Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh is Miss World 2019

Gleaner on December 14th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Twenty-three-year old Jamaican Toni-Ann Singh is the Miss World 2019. The St Thomas native radiated with charm and purpose as she glided across the Excel Arena stage in London, England.

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Hero of the sea - Boat captain rescues lost Whitehouse fishermen

Gleaner on December 14th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Seven fishermen who were lost at sea for more than a week were reunited with families in Whitehouse, Westmoreland, yesterday after being saved by a seaman who refused to give up on his rescue mission. What was expected to be an uneventful three-day…

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Hero of the sea - Boat captain rescues lost Whitehouse fishermen

Gleaner on December 14th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Seven fishermen who were lost at sea for more than a week were reunited with families in Whitehouse, Westmoreland, yesterday after being saved by a seaman who refused to give up on his rescue mission. What was expected to be an uneventful three-day…

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Don’t use bush medicine for dengue, warns Tufton

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WESTERN BUREAU: While dengue remains a major health scare across the island, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is urging Jamaicans not to seek to self-treat with herbal remedies but to seek treatment from trained medical professionals. Tufton…

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Don’t use bush medicine for dengue, warns Tufton

Gleaner on December 14th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: While dengue remains a major health scare across the island, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is urging Jamaicans not to seek to self-treat with herbal remedies but to seek treatment from trained medical professionals. Tufton…

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Hanover pastor on child rape charges

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WESTERN BUREAU: A pastor based in Hanover has been charged with seven counts of rape, with children from several western Jamaica communities among his alleged victims. He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday. The police have not disclosed his…

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Hanover pastor on child rape charges

Gleaner on December 14th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU: A pastor based in Hanover has been charged with seven counts of rape, with children from several western Jamaica communities among his alleged victims. He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday. The police have not disclosed his…

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Grounded! - Caribbean Airlines direct flights from Kingston to Havana fail to take off

Gleaner on December 14th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Caribbean Airlines pulled the plug on yesterday’s launch of direct flights from Kingston to Havana, angering Cuba-bound travellers who complained that they were not notified in time about the change. Dionne Ligoure, manager of corporate…

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Grounded! - Caribbean Airlines direct flights from Kingston to Havana fail to take off

Gleaner on December 14th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Caribbean Airlines pulled the plug on yesterday’s launch of direct flights from Kingston to Havana, angering Cuba-bound travellers who complained that they were not notified in time about the change. Dionne Ligoure, manager of corporate…

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More equipment to plug traffic ticket loopholes

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National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has indicated that the days of motorists accumulating hundreds of tickets without paying the penalty will soon be a thing of the past. The new Road Traffic Act, which is expected to be implemented in early…

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