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Gov't moving to recover Port Authority of Jamaica pension payments
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that the government will now be taking steps to recover millions of dollars in unauthorised pension and gratuity payments made to at least 14 senior executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ). The...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Lead Stories

Don't diss! Derrick Smith warns that he will not endorse Nigel Clarke if he is parachuted into St Andrew NW

Former Member of parliament for St Andrew North Western, Derrick Smith, has declared that he would be upset if the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) selects Dr Nigel Clarke as his replacement without following its constitution.Smith has made it clear that...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Use Your Talent to Build Wealth

JN Bank employees Ariel Sinclair, operations support officer at the Papine MoneyShop; and Marissa Barrett, project specialist in the Credit Risk Management Unit, recently embarked on new hobbies which they find not only fulfilling, but which have...

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Sports

JFF won't break bank - Ricketts vows to avoid past mistakes in signing new head coach

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President Michael Ricketts said that the association will not be spending above its means to offer national coaches Theodore Whitmore and his assistant Jerome Waite new contracts to coach the senior men's team....

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Business

Amazon opens store with no cashiers or registers

The online retailer opened its Amazon Go concept to the public Monday, selling milk, potato chips and other items typically found at a convenience store. Amazon employees have been testing the store, which is at the bottom floor of the company's...

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Entertainment

InPulse Art Exhibition opens - artistic opportunities for youth growing

In celebration of its three-year anniversary, the InPulse Art Project launched an exhibition on Saturday at Studio 174 in Downtown Kingston with live entertainment provided by The pH5 band.The visual art learning and creation platform for expression...

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Commentary

Editorial | Use technology to fight crime
In much of the world, the level of violence has been falling for decades. UK data show violent crime at the lowest level since 1981, while in the USA, it has fallen by nearly 75 per cent since 1994. Some areas have done even better. The murder rate...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Education: Are we there yet?
THE EDITOR, Sir:According to Farrant (1980), "Education describes the total process of human learning by which knowledge is imparted, faculties trained, and skills developed" (p. 18). Is our education system actually there? Yes, with each revolving...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Today, we continue with more highlights from the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards. Held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, the nation's athletes were recognised for their sterling performances. Top...

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Shipping

First captain of TUI Cruises impressed with Port of Kingston

The captain of a cruise ship has enormous responsibilities, chief among them is to safely ferry passengers as they gain the best experiences. The recent visit by the TUI Cruises, Mein Schiff 6 into Kingston was an opportunity for Captain Kjell Holm...

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World News

South Africa ruling party deciding if Zuma should step down

Johannesburg , AP:South Africa's ruling party says it is deciding if it should order President Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state.African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule told the press yesterday, after a four-day...

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