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US Coast Guard finds 4 more migrant bodies off Florida coast
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The United States Coast Guard said Thursday that it had found four additional bodies in its search for dozens of migrants lost at sea off Florida but that it would call off its active search for survivors at...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, January 27, 2022
Lead Stories

NCB firm amid bank backlash

The National Commercial Bank (NCB) has indicated that it will not reverse its decision to increase fees, which took effect earlier this month, despite protest from customers and a caution from the Government that the banking sectors disregard for...

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News

Earth Today | Early warning systems said key to avoiding climate disasters

GIVEN PROJECTED shifts in the frequency and scale of climate-related events, the call has come for a proper consideration of early warning systems as pivotal to adaptation for Jamaica and other small island developing states (SIDS). “Early warning...

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Sports

¡Día de Los Muertos!

STILL CLINGING on to their slim hopes of advancing to this years FIFA World Cup tournament, Jamaicas Reggae Boyz will enter todays massive qualifier against Mexico inside the National Stadium determined to secure maximum three points. The match..

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Business

Jamaica needs a better return on education – JSE chairman

Julian Mair, chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, JSE, warned that the country must improve its return on education amid the pandemic or face the prospect of an enlarged criminal pool. “The markets are not my greatest concern,” Mair said at the...

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Entertainment

Admiral Bailey happy with police operation at Stadium East

One week after releasing a video in which he outlined his wide-ranging plan to fight crime in Jamaica, outspoken veteran deejay Admiral Bailey is claiming success, while giving props to the under-fire minister of national security, Dr Horace Chang...

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Commentary

Editorial | There goes Dayton Campbell … again
THERE IS a point at which the excuse of ‘youthful exuberance neither works nor makes sense. Dayton Campbell, the general secretary of the opposition Peoples National Party (PNP), is well past that point. Dr Campbell is obviously short on...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Don't destroy our poultry industry

THE EDITOR, Madam: The recommendations by the newly minted Minister of Agriculture Pearnel Charles Jr, for the Government to temporarily suspend “the common external tariff and additional stamp duties on imported leg quarters” ( Jamaica Observer...

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Lifestyle

Something Extra | Thursday

Lois Cecelia Lake-Sherwood was recently honoured by Pulse Investments Limited and named Pulses first director emerita at a function held at Villa Ronai in Stony Hill, St Andrew, which was attended by family, close friends and fellow Pulse...

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Food

Romeii's Cakes and More caters to food enthusiasts

Before making a cake, Romaine Crooks has a one-on-one with his customers to understand their likes, dislikes, preferred colours, favourite drink, and then some. This process, married with his creative eye and training, makes for a tasty and unique...

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World News

Gov't holds breath as it awaits ‘partygate' report

LONDON (AP): Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced on Wednesday for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal and discontent, or bring his time in office to...

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