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Cops in deadly Horizon Park shooting among national honours recipients

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The four policemen shot in the deadly Horizon Park operation in June are to receive national awards for gallantry on Heroes Day. Superintendent Leon Clunis, Corporal Dane Biggs and Constable Decardo Hylton will be awarded posthumously, while…

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CAMPAIGN CROWD CRISIS - COVID concern soars as election fever rises

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Pressure is growing on the Holness administration to expedite the drafting of stricter rules governing crowd control at political events to safeguard against coronavirus risks amid heightened anticipation of a general election. Nudges for a…

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Breakway Shand no threat, says PNP’s Campbell

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The decision by long-time People’s National Party (PNP) affiliate Peter Shand to break ranks and run as an independent candidate in St Ann North West in the upcoming general election seems hardly a bother to the party. “We consider his bid to be…

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Independence dream come true - Disabled woman featured in Gleaner receives sewing machine

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Daphne Williams, a disabled vendor from Smithville in Clarendon, has lauded a team from the Community and Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union in May Pen that presented her with a sewing machine on Wednesday. Williams, whose story was…

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Where will we go? - 87-y-o stumped by highway relocation puzzle

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Red Berry, Manchester: Residents of Red Berry, near Porus in Manchester, are still not satisfied with how their matters surrounding their dislocation, especially in terms of compensation and relocation, are being handled by officials overseeing the…

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When should Andrew call it?

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For what date should Prime Minister Andrew Holness announce the next general election, and why? Tivoli Gardens residents give their take. Gloria Allen “For now, down in next year, maybe about April, May, June. I don’t want it for this year….

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Don’t open Pandora’s box, Chinese warn Tapia - Takes jab at Trump’s struggles with economy, COVID-19

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The Chinese Embassy in Kingston has unloaded on United States Ambassador Donald Tapia for suggesting that Chinese companies are a national security threat to Jamaica and has warned America not to open a Pandora’s box or suffer the consequences….

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Nowhere like Ja - Globe trotter says she will never trade in her homeland

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She has travelled to approximately 19 countries, explored a range of cultures, and lived in France for a little under a year, but Shari Kelly says nothing compares to her homeland, Jamaica. For Kelly, patriotic expressions should not be reserved…

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Independence Message | GG urges J’cans to reflect, recommit to nation building

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Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has challenged Jamaicans to show strength and recharge the nation’s collective psyche and rally around the symbolic meaning of the national flag as the country presses through challenging times. In a message, Sir…

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Independence Message | PM committed to decade of growth

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has saluted healthcare workers and other Jamaicans dedicated to the fight against COVID-19 as the island celebrates its 58th anniversary of Independence amid a global pandemic. However, in spite of that, he said that…

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