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JFJ's Barry Wade has died
The chairman of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) Barry Wade has died. JFJ member, Susan Goffe confirmed the death in a post ‎on Twitter. Wade took over as JFJ head in 2013 following changes to the organisation amid the controversy over the ‎sex...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Ebola Breakthrough!
A NEW vaccine to treat Ebola - the deadly virus which broke out in sections of Africa in 2013, killing thousands - has been developed and preliminary results have given health professionals "remarkable" satisfaction.For this trial, researchers found...

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Zephaniah 3:9: For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve him with one consent.f Rev Lloyd Millen has his way then every Jamaican would be embracing the patois Bible in their...

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Ja's Newnham tops individual field
Western Bureau:Despite shooting a three over par final round, Jamaica's Jonathan Newnham nonetheless emerged as the top individual performer in the 2015 Caribbean Golf Championship Hoerman Cup, which concluded at the Half Moon Golf Course in Montego...

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Rita Marley happy about Living Legend award
Rita Marley, widow of late reggae legend, Bob Marley, has been named as this year's honouree by the African Women of Excellence Awards (AWEA) committee. Will receive this year's prestigious Living Legends Award.In a statement sent to The Gleaner,...

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Editorial: Tackling obesity
As Jamaicans show their patriotic side during these Emancipation/ Independence celebrations, it is a given that appetising delicacies and rich ethnic foods will take centre stage right up there with the entertainment of all genres. The fact that...

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Letter of the Day: Pray for the police
Pray forthe policeTHE EDITOR, Sir:Whenever we hear a siren, I tell my family, "Let's pray for whoever is in trouble," figuring that covers anyone who has had an accident, anyone whose house is on fire, anyone who is the victim of a crime, or even...

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