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The good, the bad and the brutish

Jamaica Observer 06 Feb 2023
Oh Jamaica, our children deserve a peaceful, nurturing childhood ... The five veterans honoured included Jamaica Observer's pre-press technician Ian Watkiss for 27 years' service, first in the printing business, then joining the Jamaica Observer in its early years and embracing the challenges of the emerging technology.
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MBU miss penalty in Cavalier stalemate

Jamaica Observer 06 Feb 2023
"I mean, we did our analysis of the Cavalier's team and we knew their strength and we forced them into some areas they didn't want to play in and made it very uncomfortable for them," he told the Jamaica Observer.
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Signs of a Marley classic

Jamaica Observer 06 Feb 2023
BOB Marley's songs are eternal. But not many people outside his inner circle know what went into creating those classics. For Wake Up and Live, it was an early morning trip to the country ... Him did just come back [to Jamaica] ... This was about 1978," Davis, 80, told the Jamaica Observer in a 2013 interview. Davis was born in Denham Town, west Kingston ... .
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Golding wants legal opinion on proposed constitutional amendment

Jamaica Observer 06 Feb 2023
"This is an example of why I have asked Minister Malahoo Forte to disclose the amendments to the Charter of Rights in the constitution that the Government intends to pursue, before we launch her constitutional reform committee," Golding told the Jamaica Observer on the weekend.
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Mom denies knowing of daughter's pain

Jamaica Observer 06 Feb 2023
I never knew I would be living until today," the distressed mother told the Jamaica Observer. Last week, the Sunday Observer carried the daughter's account ... I never know that a mother coulda really wicked like that," she told the Sunday Observer, noting that family members also turned their backs on her daughter after everything came to light.
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Fired Linfield University professor wins more than $1 million in whistleblower suit against college

The Oregonian 06 Feb 2023
The university will pay Pollack-Pelzner a total of $1,037,500 to cover his lost wages, emotional distress and attorney fees ... Davis, who signed the settlement, Monday was out of the country in Jamaica, invited to attend a career expo there. The Jamaica Observer newspaper featured a short blurb on the attendees, which Davis shared on his Instagram ... ....
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This Day in History - February 6

Jamaica Observer 06 Feb 2023
This is the 37th day of 2013. There are 328 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 1945 ... OTHER EVENTS. 1508. Maximilian I is proclaimed Holy Roman Emperor, the first emperor in centuries not to be crowned by the pope. 1643. Dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji Islands in the Pacific. 1701 ... 1715 ... 1778 ... 1819 ... 1840 ... 1869 ... 1897 ... 1899 ... — AP/ Jamaica Observer.
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After fleeing war, Jamaican businessman and family back in Ukraine

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
"We went back in September," Massias, who is now in the island, told the Jamaica Observer last week ... I mean, we got like five, six people that reached out to us, giving up their homes," Massias told the Sunday Observer ... Brawta Living CEO William Massias speak with the Jamaica Observer last week at the newspaper's headquarters in St Andrew.
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Campbell says PNP ready for uncertain local election

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
The first time was attributed to COVID-19 while the second postponement was pitched as an effort to prevent disunity during the country's 60th anniversary of Independence that was observed last year ... The general secretary told the Jamaica Observer that has the party not only identifying its candidates, but moving to have all boots on the ground.
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Jamaica's fishers more concerned about industry's negative effects

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
With a surge in illegal fishing in Jamaica's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the country's fishers are becoming increasingly concerned about the negative effects on their livelihoods as well as the Jamaican society ... (1) Alicia Dunkley-Willis, "Illegal Honduran Fishermen Fined $40k or 2 Months in Prison," Jamaica Observer,.
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PhD candidate relishing dream thousands of miles away

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
Without a scintilla of doubt, attending school abroad, away from family and best friends in Jamaica, has proven to be challenging at times for 25-year-old neuroscience PhD candidate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Jhodi Webster ... I started as a biology major, focusing on becoming a medical doctor," Webster told the Jamaica Observer.
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Four cops facing rape, other charges

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
Jamaica Observer sources say, about 10.00 pm on Monday, a female motorist was driving along the Crawford main road in a car with a demonstration licence plate ... According to the Observer sources, the cops took her to an ATM in Black River where she attempted to ...
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Record-breaking hurdler Forbes disappointed with 52.40 seconds

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
Forbes clocked 52.40 to win the event, erasing the previous time of 52.59 ... Forbes, who has a personal best time of 50.48, told the Jamaica Observer that he is delighted with the record but was disappointed with the time ... Meanwhile, Jamaica College's (JC) DeAndre Gayle also broke the boys' Class Two 400m hurdles record with a time of 54.49 ... .
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Porus not the same after December double murder

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
The Jamaica Observer visited Porus recently to get feedback from people who either live or do business in and around the area ... "The place kinda dead now ... Mi nuh know if fear caused it ... A member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force was initially implicated in the killings and robbery ... The place is dead," a female vendor told the Sunday Observer ... (Photo ... .
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Horror of seeing a mother lying dead on the ground

Jamaica Observer 05 Feb 2023
The baby saw it too and he has been traumatised by it, and I have to try and find an easier way to explain it to him every minute," Burke told the Jamaica Observer last Wednesday ... I have been depressed, but thankfully I am around people who try to support me and uplift my spirit," he told the Sunday Observer.

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