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Man charged for triple murder in Kingston
Detectives assigned to the Major Investigation Division say they have charged one man in relation to the January 15 triple murder on Lincoln Crescent, Kingston 5. The accused is 21-year-old Shevon Young, otherwise called ‘Schweppes...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Lead Stories

COVID BREAK - PM relaxes restrictions but warns of pullback if rules broken

Days after tighter strictures were placed on Manchester to contain the worrying spike in COVID-19 numbers, some areas of national life are being given a reprieve following intense lobbying. Effective February 1, churches will have the green light...

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South St Catherine Chamber of Commerce takes on new life

The Old Harbour Chamber of Commerce has taken on new life under its new name – South St Catherine Chamber of Commerce – which was launched last Wednesday at the Old Harbour Baptist Church in Marlie Acres Speaking at the launch, president of the...

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Recover at home - Blake hopes new wellness centre will allow athletes to remain in Ja for specialised treatment

Having suffered multiple career-threatening injuries himself, superstar Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake is looking to ensure that the world-class treatment and services needed to recover are available to his fellow athletes, right here in Jamaica....

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Slow walk to 5G roll-out - SMA getting ready to deploy spectrum, but telecoms not ready to invest

Jamaicas big telecommunications companies arent prioritising rapid roll-outs of 5th generation, or 5G, mobile technology, even though radio frequencies for the service are already earmarked by the agency in charge of distributing spectrum. In its...

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‘He was in a class of his own' - Peter Ferguson hailed for brilliant photography

Last Thursday, Jamaica lost one of its most gifted photographers, said Collin Reid, a fellow lens man and friend of the late Peter Ferguson. “If I were to name the top five within our field, Peter would have to be in the list, and one of the things...

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Editorial | Clarify CSEC options
It is to the continued exasperation of this newspaper, and the vast majority of Jamaicans, we believe, that neither the education ministry nor the Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA), the teachers union, have engaged stakeholders in a robust...

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Letter of the Day | Urgent action needed to fix public transportation system
THE EDITOR, Madam: As a poor, ordinary man who considers public transportation as the cheapest option, I need to bring to the publics attention and seek its support in condemnation of bus operators who ply the Mandeville to Kingston and the...

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Something Extra | Wednesday

Ricardo Gordon and Melissa Robinson joined hands and hearts in holy matrimony in December. The gorgeous bride said yes to a stunning Margo gown by Enzoani, while the handsome groom chose a classic tuxedo, as specially invited guests gathered at...

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Vernessa Scarlett: Living with fibromyalgia

Vernessa Scarlett has a vivacious personality. Her smile and witty nature have defied the many challenges she has encountered during her lifetime. Behind the bubbly personality is a woman who has endured insurmountable pain, yet she continues to...

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World News

A ‘tsunami' of grief - Britain's coronavirus deaths pass 100,000

LONDON (AP): For nine months, Gordon Bonner has been in the “hinterlands of despair and desolation” after losing his wife of 63 years to the coronavirus pandemic that has now taken the lives of more than 100,000 people in the United Kingdom (UK)....

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