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Cost of retrofitting leased Mandeville property 'close to' $1 billion, says TAJ
Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says it will cost taxpayers "close to" $1 billion to retrofit a leased property in Mandeville, Manchester, to provide services to the public.

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2024
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Describing the furore over Opposition Leader Mark Goldings British citizenship as “cass cass”, University of the West Indies professor Dr Christopher Charles says he is alarmed Prime Minister Andrew Holness has joined the talk even though there is.

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Court still awaiting psych report for mom accused of killing infant
WESTERN BUREAU: A long-awaited psychiatric evaluation for a St James woman accused of fatally throwing her five-month-old daughter off a three-storey roof in December 2023 is expected to be ready in a month. The accused, Shamoya Green, made her...

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WHILE NEIDER dos Santos was ready to come back to Montego Bay United Football Club (MBU) for preseason, the team had other plans and is currently in the process of announcing a replacement. In a Gleaner interview with Dos Santos, he said the...

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Harris announces plans to double internet access in Africa

Vice-President of the United States Kamala Harris announced on Friday the formation of a new partnership to help provide internet access to 80 per cent of Africa by 2030, up from roughly 40 per cent now. The announcement comes as follow-through on...

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Thanksgiving Service for Desi Jones June 3

The Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Desmond ‘Desi Jack Jones will be held at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, North Street in Kingston on Monday, June 3, starting at 1 p.m. a release from the Minister of Culture, Gender,...

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Editorial | Haiti's better chance

President William Rutos declaration that the promised deployment of Kenyan police to Haiti is imminent is a welcome development. An advance group of Kenyans, he disclosed last week, is already in Haiti, laying the groundwork for the 1,000...

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Letter of the Day | Vaping needs regulation
THE EDITOR, Madam: In recent times, vaping has become hugely popular among young Jamaicans, offering an idyllic, albeit false, oasis in the form of a safer option to traditional smoking. But hold on a moment before you take that puff of vapour!...

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Bent on a lifetime of love

Kamarie Price and Javaede Bent could never have imagined finding love at work. What began as mere colleagues interacting soon blossomed into a beautiful friendship rooted in admiration, respect, understanding, quality time, and support. Before they...

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Highlights of the Caribbean Shipping Executives' Conference

THE CARIBBEAN Shipping Association (CSA) held its 22nd annual Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference (CSEC) from May 20 to 21 at the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon. Industry leaders and decision-makers from across the Caribbean maritime...

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‘A tragic mistake'

TEL AVIV (AP): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged on Monday that a “tragic mistake” had been made after an Israeli strike in the southern Gaza city of Rafah ,setting fire to a tent camp housing displaced Palestinians and,...

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