BELL TO TOLL FOR SEPT POLL

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expected to call the general election for the week before the new academic year starts on September 7. Party insiders say the likeliest dates are September 2 or 3 in the narrow window to avoid interrupting the…

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Corruption symbolism ‘gets us nowhere’, says Chang of PNP signing

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The public and symbolic signing of a pledge against corruption is not critical to the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), which has said that its focus is on ensuring that action is taken against public officials for the abuse of public office. It…

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We Care or Don’t Care? - Craft vendors still awaiting COVID-19 relief grants

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WESTERN BUREAU: Five working days have turned into two months and no visible end in sight for craft merchants who were promised ‘We Care’ grants by the Government as the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions walloped the Jamaican economy. The group of…

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FOR GOD’S SAKE! - As COVID judgement looms, churches open to new clampdown

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A Kingston bishop has rebuked fellow pastors for sacrificing the health of Jamaicans by undermining coronavirus laws for financial gain. Bishop Tony Cousins, of the Christian Worship Centre on Orange Street in Kingston, said on Sunday that he was…

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Malabver: I wasn’t forced out

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The People’s National Party’s (PNP) Mark Malabver is dismissing claims that he was forced to abandon his prospective candidacy in the race against the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) James Robertson for the St Thomas Western seat. The PNP announced…

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Election D-Day for PNM, UNC

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A cliffhanger is expected when the final votes are tallied this evening in the Trinidad and Tobago general election. However, a number of political pundits give Dr Keith Rowley’s incumbent People’s National Movement (PNM) the slight edge over the…

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Fish vendor murdered at stall

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A probe has been launched by police detectives into the brazen murder of a fish vendor on Sunday morning in downtown Kingston. The police reported that 53-year-old Theodora ‘Linda’ Edwards, from New Harbour Village, St Catherine, was vending at…

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NEWS BRIEFS

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Labourites vexed at Holness no-show in Cold Spring Disgruntled residents in Cold Spring, Hanover Eastern, hung their heads in dismay on Saturday afternoon and lashed out at Prime Minister Andrew Holness for failing to turn up for the official…

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‘Spur’ seeks to transform St Mary with kindness - Jamaica Observer

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Holness says more opportunities needed for unattached youth - Jamaica Observer

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