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Much of US scales back on holiday, but Trump plans to go big
WASHINGTON (AP) — As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not President Donald Trumps style, and he aimed...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, July 4, 2020
Lead Stories

Belnavis in a bind - 10 JLP councillors ask mayor to resign

Michael Belnavis, the mayor and chairman of the St Anns Bay Municipal Corporation, is faced with a decision to relinquish his position or could possibly be unceremoniously toppled from his high seat. With a no-confidence motion from five People...

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News

Hope Zoo reopens - Implements physical distancing and sanitisation procedures

The Hope Zoo Preservation Foundation has reopened to the public following an almost three-month closure of public gardens and zoos. To protect patrons and staff, the facility has implemented several physical distancing and sanitising measures,...

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Sports

JAAA Championships set to be cancelled

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Dr Warren Blake says that the National Senior Championships is only one meeting from being cancelled, as only a small number of athletes have indicated that they would participate if the...

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Entertainment

Entertainment players welcome PM's reopening comments

Key players in the entertainment industry are overjoyed at the news that the Government could start considering proposals to usher in a phased reopening of the sector by the end of the week. Prime Minister Andrew Holness revealed that having heard...

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Commentary

Editorial | Time to set things straight at Petrojam
Petrojam appears to have thrown away the rule book and decided to operate like a rogue public entity. This is one of the conclusions one may arrive at even from a cursory reading of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica investigation carried out by...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Cricketing world has lost a gem

THE EDITOR, Madam: With the passing away of the last ‘W of the three greatest ‘Ws, Sir Everton Weekes, not only West Indies cricket, but the entire cricketing world has lost a gem. Sir Frank Worrell, Sir Clyde Walcott, and Sir Everton Weekes...

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