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Golding urges rethink of COVID-induced restrictions
As October 24 – the day when the set of COVID-19-induced restrictions now in place are set to expire – nears, Peoples National Party (PNP) President Mark Golding questioned the logic of the current measures, including the nightly curfew and...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Lead Stories

‘SHE WAS CONTROLLED'

WESTERN BUREAU: Meakof Jarrett, the elder brother of 39-year-old Tanicka Gordon, the woman whose throat was slashed during a sacrificial ritual at the Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries in Paradise, Montego Bay, St James, on...

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News

Mayor slammed for vax preference as Manchester eyes ambassadors

A Manchester councillor has taken Mayor Donovan Mitchell to task for expressing preference for a particular brand of COVID-19 vaccine as the parish struggles to get residents to bump up the vaccination rate, which hovered around 11.19 per cent up...

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Sports

D-Day for Wadada

Wadada will know today if they will be given a reprieve to contest their cancelled play-off game against Montego Bay United for a spot in the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) next season. This follows a meeting with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF...

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Business

Usain Bolt, SprintRay partner on dental venture

SprintRay, a US-based dental chain, plans to set up clinics in Jamaica under partnership with sport celebrity and investor Usain Bolt. Working through their respective charitable foundations, Bolt and the American company, which is described as a...

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Entertainment

D'Angel talks autobiography and EP

Dancehall and reggae artiste DAngel is penning a tell-all book about her life. The entertainer, who is celebrating 16 years in the music industry, wants to leave a keepsake for her fans about the highs, lows, lessons and never-before-shared...

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Commentary

Editorial | IC role creates conflict for auditor general

Everald Warmingtons case for why the auditor general, Pamela Monroe Ellis, shouldnt be a member of the Integrity Commission (IC) deserves serious attention and a response from policymakers and legal drafters of its merit, and whether a critical...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | JCC condemns killings, defends true Christianity
THE EDITOR, Madam: The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) is outraged at the loss of lives and injuries connected with the recently reported religious tragedy in Montego Bay, St James. The council offers comfort to those who mourn the loss of...

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Lifestyle

Mental health advocacy as important as fashion to stylist Sheraine Robinson

Stylist Sheraine Robinson is known for curating stunning red-carpet looks for Ayesha and Stephen Curry, but while being passionate about fashion, she is also zealous about promoting optimum mental health for all. Actress Glenn Close once said, “...

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Health

Laughter is good medicine

THE MOST beautiful thing about sincere laughter is how sudden and unexpected it is, how you instantly see and feel things from a different and humorous perspective. Laughter allows a wonderful sense of relief, and the momentary realisation that...

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World News

Gang seeks $1m each for kidnapped US missionaries

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP): A gang that kidnapped 17 members of a US-based missionary group is demanding $1 million ransom per person, although authorities are not clear whether that includes the five children being held, a top Haitian official told The...

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