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100 new JUTC buses added to fleet
A total of 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses arrived in the island today, which will significantly boost the Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) fleet and improve service delivery to the public. The new units, acquired at a cost of...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, July 15, 2024
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There are growing concerns about the recording and release of what appear to be coerced apologies from individuals accused of wrongdoing by the authorities, with critics suggesting that the practice may infringe upon their constitutional rights....

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St Bess police want to replicate Vineyard success in other districts

WESTERN BUREAU: With no major crimes in Vineyard, St Elizabeth, in the three months since two curfews and other social intervention programmes were used to restore order, the police are now looking to replicate that success in other communities...

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And then there were five

CHAIRMAN OF the Jamaica Football Federations (JFF) technical committee, Rudolph Speid, says his body will reduce the more than 40 candidates being reviewed for the vacant Reggae Boyz head coach post to a shortlist of five by today. Speid has also...

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Buju makes triumphant return to New York

Several weeks and hundreds of hours of rehearsals and intense preparations paid off handsomely for Buju Banton, his Shiloh band and his back-up singers on Saturday night when the elder statesman of reggae music performed a riveting set to a sold-...

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Editorial | America's fragile democracy

Saturdays assassination attempt on Donald Trump must be unequivocally condemned. It was an attack on democracy in the United States and elsewhere. Yet, the act by 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, was emblematic of...

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Letter of the Day | Too many problems plaguing Jamaica
THE EDITOR, Madam: Its disappointing and sad how many basic problems still exist in Jamaica in 2024. The lack of working street lights on many major roads is glaring; timely garbage collection is lacking in many towns and villages across the...

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Something Extra | Monday

Socialites received their passports for the launch of an exclusive, members-only niterie. From there, the uber chic passengers made their way to the ‘airport on Mountain View Avenue in Kingston last Friday for The Mile High Clubs Destinations....

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World News

Trump calls for unity after apparent assassination attempt

Donald Trumps campaign says he is “fine” after what law-enforcement officials are treating as an assassination attempt during a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. Officials said the man who opened fire was a 20-year-old from Pennsylvania. In a social..

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