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UPDATE: 'I lost it,' says Pembroke Hall teacher after threatening student in viral video
The Pembroke Hall High School teacher at the centre of a probe for allegedly threatening a student with violence, has conceded that her behaviour was inappropriate. "I lost it," said Marsha Lee Crawford in a voice note obtained by The Gleaner.

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, November 22, 2019
Lead Stories

Outrage at teacher attacks - Parent arrested for assaulting staff at MoBay primary school

WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) has expressed outrage at recent attacks against school administrators and teachers, urging parents and other stakeholders to use non-confrontational alternatives to settle disputes. The alarm...

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News

Herbs and spas in the spotlight

“There is a growing consciousness of the need for healthy lifestyles to combat health-related chronic diseases and promoting self-awareness by paying closer attention to one’s own health and well-being. We see the World Health Organization and our...

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Sports

Composure and resilience - St Catherine, Excelsior throw down big performances to gain Walker Cup final spots

St Catherine High School and Excelsior High will face each other in the ISSA Walker Cup Final after nail-biting semi-final victories against St George’s College and Camperdown High School, respectively, at the Stadium East field yesterday. In the...

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Business

Red Stripe tees up pitch for another tax break - New boss wants to ‘level up' production, local inputs

Luis Prata has a reputation as a turnaround manager. But that is not his mission in Jamaica. The new managing director of Desnoes...

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Entertainment

5 Questions with Morgan Heritage

This Christmas season, Morgan Heritage can rest a little easy because for the first in a long time, the family band members will be all together at home. In addition to spending time at their beloved home base in St Thomas, the band has dedicated...

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Commentary

Editorial | Talk seriously about how to pay MPs
Although a frequent critic of the sloth of Jamaica’s Parliament and the often imbecilic behaviour of its members, Ronald Thwaites is also cognisant of how badly members of parliament (MPs) are paid and isn’t ashamed to make a case for better...

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Letters

You are barking up the wrong tree, Messrs Lee-Chin and Hill

THE EDITOR, Madam: I hold no brief for permanent secretaries and they are well capable of defending themselves, but I think Messrs Michael Lee-Chin and Aubyn Hill are missing the point when they are directing their frustration at the senior...

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Social

Something Extra | Friday

Mercedes-Benz recently entered the pickup market, and the brand was eager to show potential customers what it could do at the X-Class Drive Experience event. Throughout the day, guests were driven through four obstacle courses that showcased the...

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World News

Ambassador was on ‘political errand' for Trump – aide

WASHINGTON (AP): In riveting testimony, a former national security official testified yesterday that a United States ambassador clearly carried out a “domestic political errand” for President Donald Trump on Ukraine, undercutting a main line of the...

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