Teen breaks neck running for his life - Principal mourns bizarre death of ‘one-of-a-kind’ 15-y-o student

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A Stony Hill community has been plunged into mourning after a 15-year-old boy died in bizarre circumstances on Thursday, suffering a broken neck as he tried to flee a gun attack at a late-night party. Principal of Stony Hill Technical High, Eric…

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Killer led cops to severed head

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The police investigator who led the probe into the beheading of two St Catherine women in 2011 has testified that cops were led to one of the severed heads by one of the men who confessed to being involved in the killing. The witness, a detective…

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Johnson Smith says she won’t be drawn on US-China spat

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Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Kamina Johnson Smith yesterday poured scorn on The Gleaner’s editorial on November 13, dubbed ‘Call in Tapia’, charging that the instructions from the newspaper “have been pulled together to carry out…

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I killed on Tesha’s orders – witness - Ex-member outlines structure of Clansman Gang

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Tesha Miller was yesterday named by the star witness as the don of the Clansman Gang that unleashed murder and extortion in Spanish Town, creating an empire built on fear and force. The witness, a self-confessed ex-gangster who is blindfolded and…

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No kidding around - 11-y-o girl boosts stock with goat prize at Minard

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Most preteen students might not have yet decided on a career, but for 11-year-old Sonilia McLean of Beecher Town Primary School in St Ann, fate may have already decided for her. Already an owner of three goats, the student was one of several who…

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RJRGLEANER Hospitality Jamaica Awards sparkles

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In a glitzy gala at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James last night, hotelier Christopher Issa and Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett sparkled the brightest. Issa was named the RJRGLEANER Communications Group’s Hospitality Personality of the…

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Speid spanks Reid, Thwaites for teacher migration

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WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) President Owen Speid has lashed out at former education ministers, describing their policies as disrespectful and a major trigger for the exodus from the classrooms to greener pastures. While…

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Senator Samuda: Sentence child killers to 30 years

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Government Senator Matthew Samuda wants child killers and those who rape children to face tough penalties with mandatory minimum sentences of 30 years. Police statistics indicate that between January 1 and the end of September this year, 34…

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SOS Children’s Village wards escape fire

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WESTERN BUREAU: Sixty-four wards and 14 caregivers of the SOS Children’s Village in Barrett Town, St James, all escaped unharmed from a fire that broke out at the facility on Thursday night. The blaze was reportedly caused by an electrical shortage…

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Two new Karisma hotels for Jamaica by 2023

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WESTERN BUREAU: Two new Karisma hotels will open in 2023. Speaking at the just-concluded Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit in Montego Bay, Beccera said the 226-acre property has been divided into 10 lots, with four already…

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