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Suspect charged for killing 91-year-old St Ann man
One man has been charged for the Thursday, December 5 killing of 91-year-old Zaneal Hanson of Battersea in Cave Valley, St Ann who was found with chop wounds at his home. Charged with murder is 25-year-old Andrae Campbell otherwise called ‘...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, December 13, 2019
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MoBay market mayhem - Robbers fleece vendors, shoppers of millions; corporation promises security for Christmas

WESTERN BUREAU: Despite the ongoing state of emergency in St James, robbers have laid siege to the Charles Gordon Market in the parish capital, fleecing vendors and shoppers of millions of dollars. The St James Municipal Corporation, which operates...

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Jamaica Producers celebrates 90 years in style

Set against the picturesque backdrop of the JP Farms in Agualta Vale, St Mary, the Jamaica Producers (JP) Group recently celebrated the good people and strong partnerships which made their 90-year trek possible. The mood was set by DJ ‘Captain’...

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‘We're getting there' - Gardner confident about Portmore RSPL revival after back-to-back wins

Portmore United head coach Ricardo Gardner believes that his team is close to being back to its best after a 2-1 win over Cavalier FC in the Red Stripe Premier League game at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday. Lamar Walker opened the scoring...

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Blue Power, rivals fighting rollback of preferential access to Caricom

Local soap producer Blue Power Group Limited will no longer be eligible for special treatment for its exports to the region under the Caricom trade treaty, based on a new ruling by the World Customs Organisation, WCO. Because the producer uses...

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5 Questions with The Lambsbread

Hawaii is as far away as the other side of the world, but the Pacific islands cluster bears acute similarities to the Caribbean – particularly Jamaica. Kaya, band leader of The Lambsbread, painted a clear picture. “Coconuts, mangoes, breadfruit,...

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Editorial | Standards regulator asleep on the job?
We are being driven to conclude that the decision by the former government, consummated by the Andrew Holness administration, of removing product-compliance oversight from the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) and giving it to a new agency was...

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Letter of the Day | Make early childhood education a priority

THE EDITOR, Madam: I strongly believe that we have adequate, competent, credible men and women who can run the administrative functions of this country. The selected persons, be it in the Upper or Lower House, should concentrate on policy...

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Something Extra | Friday

It was an all-white affair at the Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League (JCCUL) end-of-year Christmas party as guests set sail aboard the ‘Loose Cannon’ on the Kingston Harbour last Saturday. Something Extra has the glam highlights.

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World News

Warren: Rivals won't stand up to rich

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP): Elizabeth Warren says other Democratic presidential hopefuls are too quick to accept Republican calls for unity rather than standing up to the rich and are bending to the whims of their own wealthy donors. The sharp...

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