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Healthful tips | Eating vegetables may keep your brain young
Studies show that people over the age of 60 who eat more than two servings of vegetables a day had a 40 per cent slower rate of cognitive decline than those who eat one serving or less. Green, leafy vegetables such as callaloo, pak choi, cabbage,...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Lead Stories

Murders Down - PM says State of Emergency reducing rate of killings islandwide

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said that the state of emergency (SOE) in St James has been instrumental in the reduction of the average daily murder rate across the island.All 52 members of parliament who were present yesterday voted in favour of...

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News

Global expert in crop modelling for UWI summer programme

Professor Gerrit Hoogen-boom, pre-eminent scholar from the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, University of Florida, and Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, will be a special lecturer in an advanced crop modelling training...

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Sports

'WCup was about tactical discipline'

Local coaches Shavar Thomas, Omar Edwards, Vassell Reynolds have described the 2018 World Cup as one which was a fantastic spectacle, full of suspense and unpredictability.According to the coaches, the smaller nations came to the fore in a big way...

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Business

Amber Connect hits the US market through Best Buy

Starting today, Wednesday, two of Amber Connect's trackers will be available in the American market through large consumer electronics retailer, Best Buy.It's the Jamaican software and technology company's first foray into the retail space in the US...

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Entertainment

Writer 'tek bad tings mek joke' - Culture inspires Shelley Sykes-Coley

Shelley Sykes-Coley has been writing professionally in her previous capacity as a marketing specialist for over 20 years - but for the last five years has invested time and energy into her first publication.The book, Chat 'Bout!: An Anthology of...

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Commentary

Editorial | Carolyn Warren opens door to national dialogue
Few will disagree with Carla Gullotta that Carolyn Warren's achievements over the last quarter-century, including her current job as CEO of the Government's National Energy Solutions (NESol), is "testament to the power of rehabilitation".It is not...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Laugh at Trump to your peril
THE EDITOR, Sir:Some of us are bemused by the enigma that is Donald Trump. Some cheer his rhetoric, others are repulsed, and yet others see him as a joke, an inconvenience to be tolerated for four or even eight years.However, it is imperative that...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

Appleton Estate recently staged an Epic Grill N' Chill barbeque at Longboarder Bar and Grill, and the experience was indeed a euphoric one. Specially invited guests enjoyed Appleton mixes, as they took their taste buds on an epicurean journey, while...

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Health

Dealing with the frustration of Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction, which is commonly called ED, occurs when a man can no longer get or keep an erection. This, therefore, affects his ability to have sexual intercourse, which can be very frustrating. This problem is really different from other...

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