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Driver killed, students among 18 injured in MoBay crash
Twelve students are among 18 people injured in a mid-afternoon crash along the Flanker main road near Montego Bay St James on Monday. A motorist was killed on impact when he lost control of his Toyota Corolla motorcar which slammed into a minibus carr

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, September 16, 2019
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No Rasta recompense - Coral Gardens victims waiting in vain two years after PM's $10m trust fund promise

Two years after Prime Minister Andrew Holness apologised for the State’s role in the 1963 Coral Gardens Massacre and promised compensation to victims and families of the deceased, The Gleaner understands that no money has been disbursed. Holness,...

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St Mary Corporation to assess damage to market

The St Mary Municipal Corporation is to carry out an assessment on the damage to the Gayle Market following Tuesday’s fire The corporation says it wants to restore electrical power to that facility in the shortest possible time. Mayor of Port...

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Finally! - Tallawahs get first CPL 2019 win in five attempts

The Jamaica Tallawahs finally got the monkey off their backs and chalked up their first win of the Caribbean Premier League following a four-wicket win over the Barbados Tridents in Match 12 at Sabina Park yesterday. The home side’s victory was led...

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Trap dancehall isn't going anywhere, say genre's producers

Simply put, Jamaica’s musical influences have always been borderless. The island’s première genre, mento, was rooted in elements of African and European music. Its transitional genre, Jamaica rhythm and blues, saw early Jamaican artistes adopting...

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Editorial | Now that Mr Shaw has found his voice

Audley Shaw seems to have rediscovered his voice and with it, a remembrance that agriculture is part of his ministerial portfolio. Many people will be happy – if it lasts and he sustains his advocacy. Last week, Mr Shaw, who is also the minister of...

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Letter of the Day | Embolden citizen activism against lawbreakers
THE EDITOR, Sir: I found the reasoning and tone of your editorial of September 14, 2019, most astonishing, shocking even. In the editorial, you discussed how ordinary, “law-abiding citizens are bothered by the scale of recklessness displayed by...

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Stacking the memories with Sandrea

It happened two years ago but the memories could not have been more vivid. It was the morning of my 25th birthday and to celebrate my silver jubilee, I had booked a return flight from Manchester in the United Kingdom to Belfast in Northern...

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World News

State moves to enact statewide flavoured e-cig ban

NEW YORK (AP): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced yesterday that the state...

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