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IMF deputy secretary appointed Jamaica's chief fiscal advisor
International Monetary Fund (IMF) deputy secretary, Calvin McDonald, has been appointed the chief fiscal advisor to Jamaica's finance minister. The appointment of McDonald, who is a Jamaican and deputy secretary with the IMF since 2012, was...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Lead Stories

I saw it in a dream - Distraught principal feels guilty for not warning parents about accident that claimed three lives

WESTERN BUREAU: With three more lives lost, two of them children, on the Rose Hall Highway in St James, stakeholders are calling for a rezoning of the accident-prone main road. Principal of the John Rollins Success Primary School, Yvonne Miller...

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News

Energy policy a magnet for investment

Jamaica's energy policy has made the sector attractive for investment and a game changer, with the country now poised to be the leader in the Caribbean, according to Managing Director of MPC Capital, David Delaire.The company with headquarters in...

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Sports

Axeman eyes 2019 reunion - Boxer could reunite with former manager

The possibility of 32 year-old Nicholas "The Axeman" Walters and his former mentor and manager Jacques Deschamps renewing their partnership in 2019, is real.This was disclosed at the weekend when the Gleaner spoke to both parties, and pointed to the...

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Business

German energy firm to launch IPO in Jamaica

A foreign investor in Jamaica's largest solar farm under construction in Westmoreland will be floating shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, via an initial public offering likely by month-end, as part of a regional plan to raise US$200 million in...

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Entertainment

'No gimmicks just lyrics'

Cocoa Tea has not lost any of the necessary ingredients for stirring up a good performance. This was evident at Saturday's staging of St Mary Mi Come From, held at the National Arena in Kingston.The Settle Down singer had the crowd singing every...

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Commentary

Editorial | Is Israeli intelligence the difference?
The evidence suggests that the intelligence-gathering capacity of Jamaica's security forces may be improving. At last, they seem, recently, to know where notorious criminals are likely to turn up, with, unfortunately, deadly consequences for the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | What a grand waste of time!
THE EDITOR, Sir:On November 9, 2018, I had to renew my driver's licence, a procedure that took almost two hours, 45 minutes of which was waiting in a line to pay the fees.Can we not put this activity online like so many other fees, and print out a...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

The Guardian Group family was in full celebratory mode on Monday evening at Broken Plate in St Andrew as scores of specially invited guests strutted to the eatery for an intimate moment of constant chit-chatting, merrymaking and scrumptious food....

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Health

Paying the emotional toll: Tips to reduce road-related stress

Paying the emotional toll: Tips to reduce road-related stressKingston and St Andrew are abuzz with construction and roadwork. While it may be exciting for some, it has been a huge burden for others who have to travel into, out of, and within the...

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World News

California fire victims come into focus as search ramps up

PARADISE, California (AP):Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as the family's living room couch. Carl Wiley refurbished tires for...

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