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Humble Jarrett grateful to be alive
Even as he expressed overwhelming joy for the recognition he received at yesterday’s National Honours and Awards ceremony at King's House, St Andrew, Earl Jarrett, renowned businessman, was most grateful to be alive. He was awarded ...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Lead Stories

‘I was going to die trying' - Maternal instinct drives woman inspector to save family from three gunmen

It was maternal instinct more than anything else that spurred Woman Inspector Allison Grant-Johnson into action on the night of September 26, 2017, when the piercing screams of her daughter alerted her to three gunmen who invaded her home at around...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Miller encourages financial education in schools

Several experts in the financial, education and employment sectors agree that exposing young people to basic financial concepts at an early age in a classroom setting will assist them to make better 'financial decisions as adults."This can only work...

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Sports

'Step up to the plate' - JAAA boss urges private sector to help develop UWI Sports Science Faculty

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, is calling on the Government and the private sector to help make the University of the West Indies' plan to build a sport science facility a reality.Blake said...

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Entertainment

Gimmicks or God? - Revivalists get into the spirit of competition

The voices and instruments at the Revival Time Music Festival (RTMF) could be heard from the streets - blending secular sounds with the uplifting, rhythmic yet traditional revivalist message inside the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Sunday....

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Commentary

Editorial | Tax reform back on agenda
Damien King, the University of the West Indies (UWI) economist, has, as reported by this newspaper, suggested that an old complaint of Jamaican policymakers, which the Holness administration suggested it was on its way to fixing, remains alive and...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Stop bad-mouthing Heroes Park Parliament
THE EDITOR, Sir:Exactly when are we going to cut the crap? Why is there a furore over building a new parliamentary building in Jamaica? Have we seen the current small, crammed, poorly situated, handicap-inaccessible Gordon House?A new Parliament...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

From Jerk Meets Braai to the Pink Dash and the press briefing announcing a $28m nutrition partnership between LASCO and the JOA, there was a grand blend of fashion statements at these recent events, and Something Extra brings you the highlights.

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Shipping

New CSA President Croston targets institutional and membership development

"As we strengthen each other, so too will our institution grow in strength," stated Juan Carlos Croston, new president of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), in his inaugural address at the CSA's 48th Annual General Meeting at the Ruiz Plaza...

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World News

Forensics team searches Saudi Consulate over missing writer

ISTANBUL (AP):Turkish crime scene investigators dressed in coveralls and gloves entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Monday, nearly two weeks after the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi there.Police officers...

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