PM says new infrastructure development programme coming

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced the Greater Infrastructure Development Programme (GID P) which will be replacing the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MID P). Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement this…

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Mom blames doctor for daughter’s death - William Knibb High plunged into mourning

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WESTERN BUREAU: A St Elizabeth mother is blaming the death of her daughter, a 13-year-old student at William Knibb High School in Trelawny, on a medical doctor at the Falmouth hospital who she claimed misdiagnosed her daughter and then gave her…

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Clean sweep - Major overhaul of CMU expected as Samuda takes hot seat in House

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Trump card - Former envoy says Holness in danger of being US pawn in CARICOM coup

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Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has been warned against becoming a pawn in Washington’s bid to solicit votes in its diplomatic war with the Maduro regime in Venezuela. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s highly anticipated visit to Jamaica…

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‘Stained!’ - Students, parents gutted by never-ending CMU scandals

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Some parents whose children attend the scandal-hit Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) have admitted to being ashamed of the constant stream of corruption allegations that have dogged the leadership of the east Kingston school, triggering court…

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Brits soak up the thrills on Port Royal cruise

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Melanie Oakley of Birmingham, England, has a recommendation for the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) in regard to its offerings at the Port Royal Cruise Ship Pier: Put in a well-stocked duty-free store with a variety of gift items. When The Gleaner…

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Fraser-Pryce yearns for life in the slow lane - To end Olympic career at Tokyo Games

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Jamaica’s ‘Pocket Rocket’, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, will call time on her Olympic career at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, an exclamatory end to a glittering run of form that began in Beijing 12 years ago. The sprint sensation made the revelation…

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Defence calls King Valley Gang witness a liar

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Defence attorney Russell Stewart yesterday questioned the Crown witness’ motives for testifying against the accused King Valley Gang members, suggesting that his only reason for coming forward was because he was offered immunity by the prosecution…

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House tumbles into chaos as Speaker seeks to block censure motion against him

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The House of Representatives tumbled into chaos for a second sustained period Tuesday afternoon, as House Speaker Pearnel Charles sought to block the tabling of a censure motion against him. The motion, proposed by St Andrew South Eastern MP Julian…

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US bilateral engagement positive for Ja, other Caribbean partners – Johnson Smith

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith says talks between United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and some Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries this week should not be viewed as divisive but as an opportunity for…

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