13-year-old Clarendon girl shot in bed, father arrested

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A Clarendon man has been arrested after his 13-year-old daughter was shot and injured in the southern Clarendon community of Rhymesbury last night. The details surrounding the incident were not immediately available. However, it is understood that…

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JLP hunts 45 seats

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As the leadership of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) revs up its campaign machinery in the run-up to the next general election, General Secretary Dr Horace Chang says the party is looking to bag 45 seats. The Labourites edged the People’s…

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Taxi threat - PM vows to quell traffic chaos in town centres

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If Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ resolve to curtail the traffic chaos created by lawless motorists in town centres holds true, the widespread indiscipline in the Corporate Area and other urban centres will come to a halt. While acknowledging the…

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Job boom will clinch election win, say Labourites

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Ardent supporters of the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) have declared that the 76-year-old political organisation will win the next general election, which is constitutionally due in 2021. Among the Labourites who are upbeat is Howard Hines…

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Why Desmond McKenzie wept

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It was a crack in the voice that hushed thousands of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters packed inside the National Arena yesterday. Desmond McKenzie, the conference chairman, broke down and cried as he led a remembrance for JLP stalwarts who…

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‘Don’t trust Phillips’ - Montague lays into PNP president for ‘bussing scandals’

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Spurning the People’s National Party’s (PNP) suggestion that the Government should call a general election, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Robert Montague yesterday launched a broadside against Dr Peter Phillips, painting him as a leader who could not…

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Lopez credited as champion of business class

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Businesswoman Beverley Lopez, who passed away yesterday, has been praised as a Jamaican patriot and champion of the private sector. Lopez, who served as president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) between 2003 and 2005 – only the…

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Party believes electorate moved by anti-corruption fight

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The leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has expressed confidence that it will be successful at the next general election, notwithstanding the weighty albatrosses of high crime, corruption scandals, and anaemic economic growth during its…

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Holness offers ‘prosperity’ work programme

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A work programme for Jamaicans, particularly those in rural Jamaica, is to be rolled out by the Andrew Holness administration. Addressing Labourites at the Jamaica Labour Party’s 76th annual conference at the National Arena in Kingston yesterday,…

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Despite Portland East pledge, Crawford will go where party sends him

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WESTERN BUREAU: Vice-President Damion Crawford has not ruled out running on a People’s National Party (PNP) ticket in St Catherine South East – or any other constituency – if the political organisation calls on him to do so. Crawford, whose name…

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