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Zimbabwe prepares for swearing-in of new leader, opposition party awaits invitation
​Zimbabwe's opposition MDC-T party says it has not been invited to Friday's inauguration of the country's new leader. Spokesman Obert Guru says party leader and former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirari has not been...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, November 23, 2017
Lead Stories

Lawyers vow to vigorously defend Hanna - PNP awaiting Integrity Commission's review of OCG report

The People's National Party (PNP) Integrity Commission is expected, within a few weeks, to respond to general secretary Julian Robinson on the way forward following Tuesday's tabling of the contractor general's special report on allegations of...

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News

Sheila Sealy Monteith appointed new Jamaican Ambassador to Belgium

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade yesterday confirmed the appointment of Sheila Sealy Monteith as Jamaica's Ambassador to Belgium and the permanent representative to the European Union and UNESCO. She will also serve as the non-...

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Sports

Warm-up games for CAC hockey teams likely

Jamaica's national hockey teams could see action before next year's CAC Games in July. That's the possibility outlined by Jamaica Hockey Federation president Fabian Stewart earlier this week. Funds permitting, Jamaica could participate in a four-...

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Business

Citgo chief arrested in anti-corruption dragnet

Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company's US subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday. Jose Pereira and five Citgo vice-...

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Entertainment

Rain doesn't stop army band - 90th anniversary calendar continues at Hope Gardens

Lounging on the grassy mounds or sitting on chairs they had carried, some 400 people (according to one official) enjoyed Sunday afternoon's concert by the Jamaica Military Band (JMB). Held at the Shell Bandstand, Hope Gardens, it was one of many in...

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Commentary

Editorial | Talk turkey on wage negotiations
While this newspaper endorses the Government's call for restraint in the wage demands of public-sector workers, it is not our sense that the Holness administration has approached the current salary negotiations with sufficient transparency and the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Tackling the coffee dilemma
THE EDITOR, Sir:Mrs Juliet Holness must be congratulated for staging what has been described as the first-of-its-kind coffee symposium for an industry beleaguered by all manner of ills for decades, in fact almost a century...

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Social

Something Extra | Thursday

The first and only Starbucks cafe in the island opened its doors on the hip strip in the Second City on Monday night, and Montegonians and coffee lovers flocked to get their coffee fix. The Gloucester Avenue outlet has been highly anticipated, and...

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Food

Restaurant Week 13 : A delicious success

The 13th staging of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group-sponsored Restaurant Week came to an end last Saturday, and the taste buds are already experiencing severe withdrawal. So, because it's so hard to say goodbye to the most gastronomic week in...

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World News

Facebook apologises to Mafia boss family after posts removed
ROME (AP):Facebook is apologising to the family of the 'boss of bosses' of Italy's Mafia for having removed messages of condolences that flowed in after his death last week.A Facebook...

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