PEP delight! - Ten-year-old aces exams to secure place at Calabar High

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TEN-YEAR-OLD RICQUAN Wright never sat in a grade-five class at St Michael’s Primary School. He exuded confidence and displayed a brilliant work ethic that propelled his teacher to recommend that he sit the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) exams, a year…

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Million$ drug bust - Ganja valued at J$10.5m seized, three Bahamians nabbed

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Western Bureau: THE SECURITY forces scored a major victory in their fight against drug dealers on Thursday when they seized 2,620 pounds of ganja, valued at approximately J$10.5 million. The weed was confiscated in an operation at Lances Bay,…

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Norwood placed under COVID-19 community surveillance

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Western Bureau: THE NORWOOD community, on the outskirts of Montego Bay, St James, was yesterday placed under community surveillance by the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) after several positive COVID-19 cases were discovered. According to…

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Tivoli seniors not taking any chances with coronavirus

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WITH NEWS that at least five persons in their community contracted COVID-19, senior residents of Tivoli Gardens who are among the most vulnerable to the highly contagious disease are getting tested, sanitising and staying home. Since Wednesday,…

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Mule cop! - St James constable says she was offered US$2,000 to carry drugs

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Western Bureau: Woman Constable Shermain Gooden, one of the three Jamaican police personnel arrested in a drug bust in the United States by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last Thursday, has reportedly admitted her guilt and has told the…

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Crime-fighter dad gets pampered

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CORPORAL RAFELITO Lafayette loves pampering his sons, but as he got treated to a pedicure, manicure, facial and de-stressed massage yesterday, it was obvious that he loves being pampered even more. Lafayette says he has become “a star” ever since…

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UWI students get increased access to healthcare

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Students of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, will be able to access medical care islandwide at private and public institutions come September 2020, following the passing of an extended health-card policy led by the students’ guild….

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Hamilton takes seat in Senate

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ATTORNEY-AT-law Tova Hamilton yesterday took her seat on the Government benches in the Senate after taking the oath of allegiance. Hamilton, who will be contesting the Trelawny North seat for the Jamaica Labour Party in the upcoming general…

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BPOs donate care packages to Granville residents

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WESTERN BUREAU: ONE HUNDRED and twenty families in Granville, St James, received a special treat yesterday when they were given care packages with food and snacks by the Global Services Association of Jamaica (GSAJ), as part of the group’s ongoing…

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#JamaicaTogether Promo |Freddie McGregor

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Keep your hands washed, make sure you are always sanitised, and maintain social distancing.These are serious times but this is Jamaica, land we love, and we will get through this together. – Freddie McGregor Entertainer

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