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Russell takes aim at National 400m hurdles mark

After cruising to comfortable win in the 400m hurdles at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM) on Saturday night at  the National Stadium,  Commonwealth Games champion, Janieve Russell, says she will be going after the ...
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Flash flood watch extended, more rains forecasted

The flash flood watch in place for low-lying and flood prone areas of all parishes has been extended until 5 am tomorrow. This as the Meteorological Service says a trough across the western Caribbean continues to cause unstable weather across the...
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Daddies' decision, too - Massive support for fathers to have a voice in abortion choice

Eight out of 10 Jamaicans are of the view that a husband should legally have a say as to whether his wife decides to end a pregnancy.That is part of the findings from an all-island poll, conducted recently by the Johnson Survey Research Limited on a...
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On the Corner with EPOC | Target Trinidad - Nannyville resident sends message to Government

Keith Duncan, co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), has been given a simple message to take to the Andrew Holness administration: "Target Trinidad".The message was delivered to Duncan last Monday during the latest Gleaner...
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Canada calling Jamaican women - Winter no problem as more than 6,300 migrate in the past four years

More and more Jamaican women are heading to Canada for the job opportunities available in several fields.Figures provided by the Canadian High Commission in Jamaica indicate a modest yearly increase in the number of women immigrating to that North...
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Wrapped JUTC buses could put passengers at risk - Shields

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is facing new questions about the safety of persons who travel on its buses which are almost completely wrapped with advertisements.The issue was placed back on the front burner last week by a bus passenger...
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Floodgates could open - Experts: A move by Bailey to a big club would benefit Jamaica

Two football experts believe that local players could benefit enormously if Jamaica-born footballer Leon Bailey moves to Bayern Munich or Real Madrid in the off season.The German Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich, have made a £60 million pounds...
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Double blow for talented jumper - Loses both parents in seven months

Mother's Day 2018 will forever be etched in the mind of Andre Douglas, the former Jamaica College jumper who is a freshman at the University of Texas, San Antonio.The day will stand out more than any other because it was the first Mother's Day that...
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PanJam to build hotel in Montego Bay

PanJam Investment Limited acquired six acres of land for a hotel and shopping centre in Freeport, Montego Bay, one of a series of new investments being pursued by the property conglomerate.The hotel targeted at business travellers will be developed...
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CWJ Credit Union hunts $900m

Community & Workers of Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union Limited (CWJCCU) launched a deferred share offer on Friday that seeks to raise $900 million from investors and other cooperatives...
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Band Stand: Those heard but sometimes ... not seen

Have you ever been at a stage show that consists of acoustic performances by your favourite recording artistes backed by a band? No prerecorded music, just the sweet melody created by a bass player, drummer, guitarist and saxophonist. Wasn't the...
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Toni Morgan Haye set to film int'l franchise in Jamaica

The ultimate goal of filmmaker Toni Morgan Haye is to show the world all the breathtaking stories Jamaica has to tell, and it seems her chance is coming much sooner than anticipated. Last year, Morgan Haye became the first Jamaican director to debut...
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Editorial | Get on with the Caribbean Court of Justice

Sometime between the end of September and the middle of October, the people of Antigua and Barbuda should be voting in a referendum on whether the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) should become that country's final court, replacing the Judicial...
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Lennie Little-White | Jamaica needs a superhero

It is a universal truth that most cultures have a superhero - whether mammon or a godhead. Tradition is that it has to be a 'he' as opposed to a 'she'. Our most famous superhero is Brer Anancy, whose brainpower exceeded his brawn.Our Jamaican Anancy...
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A royal wedding unlike any other

WINDSOR (AP):The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed yesterday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse,...
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Fiery US bishop brings American flair to royal wedding

WINDSOR, England (AP):Nothing captured the transatlantic nature of yesterday's royal wedding as much as the guest preacher, whose sermon brought American fire and flair to a very English church service.The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the...
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To play is to learn - Time to step back and let kids be kids

Real play is the freedom for children to engage with and learn from the world that surrounds them. By mentally and physically connecting children to the world, play empowers them to create and grow for the rest of their lives. It is a fundamental...
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Techno-tools for the classroom: ClassTag - facilitating seamless communication

Over the past few decades, teachers, school administrators, and other education officials have watched and lamented the decline of the home-school connection. Economic and other push-and-pull factors have especially affected the relationship that...
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Steven James a lover of all things mechanical

Steven James, a service technical manager who can fix almost anything on a vehicle, said it's hard to remember specifically when he started loving vehicles. It's just something that began when he was young, and the passion has...
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Auto Profile: Richard Byles - chairman, Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited

On an average weekend, Richard Byles likes to take a break and go for a drive out. “I drive a BMW M4, which has superb handling, so I like to take it on the North-South highway then find a spot to eat...
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Mark Wignall | A stone hit Warmington where it hurts most

It is right up there with gallows humour and irony that Everald Warmington, a junior minister in Works not known for his high standards of parliamentary civility, and, having a penchant for aggressive and confrontational behaviour towards the media...
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Orville Taylor | The Prophet’s loss

I cannot imagine the Ras' cloth headdress, and worse, a female who embellishes the very vanity upon which he burns fire running fingers through the mark of his covenant. Pardon my ignorance, but in the years in which I have attempted to 'overstand'...
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(Un) Known Identity - The Michael Sutherland Story

Michael Sutherland is a small and medium enterprise business banker at Sagicor Bank. Armed with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in business administration, specialising in finance,...
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Dear Doc | I can't stand up for her

Q I am a man in my early 50s. I was married once and back then, sex was good. But since my ex-wife and I parted some years ago, I found out that whenever I'm to have sex, I can't have any erections, but when am...
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