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PM says new infrastructure development programme coming
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced the Greater Infrastructure Development Programme (GID P) which will be replacing the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MID P). Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement this...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Lead Stories

PM says new infrastructure development programme coming

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced the Greater Infrastructure Development Programme (GID P) which will be replacing the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MID P). Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement this...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Poor air quality affects staff comfort and productivity

Sophia Lindsay* is an employee in a large organisation, who for more than a year, experienced repeated sinusitis issues, constant headaches and nausea. She also observed that her colleagues often suffered from nasal congestion. When black phlegm...

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Sports

The perfect dive - Knight-Wisdom feels success justifies decision to represent Ja

As Yona Knight-Wisdom prepares for a crucial 2020 season, headlined by making this year’s Olympic Games, the 24-year-old believes that recent success has validated his decision to represent Jamaica in the sport. The Pan American Games silver...

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Business

Survey: Rising inequality eroding trust in capitalism

Rising income inequality is undermining confidence in capitalism around the world, according to a survey conducted by public relations firm Edelman ahead of the gathering of the elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Among those surveyed in the...

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Entertainment

Rebel Salute tears bring tours for Bushman … But artiste still wanted to redeem himself at music festival

Roots and culture Reggae Singer Bushman is proclaiming that he should have been booked for this year’s staging of the highly anticipated cultural show Rebel Salute despite the unfortunate way in which his set ended last year. Bushman drew much...

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Commentary

Editorial | CMU's council must go
When the council of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) meets on Wednesday, theirs should be a very specific and limited agenda, executed with great symbolism. They, including those who have already slunk away, should literally be in sackcloth...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Be sorry for the victims instead
THE EDITOR, Madam: How often do we hear of a woman killing a man in Jamaica? It happens once in a long while, or we seldom hear of it. It’s the so-called men or the hot-tempered bullies who are slaughtering our women at will, and in cold blood....

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Rain could not keep Rebel ‘Saluters’ away from Grizzly’s Plantation Cove last weekend as they travelled from near and far to soak up the offerings of the two-day music and culture festival. The showcase, which was conceptualised as a birthday...

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Shipping

Zim's Lyming on the Dock

Late last year, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, in collaboration with Carib Star Shipping Limited, hosted a customer appreciation event under the theme, ‘Lyming on the Dock’. It was held aboard the 11,037 TEUs capacity M/V Cape Tainaro, which...

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World News

Agriculture minister fired

ST JOHN’S (CMC): Prime Minister Gaston Browne yesterday said he had dismissed his agriculture minister, Dean Jonas, after indicating that he had for more than six months sought to dissuade the former cabinet minister “from taking decisions that are...

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