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Racing historys Alfa male
On the diamond anniversary of Richard Sirganys victory in the Jamaica Grand Prix at Vernam Field, Clarendon, the 86-year-old national is enjoying life in the slow lane in the southwestern US state, New Mexico. The red Alfa Romeo he drove to...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Lead Stories

SEIZED!

Nearly $250 million in assets, suspected to have been acquired through criminal activities, were restrained by the Jamaican courts over a 13-month period that ended in May this year, official figures have revealed. These assets include six houses,...

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News

Push for more private-sector COVID vax sites

In an apparent response to cries from individuals in remote locations across the island to secure vaccination against the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Health and Wellness is seeking the assistance of private pharmacy owners and other...

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Sports

JPL a real shot in the arm for football

FOR nearly two years, football players could not kick a ball. Coaches could not earn a salary. And clubs, even now, are unable to generate financial returns on home grounds as a venue. Football, as we know it, got a real kick-about. Within the past...

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Business

Mailpac adds price-cutter grocery e-store in busy online market

Mailpac Group, which is heavily into the e-commerce solutions business, has, through its Mailpac Local subsidiary, launched an online grocery store to grow market share, with a plan to retail products some five to 15 per cent less than traditional...

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Entertainment

Reggae singer Mr Easy to sue Afrobeats artiste Mr Eazi

Reggae singer Mr Easy is on the cusp of launching a second battle for the rights to his name, and like the first, this is one he intends to win. His first was with EasyJet airlines, which is headquartered in Europe, and the second is against...

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Commentary

Editorial | Urgent need to rethink waste management

Jamaica has been struggling with its waste-management system for many decades, and there are alarming signs that the garbage problem could develop into a major public-health issue. Mountains of garbage are piling up in cities, towns, and makeshift...

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Lifestyle

Charela Inn – an unceasing love story

Jamaican Daniel Grizzle first met his late wife Sylvie, then Sylvie Maucorps, at a nightclub in Birmingham when a friend asked him to watch out for her. “This was the time when mini skirts were the thing,” recounts Grizzle with a laugh, “and she...

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In Focus

Anthony Bogues | Politics, political parties and transformation

On September 18 the Peoples National Party (PNP) celebrated its 83rd anniversary. Given COVID-19 and responsible political behaviour, celebratory events were muted. Anniversaries are always good moments to pause and reflect. Political parties...

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Art & Leisure

Feng Lei | The moon, the cake, and the reunion

The moon waxes and wanes, your dear comes and goes; the moon turns full and narrow, for our lifes happiness and sorrow; for both human and nature, imperfection is universal. We are one thousand miles apart; the moon looks always dear to...

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World News

Women's voices at UN General Assembly few, but growing

With cascading crises casting a pall over the proceedings at this years United Nations General Assembly, Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová had this reminder on the first day of debate: “We cannot save our planet if we leave out the vulnerable:...

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