Name them! - Calder wants uncleared lawmakers to be identified in annual report of Integrity Commission

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Anti-corruption advocate Jeanette Calder is raising questions as to why delinquent lawmakers are not named in the annual report of the Integrity Commission for failing to provide additional information to complete the examination of their statutory…

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‘Animals’ - Cop, residents decry gun slaying of grandma, girls

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On humid nights in Tryall Heights, 71-year-old Sylvia Stewart would often find respite by sleeping on her verandah, with even her back door left open. Now she is deathly afraid. Stewart is still rattled by the bloodbath that unfolded in Tryall…

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HAJ promises to rectify Green Pond Grove defects

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Western Bureau: Stung by the public criticisms of disgruntled homeowners accusing the state agency of short-changing them, Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) Chairman Norman Brown said residents of Green Pond Grove in St James will have the defects in…

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COVID drives surge in e-commerce - Businesses make push to rake in online cash as foot traffic falls

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More local businesses are pushing to expand their offerings online – some launching online stores for the first time – in a bid to ramp up sales by offering customers more convenient shopping options as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dampen…

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Plagued by thieves, tiny village enjoys being marooned

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Rain clouds bring trepidation for many residents in St Andrew East Rural. But in the community of Bito, where they stand the risk of being marooned for days at a time, torrential rains bring a sense of calm, cooling their anxiety as praedial…

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Art brightens dreary downtown Kingston streets

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Things are definitely looking brighter in sections of downtown Kingston with eye-catching murals along Water Lane and other sections of the capital generating a groundswell of positive vibrations. Workers and passers-by in the area dubbed the…

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Biden transition to begin amid more Trump defeats

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WASHINGTON (AP): After weeks of fraught delay, the federal government recognised President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the November 3 election on Monday and gave the green light for cooperation on a transition of power. The move…

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Stocks Round Up | Mayberry Jamaica Equities leads today’s winners

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index increased 2,340 points to close at 387,370 points with an advance/decline ratio of 38/36 on Tuesday.  Overall market activity  83 stocks traded  38 advanced   36…

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Tighter curfews for Christmas, New Year’s holidays

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced tighter curfew hours for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. However, there will be a relaxation for the other days of December and January. At present, the curfew kicks in at 9 p.m and ends…

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Updated | St Ann Police probing suspected case of fatal food poisoning

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The St Ann Police are probing a suspected case of food poisoning involving two women.

 

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