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Jamaican Wins $232 Million in Super Lotto

Supreme Ventures has reported yesterday’s winning Super Lotto ticket was purchased in the parish of Manchester. The holder of the ticket has won $232.2 million. The live draw, for the $387 million jackpot, took place last night in the Dominican Republic and was later broadcast in Jamaica. Supreme Ventures said the winner purchased the ticket for $150. Based on the ...

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REDjet Plans to Launch New Jamaican Airline

REDJET, the Caribbean’s low fares airline, is planning to create a separate Jamaican airline which will provide hundreds of jobs, less than two weeks after tickets went on sale locally for flights between the island and two other regional destinations. Speaking with the Business Observer yesterday, REDjet chairman and chief executive officer Ian Burns said that the company has been ...

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Usain Bolt to Raise Money for his Foundation

BEVERLY HILLS, USA (AP) — Usain Bolt said he was kidding when he said “all the tutoring stopped” after training partner Yohan Blake ran the 200 metres in 19.26 seconds earlier this month. “I was laughing when I actually said it,” Bolt said yesterday. Blake’s time in a meet at Brussels was the second fastest 200 in history, just 0.07 ...

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Doctor Charged for Impregnating 12-year-old Girl

A St Ann doctor has been charged with carnal abuse after allegedly having sex with a minor two years ago. Senior superintendent of police in charge of St Ann, Carlton Wilson, confirmed yesterday afternoon that the doctor was charged after being taken into custody on Sunday. “He has been charged with carnal abuse and will be taken to court at ...

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Horace Chang ok After Car Accident

MINISTER of water and housing Horace Chang, is now in hospital after suffering injuries in a crash this morning. Chang was reportedly on his way to the funeral of Enid Golding, mother of Prime Minister Bruce Golding in Old Harbour, St Catherine when the crash occurred along the Dyke Road in the parish. Reports are that a vehicle veered into ...

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PM: I Will Address The Nation in Good Time

PRIME Minister Bruce Golding says he will address the nation “in good time” on the reasons for his sudden decision to resign as prime minister and leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). Golding, who has been quiet since Sunday when he informed the nation of his decision, by way of a press release from Information Minister Daryl Vaz, would ...

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