Little Toriann stings like a Bee!

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When nine-year-old Toriann Beckford topped a field of spellers from across 14 parishes yesterday, her elated grandmother revealed that the family has more members waiting in the wings to follow in those tiny footsteps. Toriann, who attends the…

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Running scared - Morgan slams PNP’s Duncan Sutherland for skipping Clarendon SE by-election

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People’s National Party (PNP) caretaker Patricia Duncan Sutherland has been criticised for opting out of the March 2 by-election in Clarendon South East after Member of Parliament Rudyard Spencer resigned on Monday. Robert Nesta Morgan,…

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British brothers deported after 20-yr overstay - Reportedly abandoned by mom who moved in with lover

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Two British nationals are set to be deported from Jamaica back to their homeland after overstaying in the island for more than 20 years. The brothers, Akim Bonnie, 26, and Jason Bonnie, 24, were picked up in a zones of special operations sweep in…

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Suffering in silence - Lament over cougars pressuring men for sex, but senator says catcalls make her feel ‘hot’

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A government senator is calling attention to men who receive unwelcome advances from their female bosses at the workplace and suffer in silence. Meanwhile, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck yesterday urged Gender Minister Olivia Grange to roll out a…

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One son at morgue. Another at hospital. - Reprisals stalk Ackee Walk with deadly mass shooting

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Under the cover of darkness on Tuesday night, a car blocked the entrance at 142 Molynes Road while another drove through the street of the violence-plagued neighbourhood of Ackee Walk, gunmen perched on the vehicle’s windows as merchants of death….

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Suspect held in Mandeville double murder

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester: The killing of two women in Knowles Crescent community of Mandeville early Wednesday morning has been theorised to be linked to a domestic dispute. Shanika Dixon, a 29-year-old hairdresser, and her friend, 35-year-old…

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JLP supporters back by-election call in Clarendon SE

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Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters in Clarendon South East are convinced that Prime Minister Andrew Holness did the right thing in calling a by-election following the resignation of Member of Parliament Rudyard Spencer. Holness announced…

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Kirk Douglas is dead

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(AP): Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in Spartacus, Lust for Life , and dozens of other films, helped fatally weaken the blacklist against suspected Communists and reigned for decades as a Hollywood…

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Stocks Round Up | 79 stocks traded

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The JSE Combined Index declined on Thursday with an advance/ decline ratio of 22/42. The combined index declined by 2,431.26 points ( 0.51 per cent) to close at 476,729.48. The Main Index declined by 2,132.31 points ( 0.44 per cent) to close at 483…

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Kingston East police list two men as persons of interest

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The Kingston East Police have listed two men as persons of interest. They are Ryan Thompson of Mountain View Avenue and Michael Ewan of Sirgany Drive and Goodwich Lane. The police believe that the men may be able to assist with ongoing…

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