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PNP says JLP leader uninspiring, offered nothing new after conference speech

The People’s National Party (PNP) says it is grossly disappointed with today's presentation by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader and prime minister, Andrew Holness. The PNP said it was disappointed because Holness, who was speaking at...
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Housing for poor coming - Holness announces $500m programme for indigent

The Andrew Holness administration is now crafting a programme through which $500 million will be spent to build "reasonable" housing solutions for the poor and indigent across the island.Further, Holness, the prime minister, signalled yesterday that...
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PM wants police wage dispute settled

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday expressed disappointment that wage negotiations between the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Government remain unresolved despite numerous meetings between the parties.Holness, speaking yesterday at...
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We will not relent in arresting gang leaders - JCF

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) will not yield in its efforts to arrest and charge gang leaders and members under the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organisations) Act (anti-gang law), a statement from the police has said.The...
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Spanish hoteliers commit to economic development

Becoming significant contributors to economic and overall development of the country are among the goals Spanish hoteliers have indicated they are committed to maintaining, according to the Ministry of Tourism.The hoteliers, who operate...
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Field of dreams - JRLA appeals to Government for assistance for permanent ground

Jamaica Rugby League Association (JRLA) director Romeo Monteith has appealed to the Government to assist the body in securing a permanent ground for the sport.Monteith, who is also the national senior men's team's head coach, oversaw the Reggae...
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Ricketts ready to correct U-20 woes

Still reeling from the misfortune of the Jamaica Under-20 team that exited the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship and, by extension, the FIFA Under-20 World Cup qualifiers recently, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has...
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NCB to make new offer for Guardian Holdings shares

NCB Financial Group Limited (NCB), which operates one of the largest financial entities in the region, will make another bid for additional shares in regional insurance conglomerate Guardian Holdings Limited of Trinidad (GHL) following a...
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Lime Tree Lane animated production series to hire 26 persons

Local production house ListenMi Caribbean will start production on an animated version of the 1980s sitcom Lime Tree Lane and is set to employ more than 20 persons to work on the series.The production house won't say whether they will draw on...
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Bacchanal Ja goes Greek with Invictus - No Frenchmen band in Road Parade 2019

In spite of last year's mishaps, in 2019, Bacchanal Jamaica will celebrate their 20th year on the road in the spirit of the undefeated. Last Saturday night, the veteran band declared themselves unconquerable as they moved from their Mas Camp home...
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Two hours gone to the wand

The wizarding world of Harry Potter is alive and well in 2018. Well, sort of. The newest film in the series, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, picks up where the previous film left off, showing us how wizards got on in the roaring '20s....
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Editorial | Who were Chucky Brown’s co-conspirators?

Sometime after his December 10 sentencing, Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown will, in all likelihood, appeal his convictions on the counts of murder, and conspiracy to murder, of which a jury last week determined he was guilty. That's the usual form...
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Garth Rattray | They don’t really care about us

Politically polarised individuals take umbrage whenever I criticise the way that the 'legacy roads' projects are being carried out. Critical errors include: suboptimal detours, no dry runs of traffic redeployment, no directional signs on the detour...
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Letter of the Day | A personal experience with skin bleaching

THE EDITOR, Sir:I saw an interesting article in the Wednesday edition of Health and Fitness in The Gleaner (November 7, 2018) with some interesting comments about bleaching called 'Make me whiter than snow' by Dr Alfred Dawes.Skin bleaching has been...
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JC shines at Grennell's 5K

THE EDITOR, Sir:Fabian Campbell, who hails from Portmore, began his Jamaica College (JC) journey in 2016. An avid lover of track and field since grade six, Campbell quickly blended into the JC track and field team. With about 15 medals under his...
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Trump on Khashoggi death tape: 'No reason for me to hear it'

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the...
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Pope decries that 'wealthy few' feast on what belongs to all

Championing the cause of the poor, Pope Francis on Sunday lamented that "the wealthy few" enjoy what, "in justice, belongs to all" and said Christians cannot remain indifferent to the growing cries of the exploited and the indigent, including...
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Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records to open in UK

Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records restaurant is going overseas. The popular bar, restaurant, and lounge will open its first venue in the London in the United Kingdom on October 10. It will be the first of 15 restaurants to be opened across...
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Argentinian, Chilean embassies join for splendid wine dinner

Back in February 2016, GraceKennedy Limited entered the wine market with the launch of Harbour Wines and Spirits. Since then, customers and consumers alike have been able to experience a wide range of wines with a variety of tastes to meet every...
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