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Police confirm Charlemont student was unconscious after beating

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers in Linstead, St Catherine, are conducting further investigations to determine if charges will be laid against persons involved in a major fight near Charlemont High School shortly before 3PM on Thursday, November 7. The JCF confirmed  that one female child became unconscious …

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Huawei to give $286 million in staff bonuses for helping it through the US trade ban

2019 was certainly a difficult year for Huawei with the US trade ban, which made it hard for the company to supply various components and software for its products. Despite all the obstacles the company managed to push through and continue its growth in key sectors including its smartphone and …

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Samuda Pushes To Defy Manufactures’ Bid For Delay In Implementing Styrofoam Ban

Government Senator, Matthew Samuda, is opposing a call by some manufacturers to delay the January 1, 2020 timeline for the implementation of a ban on single-use styro-foam products. Media in Trinidad and Tobago are reporting that Senator Samuda told a forum in the twin island republic earlier this week that …

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J’cans Could Be Fined Up To $1-Million For Harbouring Mosquito Breeding Sites

Persons who harbour mosquito breeding sites and refuse to get rid of them are being ticketed and could pay fines of up to a million dollars. That’s according to Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton.He was speaking on Cliff Hughes Online this morning. Dr. Tufton says over 4,000 persons …

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Fraser-Pryce Among 5 Shortlisted For IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award

Female Sprinting icon, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been named on the five-woman short-list for the  IAAF Female World Athlete of the Year award. Fraser-Pryce won the world 100-meter and 4×100-meter titles in world-leading times at the 2019 World Championships in Doha. She also won the Pan-American 200-metres gold and seven of …

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Douglas Apologies For Brawl At Children’s Hospital

Tyrone Reid reports. Councilor for the Trafalgar Division in South East St. Andrew, Kari Douglas, is apologizing for standing in the way of a door and demanding an update from a medical doctor about the condition of her child. The incident occurred at the Bustamante Hospital for Children on the …

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Technology Minister Orders Flow, Digicel To Improve Service Delivery

Home Evening News Technology Minister Orders Flow, Digicel To Improve Service Delivery Evening News By Abka Fitz-HenleyNov 12, 2019, 22:22 pm 18 Technology Minister, Fayval Williams, says telecommunications companies, Flow and Digicel, have been instructed to take steps to improve their service. Minister Williams says she summoned both providers to …

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Holness-admin Delivering Promises Conceptualized By PNP

North East St. Andrew Member of Parliament, Delroy Chuck, says the Holness Administration has delivered on many promises that the Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, conceptualized. Mr. Chuck pointed to the many infrastructure projects started under the current administration. Mr. Chuck says there’s the many on-going road projects have caused …

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Desperate search for missing 13-y-o girl from Papine

Police and a family in Papine are desperately searching for a 13-year-old girl who has been reported missing since Monday, November 11. The teenager has been identified as Martina Komptha of Hope Town Road in Kingston 6. She is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 145 centimetres (4 …

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Fraser-Pryce among finalists for Female World Athlete of the Year 2019

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has been named among the five finalists for the 2019 Female World Athlete of the Year. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced finalists on Tuesday, 11 days before the prestigious ceremony. The Jamaican had a solid 2019 season, which ended with two gold medals at the …

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