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Power failure disrupts water supply in some areas of St Mary, St Catherine
The National Water Commission (NWC) says customers in some sections of St Mary and St Catherine are currently without their regular water supply. It says this is because of a power supply failure affecting operations at both the Industry Pen and...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, May 29, 2017
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Montague's warning - Minister sends strong message to gunmen who challenge cops

Minister of National Security Robert Montague has issued a warning to criminals that they will be shot once they point their firearms at the police.Montague was speaking to mourners who turned out for the funeral of recently slain Constable Leighton...

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15 Middlesex residents get Governor General awards

PORT MARIA, St Mary:Fifteen patriotic and community-focused citizens from the county of Middlesex were honoured last Thursday at the Anglican Church Hall in Port Maria, St Mary, during a presentation ceremony for the 2017 Governor-General...

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Gregg aims to drive Jamaica forward in CMRC

With Douglas 'Hollywood' Gore out for the rest of the season and defending individual Caribbean champion David 'The King' Summerbell Jr temporarily sidelined, young driving sensation Kyle Gregg says that he intends to take up the mantle for Jamaica...

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Gerald Alston: 55 years later and still sounding great - Manhattans to perform in Jamaica - again

This year marks his 55th in the business for Gerald Alston, the only original member of the world's most melodious groups, The Manhattans, who is still alive. But his voice is just as sweet as the...

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Editorial | MPs want more pork
When the members of the gangs of Gordon House make common cause on any issue, the rest of us should be wary. For it's usually about getting their hands on public resources, to be fashioned into political pork and delivered as vulgar patronage.That...

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Letter of the day | 'Licky licky' label is short-sighted

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is sad, isn't it, that the call by Senator Mark Golding, on behalf of the Opposition, for our Government to take a clear, principled stance regarding the misfortunes that have befallen the people of Venezuela has been immediately...

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Something Extra | Monday

Every year on May 25, Argentineans the world over celebrate 'Dia de la Revolucion de Mayo' (Revolution Day), marking the beginning of the Argentinean war for independence. Well-wishers, friends of Argentina and members of the diplomatic corps...

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Leighton Myers: Making the right musical diagnosis

The right kind of music can be very helpful in getting you through just about any situation or activity. It is equivalent to getting the right drug for that nagging pain but, of course ,it is important to get the prescription from an experienced and...

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World News

Sri Lanka finds more bodies as mudslide deaths reach 151

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP):Sri Lankan rescuers on Sunday pulled out more bodies that were buried by enormous mudslides as the death toll in the disaster climbed to 151, with 111 others missing.Although the weather has cleared, more rains are forecast...

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