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Jealousy behind murder of pregnant Clarendon woman, boyfriend?

Police investigators are probing whether jealousy was the motive for Thursday's murder of a pregnant woman and her boyfriend in Bowens Gate district near Mocho, Clarendon. Twenty-seven-year-old Natalie Campbell, an unemployed...
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Eyes on key players - DPP cites four criminal, two common-law breaches possibly committed at education ministry

Financial investigators have indicated that a legal opinion received from the nation’s chief prosecutor yesterday provided “very good guidance” in their wide-ranging corruption probe involving sacked Education Minister Ruel Reid. Robin Sykes, chief...
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Phillips: We’re not all corrupt - PNP president urges JLP to stop broad-brushing politicians

Western Bureau: Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips is flatly rejecting the common perception that when it comes to corruption, it is a case of no better herring, no better barrel between his People’s National Party (PNP) and the Andrew Holness-led...
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Hospitality Jamaica

Hotels pose NO OBSTACLE to airplanes after runway expansion

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett (second left) shares a moment with Floyd Green (second right), minister of state in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture; Richard Pandohie (right), newly elected president of the JMEA; and Metry Seaga, immediate past JMEA president and chairman of the Manufacturing Technical Working Group, at the launch of the fifth staging of the Christmas in July at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel yesterday.

Pandohie warns Jamaica could face Venezuela-like crisis

A leading businessman is warning Jamaica to be on guard against a similar local occurrence of the economic nightmare unfolding in regional neighbour Venezuela. Richard Pandohie, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (...
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Eco Tings providing environmentally friendly cutlery and utensils

More and more people are concerned about environmental degradation and preservation. It is widely believed that some of the cutlery and utensils we use are significantly contributing to the destruction of the environment and so there are efforts to...
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Jamaica’s Nicque Daley (left) goes to ground after being tackled by Dominica’s Peltier Kassim during their CONCACAF Under-23 Qualifier at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in Kingston on Wednesday. Jamaican Alex Marshall (right) looks on. The game ended 1-1.

Wasteful - Duckie laments lost opportunities in U-23s draw with Dominica

Donovan Duckie, head coach of Jamaica’s national Under-23 football team, feels that his team’s result against Dominica on Wednesday was a match of lost opportunities as the teams played out a 1-1 draw at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex. “It...
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Blake, Hughes renew rivalry

The rivalry between Yohan Blake, the 2011 world 100m champion, and his former training partner, Zharnel Hughes, could intensify at this weekend’s London Diamond League, as both athletes will stand on the line for the men’s 100 metres for the second...
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Start-up mining company to exploit north coast for aggregates

Jamaica World, a local industrial development start-up, has partnered with a global contract mining company out of Spain, called EPSA, for the development of a limestone-processing operation near Rio Bueno. The start-up, which plans to operating...
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GWest loses third boss in the span of one year - Looks to newly accredited facilities to help turn around loss-making operation

Medical centre operator GWest Corporation, which is grappling with the concerns of its auditors about its losses and financial health, has received accreditation for two of its service units, which it expects will serve to bring in new business....
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Germany’s Warrior Sound capture ‘World Sound Clash’ title

Warrior Sound International, the one-man German outfit featuring selector Mattia Ruebenstruck, created a stunning upset at the Pier One Complex in Montego Bay, St James, on Thursday night by capturing the 2019 edition of Reggae Sumfest...
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Blissful Blitz All Black for Bunji

WESTERN BUREAU: He had nothing to do with the planning. He didn’t have to lift a finger. All he had to do was show up. And the ‘Caribbeaness’ of big, bad, soca giant Bunji Garlin and his equally musically rich empress, Fay-Ann Lyons, was...
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Editorial | Financing universal health coverage

The recent G20 Summit of major industrial countries held in Osaka, Japan, devoted most of its attention to the major issues of challenging the global economy, including trade, energy, and financial flows, as well as security and climate change. A...
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Peter Espeut | Breaking the corruption cycle

During the 26-plus years I have been writing this column, the level of government corruption in Jamaica has been a constant public concern, no matter which party has been in power. When some particularly egregious instance (e.g., Outameni, Dudus...
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Letter of the Day | Corruption blame game

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is good that more people are now having conversations about corruption and the need to eradicate it from our island, triggered by the recent revelations at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and Petrojam, followed up by...
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Impassible roads in Golden Spring

THE EDITOR, Sir: Our roads are deplorable, to say the least, as they have been lacking maintenance for well over 60 years. In the past two weeks, a Radio Jamaica Hotline producer has tried to get Corporate Communications Manager Mr Stephen Shaw of...
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Texas woman pleads guilty in shooting deaths of 2 daughters

ATHENS, Texas (AP): A Texas woman was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty on Wednesday to shooting and killing her two young daughters in 2017. Prosecutors declined to pursue the death penalty against Sarah Nicole Henderson in...
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7,800 police punished for deadly drug raids

MANILA (AP): Thousands of Philippine police officers have received administrative punishments with more than 2,000 dismissed for wrongdoings during raids, where drug suspects were killed under the president’s crackdown, officials said Thursday....
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Visitors to the island enjoy a cup of vibes courtesy of Jamaica Mountain Peak, at Reggae Sumfest’s Mawnin Medz, held recently at Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay.

Mawnin Medz with JMP coffee, tea

Reggae Sumfest patrons at Mawnin Medz, enjoyed the great taste of Jamaica Mountain Peak (JMP) Instant Coffee and Ginger Tea, as they kicked off the week of fun, sun and reggae at the breakfast party held at Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay....
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Sachique Williams crowned Miss St Mary Festival Queen

Sachique Williams has been crowned Miss St Mary Festival Queen. The warmth, charm and charisma exuded by the winner, was evident from her opening sentences in which she displayed an unmatched confidence. “Words cannot express how elated I am...
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