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  1. CCs have itRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... the edge of the 18-yard box when he had a clear run at goal. Clarendon College's Head Coach Lenworth Hyde told the Jamaica Observer after the game they had to "soak up a lot of pressure in the first half", but said his instruction at half-time was ...

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  2. JFK was assassinated 55 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... between rivals for the leadership of countries became a custom. Since that time, we have had such media events in Jamaica, except when a rival declines to appear. This happened in 1976 when Edward Seaga did not show up, in 1980 when none was ...

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  3. US$70-m water upgrade project for NegrilRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... of the year. For instance, last year March, NWC reported that drought conditions affecting sections of western Jamaica reduced the output level of the Logwood Treatment Plant by as much as 80 per cent. Williams said it is anticipated that with the ...

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  4. Stop itRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... with the clergyman, adding that more needs to be done to inculcate good values in the homes. "We have a lot to do in Jamaica because the first institution, which is the family, has been so fragmented and so broken and the things that should have ...

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  5. The true and false stories of Anne Bonny, pirate woman of the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... Notorious Pirates and their Crews," a book from the 1700s. Library of Congress/Provided It was November 1720, in Jamaica, a time of plunder. From New England to the Caribbean, pirates menaced ships. British authorities were fed up. Swift justice for ...

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  6. Rodigan goes on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... one year after his reflective Rodigan: My Life In Reggae hit bookshelves in the UK. In an interview with the Jamaica Observer , 67-year-old Rodigan pointed out that the documentary is not just about him. "I think it is a very important film because ...

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  7. Melodians Trevor McNaughton is deadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... and along with McNaughton performed at events in South Florida, the United Kingdom and Spain. In February 2017, the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) honoured The Melodians with its Iconic Award during the organisation's annual awards show ...

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  8. Rockhouse boss to be honoured by COJORead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Rockhouse Foundation Chairman Paul Salmon will be presented with the 2018 COJO Humanitarian Award by the New York-based non-profit Children of Jamaica Outreach Inc. The presentation will take place at the Hilton New York, JFK Airport, on December 1, 2018, during the organisation's 24th Annual Scholarship Gala & Awards. this is schedule to begin with a cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m., to be followed by dinner and dance.

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  9. CC derby for d'Cup crownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... came out on the front foot in the second half, and in the 55th minute, hitman Nicque Daley gave the central Jamaica-based team the lead. Ricardo McIntosh extended that advantage for the seven-time rural area champions in the 61st minute as last ...

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  10. Historian uncovers the two lives of Edward Thache, the nobleman who shapeshifted into BlackbeardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Post

    ... red-coated menace referenced in films and TV series. Brooks' research indicates that the Thache family set out for Jamaica from the English city of Bristol sometime in the mid-1680s, meaning Thache was raised there from the age of four or five. He ...

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  11. O-Wrap: $17-m MoBay sign to be reviewed... 105 children detained in St James SOE... UNDP rep endorses paternity leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    ... Traffic Bill contains a $75,000 fine for failure to display a public passenger vehicle badge while operating. The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) is urging the energy ministry to fast track the process for compensating motorists who ...

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  12. Local Forecast November 21, 2018Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    SIGNIFICANT FEATURE There is a trough across Jamaica. It is expected to linger across the island through to the end of the week.

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  13. Craft market vendors suffer low salesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Christopher Thomas Millicent Campbell, a 73-year-old vendor has been selling in the Cleveland Stanhope Market in Lucea, Hanover, for many decades. Craft vendors in Lucea, Hanover, are calling for their share of the tourism pie.

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  14. Semi-finalists battle for D'Cup final berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... in the second game set for 6:00 pm. Three of the teams, with the exception of Cornwall College who will face Jamaica College in the final of the ISSA Champions Cup, have been inactive as far as competitive football is concerned since they were ...

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  15. Holness's growing maturity an existential threat to the PNPRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Anyone who has been watching the performance of Prime Minister Andrew Holness since his ascension to the post in 2016 should be impressed by his emerging maturity on the job. There is little doubt that he has now asserted full control over the Jamaica Labour Party as his confidence at the 75 anniversary conference demonstrated.

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  16. TPDCo justifies $17-m cost for 'Welcome to Montego Bay' signRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    THE Tourism Product Development Company Ltd has defended the $17-million price tag for the 'Welcome to Montego Bay' sign. The TPDCo, in a statement, said: "The sign is a tropical contemporary interpretation of a traditional resort along a bay.

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  17. NWC to spend $4.5 b to tackle non-revenue water in Portmore, on north coastRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    THE National Water Commission is slated to spend approximately $4.5 billion, during the next 18 months, to continue its non-revenue water reduction programme in sections of Portmore, St Catherine, and along the north coast. Mark Barnett, president of the NWC, made the disclosure while addressing the Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica conference, at Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston yesterday.

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  18. No settlement in sight for proposed downsizing at ScotiabankRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - Scotiabank Jamaica and the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union are to meet again today, in another bid to resolve a dispute over its plans to transfer more of its local operations outside of Jamaica. The trend took root in 2013, when Scotiabank formed its Operations and Shared Services Company Ltd in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, and moved its back-office operations, inclusive of account processing, reconciliations, customer support and collection services, to Port of Spain to cover customers in Trinidad and Tobago and 17 other countries in the Caribbean.

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  19. JPSCo director wants launch of national ethical campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Lamenting national losses of some 26.38 per cent at the Jamaica Public Service Company , mostly from electricity theft, the light and power company's Region South West Director Leroy Reid wants public and private sector leaders to partner in a national ethical campaign. "Jamaica has an ethical challenge and that ethical challenge is translating itself, is showcasing itself in this instance in the illegal abstraction of electricity from the JPSCo.

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  20. Sagicor X Fund takes billion-dollar hit from Playa stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Seeking to quell market fears, chairman of Sagicor Real Estate X Fund, Richard Byles, said the billion-dollar loss reported in the September quarter was not an indictment of the company's performance, but rather reflected a dip in the price of Playa shares. The company acquired shares in the Mexican hotel group under a deal in which entities in Sagicor Group Jamaica sold their resort holdings to Playa.

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