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Koffee Wins 2020 Grammy For Best Reggae Album

Koffee’s ascension to the throne was on full display at the 62nd staging of the annual Grammy awards show on Sunday, January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.  The fast-rising reggae superstar made history by winning the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album with her EP Rapture. Veteran reggae …

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BREAKING: NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Reportedly Killed In Helicopter Crash In California

NBA legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Sunday morning, according to TMZ. TMZ Sports reports Kobe was traveling with three other people in his private helicopter when it crashed in Calabasas. The post BREAKING: NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Reportedly Killed In Helicopter Crash In California …

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Vauxhall High School Teacher Killed In Confrontation With Gunmen In East Kingston

The police have confirmed that a male teacher was killed during a confrontation with gunmen on Windward Road in East Kingston yesterday evening.  East Kingston is now under a state of emergency, announced a short while ago by Prime Minister Andrew Holness. The Gleaner understands that the shooting took place at the …

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Briana Williams wins 60m at Queen’s/Grace Jackson Track Meet

Jamaica’s 17-year-old sprint sensation Briana Williams outclassed her rivals to win the women’s invitational 60m dash in a stunning 7.15 seconds (-1.1 mps) at the 19th staging of the Queen’s/Grace Jackson Track Meet at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday. The US-based sprinter won section two of the event …

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Memorable ‘official’ visits to Jamaica throughout the years

Jamaica has hosted many top international officials over its near-60 year history since Independence, the recent visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo being the latest visit to the island by a top official from around the globe. It got us thinking about some of the more memorable visits …

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Prime Minister Declares State Of Emergency In Kingston East Police Division

Home Evening News BREAKING: Prime Minister Declares State Of Emergency In Kingston East Police Division Evening News By Abka Fitz-HenleyJan 26, 2020, 15:45 pm 65 The troubled Kingston East Police Division is now under a State of Public Emergency. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement during a media briefing …

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Krystal Tomlinson releases data with Jamaica more corrupt under PNP

People’s National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO) President, Krystal Tomlinson, is being jeered on social media over the weekend, after she released statistics and a graph from anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International, which showed that the perception of corruption in Jamaica was higher when the now Opposition PNP was in Government. Tomlinson …

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Woman’s body with throat cut found in Trelawny

The Trelawny Police Division recorded its first murder since the start of the year following the gruesome discovery of an unidentified woman, believed to be in her early 20s, whose blood-drenched body was found in an isolated area with the throat slit, yesterday morning. Last year, 30 murders were recorded …

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Stepfather held in murder of eight-year-old boy | News

The police have arrested the stepfather named as a person of interest in the murder of eight-year-old Galen Buchanan. He was held in Daniel Town Trelawny during an early morning operation, the constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit has confirmed. The man, goes by the aliases ‘Phillip Williams’, ‘Phillip Rose’ and ‘Rochester …

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A regional stock exchange needed — NCB’s Stanley Thompson

With the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) painted as the poster child for success in global spheres, calls are now being made for the development of a regional platform, so as to expand offerings to people in the Caribbean and across borders. Speaking at the 15th Regional Investment and Capital Markets …

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