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Your news in a nutshell Corporal punishment in schools to be outlawed Beware goat meat NHT goodies coming First Global discontinues fees for dormant accounts Spencer, Hylton breach anti-doping rules Bolt to speak at major Malaysian forum 1. Corporal punishment








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Tracking Derek Walcott’s Trek Through The Gleaner






On Friday, March 17, 2017, the Caribbean lost one of its most decorated and gifted literary gems. Derek Walcott, poet, playwright, son of St Lucia and Nobel Laureate, passed away. The accolades have been pouring out from around the world as international literary








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Your news in a nutshell Pickpocket Budget Brazil corned beef ban NWA plans $100m road patching exercise Five correctional officers arrested Ja to benefit from US$40m poverty reduction programme Parliament barred from tabling OCG report on Hayles issue 1. Pickpocket








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Your news in a nutshell Bloodbath in Westmoreland PPVs must be examined before March 31 Some victims make wrong choice – Llewelyn Work on Marcus Garvey Drive continues Perception of crime greater than reality HAJ to give update on finances








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Portia’s bittersweet speech Derek Walcott has died Tax-perity! MAJ not happy with health tax $100m lost to cybercrime Hancarts used to rescue cruise ship passengers from floods 1. Portia’s bittersweet speech In what Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller described as








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Tambourine Army co-founder granted bail, released from hospital JCDC executive director Delroy Gordon passes Portia’s last Budget speech Income tax filing deadline extended Kartel, co-accused get go-ahead to appeal conviction, sentence Gov’t relents on public sector pension 1. Tambourine Army








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Tambourine Army leader arrested and charged Cops awaiting retirement money to be paid this financial year ‘Health insurance cost hike will kill patients ‘ AG Department to be restructured Female foreigner fall from sailboat, dies Tax collection successful 1. Tambourine








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Your news in a nutshell No tax rollback – Shaw Phillips to address tax measures today Gov’t could face problems getting Budget approved PM should clarify NHT remarks Constitutional crisis looms Russell appeal hearing to start May 8 1. No








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Natural History Museum Hosts Competitions to Celebrate Earth Day






The Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) will be celebrating Earth Day 2017 by hosting an Earth Day competition under the theme ‘Sustainable Tourism For Development’. Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year to promote the preservation of








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Your news in a nutshell Motor vehicle licence fees go up today Cops target ‘Back Road’ AG spending $76m on unused place Tambourine Army calls for gender justice How much fare increase? Health insurance tax ‘worst’ – Phillips 1. Motor








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