Gas prices to go up by $2.66 Thursday

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Gas prices are to go up by $2.66 Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $127.94 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 for $130.78. Meanwhile, automotive diesel has moved up by $1.80 to sell for $135….

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Four children among suspected Haitian migrants placed in state care

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Four children who were removed from a vessel transporting what is believed to be illegal migrants are now in state care, pending further investigations by local authorities. The Gleaner understands that the boat, which is believed to have been…

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NEW ORDER - Holness says new St Catherine model scheme will be strictly regulated

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A St Catherine housing scheme that was shelved after the private-sector partner jumped ship is being resurrected and rebranded as a template for future housing developments in Jamaica. Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) Chairman Norman Brown told…

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No SOE Grinch - Business hours to be extended for Christmas shopping

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says parishes currently under a state of emergency (SOE) will see more relaxed business hours in a few weeks to facilitate increased commercial activity associated with the Christmas season. “The end of November – or…

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Chinese businessman, hairdresser killed in Clarendon

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The bloodletting continues in Clarendon despite a state of emergency blanketing the mid-island parish since September 5 as the Government seeks to peg back a runaway homicide rate. Early yesterday morning, criminals snuffed out the life of 51-year-…

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Mayor Davis to challenge Pride ruling

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Western Bureau: Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis will be challenging Monday’s Supreme Court ruling that granted the gay-rights group Montego Bay Pride an interim order that allows them to rent the Montego Bay Cultural Centre for an upcoming event….

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Farmers receptive as RADA plants seeds of new technology practices

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Recognising the importance of modernising the agriculture sector to reap greater yields, the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) says technology is a major part of its thrust to enhance its extension service delivery to Jamaican farmers…

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Witness says Elliott asked him to transfer vehicles in his name

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Mandeville, Manchester: A witness whose name appears on several cheques reportedly drawn on the account of the Manchester Parish Council reappeared in court yesterday to continue giving testimony in the multimillion-dollar fraud trial. The witness…

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Gov. Cuomo announces four job and education initiatives at JFK - Queens County Politics

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Thousands of jobs will come to southeast Queens as part of the $13 billion JFK Airport redevelopment - QNS.com

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