UWI student injured in attempted abduction near campus

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The Mona Police have launched an investigation into an attempted abduction of a female student of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona this morning. It happened along Golding Avenue near the university campus. It is reported that about 10:…

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CRUISE SECTOR SHUTDOWN LOOMS - US warning could submerge entire industry, ministers fear

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WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaicans have been urged by at least two senior Cabinet ministers to brace for a near-complete shutdown of the cruise industry amid swirling concern over the novel coronavirus, which has surpassed 107,000 infections worldwide and…

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RJRGLEANER-commissioned Don Anderson poll | Not a dollar more for MPs - Majority of Jamaicans oppose pay increase for parliamentarians

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An overwhelming majority of Jamaicans are opposed to parliamentarians receiving a pay increase, the latest RJRGLEANER-commissioned Don Anderson poll has shown. Eighty per cent of the 1,038 respondents polled responded negatively to the question, ‘…

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Serial abuser allegedly killed by girlfriend - We warned him to stop beating her, says deceased’s sister

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A Westmoreland man who was slain, allegedly by his partner, was a serial abuser who often accused his girlfriend of cheating on him, the deceased’s sister has revealed. The stabbing death of 27-year-old Kemar Williams last Friday was another in a…

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‘We are coming for you!’ - Angry Police Fed boss warns killers of cop’s mom

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Chairman of the Police Federation, Sergeant Patrae Rowe, has criticised what he termed the apparent apathy of Jamaicans to violent crime as he addressed mourners at the funeral of a cop’s mom who was brutally murdered last month. Laetitia Francis…

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Dayton Campbell says seat fortified against Krystal Lee push

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Firebrand member of Parliament for St Ann North West, Dayton Campbell, said that he remained unperturbed by the challenge posed by prospective Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate Krystal Lee in the upcoming general election. Lee was recently…

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$2b coronavirus plan - Up to 35,000 may seek treatment weekly if outbreak hits home

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Jamaica has activated a $2-billion response plan to counter the emergence of the novel coronavirus locally as health authorities brace for the prospect of as much as a third of the population becoming ill according to modelling projections. The…

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Men urged to stop insulting women

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Family Life Ministries co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Dr Barrington Davidson says that attempts to arrest physical abuse against women must also include paying closer attention to those who are being emotionally abused. Davidson was one of…

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Carmen Stewart dies, aged 95

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has praised the late Rev Dr Carmen Stewart as an “outstanding Jamaican who dedicated most of her life in service to the Church and to communities”. “I extend condolences to her family and loved ones as well as to those…

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Majority back ‘Jamaicanising’ state entities – poll

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A large majority per cent of Jamaicans agree with the policy of the Andrew Holness administration of allowing citizens to own stocks in state assets by listing them on the local exchange, a recent poll has shown. Pollster Don Anderson interviewed…

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