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A police officer has reportedly been fingered, as one of three suspects involved in the death of 30-year-old teacher Kerry Ann Powell who was found dead in a room of her home in the Horizon Park Housing Estate in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth, on Wednesday.

TACKLE VIGILANTE JUSTICE

Last year October, following the robbery and murder of Mr. Young of Flagstaff Bakery, an editorial in this newspaper called on the police hierarchy to...
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Ebola experts arrive today

Minister of Health, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says two Cuban experts are to arrive in the island today, Friday, November 21, to assist with training Jamaican...
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Ananse Soundsplash in Montego Bay

The second staging of the Ananse Soundsplash at the Montego Bay community College Lecture Theatre on November 22, is going to be a refreshing experience. Storytellers from all over the world will transformMontego Bay into a mecca of culture and art, as we pass on our history to the generations....
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CHANGES TO NEGRIL BREAKWATER PROJECT

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has made two material changes to the proposed project, for the construction of two breakwater structures to protect...
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Female escapees on the run

Up to press time, the police in St. Elizabeth were on the hunt for two female prisoners who escaped custody, while being transported from hospital...
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SAVE OUTAMENI EXPERIENCE

Trelawny’s capital Falmouth, in recent years has been the location for country’s newest cruise ship pier, which is slowly transforming the once sleepy town into...
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    Craft vendors in the cold

    Some 12 shops and their contents were affected when the inferno swept through a section of the craft market, destroying the shops while others were partially burnt.
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    Ebola preparations advanced at CRH

    Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says that work is advanced on the permanent Ebola quarantine facility, currently being built at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St. James.
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    Hampton High principal Cop Lasco Awards

    Hampton High Principal, Heather-Dawn Murray, and Aneita Bailey of Marymount High, are the proud LASCO/Ministry of Education (MoE) 2014 Principal and Teacher of the Year, respectively.
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    CRACKDOWN! - Tougher guidelines coming for JPs

    Becoming a justice of the peace in the parish of St. James in the future is going to be “much harder than before”, according to Custos of St. James, Ewen Corrodus. Persons desirous of serving at this level of the justice system must be able to read and write and will also have to get the unanimous approval of a three-member panel.
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    CONFED time again!

    The Western Mirror has been reliably informed that the start of the Charley’s JB Rum / JFF Western Confederations Football Competition, has been pushed back to facilitate the playing of the Flow All-Island Champions Cup Knockout finale between western sides Montego Bay United and Reno.
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    Another defeat for MBU

    The struggles of Montego Bay United (MBU) in the defence of their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) crown, continued on Monday night, (November 10) when they were beaten away from home by the ‘Stars-of-the-East’ Harbour View.
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    Green Pond in push for qualification

    Former All-Island champions Cornwall College, will look to seal qualification to the next round of the ISSA/BUSTA Under-16 Football Competition when they engage Green Pond High in a re-scheduled match at Green Pond tomorrow, (Tuesday, November 11).
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    Sensational MoBay High

    The strangle hold and impeccable seven-year winning streak of girls tennis powerhouse Immaculate Conception High School, was sensational halted by Montego Bay High in the final of the girls Under 19 section of the Mayberry Investment High School Tennis Championships, which culminated at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre on Sunday, (November 2).
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    Dept. of Correctional Services stages information fair

    Region Three of the Department of Correctional Services, conducted an information fair recently on the grounds of Mega Mart Shopping Complex in Catherine Hall, Montego Bay.
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    SANDALS MONTEGO BAY ASSISTS CHIK-V CLEAN-UP

    Sandals Resorts in the Montego Bay Region has answered the call for cleaner communities, and joined other key stakeholders in the anti-chik-V cleanup campaign.
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    Carreras awards scholarships totaling $3.7 million

    Thirty (30) tertiary level students, from a pool of over 300 applicants were the beneficiaries of scholarships and bursaries, valued at over $3.7 million at the Carreras Limited’s 47th Annual Scholarship Awards held recently.
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    ‘A godly person is a blessed person’ - Says Jointwood centenarian

    In the year 2012, it was estimated by the United Nations, that there were 316, 600 living centenarians worldwide. Certainly, one Jamaican who was a part of this number was centenarian Euphemia Caroline Parling from Jointwood, St. Elizabeth. Whether one calls it a gift of nature, a blessing or just luck, Mrs. Parling is nonetheless celebrating her remarkably long life; one which she believes is spared as a result of her relationship with God and the consumption of good food in her earlier years.
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  • MORE CLARITY NEEDED

    Last Friday, as controversy raged over the National Housing Trust (NHT)’s purchase of the Outameni Experience property in Falmouth, Trelawny, we called for the stakeholders
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  • STOP THE EXPLOITATION

    Are the Ministries of Tourism, Labour and Social Security and the Jamaica Tourist Board, as well as the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association aware of
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  • CRIME REDUCTION

    St. James continues to grapple with a recent uptick in incidents of crime. The most recent incident was early Monday (November 3) morning where a
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  • CORNWALL REGIONAL HOSPITAL’S EBOLA PREPAREDNESS

    The minister of health Dr Fenton Ferguson, has expressed satisfaction with the level of Ebola preparedness at the Cornwall Regional Hospital, which is the central
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