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Six motorcyclists implicated in New Kingston robberies arrested

Investigators in the St Andrew Central Division have arrested males, include minors, who they say have been allegedly involved in a spate of robberies using motorcycles. They say the suspects were picked up in three separate incidents…

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J. Wray & Nephew dismisses claim about fake Magnum Tonic Wine

J. Wray & Nephew Limited, the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Magnum Tonic Wine and owner of the Magnum Tonic Wine brand, says claims being made in a viral social media video about its products are completely false. In the video,…

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Jamaica seeking to extend sports cooperation agreement with China

Preliminary discussions by the Government to extend the largest bilateral sports cooperation agreement with China have been favourable. The three-year programme, dubbed the Jamaica-China Technical Cooperation Programme, is in its second year. Under…

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American man charged following cocaine seizure in St James

The Narcotics Police arrested an American man at the Sangster International Airport in St James for breaches of Dangerous Drugs Act on Saturday. He is 39-year-old Marcesa Lewis of Texas. The police report that Lewis checked in to board a flight to…

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Illegal gun and ammunition held in St Ann, man charged

The Area 2 Fugitive Apprehension Team charged a man with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following the seizure of a homemade shotgun and several rounds of ammunition in Harmonyvale district, Moneague, St Ann on Friday. He is 25-year-…

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Gov't providing $569M in back-to-school grants for PATH beneficiaries

A total of 162,654 children who are registered with the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) will benefit from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security’s Back-to-School grant programme. The Ministry will be…

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Gov’t urged to do more to honour Garvey

On Saturday, as St Ann remembered one of its national and international icons, Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, several observers expressed that enough was not being done in Jamaica to honour him. Dr Jahlani Niaah, coordinator,…

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Overseas-based Jamaicans launch food bank in Kingston and St Andrew

A newly formed charity organisation, led by a team of Jamaicans living overseas, has launched a food bank in Kingston and St Andrew to serve the less fortunate. The organisation and its food bank initiative were launched on Saturday at the Marie…

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Steve Lyston | Recessions bring new opportunities

In the marketplace today, there is great fear of a pending recession and it is causing global anxiety. Many are calling for the replacement of the dollar as the reserve currency. Some predict that there is going to be worldwide economic collapse…

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CBU renewed and re-energised to deal with changes in global media

Delegates of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), last week, recommitted to renewing and re-energising the CBU during the union’s 50th Annual General Assembly in San Andres Island, Colombia. The commitment comes, the CBU said in a release, at “a…

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