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St Ann buggery accused granted bail
The man accused of buggering a five-year-old boy in St Ann last month has been granted bail and ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation.  The 20-year-old accused was granted bail in the sum of $300,000 with one or two sureties when...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Lead Stories

Lover slays 14-year-old

Andre Stewart, stepfather of Danesha Cooper – a 14-year-old Jonathan Grant High student, who died in the Kingston Public Hospital from stab wounds on Monday – said he had tried to prevent the relationship she had with her alleged 21-year-old killer...

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News

Growth & Jobs | COVID-19 presents an opportunity for businesses to rebuild and improve - JN Group executive

ADITI DHIMAN, executive, The Jamaica National Group Loyalty Programmes, said that the COVID-19 pandemic is a crisis that presents an opportunity for businesses to improve the way business is done as well as to rebuild and improve the lives of...

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Sports

Back to business

After months of anxious waiting, it is all systems go as the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships (Champs) gets under way today at the National Stadium. Champs was cancelled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now...

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Business

EU spending US$5.8 trillion on pandemic recovery

The European Unions top economy official said on Monday that the recovery measures the EU and its 27 member states have in the works to emerge from the pandemic total around US$5.85 trillion. EU Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni told a...

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Entertainment

Island Records had prepared Bob Marley's death announcement before he died

On May 11, 1981, Colin Leslie, then the managing director of the Tuff Gong Group of Companies, was at the Island Records office in New York when he got the news of the passing of his friend, employer and reggae superstar Bob Marley. For Leslie, who...

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Commentary

Editorial | Collaboration between police and private security
Except for implying that there will be a requirement for enhanced training and flirtation around the sectors use of technology, Matthew Samuda was vague in speaking last week about the Governments plan for a new law for the private-security...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | What is the true meaning of Mother's Day?
THE EDITOR, Madam: Sitting at home relaxing on the evening of Mothers Day, I decided to check out what has been happening on social media. I saw lovely photographs and wonderful stories of people celebrating with their moms, but I also saw...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Bob Marleys death. The reggae icon died of cancer at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami, Florida. He was 36 years old. His death was followed by two services, days later, on May 21 — one for close friends...

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Shipping

KWL moves to safeguard cargo integrity with enhanced security measures

Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) has increased its capacity to safeguard cargo integrity at its terminal. The company, in its annual report, said it is employing stringent security protocols and policies to protect its interests. “As the trade in...

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World News

Colorado police seek motive in party shooting that killed 7

DENVER (AP): A shooting at a birthday party inside a trailer park home in Colorado Springs that killed six people, before the gunman took his own life, stunned a state weary of gun violence just weeks after another Colorado mass shooting killed 10...

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