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Robert Buddan | American president by fair or foul means?
Weekly American polls report on the ongoing presidential campaign, specifically the Clinton-Trump contest. Who will win? Who is more popular, they ask? But might Trump or Clinton, neither of whom is particularly likable to voters, win by cheating...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Lead Stories

Clinics under gun - MoBay violence putting pressure on public health facilities but Cornwall Regional coping

The rampant, violent criminality in Montego Bay, St James, is squeezing the lifeblood out of the public health system in the parish, but the main facility in western Jamaica, the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH), is coping.Last week, medical...

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News

Jobs, jobs, jobs ... Ministry of Labour points to location of some private sector positions ... Cabinet could extend it to public sector

With an increasing number of people looking for work, the Ministry of Labour is seeking to create awareness of its Labour Market Information System on which it currently has a listing of various full-time and part-time jobs available in the private...

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Sports

Lawrence delivers for Holy Trinity

Second-half substitute Phillon Lawrence came off the bench and inspired Holy Trinity to a 3-1 win over Waterford with a goal and an assist.The win means Holy Trinity avenged their 1-0 first round loss to the St Catherine side and lifted the Devon...

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Business

Brazil arrests Lula's ex-finance minister in graft probe

Brazilian authorities arrested a former finance minister yesterday for his alleged role in a massive kickback scheme, the latest high-level politician to be snared in a corruption probe roiling Latin America's largest nation.Antonio Palocci, who was...

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Entertainment

Wolmer's Dance Troupe Delivers ‘Jus Dance'

Known for attractively decorated stages, effective sets and props, vibrant costumes, and creatively choreographed dances, the Wolmer's Dance Troupe met expectations on Saturday.The gala night affair was the second of three shows in the dance company...

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Commentary

Editorial | Lee-Chin has credible formula
People who feared that Michael Lee-Chin may have presumed his hand to be better than the market's and that his assignment was for picking winners will have had their concerns allayed by this week's publication by the Economic Growth Council (EGC),...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | More cameras, not more police cars
THE EDITOR, Sir:Last week, the nation breathed a sigh of relief when National Security Minister Robert Montague confidently assured us that additional troops were headed to St James and that that should ease the...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Last Friday, the Colombian Association hosted a few A-listers at their cocktail reception to a night of great food and good company. SOMETHING EXTRA shares the fiesta with you.

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Shipping

Jamaica celebrates Maritime Awareness Week

Jamaica joins the rest of the international maritime community this week to celebrate the annual Maritime Awareness Week from September 25-29, under the theme 'Shipping - Indispensable to the World'. The...

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Western Focus

Ministry would welcome Knockalva Agricultural School - Karl Samuda

WESTERN BUREAU:Minister of Agriculture Karl Samuda says the prospect of the Knockalva Agricultural School being handed over to his ministry would be more than welcome as it could serve as an economic driver by engaging youth and adults in...

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World News

Historical peace accord signing
CARTAGENA (AP):Colombian Presi-dent Juan Manuel Santos is crediting his time as a naval cadet for steeling him to endure four years of tense negotiations and strike a historic peace deal with the country's main guerrilla group.Santos says it was...

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