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First captain of TUI Cruises impressed with Port of Kingston
The captain of a cruise ship has enormous responsibilities, chief among them is to safely ferry passengers as they gain the best experiences. The recent visit by the TUI Cruises, Mein Schiff 6 into Kingston was an opportunity for Captain Kjell Holm...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Lead Stories

Five murders a day - Outrage from civil-society leaders as 100 killed in first 20 days of new year, with 12 killed in 24 hours

Civil-society leaders reacted with alarm and disgust after it was revealed yesterday that Jamaica recorded 100 murders 20 days into the new year.The latest statistics compiled by the police revealed, too, that a suspect was arrested and charged in...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Planning for successful events

Two weeks after Stacey- Ann Stoddart decided to take the bold step of venturing in the events planning industry, she received her first contract with one of Jamaica's renowned companies to organise their booth for the Jamaica 50 celebrations.This...

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Sports

Donaldson blasts U20 team preparation

After being eliminated from the CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship, and also an opportunity to participate in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in France in August, Jamaica's head coach, Lorne Donaldson says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)...

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Business

Amazon opens store with no cashiers or registers

The online retailer opened its Amazon Go concept to the public Monday, selling milk, potato chips and other items typically found at a convenience store. Amazon employees have been testing the store, which is at the bottom floor of the company's...

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Entertainment

Theatre informs 'Your Empowerment GPA'

Conroy Wilson and Michael Holgate have learnt much from ASHE and have used their 25 years each with the performing arts ensemble to also learn a lot more. Now ASHE's executiveand artistic director, have encapsulated much of that insight and...

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Commentary

Editorial | Use technology to fight crime
In much of the world, the level of violence has been falling for decades. UK data show violent crime at the lowest level since 1981, while in the USA, it has fallen by nearly 75 per cent since 1994. Some areas have done even better. The murder rate...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Education: Are we there yet?
THE EDITOR, Sir:According to Farrant (1980), "Education describes the total process of human learning by which knowledge is imparted, faculties trained, and skills developed" (p. 18). Is our education system actually there? Yes, with each revolving...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Today, we continue with more highlights from the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards. Held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, the nation's athletes were recognised for their sterling performances. Top...

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Shipping

First captain of TUI Cruises impressed with Port of Kingston

The captain of a cruise ship has enormous responsibilities, chief among them is to safely ferry passengers as they gain the best experiences. The recent visit by the TUI Cruises, Mein Schiff 6 into Kingston was an opportunity for Captain Kjell Holm...

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World News

South Africa ruling party deciding if Zuma should step down

Johannesburg , AP:South Africa's ruling party says it is deciding if it should order President Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state.African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule told the press yesterday, after a four-day...

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