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Increased Transport Authority costs not justified by results – Auditor General
A performance audit of the Transport Authority by the Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has found that despite significant increases in expenditure on monitoring and enforcement, the public transport regulatory body was ineffective in carrying out its m

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Lead Stories

War on gangs - Second ZOSO to tackle Denham Town threats

Twelve gangs wreaking havoc in Denham Town have been cited as the reason for the west Kingston community being declared the second zone of special operations (ZOSO).Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement yesterday during a press...

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News

Briefing | Jamaica must manage capital flows

Capital flow refers to the movement of money in and out of a country for the purpose of investment, trade, commerce and production. Developing countries with the correct capital flow legislation/...

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Sports

Shock defeat for Manning No. 1 seed

Holy Trinity High's coach Devon Anderson was left fuming afterthe top seeds were humbled2-0 by Haile Selassie Highin an ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup second-round match yesterday at the Constant Spring Complex.The losers played the final 14 minutes of the...

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Business

Paramount returns grow amid recruitment

Lubricants company Paramount Trading Jamaica Limited more than doubled its first-quarter profit, boosted by a nearly one-third spike in revenue.CEO...

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Entertainment

Toots goes acoustic for children - New York performance to benefit Rockhouse Foundation

Toots and the Maytals has been confirmed as the main act for an acoustic show in New York City today - a concert that is aimed at raising funds for youth education in Jamaica.Non-profit organisation Rockhouse Foundation, now in its 13th year, is...

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Commentary

Editorial | PM must repudiate Warmington's clientelism
Everald Warmington's advice to voters in South East St Mary can be parsed to eternity to disprove accusation of clientelism or an intent to partisan patronage. We are not buying it. Nor are most Jamaicans.In the circumstance, Prime Minister Andrew...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Introduce PM's Question Time in Jamaica
THE EDITOR, Sir:I have been reading up on British parliamentary procedures for some time now and I have always been interested by the similarities and stunned at the differences.One such difference is Prime...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

There is a new steak house in town! Continuing on its thrust as Jamaica's first gastronomic centre, on Sunday, the historic Devon House welcomed the opening of The Steak House on The Verandah. The people who really know food were out in their...

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Health

Breast cancer may be dreadful BUT there is hope!

Breast cancer remains a major national (and international) concern. The breast is the leading site for cancer in females in Jamaica.Currently, approximately 43 out of every 100,000 women in Kingston and St Andrew have breast cancer and it is...

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World News

Judge blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP):A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration yesterday from enforcing its latest travel ban, just hours before it was set to take effect.US District Judge Derrick...

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