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California to require abortion medication at public colleges
SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — California will be the first state to require abortion medication on college campuses under a law signed by Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom. The law takes effect in 2023 and only applies to the 34...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Lead Stories

‘They never deserved to die' - Convicted woman apologises to victims' family from behind bars

Jamelia Leslie, the 28-year-old quality control inspector imprisoned for last year’s murders of two children and their mother in Mavis Bank, rural St Andrew, has made an impassioned plea for forgiveness, noting her incarceration has so far been one...

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News

Upscale heists - Residents blame increased construction activities for spike in crime

Residents of the upscale Hope Pastures, Beverly Drive and Mona Heights communities in St Andrew say they are suffering from brazen thieves whose crimes are undeterred by police patrols and high-tech security systems. The residents claim more than a...

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Sports

Molynes hunt H'View scalp

The winning train of Molynes Football Club will roll into Harbour View this evening with hopes of picking up three more points and extending their unbeaten Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) run when 10 of the 12 teams play Game Seven. Among the...

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Business

Ex-cop, spouse take on condiments market

Ex-cop Herman Miller and wife Carolyn Rose Miller only have two products in their condiments range. And it would be easy to assume that their company is a long-standing player in the market, given the product packaging, slick promotional materials...

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Entertainment

Patra still Queen of the Pack

For dancehall doyenne, Patra, titling yourself ‘queen’ should supersede ego or trend. Her 1993 single, Queen of the Pack, (also the name of her debut album) was born not only out of self-awareness, but also her desire to empower women across the...

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Commentary

Editorial | Concentrate on elusive GDP growth

The chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), Keith Duncan, has again drawn attention to the fact that Jamaica has failed to meet the GDP growth target set in the current standby agreement with the IMF. This is despite meeting...

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In Focus

Gordon Robinson | Chucking responsibility on rape

It’s pathetic how obsessed we are with other people’s sex lives, how afraid we are of reality, and how careless we are with our children’s futures. So Delroy Chuck, in opening a parliamentary debate on the report of a joint select committee...

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Art & Leisure

El Cervantino – convergence of global creativity

“The saying goes,” said Manuel López, second secretary at the Embassy of Mexico to Jamaica “if a bridge was built by the silver that has been mined in Guanajuato, it will stretch till Spain.” This is a saying. Whether such a feat could be...

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Auto

Magna launches Corporate Fleet Services

On Thursday evening, specially invited guests, stakeholders, and members of the media gathered at the Spanish Court Worthington in Kingston to bear witness as Magna Motors, the exclusive distributor of Hyundai motor vehicles in Jamaica, inaugurated...

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Outlook

The active pursuit of Panth3rz Photography

“I wasn’t born with a gold spoon in my mouth. My parents are the type to always sacrifice and put me and my siblings first. Doing what I can when I want to, seeing something and being able to purchase it, and most importantly, giving back to my...

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