Task force pushes Gov’t to reopen borders

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THE DR Nigel Clarke-chaired COVID-19 Economic Recovery Taskforce has recommended that the Government relax recently implemented border closure measures to kick-start the process of improving the country’s finances. “This includes the phased…

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Child, two adults shot in August Town home invasion

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WHEN GUNMEN invaded her August Town home and started firing indiscriminately at 2 o’clock yesterday morning, senior citizen *Montross Howell jumped out of her bed and turned off the lights, putting the shooters at a disadvantage. When the shooting…

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Shahine Robinson is dead - Labour minister loses battle to cancer; colleagues saddled with a heavy heart

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A YEAR shy of her 20th anniversary as a member of parliament, Shahine Robinson, 66, has died having lost her battle with lung cancer. She is the second minister in successive governments to die while in office following Roger Clarke in 2014….

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Business community hails new WMC headquarters

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WESTERN BUREAU: THE DECISION by Savanna-la-Mar Mayor Bertel Moore to take charge of the Westmoreland Municipal Corporation’s (WMC) new multimillion dollar headquarters effective June 1 has been hailed as a positive move by the business community…

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Retired Immaculate Principal Sister Angella Harris dies

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Retired principal of Immaculate Conception High Sister Angella Harris has died. She passed away at 11 o’clock yesterday morning after a long fight with cancer. Described as a great leader, mentor and supporter of student athletes, Harris made her…

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Supporters flock Robinson’s house with passing of MP

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FOR SOME time it had not rained in Claremont, St Ann, but the showers came down yesterday, forcing supporters of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Member of Parliament (MP) for St Ann North East, Shahine Robinson, to seek shelter inside her home or other…

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#JamaicaTogether Promo | Kiprich

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Jamaica, together. We will be okay soon. Be safe. – KipRich Entertainer

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Aspiring scientist makes breakthrough to Howard University

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Campaigning for less than a month, Yashieka Fearon, the brilliant Manchester High School student who was using the GoFundMe platform to pursue her dreams of attending the prestigious Howard University, on Thursday, surpassed her target of US$21,990…

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Nightingale Grove on edge as active storm season looms

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AS THE 2020 hurricane season begins in another two days, residents of Cedar Avenue in Nightingale Grove, St Catherine, have reflected on some scary experiences they have had in the past when heavy rains pounded the country. For years, Cedar…

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15 Opposition MPs demand meeting with Phillips to discuss future of PNP

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A group of 15 Opposition Members of Parliament have written to Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips demanding a meeting by Monday to discuss the future of the People’s National Party. There are 29 Opposition Members of Parliament. In a letter…

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