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Financial Analyst Praises Govt’s 2020/2021 Budget

Financial Analyst, Dennis Chung, is commending the government for its allocation of funds in the 2020/2021 Estimates of Expenditure. He says the Holness administration is prioritizing the big ticket issues. He also highlighted the imminent return of Greg Christie as executive director of the country’s premier anti-corruption agency, the Integrity …

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Three Illegal Weapons Seized during Joint Military Operation in Spanish Town

The Security Forces have  recovered three illegal weapons, after gunmen shot at a police/military team in Spanish Town, St Catherine yesterday. In a statement from the Jamaica Defense Force, the Security forces say the weapons were found shortly after 10 AM, during a joint police military operation. The joint Police/Military …

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Charles Snr. Apologizes after Constituents’ Protest at Nomination Day

Outgoing Member of Parliament for North Central Clarendon, Pearnel Charles Senior is apologising to Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, Leader Andrew Holness. Mr. Charles appeared on Nationwide this morning and said sorry to Prime Minister Honless for an incident in Clarendon earlier this week. During the incident some placard-bearing, green clad …

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US$1-Million Being Spent To Remedy Dust Nuisance in St. Elizabeth

One million US dollars is being spent to remedy the dust nuisance affecting some ten communities in and around the Alpart bauxite plant in St. Elizabeth. The announcement was made by Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz who has responsibility for the …

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Bolt admits he considered coming out of retirement

Less than three years after he retired following an outstanding career in track and field, sprint legend Usain Bolt has admitted he contemplated coming out of retirement. The Jamaican Olympian told CNN Sport’s Coy Wire during an interview that there were times when he missed competing. “I talked to my …

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Western Union Portmore branch closed after thieves break-in | News

The Portmore Pines Western Union will remain closed for at least a week following a break in on Wednesday night.  According to reports, criminals entered the St Catherine location by digging through a hole in the wall. Don Wehby, Group chief executive officer of GraceKennedy Limited, had initially stated that the …

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Beautiful Sights & Sounds As Buju Banton Lands In Kenya

Buju Banton, one of the most significant and well-regarded reggae artists yesterday landed in Kenya for a first-time performance in Africa since he was released in 2018 which will take place at KICC on Saturday 15th February. His debut concert on the continent was in Uganda in 1997. The Jomo …

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17-y-o Melissa Bartley missing – JamMediaOne

An Ananda Alert has been activated for 17-year-old Melissa Bartley of New Haven in St Andrew who has been missing since on Tuesday, February 11. She is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 5 feet 5 inches tall. Reports from the Duhaney Park Police are that Melissa was …

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Bring back the peace – August Town residents wish for return of 2016 unity | News

Alicia Barrett STAR Writer In 2016, the war-torn rural St Andrew community of August Town achieved the unthinkable, zero murders. Residents may have felt that their community was on its way to becoming as crime free as Accompong in St Elizabeth. That maroon community has not had a murder in …

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Highway horror – Woman nearly crashed after man stones her car | News

A St Andrew woman is advising motorists to be cautious of their surroundings when travelling along the Mandela Highway after a man threw a rock which smashed her car windows, causing injuries to her chest and face on Tuesday. Sydonnie Simms said that the incident occurred shortly after exiting the …

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