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Acting CMU President Defends Role, Reputation Amid Damning Auditor General Report

Ruel Reid/CMU Money Scandal By Neika LewisJan 23, 2020, 22:56 pm 18 Acting President of the Caribbean Maritime University, CMU Professor Ibrahim Ajagunna, is defending his reputation and role at the scandal hit university. This after a damning Auditor General report into CMU’s operations resulted in the members of the …

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Champagnie, Manning & Taylor to be Elevated to Queen’s Counsels

Nationwide News understands that prominent defence attorney, Peter Champagnie, has been elevated to the rank of Queen’s Counsel. Also accorded the status of QC are Senior Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Jeremy Taylor and veteran civil lawyer, Maurice Manning. Sources at Kings House say the trio were recently issued with …

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Police Intensify Hunt For Taxi Operator Who Mowed Down Police Officer

Deputy Superintendent of Police attached to the Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit, Dahlia Garrick, says the police are now in possession of a photograph of the vehicle involved in the mowing down of a policeman this morning. DSP Garrick told our news centre a short while ago that the photo was …

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Beenie Man And Krystal Tomlinson To Tie Knot Soon

Former King of dancehall, Moses “Beenie Man” Davis and his fiancé Krystal Tomlinson has finally put to bed months of assumptions and speculations about their wedding, leaving tongues wagging. Krystal, president of the PNPYO and popular media personality says immediately after their one-year-old daughter, Xiah is capable of walking independently, …

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Jamaican patty for US$17.50 at Super Bowl | News

When the Super Bowl LIV weekend kicks off next month, Jamaica will be ‘represented’ both on and off stage. On stage, Koffee, Squash and Shenseea are set to heat things up at the inaugural Viewtopia Music festival; and, in the concession stands, Jamaican beef patties will be sold for US$17.50, …

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Woman time now? – Will Koffee break glass ceiling?

JUDY Mowatt, first Jamaican female to be nominated (individually) in the Best Reggae Album category at the Grammy Awards, believes it is only fair a woman should finally cop the coveted prize. “I don’t see why a female can’t win. The music industry is male and female. If we’re all …

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Junior Byles Reggae Artiste Living in Poverty with Mental Illness

Jamaican Reggae Artiste Kenneth “Junior“ Byles, who is known for popular songs like “Fade Away” and “Curly Locks” has been living in poverty for quite some time. The artiste is said to be suffering from a mental illness. His primary caregiver was his father Kenneth Byles Sr who passed away …

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Chinese Embassy Dismisses US Secretary Of State Claim That Investments Are Linked To Corruption, Poor Governance

The Chinese Embassy in Jamaica is dismissing as groundless, claims that investment from the Asian nation is linked to corruption and poor governance.  US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, yesterday warned Caribbean nations against accepting what he calls ‘easy money’ from China, that could feed corruption and undermine the rule …

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Parenting hacks for saving money in baby’s first year

THE money in our bank accounts seem to grow wings the moment children come into the picture. We get so caught up in the list of things that the Internet, friends, generic baby registries and TV shows tell us that we need for our children in the first year of …

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US to impose visa restrictions for pregnant women

The Trump administration is coming out Thursday with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” in which women travel to the US to give birth so their children can have a coveted US passport. Visa applicants deemed by consular officers to be coming to the US primarily to give …

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