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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Cultural practices from as far back as biblical times are partly to blame for what university professor Dr Wendel Abel describes as the “lukewarm attitude” in contemporary Jamaican society for older women having sex with underage boys. In a recent interview with the Jamaica Observer, Dr Abel brought a well-known truth to ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — The “fire” within the Barbados Fire Service continues to burn. With some members still hot under the collar following Chief Fire Officer Errol Maynard’s recent remarks about his rank and file, things reached a head last week after the Worthing Fire Station in Christ Church shut down due to personnel shortages. It ...

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(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) — Education Minister Anthony Garcia has promised to get to the bottom of a report that a teacher has threatened to kill a family, which includes two students who attend the southern school where he is based. A report of the threat was also made to the Marabella police, the principal, school supervisors ...

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — Eleven Edwin High School students have been admitted to hospital after the taxi in which they were travelling plunged over the Grantham Bridge en route to their schoool in Frankfield, Clarendon on Wednesday morning. Principal Everton Walters said nine of the students were admitted to the Percy Junor Hospital in Spaldings and ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith yes­ter­day pre­sent­ed a graph­ic which sug­gest­ed 14-year-old Nao­mi Nel­son may have been killed by a bul­let to the head from an il­le­gal gun fired by Care­nage res­i­dents and not the po­lice. How­ev­er, he re­fused to be pressed in­to con­firm­ing what the graph­ic seemed to be sug­gest­ing, say­ing he ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — The police are seeking a construction worker who yesterday shot and injured two of his colleagues at the work site of the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) where rehabilitation is under way. The hospital is situated in Mount Salem, a zone of special operations (ZOSO) for the security forces since September 1, 2017. ...

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(BARBADOS TODAY) — One Parliamentarian is accusing some residents of “romanticising” the ongoing Buju Banton Long Walk to Freedom tour. At the same time, Dr Sonia Browne has suggested that Buju, whose real name is Mark Anthony Myrie and Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley, should not be seen as role models. Browne, who is the ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — As Jamaicans saluted teachers yesterday to mark Teachers’ Day, one public school teacher had his life snuffed out by criminals. The police have since launched a major probe into the fatal shooting of the schoolteacher, 35-year-old Clevon Campbell, and a teenage boy at their house in Bridgeport, St Catherine, yesterday. Campbell was ...

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DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) — In-form stroke-maker Shai Hope believes West Indies were let down by their batting, leading to their eight-wicket defeat to Bangladesh in the their second match of the Tri-Nations Series here Tuesday. Choosing to bat first, West Indies were well placed at 205 for two in the 41st over at Castle Avenue ...

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Police have made an arrest in connection with the armed robbery of Sea Town ‘Chinese restaurant’ on Brazil Street, Castries by two bandits on Sunday night, May 5, according to law enforcement sources. One of the bandits was arrested on Tuesday, May 7 by Gros Islet police officers, sources have told St. Lucia News Online. ...

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