Party crasher - PM maintains COVID ban on Christmas, New Year bashes

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Rising global coronavirus cases and fears of a New Year spike locally have driven the Holness administration to maintain a ban on parties and events throughout the Yuletide period, dooming hopes of entertainment promoters aiming to recoup yearlong…

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Brown Burke eyes bigger role as PNP chair - Paulwell ranks his chances at 50/50

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Unless warring factions of the People’s National Party (PNP) agree on an eleventh-hour compromise candidate, St Andrew South West Member of Parliament Angela Brown Burke could create political history if she emerges as its chairman on Sunday at the…

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8 murders in 48 hours - Gunmen terrorise St Catherine North

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A man in Thompson Pen, Spanish Town, was held at gunpoint on Monday night and ordered to summon his wife, Janice Ellison-Reid, who was then sprayed with bullets while their children barricaded themselves in a room. The decomposing body of 68-year-…

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Free Microsoft software for 500,000 students

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Education Minister Fayval Williams has announced that 500,000 students and teachers are to benefit from Microsoft Office 365 suite free of cost. She made the announcement in the House of Representatives on Tuesday while giving an update on the…

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‘Yuh train fi kill people jus suh?’ - Woman distraught after cabbie dad slain in police shooting

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Kerry-Ann Palmer is demanding answers from the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) about the death of her father, 64-year-old taxi operator Harrison Palmer, who was killed in controversial circumstances during a police shooting last…

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Local gov’t polls off till February 2022

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Local government elections that are due by November 29 have been deferred by up to one year and three months. Lawmakers amended the Representation of the People Act (ROPA) on Tuesday to reflect the deferral, effectively pushing back the polls to…

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St Thomas cabbies accused of illegal fare hike

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Commuters travelling from Kingston to St Thomas are raising concerns about what they describe as an unauthorised hike in taxi fares. Sharing that they are being forced to pay 20 per cent more in travel costs, the commuters say that they are being…

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Letter of the Day |Millennials are frustrated | Letters - Jamaica Gleaner

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Sufficient supply of tubers, meat for Christmas – Green

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Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, says there will be sufficient supply of tubers and meat for the Christmas period. Green said that the Ministry has been monitoring the food supply chain in light of the damage that was done…

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Forensics, statements collected in Denham Town police shooting probe – INDECOM

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The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it has collected statements and other materials in the ongoing investigation into the fatal shooting of a man and the injury of another in Denham Town last week. The family of the deceased…

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