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Man identified only as 'Bertie' shot dead in Portland drive-by
A man was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in the Falkland community in Boundbrook, Portland on Thursday afternoon.  The deceased has been identified only as 'Bertie' of a Boundbrook address. 

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, May 23, 2024
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A wave of horror and bloodshed moved across Jamaica on Tuesday as a series of shootings unfurled, leaving at least seven people dead and 11 injured. The deadly incidents unfolded in several police divisions in a string of separate incidents....

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Plea deal discussions to continue in Hyde case
The prosecution and the defence in the Matthew Hyde case are to continue discussions regarding a possible plea deal. The university student, who reportedly held his girlfriend captive in a dorm room and tortured her over a year ago, was on...

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‘It was a difficult time'

REAPPOINTED REGGAE Girlz head coach Hubert Bubsy Jr, in his first public address at a press conference at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) on Wednesday, said the sexual misconduct allegations, which led to his suspension from the programme in...

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Using AI, Mastercard aims to detect and safeguard compromised cards quicker

Mastercard said Wednesday that it expects to be able to discover that your credit or debit card number has been compromised well before it ends up in the hands of a cybercriminal. In its latest software update rolling out this week, Mastercard is...

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Kingston Creative Film Festival takes over downtown Kingston Sunday

Kingston Creatives monthly Artwalk festival will spotlight the artistic work of local film-makers and digital content creators on Sunday. The festivities will kick off with a ‘Lights, Camera, Kingston bus tour, which offers insight into the rich.

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Editorial | Morris Dixon's pathway

Prime Minister Andrew Holness appointment of Senator Dana Morris Dixon as the information minister in this weeks minor shuffle of his Cabinet is a logical alignment of portfolios that could yield gains for the Government, if Dr Morris Dixon is...

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Boys Town's football programme in need of support
THE EDITOR, Madam: I write in both the capacity of being the founding manager of All Saints/Jones Town FC, now Arnett Gardens FC, and former director of Boys Town. From the seventies to the nineties, Boys Town FC was one of the best football...

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Something Extra | Thursday

From The Apprentice to The Count of Monte Cristo, model Winnie Harlow served on the red carpet for the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. The Canadian-born model, with Jamaican roots, donned couture, couture and more couture, with looks from Zuhair Murad...

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Manzil brings Indo-Chinese flavours to Ocho Rios

Indo-Chinese fusion restaurant and bar Manzil is hoping to bring authentic eastern flavours to the bustling Jamaican tourist town of Ocho Rios. Head Chef Vinender Singh spent his life prior to opening his north coast restaurant in 2021 training...

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‘Sheer terror': Passengers describe turbulence-hit flight that put 20 in intensive care

BANGKOK (AP): Passengers on the Singapore Airlines flight that descended sharply after hitting severe turbulence described the “sheer terror” of the aircraft shuddering, loose items flying, and people wrenched so badly that 20 remained on Wednesday...

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