Lawyer still shaken after gun-salute injury

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Attorney-at-law Janet Levy has been left traumatised after champagne-sipping celebrations of the New Year with friends atop a balcony in the upscale community of Plantation Heights, St Andrew, quickly deteriorated into a rush to the emergency room…

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De La Haye denies being PNP mole in health ministry

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With his eyes now fixed on the St Catherine East Central seat, Dr Winston De La Haye has rejected assertions that his affiliation with the People’s National Party (PNP) influenced his work as chief medical officer when he served in the post under…

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Attack dog - ‘Progress’ in wooing Campbell to unleash on JLP; Bunting offers social-media arsenal for election

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The leadership of the People’s National Party (PNP) is now in talks with firebrand member of parliament for St Ann North West, Dr Dayton Campbell, with a view to determining a role for him – perhaps as an attack dog on the Holness administration…

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More public scrutiny for education ministry, CMU

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Tasked with the responsibility of being the guardian of public expenditure, the Auditor General’s Department (AuGD) says it will, this year, conduct and complete about nine audits for tabling in Parliament. It is expected that an audit on…

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Defence accuses prosecutors of misconduct

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PORUS, Manchester: As the Crown closed its case in the Manchester Municipal Corporation multi-million-dollar fraud trial yesterday, the defence sought to punch holes in the credibility of the evidence laid, weaving a narrative of calculated…

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New year, new disappointment - Lawsuit looms as homebuyers fume over another missed deadline

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The developers of The Orchards, a sprawling housing project in Old Harbour, St Catherine, could face legal action from at least one angry purchaser after they failed to keep a public commitment to deliver the remaining 200-plus units being…

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Woman killed after accused of sending monkey to steal money

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): Police say a 57-year-old man is assisting their investigations into the murder of a 54-year-old shopkeeper on Monday, hours after being accused of sending her monkey to steal money. According to the police, the neighbour…

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Double murder rocks May Pen

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Two men were shot and killed in May Pen, Clarendon, during an early-morning attack on Monday morning. Those killed have been identified as 41-year-old Craig Smith, labourer of Chateau district, Clarendon, and 61-year-old Bonito Williams, otherwise…

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News Briefs

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Accused charged with Manchester woman’s murder The 30-year-old supermarket supervisor has been charged with the shooting death of his reputed lover at a food store on South Race Course Road in Mandeville last week. Charged with murder and…

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JUST IN | Busby tipped for Reggae Girlz head coach job

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Nodley Wright, Gleaner Writer Assistant coach Hubert Busby Jr is expected to be named the new head coach of Jamaica’s national senior women’s football team - the Reggae Girlz, ahead of their 2020 Olympic qualifiers this month.  The…

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