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Victim of Gang Violence Speaks Out 

Victim of Gang Violence Speaks Out 

As gangsters continue to wreak havoc on the nation, one former Portmore resident recounts the terror she endured at the hands of criminals. Having watched gunmen murder her son before putting a gun to her head and setting her house ablaze, she questions where the justice is for the average Jamaican. The woman who is...

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GOJ Landmarks Bernard Lodge Lands for Steam School

GOJ Landmarks Bernard Lodge Lands for Steam School

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government will be constructing six schools geared towards Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM ) in Bernard Lodge, St Catherine. Holness says the project will cost the government of Jamaica approximately 133 million US Dollars but will prove worthwhile for Jamaica’s competitiveness in the digital revolution. The Prime Minister...

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St Elizabeth Residents Shaken by Violence

St Elizabeth Residents Shaken by Violence

Still in shock, Kemar White’s mother, Carmen Rowe explains she’s so broken no tears could come after hearing of the stabbing death of her 30-year-old son. The incident happened at about 9:32 p.m. when it’s alleged that white was at a local bar where he was stabbed by a man said to be of unsound mind. The...

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Cuban Eye Care Program To Resume

Cuban Eye Care Program To Resume

The government of Jamaica and the Republic of Cuba have signed two letters of intent to foster continued support in eye care and expand the local medical team. Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton inked the partnership in Havana, Cuba Saturday.  Despite recent uproar about the Health Ministry’s plans to engage medical expertise from foreign countries,...

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Robinson Urges Integrity Commission to Focus on Nabbing ‘Big Fish’

Robinson Urges Integrity Commission to Focus on Nabbing ‘Big Fish’

Matters pertaining to the gag clause limiting just how much and what the Integrity Commission can share in the public domain have for the fourth consecutive year triggered heated discourse in Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on the Act. This time, however, the Opposition’s Julian Robinson urged the Commission to focus less on announcements and more on nabbing...

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 ‘Choppa’ And ‘Molly’ Artistes Unbothered by Radio Ban

 ‘Choppa’ And ‘Molly’ Artistes Unbothered by Radio Ban

One music producer says many local artistes doing scamming and molly music appear unbothered by the latest radio ban. The producer says not only is there a market for the music online but adds the intended targets have long given up dependence on radio disc jocks for play. Many local content creators exaggerated the potential effects of the...

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Morgan Shuts Down Claim GOJ Using Music Ban to Fight Crime

Morgan Shuts Down Claim GOJ Using Music Ban to Fight Crime

Information Minister Robert Morgan says the move to ban music promoting illicit activities from the airways was not instructed by the government. Instead, he notes the Broadcasting Commission is well within its right to act on behalf of the public in promoting decency and standards. A day after the broadcasting commission announced the ban on...

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NW St Catherine Residents Stressed Over Government Eviction 

NW St Catherine Residents Stressed Over Government Eviction 

Residents of Pleasant Hill in North West St Catherine are living in fear of losing their homes, they say they were hopeful they would be given an opportunity at regularizing, but their dreams were short-lived. Last week the residents say while Clifton residents were being bulldozed and removed from government lands, they were sent friendly...

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Minister Vaz: Starlink Soon to Be Operational In Jamaica

Minister Vaz: Starlink Soon to Be Operational In Jamaica

CVM LIVE understands that a license was signed by Technology Minister, Daryl Vaz for Space-X-owned telecoms provider, Starlink, to provide services in Jamaica soon. The company sought a license to operate locally which the Minister says he intends to approve this week. The satellite internet transmission is hoped to provide service for many of Jamaica’s under-served....

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GOJ Procures 100 Garbage to Boost Collection Efforts

GOJ Procures 100 Garbage to Boost Collection Efforts

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says the 100 garbage trucks promised by the Holness administration nearly a year ago have been procured. He says the first 50 trucks are expected in coming weeks. He was speaking at a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) area council one meeting endorsing Trafalgar Councillor, Kari Douglas. Watch more stories: Major Stories | Breaking News |...