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Portia could declare financial details in statement to Parliament next week
The People's National Party says the Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller will next week table in Parliament a statement which will speak "specifically and decisively" to integrity issues and her own report to the Integrity...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, June 24, 2016
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Vote against deportation - Diplomat urges Caribbean-Americans to look to Democrats for immigration reform

In the wake of a split decision yesterday by the United States Supreme Court blocking US President Barack Obama's immigration plan, which sought to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, a former Jamaican diplomat is urging...

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Father of the all-inclusive sector - John Issa featured in eHotelier

Western Bureau:The man credited with creating the game-changing all-inclusive concept, veteran hotelier John Issa, is among the top industry icons featured in the June 20 issue of the Global Portal for...

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Lloyd out, Browne in

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):Distinguished former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd has been axed as chairman of selectors after just two years in charge and replaced by Courtney Browne.The 71-year-old was appointed for a two-year term back in August...

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Casino resort projects delayed - Celebration needs land, Harmony Cove financing appears unresolved

Celebration Jamaica Development Limited has applied to the Ministry of Finance and Public Service for an...

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Practical programmes for all seasons

This summer, Digital Technology meets Culture is being offered by the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), from July 4-29 at the university's Centre for the Arts. Musical Theatre is being offered by Avant Academy of Music, 66 Paddington...

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Editorial | Opportunity to retreat from garrison politics
Among the things previously known, but reinforced by and ought to be learned from the findings of the West Kingston commission of enquiry is how not to manage an extradition request by a foreign government for an alleged criminal. It mustn't be like...

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Letter of the Day | Jamaica in denial over crime crisis
THE EDITOR, Sir:"The Canadian government has upgraded its travel advisory to its citizens who want to visit Jamaica, encouraging their foreign nationals not to venture into sections of the Corporate Area and...

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Something Extra | Friday

We end the week celebrating renowned Jamaican artist, Cecil Cooper, who held a grand opening of his exhibition at the Olympia Gallery in St Andrew last Friday, then kicked up his feet for his 70th birthday on Saturday. Also, we have more highlights...

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Win tickets to Startime, Pasta Supreme
Win tickets to Startime, Pasta SupremeSTartime giveawayFor a ticket to next weekend's Startime in Clarendon:1 Name eight of the 12 artistes appearing on Startime at the Juici Patties Verandah in Clarendon on Saturday, July 2.2 Name four original...

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World News

Obama immigration plan blocked - Supreme Court vote ends in deadlock

WASHINGTON (AP):The Supreme Court deadlocked yesterday on President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the United States (US) illegally from deportation and granted them work permits, effectively killing the...

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