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St Andrew continue JTA/Sagicor Champs dominance
Nineteen-time defending champion St Andrew retained the JTA/Sagicor National Athletics Parish Champion title for the second consecutive year after amassing 332.5 points at the 36th staging of the two-day event, which ended at the National Stadium...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, May 26, 2019
Lead Stories

College #MeToo - Victims expose Edna Manley sexual harassment cover-up

WESTERN BUREAU: An explosive sexual harassment scandal and claims of a cover-up are threatening to rock Jamaica’s chief fine arts school, the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, sparking a toxic atmosphere of fear and...

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News

Axe to fall on Audit Commission - State watchdog's fate tied to rising concerns over underperformance

The Government is to disband the Audit Commission, an oversight body it created 13 years ago to monitor the performance of public-sector audit committees and make reports to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. It is not clear whether...

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Sports

JFF must do better! – coach - Player, coaches livid about travel arrangements made by federation

Assistant coach for Jamaica’s national senior women’s football team Lorne Donaldson has hit out at the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) for its management of the flight arrangements for the Reggae Girlz and their support staff for their final FIFA...

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Business

Conduent expanding in Jamaica

Call centre operator Conduent Inc will be expanding its Jamaican operations, a plan that is expected to lead to around 2,000 new jobs by early 2020. The size of the investment was not disclosed, but it appears to be substantial. Robert Corbishley,...

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Entertainment

Marcia Griffiths – A Timeless Journey In Reggae Music

When a young, impressionable, ingénue named Marcia Griffiths set off on her journey in reggae music, she had no idea whatsoever that half a century later, she would be living the words of her own song, which has become an anthem: “ I shall sing,...

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Commentary

Editorial | Sensible move by Government
The Government has acted sensibly, not only in deciding against appealing the Constitutional Court’s rejection of its national identification law, but in its planned approach to crafting the replacement legislation. According to the justice...

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In Focus

Gordon Robinson | Sue them - NWC must take both CHEC and NWA to court

“It’s my theory, based on my years of work on the costly rock sewers, that clean water leads to a healthier population.” – Tyrion Lannister (a.k.a. ‘The Imp’), formerly ‘Hand’ (Prime Minister/Chief Adviser) to Queen Daenerys Targaryen (a.k

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Art & Leisure

Relearning, balancing and hip hop

Life, they say, is all about finding that equilibrium, work and pleasure being one key component in the grand scheme of it … and when there happens to be a union of both, it’s like finding one’s Zen on a rock and roll … and in Peter Wright’s cas

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Auto

Sizzling 2019 expected for JRDC Circuit ‘Wheels on Fire'

One of the biggest racing events to take place annually on local soil happens today at Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Negril, Westmoreland, and from our estimation, all systems are go for a sizzling 2019. Speaking with Automotives,...

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Outlook

Lorna Gooden: A leader with heart

Lorna Gooden is best described as a living, breathing paradox. Both her persona and life story is filled with delightful contradictions – factors that in theory do not combine, but, in reality, meld seamlessly together to create a truly admirable...

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