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Your news in a nutshell Deadly fake goods Lawyers on US-Ja scamming radar Ja watching US border wall tax proposal More correctional officers under probe for corruption Fire destroys sections of craft market downtown OUR tells NWC to halt late








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Your news in a nutshell 31 wanted in St James J’cans lighting up Penn relays 2017 JPS exec new MoBay Chamber of Commerce president Farm work programme preselection¬†exercise coming 500 more wanted for lottery scamming Scammers target NIS pensioners 1.








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What’s Right With Jamaica? It’s Carnival!






Byron Lee is the man who must be credited with popularising the concept of Carnival in Jamaica. From as early as 1990, Lee introduced, on an extensive scale, the fire and fierceness of Trinidad’s Carnival culture to Jamaicans. That was








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HR1813: What the Proposed US Border Wall Funding Bill Says






Below is the text of the five pages of the Bill to Amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to impose a fee for remittance transfers to certain foreign countries and for other purposes. Republican congressman from Alabama, Mike Rogers, introduced the








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Your news in a nutshell Remittance blow? Proposed US tax on remittances More extraditions coming Eight extradited for lottery scamming Fisherfolk dissatisfied with compensation Grange ‘was not aware’ of details of $15m contract $492m flood damage bill 1. Remittance blow?








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Malaria Stats – Jamaica & The World






The following is an extract from Jamaica’s Ministry of Health public advisory on malaria in the country: Background Malaria in humans is caused by five species of a protozoal parasite belonging to the genus Plasmodium. These are P. falciparum, P.








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Your news in a nutshell Traumatised nation $2b illegal jackpot Two Jamaicas? Reggae party pepper-sprayed More money for W Kgn residents First Heritage scraps dormant account fees Education to stop gangster lifestyle 1. Traumatised nation More than 1,000 persons die








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#VaccinesWork: Measles, Mumps, Rubella Shot From Jamaica






There was a time when life expectancy in Jamaica was 38 years old, and only 10 to 20 per cent of every 1,000 babies delivered by live births survived. That was in the 1800s, when disease and infections were rampant.








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Your news in a nutshell Rain batters Portland Clarendon shattered ‘Shotta’ students World’s largest¬†real estate franchise now in Ja MoBay Chambers presidential race hot St Thomas residents trapped 1. Rain batters Portland The livelihood of at least three Portland farmers








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Your news in a nutshell Tesha Miller released from police custody without charge Man gets 4 life sentences for quadruple murder Riu MoBay boiler room explodes, ordered closed Possible dry period for Ja by year-end Speed, alcohol may have caused








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