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Trinidad and Tobago observing 47th anniversary of being a republic
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago is observing the 47th anniversary of republicanism on Sunday with, as expected, the two main political leaders sending contrasting messages to the population. Prime Minister Dr ...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, September 24, 2023
Lead Stories

‘16 years in hell!'

A fisherman whose boat was forfeited to the Government in 2005 by order of a lower court judge has been forced to wait 16 years to appeal that ruling. Thats because the legal challenge he filed on January 17, 2007 in the Kingston and St Andrew...

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Police: Eight-year-old girl raped and murdered, suspect attempted suicide

ST ANN Dreams of an eight-year-old schoolgirl from St Ann fresh from the Mini Miss St Ann pageant were dashed yesterday after the “promising” Talia Thompson was savagely raped and stabbed to death in her Discovery Bay community. The news has...

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Failing brand Jamaica

REGGAE GIRLZ coach Lorne Donaldson says local sports administrators should be doing a lot more to capitalise on Jamaicas popularity as an international sports brand. Donaldson believes the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and other associations...

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Select retail reimagined:

Distribution company Derrimon Trading Limited has formed a partnership with Intcomex, a distributor of computer products, to operate an electronics store at Millennium Mall under the brand, Select Tech. So far, the companies have pumped $100...

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Dr Sanneta Myrie still breaking barriers

Dr Sanneta Myrie is passionate about the work she does in providing medical care. She has also embraced all facets of our Jamaican culture through the performing arts, and like she has done throughout her life, shes putting in the work and...

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Editorial | Prioritise urban renewal

Prime Minister Andrew Holness recent reiteration of his Governments commitment to urban renewal is welcome. However, rescuing large sections of Jamaicas towns and cities from the blight with which they have been overtaken demands something far.

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Dream House | St James Shangri-La boasts 20-acres, stunning views

Humankind has been fixated with living close to the sky. If its not a home built high in the mountains, the penthouse of a skyscraper, or the plan by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Elon Musk, the worlds richest man, to...

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In Focus

Aggrey Irons | Nicotine is not the future, it is a public-health threat

It is with grave concern that the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control noted an article in the Sunday Gleaner of September 17, which quoted the leading tobacco company in Jamaica as saying: “By 2025 we want to be the leader in nicotine. We are...

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Art & Leisure

Can we get better at predicting earthquakes?

An earthquake measuring 6.2 rocked central Italy in the early hours of August 24, 2016, leaving more than 200 dead and hundreds missing in the rubble of the disasters. Given the devastation earthquakes cause, seismologists and public officials have...

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2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS vs 2023 BMW i7

BMW and Mercedes-Benz are well known for their 7 Series and S-Class flagship sedans. But now, you should get familiar with their electric counterparts: the BMW i7 and Mercedes EQS sedan. These two all-electric sedans are among the most expensive,...

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