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Haiti authorities nab some 1 dozen of 172 escaped inmates
ARCAHAIE, Haiti (AP) -- Police officers were searching cars and boats for escaped prisoners on Sunday after recapturing at least a dozen of the 172 inmates who overpowered guards and escaped from a lockup in central Haiti, the prison's director...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, October 23, 2016
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A kind soul gone forever - Death of teen fire victim leaves void in the lives of special-needs school family

Christina Peart had been holding her breath and desperately waiting to hear long-time friend Sanjay Williams tell her he liked her. She had had a crush on him for as long as she could remember and hoped with all her heart that he would return the...

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‘Madhouse' heroes for the needy - Nearly 1000 homeless persons fed on Heroes Day

Western Bureau:On Jamaica's National Heroes Day, an unconventional set of heroes were on the job in six parishes across the island. Thanks to their overwhelming humanitarian act, close to 1,000 homeless persons were treated to hot, cooked meals as...

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Fortress in the Jungle

Former champions Arnett Gardens will be counting on home comforts to return them to winning ways when they host the impressive debutants, Jamalco, in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL).On Sunday last, the 'Junglists' came from behind twice to pull...

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Fishing for tourists - Ocho Rios Fishing Village upgrade tracks tourism calendar

The Port Authority of Jamaica says it is well on track to upgrade and transform the Ocho Rios Fishing Village in the parish of St Ann into a modern facility.The first of two phases is on schedule to be completed by December.According to Leonard...

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New rating system needed for live performances, says Ibo - Entertainers encouraged to be more aware of their audience

Amid the hubbub of entertainer Spice's embarrassing performance recently at the National Indoor Sports Centre, at a gala celebration for Jamaican athletes who participated in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Ibo Cooper has weighed in on the self-...

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Editorial | The larger lesson of the oil hedge
It is not just the Holness administration's embrace of the economic reform project that was under way when it came to office - including its decision to enter into a new agreement with the International Monetary Fund - that is shoring up our...

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In Focus

Herbert Gayle | Violence in Montego Bay: lessons from the world
"Fret about the size of the storm but look carefully at what it will hit." On several occasions after reading about the violence crisis in St James, I would make some phone calls to some of my contacts in the western city to check if the news I hear...

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Race rage

In a high stakes game with drivers going all out, two racers squared off both on and off the track at the Heroes of Speed Meet, held at Dover Raceway, St Ann, on Monday. Doug 'Hollywood' Gore and Kyle 'Speedy' Gregg nearly came to blows, with...

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Dear Doc | I regret my sexy past

Q Doc, I am a 30-year-old female, and I must confess that I have led a pretty sexy life! But now I regret it. I am reformed, and I am going to stick to one man for the rest of my days. I love him, Doc!However, one thing is...

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