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Four illegal firearms seized
The police are reporting that four firearms and more than 20 rounds of ammunition were seized in various operations across Jamaica on Monday. According to reports, between 5:15 a.m. and 6:45 a.m., the St James Police searched a house in Coconut...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Lead Stories

DOG BITE TEST

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has urged the St Ann police to prosecute the owners of two pit bulls that mauled a 61-year-old woman after they wandered through an open gate on Saturday afternoon. The case offers the first major opportunity to test...

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News

Growth & Jobs | JBDC pushes for development of local textile sector

Valerie Veira, chief executive officer of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), is calling on local designers in the fashion and gift and craft sectors to revive local textile production at a sustainable and commercially viable level...

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Sports

JPL players to get heart screening

The Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL) has formed a partnership with the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) to provide heart screening to over 400 footballers, coaches, and managers from all 12 Jamaica Premier League teams for the...

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Business

Ferrari automaker enters luxury fashion

Ferrari V12 production cars were suspended over the factory floor Sunday night as the 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand, with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection targeting a younger...

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Entertainment

Despite $1b loss, McKenzie wants event permit fees slashed

Western Bureau: Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says he will be proposing a reduction in the fees being charged by municipal corporations for the staging of entertainment events when the green light is given for the reopening of the...

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Commentary

Editorial | Patterson Centre has serious job
P.J. Patterson, a former prime minister of Jamaica, has this newspapers support in his call for greater collaboration between Africa and the Caribbean in global affairs. But as Mr Patterson knows, while the interests and countries and regions may...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Get vaccinated for the sake of your family and friends
THE EDITOR, Madam: I have had my second dose of vaccine, and I feel a glorious sense of freedom. For the first time in 15 months I can move around without fear, be sociable, and see my clients in my office face to face. My doses were given at...

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Shipping

Tameika Bucknor-Lynch charts course for ‘fair future for seafarers'

When the legendary James Brown sang Its A Mans World, he was not referring to the shipping industry, but it could well be applied, since women make up only two per cent of the worlds 1.2 million seafarers, according to the International Maritime.

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World News

NATO leaders declare China a global security challenge

BRUSSELS (AP): NATO leaders on Monday declared China a constant security challenge and said that the Chinese are working to undermine global order, a message in sync with President Joe Bidens efforts to get allies to speak out with a more unified...

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