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Garvey statue vandalised

The bust of National Hero Marcus Garvey, erected at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies, has been vandalised...
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War on gangs - Second ZOSO to tackle Denham Town threats

Twelve gangs wreaking havoc in Denham Town have been cited as the reason for the west Kingston community being declared the second zone of special operations (ZOSO).Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement yesterday during a press...
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Cops find 19 guns in Kgn

On the heels of declaring a zone of special operations (ZOSO) in Denham Town, west Kingston, the police have seized some 19 guns and several rounds of ammunition in an operation in Kingston last ...
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Briefing | Jamaica must manage capital flows

Capital flow refers to the movement of money in and out of a country for the purpose of investment, trade, commerce and production. Developing countries with the correct capital flow legislation/...
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Hello Mi Neighbour | All hope is not lost

Hello, mi neighbour! This is part two of a perspective on crime and violence, last shared in this column.While talking with someone on the phone who was travelling in traffic recently, she suddenly exclaimed, "Watch yah, watch yah, watch yah ... mek...
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Shock defeat for Manning No. 1 seed

Holy Trinity High's coach Devon Anderson was left fuming afterthe top seeds were humbled2-0 by Haile Selassie Highin an ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup second-round match yesterday at the Constant Spring Complex.The losers played the final 14 minutes of the...
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KC, Excelsior top high school sports ranking

Kingston College and Excelsior High are the kings and queens of high-school sports based on a new and innovative scoring metric recently unveiled by SportsMax.The aptly called SportsMax High-School Sports Ranking System created a points system for...
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Paramount returns grow amid recruitment

Lubricants company Paramount Trading Jamaica Limited more than doubled its first-quarter profit, boosted by a nearly one-third spike in revenue.CEO...
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New St Ann digs for labour ministry

The Ministry of Labour & Social Security will break ground Thursday, October 19 for new offices in St Ann, following the approval by Cabinet of a contract for construction valued at more than half-a-billion dollars...
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Toots goes acoustic for children - New York performance to benefit Rockhouse Foundation

Toots and the Maytals has been confirmed as the main act for an acoustic show in New York City today - a concert that is aimed at raising funds for youth education in Jamaica.Non-profit organisation Rockhouse Foundation, now in its 13th year, is...
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Fourth-day success for Merritone Homecoming

Merritone, at 67 years, the oldest active sound system in the world, ventured into new territory for this year's resort segment of its annual Homecoming and Family Reunion week-long celebration. Normally, the all-inclusive hotel stay is three days,...
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Editorial | PM must repudiate Warmington’s clientelism

Everald Warmington's advice to voters in South East St Mary can be parsed to eternity to disprove accusation of clientelism or an intent to partisan patronage. We are not buying it. Nor are most Jamaicans.In the circumstance, Prime Minister Andrew...
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Annie Paul | The 'MeToo' phenomenon

"If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote 'me too' as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem," read the Facebook update. So said, so done. Within a couple of days, the #MeToo hashtag...
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Letter of the Day | Introduce PM's Question Time in Jamaica

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have been reading up on British parliamentary procedures for some time now and I have always been interested by the similarities and stunned at the differences.One such difference is Prime...
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Internet not FLOW-ing in Harbour View

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have recently come to the realisation that Columbus Communications (FLOW) cannot manage to provide quality, uninterrupted service to the Harbour View area. My views have come against the background that the community was without...
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Judge blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP):A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration yesterday from enforcing its latest travel ban, just hours before it was set to take effect.US District Judge Derrick...
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Govt says no talks if Hamas in Palestinian government

JERUSALEM (AP):Israel said yesterday that it would not conduct diplomatic negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes a role for the militant Hamas group, laying down a significant...
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Breast cancer may be dreadful BUT there is hope!

Breast cancer remains a major national (and international) concern. The breast is the leading site for cancer in females in Jamaica.Currently, approximately 43 out of every 100,000 women in Kingston and St Andrew have breast cancer and it is...
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Fit 4 Life | Teams face off at Hope Pastures Park

Team challenge was the theme last Saturday at The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event at Hope Pastures Park in Hope Pastures, St Andrew. And team members were fiercely competitive, determined that their team would take home the many prizes on offer.After a...
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Authentically Jamaican

When guests turned up for the 19th anniversary celebration of Couples Negril, they were in for a real treat-literally. With the roots, rock, reggae theme, the menu followed suite with an island roots theme teeming with authentic Jamaican...
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The Collection MoDA and WISYNCO in beach clean up

Sprite and WISYNCO partnered with The Collection MoDA last Saturday, for the Sprite RFRSH N’ Recycle Beach Clean Up on the Palisadoes strip. The highly anticipated fashion show, led by founder Kerry-Ann Clarke, brought out local...
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