Media charged to defend morality - As Gleaner celebrates 185th with church service, bishop urges journalists to help pull Ja back from dark path

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As The Gleaner continued its 185th anniversary celebrations with a church service yesterday, local journalists have been urged to display courage in highlighting stories that defend morality, a characteristic Suffragan Bishop of Kingston The…

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Baby killers! - Gunmen murder six-month-old in MoBay shooting spree

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WESTERN BUREAU: A six-month-old baby has become the 96th murder victim in St James this year, following a shooting rampage that also left three other persons injured after gunmen struck in Norwood, St James, on Saturday night. The dead child has…

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Editors’ Forum | Ticking time bombs in JCF, JDF

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Social scientist Dr Henley Morgan is warning that some members of the security forces who took part in the Tivoli incursion in 2010 are still suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, nine years later. Describing them as “damaged”, Morgan said…

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Editors’ Forum | Experts: Bullying can have fatal consequences

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A bully is someone who habitually seeks to harm or intimidate those who he or she perceives as vulnerable, and bullying is now widely recognised as a serious problem that affects children at all grades and levels. However, Consultant Psychiatrist…

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Silence marks Bahamas town after Dorian devastation

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (AP): The streets are filled with smashed cars, snapped power cables, shattered trees, and deep silence. At the airport and dock, hundreds of people clamor for seats on airplanes and berths on ships arriving with aid and…

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Consular Corps affirms support for ‘I Believe’ initiative

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Robert Scott, dean of the Consular Corps of Jamaica, has thrown the the organisation’s support behind Governor General Sir Patrick Allen’s ‘I Believe’ initiative. The announcement was made by Scott during a courtesy call on the governor general…

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JN Foundation’s PEP scholars urged to ‘live in the wow’

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For the next five years, the parents or guardians of 37 Jamaica National (JN) scholars should encounter a little less stress on their pockets after their charges turned out outstanding performances in this year’s Primary Exit Profile (PEP)…

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JAPEX gets under way in MoBay today - Newcomers India, Luxembourg, Mexico, and Panama on board

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Western Bureau: With a number of new influential buyers, to include India, Luxembourg, Mexico, and Panama, the 2019 staging of the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX), the most important business generator for Jamaica’s tourism industry, promises to…

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Chamber boss wants all hands on deck in making MoBay top business hub

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President of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Janet Silvera says an all-hands-on-deck approach is needed for Montego Bay to become the number one tourism and business hub in the Caribbean. Arguing that there is very little room for…

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Boyz defeat Guyana 4-0

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The Reggae Boyz defeated Guyana 4-0 on Monday at the Leonora Stadium in Georgetown, with Alvas Powell and Dever Orgill both scoring  a brace for the Jamaicans.  This follows Friday’s 6-0 defeat of Antigua and Barbuda at the…

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