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Shootings at Brazil schools leave three dead, 13 wounded

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A former student armed with a semiautomatic pistol and wearing a bulletproof vest fatally shot three people and wounded 13 on Friday after barging into two schools in southeastern Brazil, authorities said. The...

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CVM touts Fan Central as the place to be during World Cup

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The atmosphere was electric at the Girl’s Guide Headquarters on Waterloo Road in St Andrew on Thursday as CVM transformed the venue into the ultimate FIFA World Cup viewing experi...

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#FootballFever | US frustrate England again at a World Cup in 0-0 draw

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — The United States frustrated England in a 0-0 draw on Friday for its second consecutive tie in the World Cup. The result might not match the US' famous 1-0 win from the 1950 tournament, but it was the latest occasion...

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Brazil brings good business for juice vendor

Brazil’s exciting 2-0 win over Serbia brought a lot of joy to many Jamaicans including Tamara Bailey, a juice vendor in the downtown Kingston area. Relocating her cart to where the “action a go deh when Brazil a play”, the 34-year-old mother of...

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Jamaican among sex offenders arrested during US operation

NEW YORK, CMC – The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said on Wednesday that a Jamaican was among 18 unlawfully present non-citizens convicted of sex offences who were recently apprehended during a nationwide...

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Economy grew by 4.3 per cent in July to September quarter - PIOJ

The Jamaican economy grew 4.3 per cent in the July to September quarter of 2022, according to the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ). The PIOJ says the growth comprised of upward movement of 4.7 per cent in the services industry and a 3.2...

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Boy gets 2 years for having knife

A 16-year-old boy who has been detained since September 2021 for possessing a knife will have to finish the rest of his two-year sentence in a correctional facility after the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) lost a legal challenge last week...