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Horace Clarke High School spreads Christmas joy in Islington

On Wednesday, students from the Horace Clarke High School in Islington, St Mary, brought Christmas cheer to dozens of senior citizens in the community as part of their efforts to improve the lives of the elderly...

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Resolution to remove Kim Brown-Lawrence from council withdrawn

The resolution that was brought by the People’s National Party’s (PNP) minority leader at the St Ann Municipal Corporation to have councillor for the Brown’s Town division in St Ann, Kim Brown-Lawrence, removed from office has been withdrawn. At... ...

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Customer service training coming for St Ann cops

Amid criticisms regarding the police’s response to the general public, commandant for St Ann, SSP Calvin Small, has revealed that come early next year, Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) members in St Ann will undergo training in customer service....

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Haughton: I didn’t mean to steep on Phillips’ toes

Less than a week after Opposition Spokesman on Planning and Development Dr André Haughton shredded his party leader’s proposal to cut general consumption tax (GCT) by two percentage points, the university lecturer, in a statement issued by the...

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Introduce dengue-testing kits in hospitals, says councillor

At least one Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation councillor has charged Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton to speedily introduce dengue-testing kits at public health facilities, particularly at the Bustamante Hospital for Children....

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CARDI: Climate change affects more than the environment

Executive Director of the Caribbean Research and Development Institute (CARDI) Barton Clarke has called attention to the issue of climate change as more than just an environmental concern, pointing to the multiplier effects on other areas. In his...

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Court awards PNP councillors $23m – RJRGLEANER to appeal ruling in malicious prosecution, defamation suits

The RJRGLEANER Group has vowed to appeal a Supreme Court award of $19.5 million in damages to People’s National Party councillors Michael Troupe and Sylvan Reid who had filed separate suits for defamation, false imprisonment, and malicious…

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4.2% growth forecast for Eastern Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says member countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) are expected to achieve eight consecutive years of positive economic out-turn, with average growth forecast to…

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‘They are failures!’ – Opposition blasts heads of security forces

The leaders of Jamaica’s security forces have been blasted as “failures” by one opposition senator. Lambert Brown made the assertion yesterday before opposition senators voted along with their colleagues on the government side to extend states of…

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