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Flash flood kills nine at church gathering in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least nine people died and eight others were missing in South Africa after a flash flood swept away members of a church congregation along the Jukskei River in Johannesburg, rescue officials said Sunday. The dead and...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Lead Stories

Unsanitary!

A need to use the bathroom at one of the main public hospitals in western Jamaica while there on a medical emergency proved too much for Sandra*. As ill and desperate as she was, the stench and nasty state churned her stomach so much, she would...

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News

The ‘rights' balance

Richard Pandohie is prepared to surrender some of his constitutional rights as the Government battles to reduce murders and other violent crimes, but the Seprod Group of Companies CEO is very clear that all Jamaicans should be required to submit to...

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Sports

CC win daCosta Cup for fallen manager

Western Bureau: CLARENDON COLLEGE (CC) honoured their late assistant manager with their 10th hold on the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) daCosta Cup football competition title after defeating Central High School 3-0 in the final...

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Business

Manpower restructures and hunts for CEO

Manpower & Maintenance Services Limited (MMS) is on the hunt for a CEO as the sanitation company founded by Audrey Hinchcliffe restructures and prepares for succession...

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Entertainment

The Mitchells aiming to inspire

The love shared between Tami Chynn and Wayne Marshall would have permeated the dancehall landscape for almost two decades ago as the then recording artistes chronicled their friendship-turned-love story in the lyrics of — and the music videos of...

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Commentary

Editorial | Missing element in education reform plan

When in June, Adrian Stokes announced October 30 for the first town hall-style meeting of his committee that has oversight of the project to transform Jamaicas education system, this newspaper lamented that the date was “a distance too far”. It is.

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Lifestyle

Christopher Yeung: A passion for life and private equity

Christopher YEUng prefers to be behind the scenes but, as the co-founder and managing director of FirstRock Private Equity (PE) Limited, of late, the spotlight seems to be finding him. Most recently, with FirstRock PE as a major shareholder in...

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In Focus

Gordon Robinson | Crime-fighting squabble

What was to have been a serious national crime-fighting debate descended into scattered semantic squabbles akin to prep school playground scuffling. The squabbles didnt end with the Oppositions blinkered blockage of the Governments attempted SOE.

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Art & Leisure

Staying Afloat reframes view of nature

Following up on ‘The Fabric of Being” interactive art installation at the Edna Manley School of the Visual and Performing Arts, the RUBiS InPulse Art Project upped the ante with an expansive Collaborative Art Installation. The one-day exhibition...

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Auto

Suzuki Jimny - The prince of off-road

There are few car companies that stick to their initial mantra, and the Suzuki Jimny is one of them. It is something that I love about the company in the same way that I like the fact that Porsche and Mini stick to their fundamental designs. These...

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