Mayor shocked as Spanish Town Councillor Kenisha Gordon resigns

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Kenisha Gordon, the councillor for the Spanish Town Division in St Catherine has resigned.    Gordon announced her resignation in a terse letter to the chairman of the St Catherine Municipal Corporation Norman Scott on Thursday but…

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Mayor shocked as Spanish Town Councillor Kenisha Gordon resigns

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Kenisha Gordon, the councillor for the Spanish Town Division in St Catherine has resigned.    Gordon announced her resignation in a terse letter to the chairman of the St Catherine Municipal Corporation Norman Scott on Thursday but…

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Bartlett: Tourism tough enough to beat COVID-19 test

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WESTERN BUREAU: Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says he is cautiously optimistic that COVID-19 will subside over the next six months and that normality could return to the sector by December going into January…

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Falmouth mayor calls for more CCTVs after $14m robbery

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WESTERN BUREAU: Falmouth Mayor Collen Gager is calling for the installation of additional surveillance cameras around the Trelawny capital in the aftermath of Sunday’s daring heist in which criminals posing as police officers robbed a Chinese…

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Dexta Daps held under State of Emergency – Denies involvement in wrongdoing

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Shereita Grizzle STAR Writer Dancehall artiste Dexta Daps has been locked up under the State of Emergency that is in effect in the St Andrew South Police Division, making it difficult to predict how soon he may be brought before the court. The…

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Senior citizen longs to attend church

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Simone Morgan-Lindo STAR Writer One of Amy Fowler’s wishes was to attend Good Friday service at the New Testament Church of God in Point Hill, St Catherine today. However when the THE STARvisited her earlier this week, that dream is farfetched as…

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JPS hits back at Portmore JLP caretaker over disconnection concerns

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Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) caretaker for South East St Catherine, Robert Miller, is taking issue with the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) over the recent disconnection of some residents in the area. Miller says he is shocked and disgusted by…

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Education Ministry saddened by murder of Excelsior vice principal

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The Ministry of Education is expressing shock at the tragic murder of the vice-principal of Excelsior High Colleen Walker. The educator was shot and killed on Thursday while tending to her garden at home in Queensbury, St Andrew by a man who…

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COVID-19 locks down Easter weekend festivities

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Easter weekend has become one of the most highly anticipated entertainment periods in Jamaica. The extended reprieve granted by Good Friday and Easter Monday sandwiching our standard days off became an excuse for thousands to head up to the north coast for a short, party-filled, springtime vacation. It is usually a time when cinemas would be sold out and theatres would have to add extra showings. And with carnival around the corner, this would have been the weekend revellers would be making costume pick-ups, alterations, and warming up their waistlines at the final few fetes before the bedazzling, feathered road parade. 

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