TRAVEL TRAUMA - J’cans recount ordeal of US immigration officials seizing phones, rifling through private info

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While travellers passing through United States airports will breathe easier after a federal court ruled warrantless searches of phones, tablets and laptops unconstitutional, several Jamaicans have recounted tales of trauma about what they deemed…

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Business at Bolt speed! - PM urges Jamaicans to boost productivity

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WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica’s government services and private sector must become more productive in order to be competitive, adopting the velocity of athletics star Usain Bolt in speeding up business transactions, says Prime Minister Andrew Holness….

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World Bank Approves US$40 Million To Boost Job Creation In Rural Jamaica - rjrnewsonline.com

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Immigrants, led by Jamaicans, slow Baltimore population loss - WTOP

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World Bank Approves US$40 Million Loan To Boost Job Creation In Rural Jamaica - rjrnewsonline.com

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Man charged in relation to fatal Manchester machete attack

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Detectives assigned to the Manchester Division have arrested and charged 55-year-old Elvis Sergeant, otherwise called ‘Spider’, with the murder of 38-year-old Jermaine Chin, who was killed in a machete attack on Sunday, October 27 in…

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Ammunition seized in Central Village, St Catherine

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The police are reporting the seizure of 12 assorted rounds of ammunition at Bridge Mahon Crescent, Central Village, St Catherine on Thursday. The seized ammunition are: five 12 gauge cartridges, six .380 cartridges and one 5.56 cartridge The…

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90 exploratory mining licences granted by gov’t since March 2018

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Mining Minister, Robert Montague, says the Ministry has granted some 90 exploratory licences for semiprecious minerals such as cobalt, copper, gold, silver and zinc, since March 2018. “Right now, almost every square inch of Jamaica is under a…

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Portmore taxi driver reported missing

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Thirty-seven-year-old Kerrol Todd otherwise called ‘Plague’, a  taxi operator of  Westchester in Portmore, St Catherine has been missing since Sunday, November 10. The police say he is dark complexion, slim build and is about…

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Egyptian woman fights unequal Islamic inheritance laws

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CAIRO (AP) — One Egyptian woman is taking on the country’s inheritance laws that mean female heirs inherit half that of men. Since her father’s death last year, Huda Nasrallah, a Christian, has stood before three different judges…

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