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Kwame Bantu

Jamaican Kicked of British Airways Flight says he was ‘Treated Like a Slave’

More details are emerging about the Jamaican Rastafarian elder who was kicked off a British Airways flight yesterday, after demanding to be placed in business class. The...

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Jamaica Votes For Urgent Consultation on Venezuela

Jamaica yesterday voted in favour of a resolution by the Organization of American States, OAS, to hold a special and urgent consultation on Venezuela. Jamaica was one of...

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McNeil Questions ‘Absence’ of Majour Tourism Projects

Opposition Spokesman on Tourism, Dr. Wykeham McNeil, is calling on the government to explain where funding for certain tourism projects have gone. He was making his...

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Fire Causes Approximately $15m Damage at Craft Market

Losses and damage to the Craft Market in downtown, Kingston following a fire early this morning have been estimated at $15-million. That’s according to Senior...

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Montague Issues Warning to Firearm Holders

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, has issued a strong warning to licensed firearm holders that they’ll lose their permits if they use their weapons...

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Two-Month Traffic Ticket Amnesty to Begin July 1

The government will roll out a two-month traffic ticket amnesty, beginning July 1. National Security Minister, Robert Montague, made the announcement this afternoon as...

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Scammers Targeting Pensioners

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson, says pensioners are now being targeted by scammers. Speaking this afternoon in the House of Representatives,...

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US Going After Scammers through Less Direct Methods

The United States says it’s moving to prosecute more Jamaicans involved in the illicit lottery scam — but in less direct ways. These include staff at banks,...

Extradition Arrest

Eight Alleged Lottery Scammers to be Extradited Today

Eight Jamaicans who’re to stand trial in the United States on lottery scam charges are to be extradited Wednesday. The eight accused include a police constable....

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Border Wall Funding Act Could Hurt Jamaican Remittances

State Minister for Finance, Fayval Williams, says Jamaica could lose $3.8-billion if the United States Congress and Senate approve the bill imposing a tax on...