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E-10 87 up $2.21, E-10 90 hiked by $3.06 and diesel up $2.08
Gas prices are to go up on Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will move up by $2.21 to sell for $147.55 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $151.23 following an increase of $3.06. Automotive diesel oil...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Lead Stories

‘SELLOUT!'

Insisting that the Government was on a bad legal footing and accusing the Holness administration of “selling out” the country as it sought to have China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) build the Montego Bay Perimeter Road Project, Opposition Leader

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News

No proof needed to report child abuse, CPFSA says

Director of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) North East Region, Carlyn Stewart, has reiterated that persons need not have proof of child abuse to make a report, stating that all suspected cases should be reported to the...

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Sports

#Champs2021 | Coaches plan protest as officials mull another 80m hurdles rerun

The Gleaner has been informed that several coaches with athletes involved in the controversial Class Three Girls 80m hurdles final, which was rerun yesterday at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships after an issue with the...

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Business

Mortgage buyout

National Housing Trust (NHT) secured mortgage buyout deals with three financial companies that it partners with under the Joint Financing Mortgage Programme, JFMP, but is keeping the details of the transactions under wraps. The size of the buyout...

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Entertainment

Wishing Williams well

Miss Universe Jamaica 2020 Miqueal-Symone Williams has the support of her Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) sisters. This was obvious in the outpouring of love she received from several former titleholders, who, having journeyed to represent their...

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Commentary

Editorial | Don't dumb down CXC exams
THE CARIBBEAN Examinations Council (CXC) must resist the pressure of the umbrella regional teachers organisation to dumb down this years school-leavers exams. Education ministers, students and their parents, too, should not want to be part of...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Violence against women is everybody's problem
THE EDITOR, Madam: Once women are not safe, children are not safe. Once children are not safe, no one is safe; for none of us were born as adults. Violence against women is everyones problem! We cant keep marginalising the crisis by simply...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

It was an exciting and gastronomic affair on Friday as Red Stripe kick-started its Red Hills Road Food and Beer Takeover. Pan chicken lovers turned up at their favourite jerk spot to savour the mouth-watering food and free ice-cold libations. The...

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Health

Ovarian cancer kills: Watch the signs

Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries. The female reproductive system contains two ovaries, one on each side of the uterus. The ovaries, each about the size of an almond, produce eggs, as well as the hormones oestrogen and...

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World News

Scores of dead bodies found floating in Ganges River

NEW DELHI (AP): Scores of dead bodies have been found floating down the Ganges River in eastern India as the country battles a ferocious surge in coronavirus infections. The authorities said on Tuesday that they havent yet determined the cause of...

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