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Regional troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to go
Troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to goDAKAR (AP):A West African regional force charged into neighbouring Gambia late Thursday to support the country's newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh showed no sign of...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, January 20, 2017
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Objective Met! Prayer Breakfast achieving aim of ending political violence

The original objective of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast has been met, according to four inner-city young people, who pointed to the relative calm and the absence of wanton killings linked to partisan politics in recent times, a stark...

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New justices of the Peace get strong warning to avoid dishonest behaviour

Stern and threatening warning was directed at 84 new justices of the peace (JPs) who were commissioned on Sunday that if fingers are pointed at them for reasons deemed slanderous or for dishonest behaviour, they will be swiftly decommissioned.The...

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FA Cup fever in Ja

The excitement was high yesterday as several local footballers and fans got a chance to get a close-up view of the world famous FA Cup.A partnership between telecommunications giants FLOW and FA Cup holders Manchester United has given Jamaicans the...

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CAC 2000 fighting interest charges in X-Ray & Diagnostics lawsuit

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Entries open for JCDC competitions
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Drama Competition's categories are fantasy, gospel drama, tea meeting, farce, tragedy, comedy, musical, straight drama, experimental drama, skit (10-30 minutes), short play and improvisation....

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Editorial | Why we worry about Trump
If not outright fearful, we admit to being deeply uneasy. Which, we suppose, is the case with most of the world. With good reason.Today, in Donald Trump, a callow, rude, thin-skinned, misogynistic, xenophobic, racist and narcissistic 70-year-old...

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Letter of the Day | With Trump, America sowing seeds of destruction
THE EDITOR, Sir:Eight years ago, Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. A record number of people (two million live, and 45.5 million online) watched his inauguration.A new feeling of hope welled in the breast of Americans - partly...

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Tony and his rebels to the rescue

And it came to pass that as Jamaicans, many of them from the diaspora, became hungry for a top-class production capable of replacing the Jamaica Jazz...

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World News

Bush hospitalisedwith pneumonia, tweets congrats to sportsman

Bush hospitalised with pneumonia,tweets congrats to sportsmanHOUSTON (AP):Former President George H.W. Bush may be hospitalised and in intensive care, but the 41st president's twitter account is active, offering "hearty congrats" to former Houston...

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