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Trump indicted!
MIAMI (AP): DONALD TRUMP said yesterday that he has been indicted on charges of mishandling classified documents at his Florida estate, igniting a federal prosecution that is arguably the most perilous of multiple legal threats against the former...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, June 9, 2023
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TRILLIONS OF dollars in reparations are owed to nations affected by slavery, a recently concluded study on the quantification of reparations for Transatlantic Chattel Slavery (TCS) in the Americas and the Caribbean has found. The report identifies...

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Flow, UNICEF renew memorandum of understanding to support youth

Communications and entertainment provider Flow has renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with UNICEF which provides the youth with free mobile access to a mental health helpline. The signing took place at Flows corporate offices on Carlton...

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The Ferguson-Whitmore connection

In the space of six months, Davion Ferguson is on the verge of title success both at the schoolboy and top-flight levels. And while his journey to Mount Pleasant as the second in command to head coach Theodore Whitmore has not been without...

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Caribcoin to be tested as currency for cross-border trade

Proponents of crypto assets are trying to make the case that trade among Caribbean countries can double from current levels of US$2 billion by adopting digital money as complementary currency for transactions. One of the selling points was that...

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Five Questions with Kraff

The Jamaican dancehall space is ever growing as new talented acts constantly emerge on the scene in hopes of taking their skills and career to the next level. Among the latest slew of performers is recording artiste Kraff, who demonstrates a great...

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Editorial | Personal whim and public policy

That Marlene Malahoo Fortes mother rejected advice to terminate her pregnancy and the child she birthed is now Jamaicas legal and constitutional affairs minister is a personal, heartwarming story for the people involved. It, however, is not a...

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Letter of the Day | We need action, not a bag ah mouth
THE EDITOR, Madam: There has been renewed interest in the integrity and accountability of our political directorate, especially since Minister Nigel Clarke announced an exorbitant increase in the salaries of politicians. The call echoes much...

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Something Extra | Friday

The Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League held its 2023 convention and awards banquet at the Ocean Coral Spring Hotel in Trelawny on Saturday, under the theme ‘Change with Intent. As the national association honoured its members, well-dressed...

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Haitians dying of thirst, starvation in severely overcrowded jails

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP): The emaciated inmate in black shorts lay on a thin mat in Haitis most notorious prison, isolated from other prisoners at Port-au-Princes National Penitentiary because of drug-resistant tuberculosis. He slowly sat up to talk...

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