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Top level meeting today as crime worsens in St James
The deputy commissioner of police in charge of strategic operations will hold talks with senior cops this morning in response to the increasingly worrying crime rate in Montego Bay, St James. More than 310 people have been killed in...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, December 11, 2017
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Funeral bloodbath - Gunmen turn weapons on mourners outside church

For some, it was a scene similar to what they had seen on television as gunmen armed with high-powered weapons yesterday sprayed mourners attending a funeral at the Kings Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church in east Kingston."Collection [offering]...

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News

Scotia hosts free Christmas concert at Emancipation Park tomorrow

Verlando Small, Kingston College Choir and Jessie Ripoll Primary will join the Scotia Singers at the upcoming Scotiabank free Christmas concert slated for tomorrow in Emancipation Park. This is the 21st year of this celebration looked forward to by...

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Sports

Coley confirms move to Iranian club

Jamaica College (JC) head coach Miguel Coley has confirmed that he will be joining Iranian side Esteghlal FC as its assistant coach later this month.There, he will reunite with former national senior men's football team head coach Winfried Schafer,...

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Entertainment

Juggling for carnival - Music mix at events raises concerns

Unlike other Caribbean countries such as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago, where soca music is deeply rooted in their culture, carnival in Jamaica portrays only a fraction of what the celebration represents....

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Commentary

Editorial | Go with the truth commission, too
Peter Phillips, the opposition leader, has cracked a window to a potential political cleansing that, thus far, has been little noticed, but shouldn't be allowed to pass.So, not only ought not Dr Phillips be allowed to retreat from his idea for the...

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Social

Something Extra | Monday

Last Thursday, the Stocks and Securities Limited held their ultra-chic Black Diamonds Christmas Party at the Regency Bar...

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Flair

Keneea Linton's 2017 Holiday Collection

Last Sunday, a very intimate group of select clients got the opportunity to be the first to view Keneea Linton-George's 2017 Holiday Collection at Linton-George's Lady Musgrave Boutique.The 10-piece collection is for the woman of discerning taste....

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World News

Anti-migrant leader pushes to win national power in Italy

Anti-migrant leader pushesto win national powerROME (AP):The leader of an Italian party that hopes to capitalise on growing resentment of migrants and asylum-seekers told supporters in Rome yesterday it would be "splendid" if he wins national...

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