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Mechanic among two killed in Clarendon shooting
​The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of two men in May Pen, Clarendon on Thursday morning. Dead are: 20-year-old Tupsi-Ann Ricketts, auto mechanic of Western Park road and 33-year-old Archibald Rodney of New

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, November 23, 2017
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Sort out drains, Portmore Mayor tells HAJ after flooding - agency denies responsibility

With yesterday's heavy rains causing extensive flooding in sections of the Westmeade Willows and Phoenix Vista housing schemes in Portmore, St Catherine, Mayor Leon Thomas is calling on the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ), developers of both spaces...

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Millions needed to repair roadways across Kingston and St Andrew

Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams says that plans by his municipality to effect well-needed road repairs, as a result of continued rainfall in recent weeks, will run into millions of dollars.The roadwork is to be undertaken in tandem with the...

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Warm-up games for CAC hockey teams likely

Jamaica's national hockey teams could see action before next year's CAC Games in July. That's the possibility outlined by Jamaica Hockey Federation president Fabian Stewart earlier this week. Funds permitting, Jamaica could participate in a four-...

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Citgo chief arrested in anti-corruption dragnet

Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company's US subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, officials said Tuesday. Jose Pereira and five Citgo vice-...

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Rain doesn't stop army band - 90th anniversary calendar continues at Hope Gardens

Lounging on the grassy mounds or sitting on chairs they had carried, some 400 people (according to one official) enjoyed Sunday afternoon's concert by the Jamaica Military Band (JMB). Held at the Shell Bandstand, Hope Gardens, it was one of many in...

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Editorial | Talk turkey on wage negotiations
While this newspaper endorses the Government's call for restraint in the wage demands of public-sector workers, it is not our sense that the Holness administration has approached the current salary negotiations with sufficient transparency and the...

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Letter of the Day | Tackling the coffee dilemma
THE EDITOR, Sir:Mrs Juliet Holness must be congratulated for staging what has been described as the first-of-its-kind coffee symposium for an industry beleaguered by all manner of ills for decades, in fact almost a century...

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Something Extra | Thursday

The first and only Starbucks cafe in the island opened its doors on the hip strip in the Second City on Monday night, and Montegonians and coffee lovers flocked to get their coffee fix. The Gloucester Avenue outlet has been highly anticipated, and...

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Restaurant Week 13 : A delicious success

The 13th staging of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group-sponsored Restaurant Week came to an end last Saturday, and the taste buds are already experiencing severe withdrawal. So, because it's so hard to say goodbye to the most gastronomic week in...

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World News

Facebook apologises to Mafia boss family after posts removed
ROME (AP):Facebook is apologising to the family of the 'boss of bosses' of Italy's Mafia for having removed messages of condolences that flowed in after his death last week.A Facebook...

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