Red Hills Road jerk vendors feel pinch from gang war

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At least one jerk chicken vendor has launched an appeal for warring gangsters on Red Hills Road in St Andrew to avoid targeting him and his colleagues. Woes started for the vendors at 108 Red Hills Road earlier this month when one of their…

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$11b Lakes Pen farming project to promote food security – Azan

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Businessman Gassan Azan is to embark on a 400-acre agricultural project in Lakes Pen, St Catherine, that, he says, will ultimately decrease Jamaica’s food importation and increase its food security. Speaking with reporters at his downtown offices…

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Jamaica praised as IMF concludes final review - Holness pleads for consensus to tackle crime, corruption crises

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Jamaica has bagged another achievement as the economy undergoes recovery and resuscitation.  The country has completed the final review of the three-year precautionary standby programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  Former Managing Director of…

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Nominations for Gleaner’s Hospitality Jamaica Awards now open

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WESTERN BUREAU: Nominations are now open for the fifth anniversary staging of the prestigious Gleaner’s Hospitality Jamaica Awards, which will take place on Saturday, November 9, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James. The event, one…

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JFJ receives list of Coral Gardens beneficiaries

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Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) has indicated that it is in receipt of a portion of a social enquiry report that it had been eyeing court action to get access to since the publication of a Gleaner story on Monday. The human-rights lobby had contended…

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Crime Stop celebrates 30 years

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The crime-fighting agency Crime Stop is celebrating its 30th anniversary, which will, this Saturday, culminate in a banquet. Ontario Court of Appeal judge Justice Michael Tulloch will be the guest speaker at the event, which will be held at the…

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Three constables charged

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The Director of Public Prosecutions (DDP) has ruled that three constables assigned to the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch be arrested for breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. Their arrest follows allegations that on Sunday,…

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JSIF aids expansion of teacher training for language-based learning disabilities

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At six years old, she was enrolled in a Kingston-based primary school, knowing only about five consonants and a couple vowels. She wasn’t able to sound out any words and she had a few sight words but not enough to be able to read a sentence. The…

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New US Ambassador hosts Jamaican delegation to solar power conference

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Underscoring his commitment to bolstering trade and investment between the United States and Jamaica, new US Ambassador Don Tapia will host a high-level Jamaican delegation to attend Solar Power International (SPI), the largest renewable energy…

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