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Tara Couriers Takes Over Airpak Express

Norbrook Package Company has sold its package service, Airpak Express, to Tara Courier Services, four years after buying the operation from its founder. The sale price was not disclosed. Tara is buying Airpak’s client base along with some assets such as delivery vehicles, but not the company, Tara founder Steven Laing said. “We are not buying the company, per se. ...

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Lisa Hanna Involved in Car Collision

The Minister of Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna was involved in a three-vehicle collision last night along Highway 2000. A police source said that Hanna was returning to Kingston (close to Spanish Town) when the accident took place. She was taken to hospital where she underwent several tests before being released. Minister Hanna did not receive any serious injuries.

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Admiral Bailey Pleads Guilty

Glendon Bailey today pleaded guilty in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court and was fined $160,000. The popular entertainer and football coach, who goes by the stage name ‘Admiral Bailey’, was arrested and charged on February 23 with two counts of uttering forged documents, two counts of obtaining a passport by false pretense, two counts of possession of forged documents, ...

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A Jamaican Hits J$196,500,000 Super Lotto Jackpot

Supreme Ventures Limited has announced that the Super Lotto Jackpot for last night’s draw #588 in the amount of J$196,500,000, was hit by a player in Jamaica. One lucky person with a J$200 ticket purchased in St. Elizabeth won the split price amount of the Super Lotto Jackpot with winning numbers: 07, 12, 13, 24, 30 and Super Ball 03. ...

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Lucea Mayor Wynter McIntosh Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges

The Mayor of Lucea Wynter McIntosh has pleaded guilty to breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. McIntosh admitted in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate Court this morning that he failed to file statutory declarations for a five-year period between 2007 and 2011. He was fined a total of j$25,000 – j$5,000 for each year – by Senior Resident Magistrate Judith ...

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A Section of Highway 2000 To Be Renamed in Honour of P.J. Patterson

P.J Patterson, a former Prime Minister of Jamaica, will be honoured next week, with one of his signature infrastructure projects set to bear his name. The government, in a press advisory late Friday evening, announced that the Mandela to May Pen leg of Highway 2000 will be renamed the P.J. Patterson Highway, on April 17. Highway 2000 was one of ...

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R.I.P Daryl King

Race car driver Daryl King, son of the late racing legend Raynor King has passed away. Reports are that King died due to a sudden cardiac arrest last night in Montego bay. Daryl will be missed greatly by the motorsports fraternity. King has been racing competitively since 2006.

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Wife of Merciless Found Dead in Suspected Suicide

The body of a woman believed to be the wife of a popular deejay Merciless was discovered yesterday at her home in Longville Park, Clarendon. It is suspected that she may have committed suicide by ingesting pills. When contacted, Merciless, said that he did not want to comment on the matter. “Right now, mi life mash up. Right now is ...

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Ardenne Beat St. Jago To Become Six-Time Schools’ Challenge Quiz Winners

Ardenne High School is the 2015 champion of TVJ’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz. They comfortably beat St. Jago 28-16 last night to lift the coveted trophy for the sixth time in the competition’s 46-year history. It was a keen tussle up to the buzzer section. Ardenne previously won the title in 1973, 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2013.

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Anthony B Exonerated On Weed Charge

Rastafarian reggae entertainer Anthony B, whose real name is Keith Anthony Blair, has been exonerated on a 2013 possession of marijuana with intent to distribute charge in the United States. “I have always maintained my innocence, and I feel vindicated that the court system in Georgia have seen it fit to discontinue this trumped up case against me. I was ...

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