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Jamaica General Elections To Be Held on February 25th

Prime Minister of Jamaica and People’s National Party President Portia Simpson Miller last night ended months of speculation and put the electorate in full election mode with her announcement in Half-Way-Tree square that the country’s 17th general election is to be held on Thursday, February 25. Parliament is to be dissolved on February 5, and nominations are to be held ...

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Dancehall Artiste J Capri Has Died

23-Year-Old Dancehall artiste Jordan Phillips more popularly known as J Capri has died. It is understood that the singer succumbed to her injuries this morning at the the University Hospital of The West Indies in St. Andrew. Capri was hospitalized two weeks ago after being involved in a serious car accident. She was in an induced coma since the accident.

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Dancehall/Reggae Artiste J Capri Involved in Serious Car Accident

23-year-old Dancehall/Reggae recording artiste J Capri real name Jordan Phillips was involved in a serious car accident early this morning on Barbican road, Kingston. Several persons from the music industry have since sent their prayers online. Capri is said to be in serious condition and is currently undergoing surgery.

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Jamaican Nurses Finally Sign Wage Deal

Following months of deliberations, nurses in Jamaica yesterday signed a 7% 2015-2017 wage deal. Under the agreement, nurses will receive an overall salary increase of 4% & 3% in year 1 & 2 respectively. The government has also agreed to assist with the education and training of nurses in the provision of sponsorship for tertiary studies. Children of nurses will ...

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JPS Announces Debt Amnesty

The Jamaica Public Service Company, (JPS) has announced a Debt Amnesty Programme. Under the initiative, delinquent customers will be able to negotiate up to 70% off arrears to the power company. Customers in the Residential and Small Commercial categories, who owe in excess of $50,000 as at August 31 this year and had their service disconnected, will qualify to apply ...

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Jamaican Woman Wins Reality Dating Series ‘She’s Got Game’ on VH1

A former Miss Jamaica Universe contestant, Rebecca Silvera has won the season finale of rapper The Game’s reality dating series She’s Got Game which aires on VH1. She’s Got Game is a reality dating series that follows the Grammy-nominated rapper The Game (Jayceon Taylor) in his pursuit of the perfect love match. 28-y-o Rebecca, was the 2nd runner-up in the ...

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Nicketa Thomas Owner of Nickfotoworks.com Has Been Found Dead

Update: News has surfaced that Nicketa Thomas was not found dead in Spanish town and he is still missing. Reports from Zip103FM is that popular photographer in the entertainment circles Nicketa Thomas owner of Nickfotoworks.com was found dead in the Spanish Town area today. Thomas was reported missing from 5pm on Monday. It was reported that two (2) bodies were ...

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Jamaica Strikes US$100m Ganja Deal With Canadian Company

Canada based Timeless Herbal Care Limited (THC) announced it has secured a US$100m deal to develop medical marijuana products here in Jamaica for the international market. Courtney Betty, the Jamaican-Canadian who heads THC, did not go into great detail, but said the deal would create job opportunities for many Jamaicans. Betty used the opportunity in a speech at the Association ...

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Mount Rosser Bypass Toll Rates To Increase

Motorists using the North/South highway will pay increased toll rates as of this Friday September 11. The increased rates are for the Linstead bypass to Moneague leg of the Highway 2000. The new rates for class one vehicles is $360 up from $200. $715 up from $420 for class two vehicles, $1,075 up from $1000 for class 3 vehicles and ...

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Usain Bolt Strikes Again And Wins World Champs 200m Finals

Jamaica’s sprint sensation Usain Bolt brutally ended two-time doping offender Justin Gatlin’s attempt to controversially usurp him as the king of sprinting when he blazed to the 200 metres world title at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China today. The world’s fastest man clocked a time of 19.55 seconds to retain his world title, beating Gatlin into second in ...

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