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Human rights advocate and attorney Nancy Anderson has died
Prominent attorney-at-law and human rights advocate Nancy Anderson has died. She passed away yesterday after a brief illness. This morning, Anderson was lauded in the Court of Appeal for her sterling contribution to the legal profession and human...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, November 29, 2021
Lead Stories

Guns under fire

Seeking to staunch bloodshed with more than 1,300 people killed this year, Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Sunday promised a vigorous legislative push to tackle the countrys galloping murder rate. The thrust follows last Thursdays blocking of...

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News

Anderson bemoans lack of ‘basic things' to aid crime-fighting

Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Andersons approach to leadership is a transformative one. Thus, he goes out of office to see for himself what is happening in the administration of the police divisions. And he has seen and heard things...

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Sports

‘We must be cautious'

Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange, says that a cautious approach will be taken regarding an increase in spectator numbers for sporting events next year. This is in spite of what was seen as a successful return of spectators at the Concacaf World Cup...

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Entertainment

Stonebwoy proud to be on three Grammy-nominated albums

Ghanaian hitmaker Stonebwoy has been in a “happy” mood. He has contributed to three albums nominated in the Best Reggae Album category for the 64th annual Grammy Awards, and there were no other words to describe how he was feeling at the time of...

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Commentary

Editorial | Holding Maj Gen Anderson accountable
Jamaicas police chief, Major General Antony Anderson, last week mounted a stout defence of the commitment of his officers and of the professionalism with which they go about their jobs “I see officers extending themselves, not only in terms of...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | What is next for the states of emergency?
THE EDITOR, Madam: Last Thursday evening, I watched the last 15 minutes of the Senate Debate regarding the resolution to extend the period of the current states of emergency (SOEs). I stayed up for a while after the vote was taken and then...

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Lifestyle

Something Extra | Monday

Following recent appointments by foreign governments, female leadership is expanding in the local diplomatic community, so much so that nine missions are now headed by women. Its a reason to celebrate, and celebrate these lovely women did with a...

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World News

More Omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

THE HAGUE (AP): Cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world on Sunday, and many governments rushed to close their borders even as scientists cautioned that its not clear if the new variant...

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