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Quarantined flight returnees ‘pushed to back of the line
WESTERN BUREAU: THE 200 Jamaicans who arrived via air from New York and Fort Lauderdale on May 13 are accusing the Government of giving preferential treatment to the 1,044 Adventure of the Seas cruise ship workers who have already been processed a...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Lead Stories

Holness under pQressure - PSOJ presses Gov't to roll out welcome mat to tourists – A3

DAYS AFTER tourism advocates called for the Holness administration to declare a timeline for the resumption of incoming air and sea travel, Jamaicas most powerful private-sctor lobby has added pressure for a clear road map towards a “date for a...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Spend wisely! - Conserving fuel during an economic downturn

WITH A number of employees across Jamaica working from home since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, many motorists have been driving less and are likely conserving fuel and money. Jason McNeish, deputy general manager at the Jamaica...

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Sports

Defending Darren - JFF stands by embattled striker Mattocks

DALTON WINT, general secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), says embattled Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks is still part of the associations plans for the upcoming Concacaf World Cup qualifiers. Mattocks, who plies his trade with...

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Entertainment

Which Jamaicans for the next Verzuz clash?

A four-letter word best describes the display of musical mastery that unfolded on the Instagram Live battle, Verzuz, on Saturday night: EPIC. It will be days, perhaps weeks, or even months before everybody ceases talking about the showmanship of...

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Commentary

Editorial | Why the EU should reconsider blacklisting Ja
THIS NEWSPAPER is unambiguous that Jamaica must have an effective regime to prevent its financial system being used for money laundering and for transferring funds to terrorists. For, weak anti-money-laundering arrangements are not merely somebody...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Let cleanliness be a way of life
THE EDITOR, Madam: ONE GOOD thing that has emerged out of the COVID-19 pandemic is that cleanliness has become the order of the day throughout Jamaica. Never have Jamaicas banks, restaurants, supermarkets, buses, pharmacies, and bars been so...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Online audiences were in for a bellyful of laughter last Saturday when they tuned into Itys newest comedy series ‘Laugh Online. Streaming via Itys Instagram account and the Ity and Fancy Cat Facebook page, thousands of viewers were treated to.

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Shipping

Jamaica welcomes Pier 17

Pier 17 Jamaica, a new member of the Shipping Association of Jamaica, started operations in May 2020, offering to freight forwarders exclusive ‘less than container load (LCL) services as a neutral consolidator, with regional inter-connections for...

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World News

Authorities celebrate docking of tanker with Iran gasolene

CARACAS (AP): Venezuelan authorities celebrated Monday as the first of five Iranian tankers loaded with gasolene docked in the South American country, delivering badly needed fuel to the crisis-stricken nation that sits atop the worlds largest oil...

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