Tearful woman denies threatening ex-lover

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MORE ARTICLES A WOMAN who had been previously shot by a former lover ended up in court yesterday charged with using threatening words towards him. Related articles As she stood in the dock of the District “A” Magistrates’ Court, a tearful Seandette Necole Bennett denied the charge that on January 9, she uttered the words: Read More

UK government issues advisory over South Coast sewage crisis

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Both tourists and prospective visitors to Barbados have expressed concern about the ongoing sewage leaks on the South Coast. (Picture by Ricardo Leacock.) MORE ARTICLES The United Kingdom has joined Canada and the United States in warning citizens who may be travelling to Barbados about the potential health hazards of the leaking South Coast sewage Read More

Archdeacon:Church should stay away from partisan politics

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Archdeacon Christian Ezekiel Glasgow. (Internet image) MORE ARTICLES CASTRIES –The new Archdeacon of the Anglican Church of St Lucia, Christian Ezekiel Glasgow, says that the church ought not to become involved in partisan party politics. Related articles But at the same time, the clergyman told reporters that the church must be involved in politics. ‘As church, must Read More

CVR Medical Eyes Expansion, Global Potential in South Korea

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CVR Medical Corp. (OTCQB:CRRVF) VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, January 11, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — CVR Medical Corp. (TSX.V: CVM) (FRANKFURT: B3BN) (OTCQB: CRRVF) (“CVR Medical”) is pleased to announce the signing of an official Memorandum of Understanding with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) of the Republic of South Korea. The Understanding states the mutual interest and Read More

US travel advisory about Jamaica worries hotel association boss

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Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer WESTERN BUREAU:The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) says it is concerned about the travel advisory issued by the United States warning citizens about crime here, but it is more worried about the safety of the workers in the industry. “Crime against visitors is very low, but many of our staff who Read More

GK Investments acquires shares in Gray’s Pepper Products

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GK Investments Limited, a subsidiary of GraceKennedy Limited has acquired a 33.3 per cent stake in Gray’s Pepper Products Limited, one of Jamaica’s largest processors of seasonings and sauces.  Acquisition of the shares will allow for the investment necessary to grow the business’ current product portfolio locally and internationally, GraceKennedy said in a release. The Read More

GK eyes subsidiary in Germany – European markets targeted for expansion in 2018

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Aiming to expand in Europe, Jamaican conglomerate GraceKennedy Limited (GK) is considering the acquisition of a sales and distribution business – or, alternatively, its own start-up food company – in Germany. Group CEO Don Wehby also told the Financial Gleaner that through subsidiary, Grace Foods UK, the company is about to make a bigger push into the continent, armed with a Read More

Driver in Rio Cobre crash to be sentenced today

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A St Catherine man who pleaded guilty in relation to the deaths of six persons who were killed in a 2016 car crash in the Bog Walk Gorge is to be sentenced today. Thirty-one-year-old labourer Elfargo Slew, who is of Dam Head District, St Catherine address, is to be sentenced in the St Catherine Circuit Court Read More

US issues level two travel advisory for Jamaica

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The United States Department of State has issued a level two travel advisory for Jamaica, telling its citizens to exercise increased caution in Jamaica due to crime. It has advised them not to travel to Spanish Town and some areas of Kingston and Montego Bay. The areas it says should be avoided in Montego Bay are Read More

Security Minister downplays reports of rift with Commish

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Arthur Hall, Senior News Editor Minister of National Security Robert Montague has downplayed reports of a rift with Police Commissioner George Quallo. Speaking with journalists following the handing over of pins to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to mark its 150th anniversary this morning said he remains on the same page with Quallo with both committed to tackling Read More