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‘Baby of the family killed in Duncans Pen
As gun violence continues to plague the parish of St Catherine, the latest victim to die at the hands of gunmen is Cody McLaughlin of Duncans Pen in Spanish Town. McLaughlin, a construction worker, was shot at his home about 9:30 a.m. Sunday and...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, March 8, 2021
Lead Stories

‘WE ARE AT WAR' - Lockdown lobby loud but businesses resist call

With anxiety heightening as Jamaicas coronavirus infections skyrocketed Saturday to a record toll of 726 cases, private-sector leaders are resisting calls for a national lockdown. That appeal grew louder on Sunday as the nation grappled with more...

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From market truck to making a change

Mandeville, Manchester : Though she has a larger-than-life personality and a spark in her smile that lights up a room, one would not, upon first glance, picture 32-year-old Margaret Rumble as a woman whose main area of concern is soliciting funding...

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Unreasonable or unfeasible? - Reggae Boyz's match fee requests examined in comparison to int'l counterparts as Gardner, Fuller blast JFF

Although the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has offered new contracts to members of its senior mens team, there is still an impasse as players have refused to put pen to paper. They are understood to not only be uncomfortable with the terms on...

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Marcia Griffiths, a ‘Timeless' icon - Foundation singer's music tells story of struggle, survival and great success

She is the picture of a regal lioness. Surviving in an industry that was once decreed a mans world, Marcia Griffiths is a strong and agile hunter for what she wants, gracefully overlooking the pride to which she feeds her talent and wealth of...

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Editorial | Make bold choice for CARICOM secretary general
It would probably command the full-time attention of a team of skilled archivists to wade through mountains of documents to determine the number of times Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders either agreed, or promised to review how decisions they...

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Letter of the Day | Bunny Wailer was manifestation of Trench Town's soul

THE EDITOR, Madam My neighbourhood in Trench Town was a cauldron of creativity in the 1960s. I recall in my walks in the community, it was ordinary to see Toots and Riley at Eighth Street, Bunny and/or Scully at Sixth Street, Alton Ellis and his...

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World News

Where IS ruled, pope calls on Christians to forgive, rebuild

QARAQOSH (AP): Pope Francis urged Iraqs Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild, as he visited the wrecked shells of churches and met ecstatic crowds in the communitys historic heartland,...

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