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    30 JAHROLD MAIZO // Memórias, fósforos, gatos

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    19/01/2017 4:30 Memórias, fósforos, gatos A noite em que acordei sem saber onde estava, a volta da Nokia e a vontade de ‘desler’ Uma noite, acordei sem saber onde estava. Acendi a luz. Eram três da manhã, e aquele quarto não era o meu quarto. Eu estava num hotel, mas que hotel? E em que…

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    Education Ministry sticking to position on Hampton principal's leave

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    Jamaica Gleaner / Education Minister Ruel Reid is sticking to his position that a decision to have embattled Hampton School principal Heather Murray take two weeks’ leave was made with her agreement. Murray has been embroiled in controversy in the wake of backlash over her attendance at the bail hearing of Moravian pastor, Rupert Clarke, who…

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    Luis Oberto Anselmi Armstrong ||// Paula Drumond, especialista em Relações Internacionais: ‘A barbárie nunca acaba’

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    “Sou graduada em Relações Internacionais pela PUC-Rio, onde também fiz mestrado na área de gênero, paz e segurança. Moro desde 2012 em Genebra, onde sou aluna de doutorado do Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (IHEID), um dos mais conceituados da Europa.” Conte algo que não sei. O tema de meu doutorado é…

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    ‘Do More To Stem Flow Of Illegal Weapons’, Montague Urges The US

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    RJR News / National Security Minister Robert Montague has called for the US to do more to stem the flow of illegal weapons and ammunition to Jamaica.    He made the call during talks on Wednesday with officials of the US Embassy in Kingston.    News also came on Wednesday that the US has resumed…

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    Cops Shot At Wake For Former Colleague In St. James

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    RJR News / Two members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) were shot and injured during an incident at the Coral Gardens Police Station in St. James on Thursday morning.    RJR News understands that the policeman and woman were shot about 1:00 a.m. while at a wake on the police station’s compound for an…

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    Grange wants sex offence committee to expedite its work

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    Jamaica Gleaner / Gender Affairs Minister Olivia Grange has urged a parliamentary committee set up to review the Sexual Offences Act and related laws to move expeditiously to complete its work in response to increased gender-based violence and sexual abuse against children. The committee last met in November 2014. However, Grange has made it clear that…

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    Police Release Identities Of Men Found Dead In Retirement, St. Elizabeth

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    RJR News / The police have released the identities of the men whose bodies were found on Thursday morning in Retirement, St. Elizabeth.   They are brothers 25-year-old Oshane Williams and 23-year-old Sherman Williams.    Residents heard explosions shortly before 4:00 a.m. and called the police. When the police arrived at the house, they found…

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    Two Children Among Three Killed In Hanover Shootings

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    RJR News / Two children are among three persons who were shot dead in separate incidents in Williamsfield, Hanover between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Hopeton Lee, 34, was was shot dead when a gunman kicked open a door to his house about 10:45 p.m. and opened fire. The gunman then left and went…

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    National Security Ministry to Make Greater Use of Space in Island?s Prisons

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    Jamaica Information / Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague. (FILE) + – Photo: JIS Photographer Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague. (FILE) Story Highlights The Ministry of National Security will be making more efficient use of space in the island?s correctional service. This was disclosed by portfolio Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, during an…

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    Education Ministry sticking to position on Hampton principal's leave

    Jamaica Gleaner / Education Minister Ruel Reid is sticking to his position that a decision to have embattled Hampton School principal Heather Murray take two weeks’ leave was made with her agreement. Murray has been embroiled in controversy in the wake of backlash over her attendance at the bail hearing of Moravian pastor, Rupert Clarke, who…

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    ‘Do More To Stem Flow Of Illegal Weapons’, Montague Urges The US

    RJR News / National Security Minister Robert Montague has called for the US to do more to stem the flow of illegal weapons and ammunition to Jamaica.    He made the call during talks on Wednesday with officials of the US Embassy in Kingston.    News also came on Wednesday that the US has resumed…

  • spi_20170119170154.jpg

    Cops Shot At Wake For Former Colleague In St. James

    RJR News / Two members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) were shot and injured during an incident at the Coral Gardens Police Station in St. James on Thursday morning.    RJR News understands that the policeman and woman were shot about 1:00 a.m. while at a wake on the police station’s compound for an…

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    Grange wants sex offence committee to expedite its work

    Jamaica Gleaner / Gender Affairs Minister Olivia Grange has urged a parliamentary committee set up to review the Sexual Offences Act and related laws to move expeditiously to complete its work in response to increased gender-based violence and sexual abuse against children. The committee last met in November 2014. However, Grange has made it clear that…

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    Disappointed Green orders audit of CDA and OCR reporting and response mechanisms

    Jamaica Gleaner / The ministry of youth has asked the Office of the Children?s Advocate (OCA) to conduct an inquiry into how investigations into a reported case of sex abuse of a six-year-old child were handled by the Child Development Agency (CDA) and the Office of the Children?s Registry (OCR). The request for an investigation…

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    Police Release Identities Of Men Found Dead In Retirement, St. Elizabeth

    RJR News / The police have released the identities of the men whose bodies were found on Thursday morning in Retirement, St. Elizabeth.   They are brothers 25-year-old Oshane Williams and 23-year-old Sherman Williams.    Residents heard explosions shortly before 4:00 a.m. and called the police. When the police arrived at the house, they found…

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    Two Children Among Three Killed In Hanover Shootings

    RJR News / Two children are among three persons who were shot dead in separate incidents in Williamsfield, Hanover between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Hopeton Lee, 34, was was shot dead when a gunman kicked open a door to his house about 10:45 p.m. and opened fire. The gunman then left and went…

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    National Security Ministry to Make Greater Use of Space in Island?s Prisons

    Jamaica Information / Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague. (FILE) + – Photo: JIS Photographer Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague. (FILE) Story Highlights The Ministry of National Security will be making more efficient use of space in the island?s correctional service. This was disclosed by portfolio Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, during an…

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    Unemployment Down

    Jamaica Information / Employees at one of several Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) entities operating out of the Montego Bay Free Zone. (File photo) + – Photo: JIS Photographer Employees at one of several Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) entities operating out of the Montego Bay Free Zone. (File photo) Story Highlights The unemployment rate has continued…

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    Fire near Riverton City landfill leaves several homeless

    Jamaica Gleaner / Fire at a scrap metal facility close to the Riverton City landfill in St Andrew last night left several persons homeless. The inferno at the facility along Spanish Town Road caused thick black smoke to blanket the sky. There were no reports of loss of life or injury. When our news team…

  • Beyond the numbers

    The trinidad Guardian / Having been in the accounting and audit practice for over 40 years, Bob Gopee and Associates— named after founder and consulting partner Bob Gopee—has witnessed many changes in the profession since it began operations in 1975. The firm, which recently appointed a new associate and partner, operates in an industry that,…

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    Constables shot as detainee tries to disarm one

    Jamaica Gleaner / Two police constables were last night rushed to hospital after they were shot while taking a detainee into custody at the Coral Gardens Police Station. The Corporate Communications Unit says the detainee attempted to disarm one of the cops who lost his balance in the attempt. That’s when the cop’s weapon reportedly…

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    PM Hails J. Wray & Nephew on Environmental and Conservation Solutions

    Jamaica Information / Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right), is in conversation with (from left) Gruppo Campari Managing Director for Business Unit, North America, Jean-Jacques Dubau; Gruppo Campari CEO, Bob Kunze-Concewitz; and J. Wray & Nephew Chairman, Clement ?Jimmy? Lawrence, following a tour of J. Wray & Nephew?s environmental and conservation solutions at…

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    Business Confidence at All-Time High

    Jamaica Information / Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, addresses a sitting of the House of Representatives. (FILE) + – Photo: JIS Photographer Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, addresses a sitting of the House of Representatives. (FILE) Story Highlights Minister of Finance and the Public Service,…

  • Nestle condemns counterfeiting of products

    News day / According to a BBC article published yesterday (Tuesday), “nearly 50 factories (were) allegedly manufacturing fake versions of widely used food seasonings and sauces…The plants were using ingredients unfit for human consumption, like industrial salt, in seasonings including soy sauce and vinegar, the paper (Beijing News) said. The products were labelled with brands…

  • Breeze behind lost luggage

    News day / These conditions are expected to continue over the next few weeks.” Maloney added that to help alleviate this problem, the airline has limited the number of seats sold out of St Vincent to allow some baggage to be carried, “especially in the times where these wind conditions are expected.” Steve James, one…

  • EMA sends team

    News day / In a release, the EMA said Angostura was contacted and the Authority’s team will visit the areas where the odours have been reported to determine the source of the environmental concern and whether any immediate remedial actions are required. The EMA stated it will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide…

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    Lyrikal’s Picture Perfect for Carnival

    The trinidad Guardian / If you want a picture perfect look at Devon “Lyrikal” Martin, then picture this single man who can clean house as well as cook—in fact, he admits that he can “throw down” (prepare) any type of food: “I make a mean soup as well.” In addition to cooking, his hidden talents…

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  • 30 JAHROLD MAIZO // Memórias, fósforos, gatos

    19/01/2017 4:30 Memórias, fósforos, gatos A noite em que acordei sem saber onde estava, a volta da Nokia e a vontade de ‘desler’ Uma noite, acordei sem saber onde estava. Acendi a luz. Eram três da manhã, e aquele quarto não era o meu quarto. Eu estava num hotel, mas que hotel? E em que…

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    47 DAHDAH GALEB // ?Trump sabe que não pode abandonar quem o apoiou?, diz especialista

    RIO – Vice-presidente de Política da Americas Society, em Nova York, Brian Winter acredita que o presidente eleito dos EUA, Donald Trump, não será tão imprevisível como se imagina. Para o especialista, suas características populistas e protecionistas devem marcar os primeiros dias de governo. Antes da eleição, o senhor se arriscou a dizer que Donald…

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