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St Thomas man charged for raping his daughter seven years ago

St Thomas man charged for raping his daughter seven years ago

Jamaica

A St Thomas man charged with raping his seven-year-old daughter seven years ago is to face the Morant Bay Parish Court on Wednesday. The girl is now 14 years old. The name of her 34-year-old father is being withheld to protect the identity of...
Jamaica Gleaner, 14 hours ago

Predicted: Local

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JN Bank employee pleads guilty to forgery in $1.6 million case

JN Bank employee pleads guilty to forgery in $1.6 million case

Jamaica

Twenty-six-year-old Jamaica National Bank employee Sheldon Durrant has pleaded guilty to forging documents to swindle over $1.6 million from customers. Durrant, who was employed to the Lucea branch is to be sentenced on August 31 when he returns to...
Jamaica Gleaner, 1 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Gov't extends BEST Cash and SET Cash programmes until August

Gov't extends BEST Cash and SET Cash programmes until August

Jamaica

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has announced a two-month extension for two elements of the Government’s COVID assistance programme. Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday, Clarke said SET Cash and BEST Cash grants will be extended to...
Jamaica Gleaner, 4 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Five new COVID cases, seven more recoveries

Five new COVID cases, seven more recoveries

Jamaica

The Health Ministry is reporting that Jamaica today recorded five more positive COVID-19 cases pushing the overall tally to 737. The new patients – three males and two females – arrived on flights from the United States and the...
Jamaica Gleaner, 4 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Water prohibition order to be imposed in drought-affected areas

Water prohibition order to be imposed in drought-affected areas

Jamaica

Faced with the impact of dry conditions, the National Water Commission (NWC) is moving to impose water restrictions in all areas served by drought-affected supply systems. The prohibition order will take effect on July 9 and remain in force...
Jamaica Gleaner, 6 days ago

Predicted: Local

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WHO ending hydroxycholorquine trial for COVID

WHO ending hydroxycholorquine trial for COVID

Jamaica

BERLIN — The World Health Organization says it is ending a trial into whether anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps patients hospitalised with COVID-19. WHO said Saturday it has “accepted the recommendation” from the...
Jamaica Gleaner, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Six new imported COVID cases increase tally to 721, five more recoveries

Six new imported COVID cases increase tally to 721, five more recoveries

Jamaica

Jamaica today recorded six more imported COVID cases pushing the overall tally to 721. All six patients – four males and two females – arrived on flights from the United States.  Five are non-Jamaicans: three staying in...
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Security guard shot and injured in MoBay robbery

Security guard shot and injured in MoBay robbery

Jamaica

WESTERN BUREAU: A security guard is now battling for life in the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James after he was shot and seriously injured in a daring daylight robbery at a supermarket along Market Street in the parish capital....
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Bus driver killed, cop chopped in Spanish Town altercation

Bus driver killed, cop chopped in Spanish Town altercation

Jamaica

A 24-year-old bus driver is dead while a policeman is nursing chop wounds following an altercation between the two in Spanish Town, St Catherine, this afternoon.
Jamaica Gleaner, 9 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Questions over $6 million school donation Paulwell requested from Petrojam

Questions over $6 million school donation Paulwell requested from Petrojam

Jamaica

The Integrity Commission has raised questions about a donation by state-owned oil refinery Petrojam to Camperdown High School in Kingston. In it's report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, the Integrity Commission said Camperdown received a...
Jamaica Gleaner, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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