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It happened to me ... Chuck said cop leaked his complaint to suspect
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says he has personal experience of police personnel passing his name to a suspect minutes after he shared information with investigators. Chuck did not say when the incident happened. But at parliamentary committee...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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Gleaner Editors' Forum | Cardiff Model to fight crime - British professor says hospital data collection initiative very effective in identifying hotspots

A British professor who developed a model that uses hospital data to help prevent violent crimes is trying to convince Jamaican authorities and other stakeholder groups to embrace the initiative.The Cardiff Model was developed by Jonathan Shepherd,...

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Growth & Jobs | Jamaica must leapfrog to economic development

Executive director of the Economic Growth Council (EGC), Senator Aubyn Hill, has said Jamaica cannot afford to incrementally grow if it wants to achieve economic progress.He was speaking late last week at the third in a series of conversations about...

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Joshua in Jamaica's corner - British world champ sees bright destiny for nation's boxing

Unified World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, believes Jamaica will again produce some of the world's finest boxers as he labelled the island as a "breeding ground for great athletes".Joshua, whose last fight was a technical knockout victory...

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Oil production cuts under consideration

OPEC and allied oil-producing countries will likely need to cut crude supplies, perhaps by as much as one million barrels of oil a day, to rebalance the market after US sanctions on Iran failed to cut Tehran's output, Saudi Arabia's energy minister...

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Xaymaca International's Iconic repping for the Dancehall

The Carnival season has officially kicked off, and Xaymaca International is the first through the gates when they unveiled their section at Sabina Park on Saturday.Previously tagged as the 'smallest band with the biggest heart', the three-year-old...

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Editorial | Cataleptic Delroy Williams
Don't, they say, speak ill of the dead, which might have taken Delroy Williams, the mayor of Kingston, off the hook. Except that his death is only metaphoric, and, if it were real, would be akin to a recurring case of catalepsy, or the Lazarus...

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Letter of the Day | St Mary thirsts for an ounce of development
THE EDITOR, Sir:There can be no doubt that Jamaica is poised to become the economic Mecca of the English-speaking Caribbean once again.Statistics revealed recently indicate that the net international reserve is it at high levels; tax revenues are at...

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Something Extra | Tuesday

Team Jamaica National jump started their restaurant week festivities as they mingled and dined at Centro located inside the Courtyard by Marriott on Friday. With a few delectable delights, they enjoyed some good food and great company. We...

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CMU honours Johnston, Bells award scholarship

The Caribbean Maritime University held its second annual graduation exercise at the Jamaica Conference Centre on November 8. The university used the occasion to honour stalwarts in the shipping industry, most notably awarding two honorary doctoral...

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Northern California fire death toll at 29

PARADISE, California (AP):The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smouldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there...

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