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Germany’s Angela Merkel fends off worries about her health
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel fended off worries about her health on Friday, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics. Merkel said that she understands questions about her...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, July 19, 2019
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Eyes on key players - DPP cites four criminal, two common-law breaches possibly committed at education ministry

Financial investigators have indicated that a legal opinion received from the nation’s chief prosecutor yesterday provided “very good guidance” in their wide-ranging corruption probe involving sacked Education Minister Ruel Reid. Robin Sykes, chief.

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Pandohie warns Jamaica could face Venezuela-like crisis

A leading businessman is warning Jamaica to be on guard against a similar local occurrence of the economic nightmare unfolding in regional neighbour Venezuela. Richard Pandohie, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (...

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Wasteful - Duckie laments lost opportunities in U-23s draw with Dominica

Donovan Duckie, head coach of Jamaica’s national Under-23 football team, feels that his team’s result against Dominica on Wednesday was a match of lost opportunities as the teams played out a 1-1 draw at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex. “It...

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Start-up mining company to exploit north coast for aggregates

Jamaica World, a local industrial development start-up, has partnered with a global contract mining company out of Spain, called EPSA, for the development of a limestone-processing operation near Rio Bueno. The start-up, which plans to operating...

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Germany's Warrior Sound capture ‘World Sound Clash' title

Warrior Sound International, the one-man German outfit featuring selector Mattia Ruebenstruck, created a stunning upset at the Pier One Complex in Montego Bay, St James, on Thursday night by capturing the 2019 edition of Reggae Sumfest...

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Editorial | Financing universal health coverage
The recent G20 Summit of major industrial countries held in Osaka, Japan, devoted most of its attention to the major issues of challenging the global economy, including trade, energy, and financial flows, as well as security and climate change. A...

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Letter of the Day | Corruption blame game
THE EDITOR, Sir: It is good that more people are now having conversations about corruption and the need to eradicate it from our island, triggered by the recent revelations at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and Petrojam, followed up by...

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Something Extra | Friday

Blitz: The All-Black Edition, held on Wednesday at the swanky Hard Rock Café in Montego Bay, saw patrons turning up in their sexiest black outfits to be wined and dined while enjoying the upscale Jamaican party experience. The pre-Sumfest Blitz...

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Texas woman pleads guilty in shooting deaths of 2 daughters

ATHENS, Texas (AP): A Texas woman was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty on Wednesday to shooting and killing her two young daughters in 2017. Prosecutors declined to pursue the death penalty against Sarah Nicole Henderson in...

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