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Vybz Kartel Gets Good News On His Appeal, Court At ‘Advanced Stage’ In Judgement

Vybz Kartel and his co-defendants got some great news from the appeal court this week. Jamaica’s Appeal Court has issued a statement to Vybz Kartel’s defense team, updating them on the pending verdict. According to the three judges sitting on the court, their judgement is at an “advanced stage,” which …

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Woman defies doctors after getting three days to live | News

In August, Latoya Hogarth, 28, had a brain aneurysm. She claimed that doctors declared that her situation was unfixable and gave her three days to live. However, four months later, the Lilliput, St James, resident is alive and well, drowning in medical bills. “I went into the Falmouth Hospital the …

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Pregnant woman jumps from two-storey building | News

At four months pregnant, Marie* was out partying with friends in Bayshore, Harbour View, on November 23 when the unimaginable happened. Gunmen, masked as police officers and soldiers, invaded the party and began spraying bullets. Fearing for her life, and ignoring the fact that she is pregnant, Marie jumped from …

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Season of sadness – Dengue robs daughter of spending Christmas with dad | News

“Tell me babymother seh mi soon come and that she mus kiss Shackay for me.” Kemar Bailey, a resident of Dalvey in St Thomas, was confident that he would overcome dengue. He told relatives last Sunday that he would get out of hospital soon. But Kemar, 36, like more than …

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Fight over soap leaves little girl partially blind | News

When her eight-year-old daughter Shantavia McDonald came home last Thursday evening complaining of a soreness in her eye, Charnelle Barnes had no idea that the situation was serious. However, by the time her child had woken up the following day, it was evident that something was wrong. Her eyes were …

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Man begs girlfriend to take him back for Christmas – … says she took all the furniture when she left | News

With Christmas quickly approaching, Leonard Davis is begging for the love of his life to return home. According to him, his lady love moved out of their home earlier this year, after she found out that he had cheated on her several times. He now says he is a changed …

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Mayor vows to rebuild May Pen Market | News

While vendors from the May Pen Market are still picking up the pieces after a fire destroyed their goods on the weekend, Mayor Winston Maragh is already pledging to rebuild the vending hub. Maragh told THE WEEKEND STAR that discussions are already under way regarding the design of the new …

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Fedrick Dacres got an extra-large book for the holidays | News

Christmas has always been a preferred holiday for 25-year-old discus star Fedrick Dacres. His mother, Claudette Morgan, who says her son loves curried mutton, believes this is mainly because they ‘cook up a storm’. Dacres, however, recounts one Christmas in particular that was rather bittersweet. “At Christmas, my mom always …

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19-y-o gets PM’s nation builder award | News

Chad Rattray, 19, of Maryland district, St Andrew, was one of 47 people who where awarded at the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence, which was held on Saturday, November 20, on the lawns of Jamaica House. The law major at the University of the West Indies (UWI) was awarded …

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Farmer goes blind at MP’s office | News

A 64-year-old champion farmer lost his sight at the office of his member of parliament (MP), Ed Bartlett, in St James last month. The farmer, Carlton Smith, visited Bartlett’s Rosehall office but did not see him. He said that he lost his sight as he attempted to leave the office. …

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