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Chinese man guilty of defrauding 1,500 iPhones from Apple

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the...
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Trinidad grants temporary stay to Venezuelans found in makeshift camp

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The government has granted 93 Venezuelans who were detained by the police on Wednesday permission to stay in the twin-island republic until the end of July. The V...
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Modern slavery - Lawmakers blast security companies for shafting guards, prosecution on the cards

All but one of the nearly three dozen private security firms contracted by government ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) are flouting the law either by short-changing their guards or not making maternity payments to females, an...
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Holness submitted additional info to Integrity Commission

Prime Minister Andrew Holness last month submitted additional documents to the Integrity Commission based on queries the body made over his 2017 statutory declarations. Holness and several other serving and former parliamentarians, including Zavia...
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Jamaica Giants ... A Massive Environmental Conservatory

Earth Today | ‘Let’s preserve our natural heritage’

WITH THE passage of International Day for Biological Diversity yesterday, Jamaicans have been urged to act in their own interest by taking care of the natural environment, now teeming with life from plants, animals and microorganisms vital to...
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Earth Today | Green Expo is back

JAMAICA’S PREMIER environmental expo, Green Expo, will return next month, following an eight-year hiatus. This year, the focus of the event, which is to open on June 7, is on environmental innovation and hot topics, such as climate change...
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No hard feelings - Donaldson says naming World Cup squad was tough for Reggae Girlz coaching staff

National senior women’s football team assistant coach, Lorne Donaldson, said that naming the final squad for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France next month, and leaving out some of the players that played a very important role in their...
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Dream team Jamaica Tallawahs banking on veterans for CPL 2019

The Jamaica Tallawahs franchise will be looking to their top- brass players to take the team all the way in the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Premier League. Following the player draft in London yesterday, The Tallawahs believe they have more depth...
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Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche (left) and incoming Daimler CEO Ola Kaellenius.

Daimler CEO Zetsche hands off to successor amid tech change

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is handing off to his successor after 13 years at the helm, warning that the company will need to cut costs to invest in new technologies that are transforming the industry. Zetsche, 66, received prolonged applause from...
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Wigton leads gains and volumes in market debut, triggers circuit

  Wigton Windfarm jumped 28 per cent and dominated volumes on its first day of trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. With an energetic start to trading the stock closed at $0.64 with 8.35 million units trading. Wigton will open at $0.60 on...
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Mobile application developer, Sheldon Levene, is dedicated to edutaining the generation of tech seekers.

Jamdung app a play on culture and charades - Creator say games night will never be the same again

Whether you choose to pass or play, there is no escaping the fact that as technology advances, many of the popular means of entertainment will soon cease to exist. As a result, there is a growing market for traditional games recreated for the...
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NYOJ Melodies of Empowerment for Emancipation Park

The National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) presents Melodies of Empowerment at Emancipation Park on Sunday. This concert will feature international guest musicians from the Global Leaders Programme performing alongside talented NYOJ...
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Editorial | Opportunity to fix integrity law

Peter Phillips deserves plaudits for acknowledging that the parties colluded – although he didn’t put it that way – to limit the transparency of integrity investigations of politicians and public officials, and for now wanting to put things...
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Mark Wignall | Krystal Tomlinson stubborn but redeemable

The demons haunting a young politician like People’s National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO) President Krystal Tomlinson are those which speak to her carving out her own piece of influence in the PNP leadership, especially when the PNP president...
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Letter of the Day | Inequity comes with putting country up for sale

THE EDITOR, Sir: The new song Country for Sale by Buju Banton has highlighted a very important and equally complicated issue. The sale or concessionary transfer of national assets to local or overseas investors is not a straightforward wrong-or-...
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Crime now more than public enemy No.1

THE EDITOR, Sir: If humans were loving, expressed, among other ways, in our tolerance of and respect for each other, there would be more justice and equity on the land. Just look at the many ills of our society; wanton mayhem on the streets by...
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Iranian lawmaker says his country doesn’t want war with US

TEHRAN (AP): Iran will “under no circumstances” enter a war either directly or indirectly with the United States, a prominent reformist Iranian lawmaker said yesterday, as both Washington and Tehran try to ease heightened tensions in the region....
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Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption

JOHANNESBURG (AP): South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. South Africa’s lawmakers were sworn into the...
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A selfie moment at Saint Int'l Style Week - Posh in Black

Style Week JA's fashion symposium a hit

Style Week Jamaica hosted the third-annual, Careers in International Fashion symposium, which saw close to 400 students from high schools and post-secondary institutions from across the island gathered at the Courtleigh Auditorium to hear...
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Montego Bay businesswoman, ties knot with NY business mogul

Montego Bay businesswoman Paula Kerr Jarrett, exchanged vows with New York business mogul Daniel Wegman, last weekend in the U.S. The ceremony was very intimate, as close family members gathered for the occasion. Paula's children Josh and Rebecca...
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Superb tastes at A Smoother U

A Smoother U always excites taste buds. The intimate one-year-old eatery is owned by medical practitioner Dr Cecily Burton. Speaking with Food recently, she explained that her unending passion for culinary artistry guides her as a restaurateur in...
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Innovative and creative food with Pink Apron

Pink Apron brought the party to Truck Stop on Tuesday as they celebrated the birthday of their co-owner Charissa Henry-Skyers. Decadent delights were created in record time as the Pink Apron team delivered savoury treats which had their customers...
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