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‘Its just a cycle
Western Bureau: Eleven-time champions Ruseas High School kept their chances of advancing from the first round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup alive with a 1-0 win over rivals Frome Technical High School at WesPow Park in St James yesterday. Ruseas,...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Lead Stories

GRISLY RAMPAGE

WESTERN BUREAU: A Westmoreland family is struggling to come to grips with a deadly home invasion on Thursday night, which left a 17-year-old boy dead and other relatives injured as gunmen lit their board dwelling and opened fire at the occupants,...

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News

US$274.5m contract signed for Montego Bay bypass

A US$274.5-million contract was signed on Wednesday for the Montego Bay Perimeter Road Project, which will see construction of a 14.9-kilometre bypass of the city. This is expected to create a safe and reliable alternative route for motorists...

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Sports

No progress made on Whitmore decision

The job of senior mens national team head coach, Theodore Whitmore, remains in limbo. This is more than a week after the Jamaica Football Federations (JFF) technical committee submitted a recommendation to its executive for changes to its...

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Entertainment

‘Royal team' – Jesse Royal's album production team hails project, says nod already a win

Songwriter, performer and recording artiste Jesse Royal circumvented the traditional record deal at an early stage in his career, opting first to pursue music on his own terms. Hailing from the rural farming community of Maroon Town in the parish...

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Commentary

Editorial | Rating the police commissioner

The continuing public debate about Jamaicas crime situation eventually comes around to the performance of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), with scrutiny of its leadership, management and resources. This is understandable because the police...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Call for stricter penalties
THE EDITOR, Madam: Proverbially speaking, I think its time for us to ‘stir the anthill as it relates to revisiting some of the sanctions affixed to various offences in Jamaica. I strongly believe that if the punishment aligned to offences such..

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Lifestyle

The Plant Desk, how working from home has this ‘plantpreneur' growing

When the origin and meaning of your surname is composed of the words ‘home and ‘power and your first name and even nickname translates to Gods grace and peace, it may seem serendipitous to find yourself in the world bringing something into th

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World News

What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

LONDON (AP): South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the countrys most populous province. It is unclear where the new variant actually...

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