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Mobay chamber president Winston Lawson to step down
The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is holding an emergency board meeting to select a replacement for incumbent president Winston Lawson who is expected to tender his resignation today. Lawson, who was re-elected...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Lead Stories

Wrong target - DPP clears constable, puts senior cops, Gov't in firing line for deadly police school foul-up

There was a litany of blunders, some by senior cops, in the moments before and immediately after a 2013 mix-up with live and blank rounds at the police training school in St Catherine, resulting in a five cops being shot, one fatally, a document...

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News

Technology in Focus | ICT Authority to improve gov't efficiency

For many Jamaicans, renewal of one’s motor vehicle registration or certificate of fitness can take up to an hour or more, because of long lines at the offices of Tax Administration Jamaica. Depending on the hour, day or month, this experience can...

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Sports

Continuing the legacy - Williams determined to add name to J'can sprinting greats

While most of her peers try to figure out what to do with themselves, Jamaican teenage speedster Briana Williams is certain about what she wants to accomplish in life. The 17-year-old Florida native, who last week stamped her ticket to Doha, where...

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Business

Dolphin Cove meeting rescheduled
Shareholders who showed up for the annual general meeting of Dolphin Cove Limited at the Courtleigh Hotel in New Kingston today were advised that a new date has been set for the final week in July. The notice on the Jamaica Stock Exchange website...

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Entertainment

‘Bond 25' teaser trailer released?

Possibly an attempt to satisfy the curiosity of eager fans waiting to hear the fate of their favourite MI5 agent, the producers of ‘Bond 25’ have released ‘first look’ or behind-the-scenes footage of the upcoming, yet-to-be-titled film. Curiously,

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Commentary

Editorial | Energy uncertainty, war and Petrojam review
Oil futures rose six per cent last week in the face of rising tension between the United States and Iran. This upward movement follows a ratcheting up of military activities by the US in the Persian Gulf. The US has been imposing a series of...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Women are tired of being disrespected by men
 THE EDITOR, Sir: Females of this nation are overwhelmed and tired of the day-to-day treatment meted out to us in homes, the streets, businesses, workplaces, schools, etc., by large percentages of males...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

Nigerian High Commissioner to Jamaica Janet Olisa recently hosted the CFW Welcome Reception at her Millsborough Close residence. It was a night of high fashion, colourful local and international personalities, diplomats, designers and top models...

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Health

Could noise cause your heart attack?

NOISE, in an article titled ‘Noise Pollution: A Modern Plaque’ by Lisa Goines and Louis Hagler in 2007, is defined as an unwanted sound that causes wide-ranging adverse health, social and economic effects. It also suggests that annoyance is also...

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World News

Orangutans, polar bears make a splash as Europe swelters

Berlin (AP): Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit, icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered yesterday in an early summer heatwave. Authorities warned that temperatures...

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