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80 years for convicted killers
The two men who slaughtered six members of a Hanover family before setting their home on fire will have to serve at least 80 years in prison. Errol Clarke, 51, and Mikhail Campbell, 27, were both given the mandatory life in prison when they were...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, December 15, 2018
Lead Stories

'Name them' - Wehby wants companies that benefited from Petrojam breaches made public

One Government senator has joined the call for the Andrew Holness administration to publicly name the companies that got contracts from the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, that were found to be in breach of government procurement rules.Further,...

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News

Inside the Municipal Corporation: Mayor to take a child home for Christmas

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Mayor of Port Maria Richard Creary is showing a heart this Christmas. Creary says he has applied to the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) to be part of the Take a Child Home for Christmas programme, and hopes...

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Sports

Reggae Girlz welcome World Cup celebration - Women footballers honoured with massive motorcade, four days of festivities

With a series of events set for the next few days, Elaine Walker-Brown, Chairman of the Jamaica Football Federation's women's football committee, said the appreciation and acknowledgement the Reggae Girlz will receive for their...

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Entertainment

Miss World Caribbean Kadijah Robinson - not just a pageant girl

Twenty-three-old Kadijah Robinson has won the hearts of her fellow Jamaicans following her top-five placement at the recent Miss World competition.The pageant finals, which were held in Sanya, China, last Saturday, saw more than 100 women across the...

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Commentary

Editorial | Mental health: a village at a time
The name Kimone Rose may not mean anything to most of our readers. Yet we have elected to highlight the initiative of this 25-year-old woman who is on a mission to tackle mental-health issues starting in two rural communities of Clarendon....

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Letters

Letter of the Day | State of emergency must turn on sobriety, not noise
THE EDITOR, Sir: Jamaica has had a long, chequered and appalling history of suppression of crime strategies. In this conundrum, many young men have died unnecessarily or have been incarcerated. Oftentimes, the possession of a ganja spliff was...

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