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Ninja Man, co-accused found guilty of murder

Dancehall artiste Ninja Man and his co-accused have been found guilty of the 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson, also known as Ricky Trooper.
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NWA urges caution along roadways amid heavy rains

The National Works Agency (NWA) is urging motorists to proceed with caution along some roadways in Portland and St Andrew which have been impacted by landslides following heavy weekend rains. C...
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New coffee craze - Jamaicans urged to produce more for Chinese market

China's huge population and ready-made market can potentially absorb all the coffee Jamaica produces, says Chinese ambassador to Jamaica, Niu Qingbao.The Chinese diplomat said that even though the Japanese have done a good job importing Jamaican...
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Merciless! - Cops investigate woman seen in video battering little girl

A woman seen in a video violently beating a small girl has been located by the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA). A source at the CPFSA, formerly the Child Development Agency, told The Gleaner yesterday that the incident took place...
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'A suh it go, man' ... Ninja Man reacts to murder conviction

"A suh it go, man." That was the reaction of dancehall artiste Ninja Man as he and his co-accused were led from the Home Circuit Court in handcuffs Monday afternoon. Ninja Man, whose real nam...
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Charles calls for all-out fight against child abuse

Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, minister of state in the Ministry of National Security, is calling for the nation to join as one in the fight against child abuse.The second-generation politician urged technology as a means of fighting crime, while...
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Unbeaten Queen's, Gaynstead clash in ISSA netball

It will be a mere formality for most of the seeded teams for this Thursday's semi-finals of the ISSA Urban Area Schoolgirl Netball Competition, when the final set of matches in the second round of the competition are played today at the Leila...
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Goal-hungry Moulton stars west Kgn derby

Following his brace against rivals Boys' Town in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at Barbican, Tivoli Gardens attacker AndrÈ Moulton said that he is hungry, more comfortable, and looking to score as many goals as possible this season....
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Half Moon to have 57 new rooms, suites next October ... US$75 million upgrade under way

Having last month let go 40 older employees with the shuttering of four dozen rooms as part of a major upgrading project, Half Moon hotel in Montego Bay says it will be hiring anew when the build-out is completed next October."With the opening of 57...
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Cargo Handlers, New Fortress in partnership to deliver LNG

Cargo Handlers Limited (CHL) and New Fortress Energy (NFE) have announced that both entities have commenced dealings which will see Cargo Handlers deliver product to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) provider.Cargo Handlers, which is based in Montego...
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Batman couldn't stop Harvey - Affleck sorry for breast groping

Ben Affleck "knew" Harvey Weinstein was "sleazy", but didn't think he could do anything about it.The 65-year-old disgraced producer has been accused of sexually harassing more than 80 female employees over a 30-year period. Now, Justice League actor...
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All-star superhero cast in minor league flick

Chances are there's not a soul alive who didn't grow up in some shape or form with the Justice League. Though the characters are American inventions, they're regarded the world over as iconic. Therefore, despite all evidence to the contrary, I...
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Editorial | Mr Holness' CARICOM agenda

Unless it contains something radically at odds with the thinking of Prime Minister Andrew Holness, this newspaper continues to be flabbergasted by the failure of the Government to publish the Golding Task Force report on how Jamaica should approach...
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Frank Phipps | We don’t beg at lord’s table

The statement by Lord Tariq Ahmad in The Gleaner of November 13, 2017 calls for a response when it is, as usual, telling us what is better for us rather than to peer back into history. Such a pity he was here only on a whistle stop and his opinion...
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Letter of the Day | Parental correction is not abuse

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Government of Jamaica has recently made the announcement to outlaw the use of corporal punishment as a method of curtailing the misbehaviour of children. This, the prime minister said, is a part of his administration's effort to...
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Be sensitive to sex-abuse reporters, JCF

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent arrest of a mother reporting the sexual abuse of her son is a glaring example of the weaknesses of the police force in handling sensitive matters.Notwithstanding the establishment of the Centre for the Investigation of...
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Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

PARIS (AP) — Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation a...
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Winners and losers under the Senate tax proposal

WASHINGTON (AP):The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses like President Donald Trump and his family do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House...
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Miss Jamaica World Solange Sinclair returns home

Miss Jamaica World, 24 year old Solange Sinclair, returned to this island this morning, after finishing in the top 10 and copping the Caribbean Queen of Beauty award at the Miss World pageant in ...
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Byles inducted into PSOJ Hall of Fame

On Monday, Chairman of the Sagicor Group Jamaica Richard Byles, was inducted into the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame. In a glittering banquet held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, leaders of the business community...
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