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St Ann man charged for possession of illegal firearm and ammunition
A 23-year-old man is to answer charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, following his arrest yesterday by the St Ann's Bay Police. The Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force reports that charges stem...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, February 22, 2020
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Hellfire at Heaven's - Seven injured, vehicles razed as Mandeville gas station goes up in flames

Dramatic scenes unfolded in Mandeville, Manchester, yesterday evening as the long-standing Heavens FESCO petrol station there went up in flames, causing injuries to at least seven people and sending passers-by scampering for cover. Four persons...

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Savannah Cross residents demand protection for their children

The expression on Nicola Clairs face was one of anger as she shared the fears of parents in the Savannah Cross community that one day they might experience the same fate a mother did last year. On February 18, 2019, 11-year-old Aldrianna Rowe was...

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All the way up - 7ft 2 in Jamaican basketballer earns high praise for play in NCAA Division One

When Romaro Gill first picked up basketball, he had no idea that the passion instilled in him would take him towards success at the collegiate level or being compared to an NBA legend. The 25-year-old centre has played a key role for the National...

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Soulful Reggae Wednesdays in the Park

There is soul music, and then there is music with soul. Reggae falls in the latter category, and this was ­exposed, expressed and enjoyed at this weeks staging of Reggae Wednesdays, the weekly Reggae Month concert at Emancipation Park in New...

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Editorial | Classroom crisis
Swift, precise action is now needed to reduce the level of violence in our schools. In the last few weeks, teacher- student conflicts appear to have escalated in many of our institutions of learning. It could be that the graphic images now...

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Letter of the Day | PNP had nothing to apologise about
THE EDITOR, Madam. I have listened to, and watched carefully, news reports relating to what senior Peoples National Party (PNP) leaders, especially Mr. Mark Golding, are alleged to have said at the Cedar Grove Academy in...

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