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SVL promises best ever Diamond Mile Race Day
KINGSTON:Supreme Ventures Limited, one of the main sponsors of tomorrow's Diamond Mile set for Caymanas Park, is promising an event with more than just a touch of class. Seventeen of the island's best thoroughbreds have been nominated for the big...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, December 9, 2016
Lead Stories

Dirty sugar? - Bureau of Standards Jamaica derelict in sweetener's quality

Jamaicans will continue to buy retail sugar packaged under less than ideal conditions for some time as the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) struggles to come up with the revised packaging and labelling standards almost a year after Donovan...

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News

Cops to ensure safety of citizens during Christmas season

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is seeking to assure the public that the police will be out in their numbers throughout the festive season, doing all they can to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for citizens.The police also warned...

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Sports

McCarthy, King lead the way for Scorpions

Solid half-centuries from Andre McCarthy and season debutant Brandon King highlighted the first day of the fourth-round WICB/Digicel First-Class Championship clash between Jamaica Scorpions and Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at Sabina Park yesterday....

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Business

Spanish Town Economic Zone operator gets nod for lubricants plant

GulfRay Americas Manufacturing Limited plans to build a lubricants plant in the Spanish Town Economic Zone, according to documents obtained under...

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Entertainment

For the Reckord | Power of stories shown at festival launch

The persuasive power of drama was again demonstrated at the recent launch of the annual storytelling conference and festival produced by Ntukuma, The Storytelling Foundation of Jamaica, at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (...

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Commentary

Editorial | When Monarch called on Kingston
Kingston's happenstance hosting on Tuesday of the cruise ship Monarch of the Seas unintentionally accomplished two separate, yet related, important feats.One is that it went a long way towards dismantling the psychological barrier to embracing the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | After long wait, Realign Portmore boundaries
THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie.Now that the local government elections are over, when will the unresolved issues surrounding the boundaries of the municipality of...

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Social

Something Extra | Friday

Last weekend was all about golf as Seeing A Need Taking Action, (SANTA) turned 16 with the launch of this year's event at the Constant Spring Golf Club. Also, Myers, Fletcher and Gordon threw a cocktail soirĂˆe like no other, and we have all the...

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Lifestyle

Christmas feast made easy

Your 2016 Christmas dinner is going to be epic!Why?Your Gleaner family is sending you an early Christmas gift. Sixty (64) pages of mouth-watering but surprisingly easy recipes perfect for the entire family. We have made sure that all ingredients are...

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