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        Music producer Sean “Seanizzle” Reid is recovering in the Kingston Public Hospital after an auto accident Saturday. His publicist, Nakesha Doyle, told the Jamaica Observer that he regained consciousness yesterday and is listed in stable condition. She said Seanizzle sustained bruises from the incident which occurred …

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Elton Earlington looks to the Stars …

ON Sunday night, 24-year-old Elton Earlington became the seventh male to win the Digicel Rising Stars title. He beat 16-year-old Monifa Goss in a keenly contested finale inside the Courtleigh Auditorium in St Andrew, and brought the curtains down on season 13. “I am highly overwhelmed by my win. But …

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St George’s footballer Dominic James dies after collapsing during match …

A mere two minutes after the referee’s whistle signalled the opening of yesterday’s Manning Cup encounter between St George’s College and Excelsior High School, young Dominic James, captain of the ‘Light Blues’, collapsed on the Stadium East field. Approximately 43 minutes later, Jamaica’s schoolboy football fraternity was plunged into deep …

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Ambassador promises stronger alliance with Jamaican Diaspora …

WASHINGTON, DC, USA — Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks says she will be building stronger alliances between Jamaica and the diaspora, pursuing opportunities for trade and investment, and strengthening the bilateral relationship with the US.  She was making her first address to the diaspora since her appointment, …

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US police investigating alleged J’can lottery scam

MINOT, North Dakota (AP) — Minot police are investigating a phone scam that allegedly originated in Jamaica. Police say an elderly Minot woman was contacted by someone who claimed to be with the Publishers Clearing House organisation. The caller told the woman she won a car and a large certified …

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23 students injured in Clarendon crash #Jamaica

The Clarendon police are once again appealing to students in the parish to use only authorised public passenger vehicles when travelling to and from school. This latest appeal comes against the background of this morning’s two-vehicle collision in Vernam Field, Clarendon, in which 23 students were injured – one of …

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53 Jamaicans deported from Barbados in first six months

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – More than 50 Jamaicans have been deported from Barbados during the first six months of this year, according to official figures released here Sonya King and her infant son Kaleb Joseph. She told the Jamaica Observer this week that she was originally denied entry by Barbados …

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Jamaica’s adult literacy rate now at 87 per cent

The Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) is reporting that the country’s adult literacy rate is now at 87 per cent. Deputy Executive Director and Director of Education Services at JFLL Dr Grace-Camille Munroe said this is very positive, as the island is coming from a rate of 50 per …

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11 alleged lottery scammers held in St Ann police raids

ELEVEN people who were accused of involvement in the ongoing lottery scam have been charged by the St Ann police with breaches of the Law Reform Fraudulent Transaction Special Provision Act (2013) after they were formally interviewed in the presence of their their lawyers. Detective Sergeant Kirk Nicholls, head of …

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