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President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden informed Congress on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were first...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, January 30, 2023
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More questions have arisen about the quality of oversight state regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), gave to the now-fraud-hit Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) as a 2019 assessment revealed that a string of violations flagged more...

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School furniture manufacturing, repairs boost local businesses

There are 1,010 public primary and secondary schools in operation across Jamaica. Each school day, just over 400,000 children attend those schools. Understandably, one of the biggest and growing calls on the Budget of the Ministry of Education and...

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‘It was very unfortunate'

WITOLD BANKA, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), has branded as “unfortunate” the manner in which Jamaicas womens 4x100 metres team was denied the junior world record at last years Carifta Games, especially as the violation did

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Grounation explores 60 years of sociopolitical development of Jamaican music

Grounation, the Jamaica Music Museums (JaMM) flagship Reggae/Black History Month event, resumes on Sunday, February 5, at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall. At the forefront of this years staging is the concept of music as a political tool....

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Editorial | Not too late to fix traffic amnesty

This newspaper often makes the point that what is worse than bad policy is the implementation thereof. But even good policies can be problematic if they are badly implemented. The governments latest traffic ticket amnesty, which Parliament...

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Letter of the Day | Senior citizen running in circles to get funeral grant
THE EDITOR, Madam: Please allow me to highlight ‘almshouse rules in government offices in Clarendon. A senior citizen recently narrated her frustrating encounter at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security office in May Pen, Clarendon. Her...

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Something Extra | Monday

The AC Hotel Kingston unveiled its newly renoed pool deck on Friday with a lively soirée. The multi-functional space, dubbed The Greens, boasts lush faux greenery and edgy accent furniture. With the aim of being the space to relax and unwind,...

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World News

Trump opens 2024 run, says he's ‘more committed' than ever

COLUMBIA (AP): Former President Donald Trump kicked off his 2024 White House bid with stops on Saturday in New Hampshire and South Carolina, events in early-voting states marking the first campaign appearances since announcing his latest run more...

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