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Jamaican high commissioner calls for halt to deportations from UK
The Jamaican High Commissioner to the United Kingdom has called for a suspension of deportations to Jamaica until the Home Office has published its investigation into the Windrush scandal. At an emotional meeting of relatives of people...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, February 21, 2019
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JDF goes platinum - Army wins top RG Award

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) last night received the RG Platinum Award for its sterling service to nation building through the Jamaica National Service Corps, a state-led initiative aimed at transforming at-risk youth into model citizens and...

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Earth Today| New appointments for Climate Change Advisory Board

THE CLIMATE Change Advisory Board, with the mandate to advise the minister of economic growth and job creation (MEGJC) on climate change issues affecting Jamaica, was recently reconstituted. The new board, as is customary, is comprised of...

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Gayle slams 135, but it's England's day

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Chris Gayle’s 24th one-day hundred went in vain as West Indies paid dearly for a plethora of missed chances in the field, allowing England to complete their highest-ever run chase in One-Day Internationals and win the...

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In blow to Walmart, UK regulator casts doubt on supermarket merger

British regulators say the proposed supermarket merger between Sainsbury’s and Walmart’s Asda unit would push up prices and reduce quality for shoppers, casting doubt on a deal that would create the country’s biggest grocery chain. It also serves...

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All Female album for Reggae month - ‘Queens in the Arena' sparkle on compilation

With February observed as Reggae Month, singer and producer Tania Nicole Sutherland, better known as Chyna Nicole, decided it was appropriate to release the all-female reggae album Queens in the Arena. The 13-track various-artistes compilation is...

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Editorial | Petrojam and public trust
Prime Minister Andrew Holness needs to be alert to the danger of people losing trust in his Government to the point where no one believes, or at least weighs very warily, anything it says. When it gets to that point, it usually matters naught what...

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Letter of the Day | NWC is committed to Mandeville as well as all Jamaica
THE EDITOR, Sir: The National Water Com-mission (NWC) appreciates the fact that Mandeville resident Daniel Lewis read the article titled ‘NWC committed to meeting Jamaica’s water needs’ from our president, Mr Mark Barnett, published in The Sunday...

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Something Extra | Thursday

Revered guests and their fellow well-wishers took over a section of the Pegasus Hotel yesterday for the 2018 RJRGLEANER Honour Awards. The Gala, the first of its kind, had a mixture of fine fashion flavours and savvy styles, as honourees revelled...

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Flourish with Living Food and Juices

Imagine mouth-watering indulgence of natural food that not only tastes great, but is great for you. Pair that with the dining experience of a rustic decor rocking a myriad of bright and bold colours. Sounds heavenly, right? This euphoric encounter...

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World News

Free Kim or Trump hairdos in Hanoi

HANOI (AP): At a barber shop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange shade of President Donald Trump’s locks. On a chair next to him, nine-year-old To Gia Huy emerges as the spitting...

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