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Clashes in Bolivia amid power void left by Morales ouster
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Clashes and roadblocks rocked Bolivia on Monday following the resignation of former President Evo Morales, with crowds of his jubilant foes celebrating with firecrackers in the streets and a tearful opposition leader...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, November 11, 2019
Lead Stories

Bust-up at Bustamante - PNP councillor, doctor clash, locking down A&E for hours

A clash between People’s National Party Councillor Kari Douglas and a medical doctor at the Bustamante Hospital for Children exploded into an expletive-laden tirade and near-brawl, triggering a shutdown of the Accident and Emergency (A...

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News

‘None of us are idlers' - With mouths to feed, cane cutter takes a swing at the future

Bare-chested with a machete in his hand, Omar Hunt took a breather as he sipped a ‘special’ – a mixed drink with the major component being rum. He bore a look of concern as he spoke of the demise of King Sugar in the district of Duckenfield, St...

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Sports

It stings! - Fudadin century in vain as Scorpions lose second straight game

Left-handed opener Assad Fudadin scored his second List ‘A’ hundred while Nkrumah Bonner made 97; however, the Jamaica Scorpions suffered their second consecutive loss in the Colonial Medical Super50 Cup, going down by an emphatic eight wickets to...

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Entertainment

Drumming connects uptown and downtown

The sounds of meditational chants and drums, beating like a healthy heart, echo from the suburban roadway of Hillcrest Avenue in St Andrew. It serves as an invitation to passers-by to follow the pounding to a circle of positive energy at the home...

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Commentary

Editorial | Establish oversight committee for Integrity Commission
In case it might have slipped Prime Minister Andrew Holness, it’s been more than two years since Parliament approved the Integrity Commission Act, to which Governor General Sir Patrick Allen quickly gave his assent. Four months have passed since...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | The police records app doesn't work
THE EDITOR, Madam: As Jamaica law enforcement struggles to modernise their services with the use of technology, motorists have now been introduced to a new initiative – an app to allow police to check their records. The app doesn’t work! My...

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Social

Something Extra | Monday

Restaurant Week is out the blocks and taking the streets by storm for its 15th year. Singles, couples and groups have been making the rounds to the more than 90 participating restaurants all over the island. Check out these snapshots from the weekend, and

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Flair

Inspiring Movement with Shamara Spencer

“I don’t consider myself to be dancehall or hip hop or an Afro-dancer. I don’t want to be defined or boxed in. It’s movement. Connection of my mind, body and music. That’s my style, just movement. Music plays and my body moves.” Those were the

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World News

New oil field found with over 50 billion barrels of crude

TEHRAN (AP) : Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country’s south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over...

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