NOV 7 BATTLE - Hanna says she’s a warrior in warning shot to Golding

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A fierce political battle for the leadership of the People’s National Party (PNP) between front runners Mark Golding and Lisa Hanna got under way on Sunday, with November 7 set for the climactic run-off for presidency of the deeply divided 82-year-…

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8-y-o girl found hanging

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Michelle Henry looked with bewilderment at her house a day after her eight-year-old daughter was found inside hanging from a clothes line in Commodore, St Catherine, on Sunday. Her face was a canvas of devastation and dumbfoundedness as she…

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Bitter medicine - Aspiring doctors rejected by UWI amid space, tuition dilemma

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The heartache of two brilliant Jamaican teenagers who have had their applications to study medicine at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, rejected exemplifies the dilemma that many parents and students face despite eye-popping exam…

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Multimillion$ maintenance clash - Developer, Negril homeowners in legal battle over US$28m debt

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The Westmoreland Municipal Corporation has launched an investigation to determine if homeowners at the gated community of Negril Estate and the developer Reading Holdings Limited have been compliant before deciding to intervene in a dispute between…

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Clash breaks out at NEC meeting

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Tempers flared at the People’s National Party (PNP) National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Sunday as deliberations got under way at the Jamaica Conference Centre. Outgoing President Dr Peter Phillips had left the meeting early as NEC members…

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25 tenth-graders ace CSEC maths

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WESTERN BUREAU: It’s not a myth that girls are outperforming boys in Jamaica, but for 25 determined tenth-graders at St George’s College in Kingston, that will never be the reality. All 25 aced mathematics, attaining grade ones in the 2020…

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Port Royal investors hunt payout from Gov’t

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A group of private-sector shareholders involved in a longstanding plan to develop Port Royal as a heritage tourism destination have applied for leave to bring derivative action to the Supreme Court against the state-owned Urban Development…

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Jamaican eyes history as Florida mayor

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Jamaican Kay Maragh is hoping that she will be the first woman, person of colour, and Caribbean immigrant to be elected mayor of Palm Bay in Florida. Maragh, a registered Democrat, will face off against a Republican opponent on November 3. The…

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Slain cop missed out on firstborn

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CHANTILLY, Manchester: In less than five months, 27-year-old Constable Kemar Francis would have had the opportunity to hold his firstborn and acknowledge his role as a father. But that will never be realised. The family of the young cop, who died…

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Partygoers pelt police pickup with stones

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An investigation has been launched after partygoers in breach of the 8 p.m. curfew damaged a police service vehicle in Parry Town, St Ann, on Saturday after lawmen tried to disperse the crowd. It was the second such attack on the police in less…

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