July 27, 2014

BANGALORE, India — If Jamaica's Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson were visiting India now, he would have been moved to see the vigilance of the Indian Police Force in trying to keep the practice of smoking in public spaces under...
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July 27, 2014

A condom coated with an antiviral gel, VivaGel, is poised to be the next big thing in sexual and reproductive health, thanks to Australian pharmaceutical company Starpharma. The gel was recently approved by Australia's regulatory agency...
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July 27, 2014

THE objectives set out by the founding fathers of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) 52 years ago are being upheld by its present crop of dancers and choreographers. At Friday's opening of its 52nd season of dance, the company...
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July 27, 2014

I was not made a horse, And yet, I bear a burden, Like an ass. — Shakespeare, Richard, II, V, 5 You say that men are hanged, not hung? I verily believe, men are hung, Some well hung, And others not so well hung. — Doreen Grace...
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July 27, 2014

PATRONS attending Thursday evening's Orchestra of the Americas concert at the Church on the Rock in St Andrew, were in for a special music treat. Under the music director Carlos Miguel Prieto, the group, along with members of the...
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July 27, 2014

WHEN Shane Warne, the legendary Australian leg-spinner, and Marlon Samuels, the stylish if not so legendary West Indies batsman, angrily fronted up to each other on the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in January 2013, Cricket...
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July 27, 2014

THE GOING continues to be tough for team Barbados. Make that two losses on the trot now for the country’s netball girls as the ultramarine and gold were hammered 57-36 by the sixth-ranked South Africans during yesterday’s Pool...
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July 27, 2014

ESPNcricinfo – Opening batsman Evin Lewis’ belligerent assault paved the way for a 13-run win for the Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel over the Jamaica Tallawahs at a vibrant Queen’s Park Oval yesterday. Lewis’ 72 off...
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July 27, 2014

Usain Bolt arrived in Glasgow, Scotland today to join his teammates in the athletes village as he prepares to compete in the men's 4x100m relays event next week.
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July 26, 2014

The police have seized three illegal firearms in the last 24 hours in separate incidents in St Catherine and St James.
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July 26, 2014

Barbados under-15s bolstered by a disciplined unbeaten 95 from opener Nico Reifer, notched up their first win of the Regional under-15 tournament yesterday in round three in Jamaica, beating the Windward Islands. Batting first, Barbados...
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July 26, 2014

Golden girl Akela Jones, fresh from her winning leap in the women’s long jump, has qualified for the final of the high jump with a season best performance at the World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Jones, 19, went...
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July 26, 2014

KANO, (AFP) -- Boko Haram Islamists have executed 12 people including a village chief in a remote part of northeastern Nigeria, residents said Saturday.
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July 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police have identified the three children killed by carjackers who crashed into their sidewalk fruit stand and then fled.
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July 26, 2014

A total of 15 police personnel were removed from the Jamaica Constabulary Force last month for corruption related issues.
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July 26, 2014

Investigators from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Taskforce (MOCA) are today expected to question the five persons taken into custody during a series of coordinated operations.
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July 26, 2014

The 74-year-old Clarendon man who was taken into custody by the police yesterday in connection with the death of another elderly man has been released.
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July 26, 2014

Two persons were killed in motor vehicles crashes in the last 24 hours, pushing the number of road fatalities this year close to the 200 mark.
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