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Captive medics bodycam shows first-hand horror of Mariupol
KHARKIV (AP): A celebrated Ukrainian medic recorded her time in Mariupol on a data card no bigger than a thumbnail, smuggled out to the world in a tampon. Now she is in Russian hands, at a time when Mariupol itself is on the verge of falling....

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, May 20, 2022
Lead Stories

MEDICINE PRICE HIKE LOOMS

Jamaicans are expected to pay higher prices for medication as the pharmaceutical industry reels from skyrocketing freight charges for prescription and non-prescription drugs. Stakeholders have said that the logistical nightmare stemming from the...

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News

CRH, JamaicaEye among first targets for Heaven

WESTERN BUREAU: Oral Heaven, the newly appointed president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), intends to meet with the western citys stakeholders on formalising and continuing ongoing development initiatives as he settles...

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Sports

JASM: Mental wellness is as important as physical wellness in sports

May is recognised as Mental Health Awareness Month and the Jamaica Association of Sports Medicine (JASM) is promoting mental health awareness among Jamaican athletes. Elite sports psychologist and JASM member Dr Jason Hamilton says an athletes...

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Business

SSLVC director objects to takeover bid

Financial analyst and investor John Jackson, a director and minority shareholder in SSL Venture Capital Jamaica Limited, SSLVC, has objected to the bid price for the shares by MFS Acquisition, claiming it vastly undervalues SSLVC, and has formally...

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Entertainment

5 Questions with Jah Fabio

Spanish may be Mexican reggae artiste Jah Fabios first language, but Jamaican Patois certainly sounds like it could easily be his second. And he will have “nuff tme” to practise it when he returns to the island in July to perform on Reggae...

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Commentary

Editorial | Don't betray Dr Ambedkar, Mayor Williams

Sadly, which Kingston Mayor Delroy Williams is unlikely to have noticed, it was not a high-minded welcome people gave this week to the renaming of Tower Street, in downtown Kingston, in honour of the Indian nationalist, politician and human-rights...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Sympathising with criminals stifling Jamaica
THE EDITOR, Madam: Throughout history, Jamaica has proven itself to be a nation with some of the most intelligent, talented, and hard-working individuals in the world. However, our country has always been held back due to indiscipline, lack of...

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Lifestyle

Defining your own balance

Being a mother is arguably the most demanding job on the planet, requiring skills far beyond a nurturing spirit. Modern-day moms will tell you the biggest challenge is achieving balance between prioritising the needs of their children and actively...

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World News

Ukrainian troops surrendering at Mariupol registered as POWs

KYIV (AP): The fate of hundreds of Ukrainian fighters who surrendered after holding out against punishing attacks on Mariupols steel factory hung in the balance Thursday amid international fears that the Russians may take reprisals against the...

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