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For the first time in two centuries, woman to lead the NYSE
  The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman. Stacey Cunningham, who started her career as a floor clerk on the NYSE trading floor, will become the 67th president of the Big Board. That means...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Five perish in horrible Hanover crash

It was literally a case of 'speed kills' along the Hopewell main road in Hanover on Sunday night as all five occupants of a Toyota Corolla motor car died instantaneously in a horrific crash that left the two occupants of another car badly injured."...

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Growth & Jobs | Travene Walker's passion for styling hair

Travene Walker is passionate about hair. Whether long, short, curly or straight, the 2017 winner of the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and Beauty Battle hairdressers' category says she can never get tired of styling hair."I used to style my...

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'Hard to say goodbye' ... Stewart emotional after final race in Jamaica

As she walked through the Marathon Tunnel at the National Stadium for the very last time as a competitior last Saturday, veteran Jamaican sprinter Kerron Stewart had to fight hard to hold back the tears as the reality of her final race on home soil...

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tTech open to mergers or acquisitions

  Technology service provider tTech Limited wants to acquire or partner with entities in order to grow. CEO Christopher Reckord sees opportunities to partner with overseas operators who want to avoid risk but grow in the region, and to acquire...

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Afro-futurism takes over the runaway at Fashion Block

Knutsford Boulevard was chock-full of the fashion-forward patrons, and maintained the current afro-futurist trend for the 14th staging of Saint International's Fashion Block.Despite the two hours-late start of the show, patrons remained seated (for...

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Editorial | Freundel Stuart's petty grievances
We have no evidence of it, but we wouldn't be surprised that with a first name like his own, Barbados' Prime Minister Freundel Stuart was, as a boy, the butt of taunts and ridicule. Children can be wicked!If this thesis holds true, Mr Stuart may...

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Letter of the Day | Hold as top secret details of Parliament design
THE EDITOR, Sir:It is very interesting to note that the design of the new Jamaican Parliament is an open competition to foreign design professionals as long as they are part of a Jamaican team. Whose brilliant idea is this?Does the Jamaican...

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Something Extra | Tuesday

Government officials, diplomats and distinguished guests gathered at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel on Wednesday to show their support and appreciation as the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel was celebrated in fine style. See some light...

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Vincent Wilson turns 100!

Shipping Association of Jamaica employees were not satisfied to visit former employee Mr Vincent Wilson on his birthday earlier this year, so they planned a full birthday party for him at the Association's Fourth Avenue Offices. Radiant at 100, Mr...

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Biomedical celebrates Golden Jubilee with free Health Fair in Portmore

As part of its year-long 50th anniversary celebrations, Biomedical Laboratory will host a free health fair at the Portmore HEART Academy this Saturday, May 26, starting at10 a.m.Managing Director of Biomedical Barbara Hendriks said the event is a...

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