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On the Corner with EPOC | 'They are raping the parish' - St Thomas residents demand greater share of the revenue from its resources

For years, residents of St Thomas have complained that they are not benefiting from the numerous resources in the parish.Those cries were repeated last Thursday as The Gleaner On The Corner, with t...

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CB Group to fly high with US$120m investment

The Caribbean Broilers (CB) Group is to invest US$120 million (approximately J$15 billion) over seven years to consolidate all its business operations in a single location at Hill Run, St Catherine...

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On the Corner with EPOC | St Thomas residents want support for small businesses

Cautiously optimistic that often-repeated plans to improve the infrastructure in the parish will become a reality this time around, residents of Duhaney Pen, St Thomas, are urging the Government to...

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Abandoned bodies increase KPH woes - Hospital being forced to pay millions to private funeral homes

The Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) is making a desperate plea for relatives of deceased persons abandoned at the facility to collect the bodies."There is a list that's going to be published in The&...

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FLA's folly! - Convicted criminals, friends of board members granted gun licences under questionable circumstances

As the probe deepens into the questionable granting of gun permits by the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA), there are more indications emerging that the stench of corruption has engulfed the entit...

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'We stand with you' - Police chief gets expected support from unions

Police Commissioner George Quallo, whose leadership the public defender has said is "severely compromised", is fighting back and is now saying he has support for his stance on the controversial Tiv...

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Reid, Thwaites laud CSEC improvement

Congratulations!That was the sentiment from Ronald Thwaites, opposition spokesman on education, as he joined Education Minister Ruel Reid in lauding the 2.5 percentage point increase in the Caribbe...

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MOCA hits marks - Agency focuses on key FLA employees; explosive letter alleges rampant corruption

Police investigators are narrowing down on key employees at the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) in an expanding corruption probe at the scandal-hit agency, which remains without a board.The Major...

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Spanish Embassy to open condolence book for terror victims

The Embassy of Spain in Kingston will open a condolence book in observance of three days of mourning following the tragic terrorist events that left 13 people dead and hundreds injured on Thursday ...

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Flood-prone areas could be impacted by Tropical Storm Harvey

Jamaicans are being asked to brace for thunderstorms and potential flooding as the country could experience heavy rainfall associated with the outer bands of Tropical Storm Harvey.The Office of&hel...

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Thieves prey on KPH - Wheelchairs scrapped minutes after being donated to the hospital

Unscrupulous individuals are endangering the lives of persons at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) as they steal the covers of manholes and parts of the wheelchairs used to transport patients.A&he...

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Ford guilty - Judge rejects medical doctor's defence against corruption charges

A judge yesterday rejected a claim by well-known medical doctor Jephthah Ford that he offered a police investigator millions of dollars to release two Surinamese men and the $55 million they were h...

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