges to be closed

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A section of Spanish Town Road, heading towards the Three Miles Bridges from the direction of downtown Kingston, will be closed tomorrow Wednesday, August 14 for two days to facilitate the reconstruction of the roadway between Bell Road and…

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Grange announces members of National Council on Reparations

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Culture Minister, Olivia Grange, has announced the appointment of the National Council on Reparations. The council will serve from July 29, 2019 to July 28, 2022. In a statement today, Grange said the Council, which is within the Ministry, is…

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Firearm seized in St James, man arrested

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The police are reporting the seizure of a Bersa Single Action 9mm pistol along with thirteen 9mm rounds of ammunition during a raid in St Johns, Retirement district, St James today. One man is in custody. The police report that about 1:05…

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