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GraceKennedy takes 2014 Gleaner Honouree of the Year Award
"This is such a surreal moment for us at GraceKennedy," declared Don Wehby, chief executive officer of Grace Kennedy Group Limited.

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday | January 29, 2015
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Extradition Buzz: Alleged scammer yields to US request - more cases in works
Almost two years after lawmakers in the United States (US) demanded that Jamaicans involved in the lottery scam - that has fleeced elderly American citizens of millions of dollars - be sent there to stand trial, there are indications the extradition requests have begun to come in.

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News

New custos for St Andrew
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW DONNA Parchment Brown has been installed as the new custos rotulorum for St Andrew, effective February 2.

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Business

Omni Industries reorganises business operations
Thermoplastic manufacturer Omni Industries Limited will be locking down some of its product lines under a rationalisation of its operations, starting this month.

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Sports

WICB proposes 'cricketing solutions' - Cameron says agreement bars judgement from Indian courts
The embattled West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has insisted on a "cricketing solution" to the current impasse with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and has called for a meeting between the two boards within the next two months, as it battles to stave off the US$42 million payout demanded by the BCCI.

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - Mr Seaga's contrived logic
The idea would stir nary a thought in this newspaper. But Edward Seaga apparently fears that many who know of his pedigree as a nationalist recalled his role as "the right campaigner of Sir Alexander Bustamante in the referendum which decided whether Jamaica would be an independent country".

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - Why is Jamaica so crime-ridden?
People should stop obfuscating serious and even critical social issues and their causes, in order to further what they perceive to be party political advantage. It is absolutely counterproductive and futile to ignore the real causes of bloody brutal crime in Jamaica.

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Entertainment

Grammy Museum declares February 6 Bob Marley Day - New exhibit planned for US, Brazil
Last year, they celebrated Marley's 69th birthday by naming the Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road as their first affiliate, and this year the Grammy Museum has decided to step it up a notch by officially declaring February 6 as Bob Marley Day at the international museum.

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Food

Brunching at Blue Window
Sundays are best enjoyed with the three Fs - family, friends and food. And all three come together in glorious harmony when you indulge in a mouth-watering experience.

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Social

Something Extra
Last Saturday was abuzz with activities - the first staging of the Lifestyle Change Conference and Colour Me Happy 5K run for charity at Hope Gardens.

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International

Candidate defends Obama's immigration policies
CHALLENGED BY Republicans, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday defended President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the United States (US) illegally. But she said they have no right to citizenship under the law.

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