Labour Minister Shahine Robinson in hospital

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The Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson has been hospitalised. Robinson has been battling an illness for some time, but The Gleaner understands that she become very weak yesterday.  Robinson, who is also the Member of…

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KANYE-MONIUM - No VIP section at US rapper’s concert; traffic concerns for Emancipation Park

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Despite controversial United States rapper Kanye West being a massive entertainment figure, his quasi-religious service expected to draw thousands to Emancipation Park this evening will be a no-frills event. “This is all there will be,” Matthew…

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‘Justice for my son’ - St Ann mom angry as 10-y-o hit by bus, dies

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The mother of a 10-year-old boy who succumbed to injuries sustained in a bus crash in Lime Hall, St Ann, on Monday afternoon is demanding justice for the death of her son, while accusing the police of being unprofessional in their investigations….

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MoBay Pride lacked permits for pro-gay forum, court told - Appeal panel to rule today

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The St James Municipal Corporation is now claiming that it did not withdraw permission from gay- rights group Montego Bay Pride from having a forum on same-sex marriage at the western city’s cultural centre. Attorney-at-law Georgia Gibson-Henlin,…

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What’s in the proposed Brexit deal?

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BRUSSELS (AP): Britain and the European Union (EU) have a Brexit deal – and if it is ratified, people and businesses will finally have a measure of certainty about what lies ahead. That’s a big if. This is not the first time the two sides have…

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New digital tool to help track government breaches

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It will be a little easier to hold public officials to account with the rolling out of a website backed by a corruption watchdog, the Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal (JAMP). The organisation’s portal currently allows for the tracking of the…

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Brexit buzz - Manufacturing giants split on impact of looming divorce deal

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Two major manufacturers are upbeat that news of a tentative deal brokered between the United Kingdom and the European Union will calm international markets and give a lift to local exporters even though Jamaica’s main trading destination is the…

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#SundayServiceJa: Fans ready for Emancipation Park concert

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One hour before the scheduled 7 p.m. start of Kanye West’s Sunday Service in Emancipation Park, hundreds patrons had already taken up the best viewpoints. And the threatening clouds and light drizzle would not dampen their spirits….

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#SundayServiceJa: Kanye’s half a dozen controversies

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Kanye West’s enigmatic personality has attracted renewed attention with his decision to stage his Sunday Service concert in Kingston, Jamaica this evening. It’s the first international edition of the pop-up concert series.

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#SundayServiceJa: Kanye upstaging Heroes Weekend, says entertainment exec

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Entertainment executive, Maxine Stowe, the manager of the only living Wailer, Bunny Wailer, is not comfortable with the fact that Kanye West is being allowed to stage his pop up Sunday Service in Jamaica on Heroes Weekend, which is…

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