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#GLNRCHAMPS Schedule - Thursday
Seven finals are down to be contested on day three of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championship at the National Stadium in Kingston. See full schedule below: 8:15 AM 110 Metres Hurdles Decathlon Open Boys Event # 6 8:30 AM...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Lead Stories

Land rush - PM promises 20,000 titles over next three years

Charging that the People's National Party (PNP) has been tinkering with land titling for years, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said his administration was far down the track in putting in place plans to register thousands of acres of land.In his...

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Support them! - Clinical psychologist says adolescents need guidance

March 18-24 is being recognised as Global Teen Health Week, aimed at raising the profile of adolescent health. Below is an article from the Paediatrics Association of Jamaica.'Nobody understands me'. 'My parents are stressing me out'. 'I hate school...

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Champs dogfight heats up - KC expected to make early move today

A pulsating contest is expected in today's final of the boys' long jump event with preseason favourite Wayne Pinnock from Kingston College (KC) aiming to secure his school's first gold medal on the second day of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls...

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Caribbean Flavours woos manufacturers to cut sugar content

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is advising manufacturers to reduce the sugar content in beverages they sell and market in Jamaica, underscoring that by so doing, it will increase a product's competitiveness.It comes amid a global trend in...

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No music business without sound systems - Tony Myers keeps Jam One, others in shape

There are two sound system speaker boxes, with 'Jam' inscribed on them, close to each other at the Jam One sound system base on Minott Terrace off Chisholm Avenue, St Andrew. One, of course, belongs to Jam One, the sound system operated by Tony...

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Editorial | Ruddy Spencer's convoluted context
The claim of being "taken out of context" is the frequent, almost reflexive, response of politicians having been caught making statements they would prefer the public not to hear or to know about.Ruddy Spencer, the junior minister of finance and the...

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Letter of the Day | Don't give additional powers to INDECOM
THE EDITOR, Sir:Now that the appeal court has ruled on the case of the Police Federation et al v INDECOM et al, there have been calls from many quarters to amend the law to give INDECOM explicit powers of arrest, charge and prosecution.There was...

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Something Extra | Wednesday

Last Saturday, socialites and supporters faced fashion Avant Garde style in waves of red and black with Saint International at the Courtleigh Auditorium. Campari hosted the high-spirited cocktail hour to the night's proceeding. Here is your daily...

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Dr Alfred Dawes | Balancing the role of bush medicine

Jamaicans love alternative treatments for their medical conditions. Although we have a well developed Western styled healthcare system, we tend to gravitate to natural remedies. This is seen particularly with...

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World News

Rocket attack on Syrian capital kills 35 people

BEIRUT (AP):Rockets fired on a market in a government-controlled neighbourhood of Damascus yesterday killed 35 people and wounded more than 20 others, Syrian state-run media said, marking one of the highest death tolls in a single attack targeting...

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