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China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

Jamaica

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060. Xi’s announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly is a significant step for the...
Jamaica Gleaner, 3 hours ago

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Port Royal project gets US$110,000 funding from IDB

Port Royal project gets US$110,000 funding from IDB

Jamaica

The Government of Jamaica’s joint agency initiative, Port Royal 2020, has received support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to the tune of USD$110,000. This funding will support the continued technical assessment and Master...
Jamaica Gleaner, 1 days ago

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Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman - and soon

Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman - and soon

Jamaica

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider...
Jamaica Gleaner, 2 days ago

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Cops charged in Mario Deane case to stand trial Monday

Cops charged in Mario Deane case to stand trial Monday

Jamaica

On Monday, three police officers are scheduled to stand trial for criminal charges in the 2014 death of Mario Deane.  Mario Deane was beaten on August 3, 2014 while in custody at the Barnett Street Police Station, in Montego Bay...
Jamaica Gleaner, 3 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Why detentions under SOEs were ruled unlawful

Why detentions under SOEs were ruled unlawful

Jamaica

Supreme Court judge Justice Bertram Morrison today outlined his decision for ruling that the detention of five men under states of emergency (SOE) was unlawful. Morrison handed down his oral decision in July that keeping Everton Douglas,...
Jamaica Gleaner, 4 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Duncan family heartened by support after DK’s passing, PJ lost a friend

Duncan family heartened by support after DK’s passing, PJ lost a friend

Jamaica

The family of former Cabinet minister Dr D.K. Duncan has released a statement saying it is heartened by the outpouring of love and appreciation from across the world following his passing. Duncan died at a hospital on Thursday, weeks after he was...
Jamaica Gleaner, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Digicel charity run to raise funds across globe for special-needs community

Digicel charity run to raise funds across globe for special-needs community

Jamaica

Jason Cross, Gleaner Writer As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spiral, the annual Digicel 5K fundraiser for Jamaica's special-needs community will be transformed into a virtual event. Organisers are excited that persons...
Jamaica Gleaner, 6 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Tavares-Finson wants new parliament library named after first female Senate president

Tavares-Finson wants new parliament library named after first female Senate president

Jamaica

President of the senate Tom Tavares-Finson has proposed that the library to be built at the new parliamentary building be named in honour of late former senator Jeanette Grant-Woodham.  Grant-Woodham, the first female president of...
Jamaica Gleaner, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Phillips names four women among eight Opposition senators

Phillips names four women among eight Opposition senators

Jamaica

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has named four women among his eight senators to be sworn in to Upper House Tuesday.In the leadership debate, Phillips had committed to naming 50 per cent of women as opposition senators.KD Knight, Wensworth...
Jamaica Gleaner, 8 days ago

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St Ann Police arrest three following robbery; search on for a fourth man

St Ann Police arrest three following robbery; search on for a fourth man

Jamaica

The St Ann Police have arrested three men and are on the hunt for a fourth, following a robbery yesterday in Content Gardens, Ocho Rios. The police allege that about 8:12 a.m. yesterday, the complainant was opening a store when she was approached...
Jamaica Gleaner, 10 days ago

Predicted: Local

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