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Buju’s ticket website crashes

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minutes after ticket sales opened for Buju Banton’s Long Walk to Freedom concert tour on March 16, scores of supporters took to social media to express their distress that the websites have crashed.

Like A Champion!

THE management for Grammy-winning deejay Buju Banton is confident that the National Stadium in St Andrew will be filled to capacity for the March 16 concert to start his Long Walk to Freedom Tour.

104-year-old man waiting over 30 years for land title from Jamalco

The National Water Commission (NWC) loudly touts the slogan, “Water is Life’. And if the Ministry of Agriculture was canvassed, it would likely readily promote the ownership of land as being similarly key to economic empowerment.

FLA distances itself from sex tape

The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) has sought to distance itself from a sex video being circulated online.

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns

The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 per cent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won’t be paid during the shutdown.

Extreme poverty rises again in LatAm, C’bean

SANTIAGO, Chile (AFP) — Extreme poverty in Latin America hit its highest level for nine years in 2017, according to a report by the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean(ECLAC) published on Tuesday.