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No Jamaican affected in UK blast, Holness writes to Theresa May
Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith has confirmed that no Jamaican was affected by the blast that killed 22 people and injured scores of others at a concert in Manchester, England last night. [48] She says Jamaica is saddened by the...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Traumatised - Hurt by 2010 incursion, youngsters now behind west Kingston violence

Disorder and acts of violence have become the order of the day in west Kingston.With almost daily shootings and murders, worried residents are now blaming youngsters who were mere children at the time of the May 2010 incursion by the security forces...

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Growth & Jobs | Norton Taylor - A passionate entrepreneur

Norton Taylor, president and chief executive officer of Enviro-Tech Properties Limited, is guided in life by the motto, "Whatever you are doing, you must always do it to the utmost, or the best of your ability."Taylor said this maxim was instilled...

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Worst crash of my career - Gore

Doug Gore has said he would be out for the rest of the season after a crash with David Summerbell Jr at the Jamwest Motorsports and Adventure Park in Westmoreland on Sunday.Gore told The Gleaner that he was released from hospital yesterday morning...

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Saudi minister expects extension of oil production cut

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Monday that he does not expect any objections to a nine-month extension to the existing output cut deal between OPEC and non-OPEC members - an agreement that would extend the deal through March 2018.Late last...

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Ariana Grande Suspends World Tour Indefinitely

Ariana Grande has indefinitely suspended her world tour. The 23-year-old singer has reportedly pulled out of her next concert, in London tomorrow, and is currently planning to reschedule the rest of her European shows following a suspected...

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Editorial | Good initiative, Mr Duncan, but ...
Keith Duncan, the banker who now chairs the committee that monitors implementation of Jamaica's standby agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has added a novel and interesting dimension to the project.Where Richard Byles, his...

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Letter of the Day | Culture shift crucial to disaster mitigation
THE EDITOR, Sir:The devastation caused by the recent torrential rains has yet again opened up debate about the poor planning and the inadequate infrastructure by successive administrations, as well as the...

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Something Extra | Tuesday

The 25th staging of what is dubbed the greatest Reggae Show on Earth is slated to be bigger and better than ever, so just one launch won't do. Last Thursday, they were out west at the Iberostar Hotel for their western launch, and today, we bring you...

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Another 'Best' for Kingston Wharves

The Caribbean's best multi-purpose port operator, Kingston Wharves Limited, received another vote of confidence, copping the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce's (JCC) Best of Chamber Award for Large Companies. The awards...

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