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Gay J’can gets asylum in Europe | News

A 26-year-old man who claimed that he was beaten, buried and left for dead in a shallow grave in downtown Kingston last October has been given asylum in Europe. “He got assistance from J-FLAG (Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays) and Rainbow Railroad, and he is really happy because …

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Thieves tie up farmer in pigsty – Animals butchered on spot | News

A pig farmer in Kingston was tied up in his pigsty by four men who stole two of his pigs, which they butchered on spot before disappearing with the carcasses. The thieves reportedly entered the pigsty while the farmer was tending to his animals. Another farmer told THE WEEKEND STAR …

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11-y-o still in hospital following Fletcher’s Land shooting | News

It was a typical evening in Fletcher’s Land last Saturday with a large group of community members gathered outside. All hell broke loose when a vehicle entered the community from upper King Street some time after 4 p.m. Two men jumped out, spraying the community with gunshots. When the shooting …

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Woman believes demons killed her granddaughter | News

The grandmother of Karetta Ricketts, who passed away on February 5, believes that she was killed by supernatural forces, set on her by persons who were envious of the family’s success. Olive Gayle said she believes her family was envied becauuse of land that she had purchased, and on which …

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Two men killed in same lane days apart | News

The community of Hopewell in Hanover has been sent into a frenzy following the murder of two men, who were both shot and killed by a lone gunman just days apart, at the same location in the town square. Damion Buchanan, a 28-year-old labourer of Camp Road, and 29-year-old Sheldon …

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Rastafarian wins ganja case | News

At least one Rastafarian, Wilbert Brooks, is seeing the benefits of the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act, which was amended in 2015. Brooks was arrested on the Slipe main road in St Elizabeth on July 24, 2019, after a bus he was travelling in was searched by the police. A bag …

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Maxfield Avenue residents say SOE ineffective | News

On Wednesday night, gunshots barked through sections of Maxfield Avenue, leaving the St Andrew community on edge. When the smoke cleared, the bullet-riddled body of an unidentified man was found with his hands bound and mouth gagged in an abandoned yard, while detectives searched the area for clues. Unfortunately, that …

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Debt Servicing In 2020/21 Budget In The Right Direction

Home Business Debt Servicing In 2020/21 Budget In The Right Direction – Scotia Group Executive Business By Neika LewisFeb 14, 2020, 13:03 pm 11 Head of Insurance & Wealth Management at Scotia Group Jamaica, Dr Adrian Stokes, says debt servicing in the 2020/2021 budget appears to be going in the …

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Looks Like Beenie Man’s Little Princess Has The Music Gene

Dancehall legend, Beenie Man and his soon-to-be politician fiancé Krystal Tomlinson welcomed the birth of their baby girl Xiah Amina Davis in October 2018. The now 1 and (almost) a half year old is already getting a lot of attention for what appears to be the manifestation of a musical …

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Jamaica Can Now Test For New Strain Of Coronavirus, CoVID 19

Jamaica can now test for the new strain of the coronavirus, CoVID 19, that’s wreaking havoc in China and spreading fear around the world. The country’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacqueline Bisasor-Mckenzie, made the revelation during last evening’s edition of Nationwide @ 5. Dr. Bisasor-McKenzie says as of yesterday the …

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