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Spectacular opening for ‘Simply Myrna’
Anyone who has ever attended a ‘Simply Myrna’ show in the past eight years knows that the opening number is always magical and sets the tone for the evening. You never know whether the star of the show, Dr Myrna Hague Bradshaw, will be masked or...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Lead Stories

Below the Bar - UWI Law Society faces heat over ‘vulgar' photos

The Mona Law Society at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, has come under fire from at least one senior member of the law fraternity for the posting of photographs of some female law students in skimpy clothing on its Instagram social...

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News

Manchester gets diagnostic centre

Manchester now has a diagnostic and care centre, which will cater to the special learning needs of children with autism and cognitive challenges. The Educational Assessment and Resource Centre, located on the grounds of Church Teachers’ College in...

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Sports

Exciting Gibson McCook Relays expected

Today’s 43rd staging of the Gibson McCook Relays, which gets under way at the National Stadium, is sure to provide a clearer picture of what is to come as the island’s top high school, institution, and club teams match strides at one of the world’s.

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Entertainment

Twin-island DJs promise raving at ‘street lyme'

An impulsive trip to the island for Trinidadian DJs Aswaad and Lurbz has resulted in four years, three of which as part of the carnival in Jamaica season. “It was the biggest investment we could have made at that point in time by running the risk...

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Commentary

Editorial | Anti-police sentiments growing
There was a time when the police officer was a highly respected member of the community. Regarded as the peace officer among his peers, he was called on to resolve minor disputes, and his counsel was sought by citizens who faced tough, domestic...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | The measure of a student: Growth vs proficiency
THE EDITOR, Sir: If not professionally obligated, I feel compelled as a parent and a citizen with grounded views on education to lend my voice to this ongoing monologue surrounding the reform of Jamaica’s educational system. It appears that each...

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