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Belnavis tied to building breach - St Ann structure demolished amid Sunday Gleaner probe

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Embattled St Ann’s Bay Mayor Michael Belnavis is a director of a private company that captured government land and constructed a building in a daring disregard of the country’s laws which the corporation he leads is expected to enforce, a Sunday…

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BILLION$ EMERGENCY CALL - Telecoms ring gov’ts for massive COVID-19 bailout to prevent ‘upheaval’, citing huge losses across Caribbean

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The Caribbean’s COVID-19-ravaged telecommunications industry is in need of “urgent” government bailout, amounting to millions of dollars, to prevent poor-quality service and higher prices for consumers, a powerful regional lobby group for firms…

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#JamaicaTogether Promo| Stephen Price

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As our country reopens, we must rise to the occasion. This is the time to take even more personal responsibility and be extra vigilant in following the protocols outlined by our government. Jamaica, we can do this! It requires our collective…

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Historic brain surgery - Woman sings through procedure at KPH as doctors remove tumour

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When 49-year-old Marjorie Pearson went into surgery three weeks ago at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH), it was not lost on her and the medical team that the high-risk brain procedure could go horribly wrong. Dr Dwaine Cooke, consultant…

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Dancehall artiste Rygin King shot

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The police have confirmed that dancehall entertainer Rygin King is in hospital, where he is being treated for bullet wounds. The severity of his condition is not known at this time.  A woman in his company was also shot and…

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Six new cases of COVID-19; recoveries stable

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported that there are six new cases of COVID-19 in Jamaica, which has brought the total number of infections since March to 696.  There were no further recoveries, which means the percentage of…

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Phillips accuses PM of shielding Vaz; wants investigation into Hollywell controversy

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Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has accused Prime Minister Andrew Holness of shielding his embattled cabinet minister, Daryl Vaz, who was recently stripped of his environment portfolio responsibilities, following revelation…

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Trump tweets video with ‘white power’ chant, then deletes it

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(AP): President Donald Trump today tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power,” a racist slogan associated with white supremacists. He later deleted the tweet and the White House said the…

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Courts receive new equipment to facilitate testimonies by video

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The Ministry of Justice has received more than $85 million worth of audio-visual equipment from the European Union (EU) that will further provide courts with the capacity to facilitate video testimonies. Video testimony is permissible under…

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US group disappointed in Mottley’s position on Guyana elections

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(CMC): A group based in the United States has expressed disappointment with what it says is Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s “misguided” position on Guyana’s March 2 elections impasse.  “Without…

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