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Veronica Campbell-Brown statue to be unveiled in minutes
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is to unveil the life-size statue of outstanding female sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown in a matter of minutes. The statue is mounted in the Statue Park at the National Stadium in Kingston. The unveiling ceremony...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Lead Stories

Housen rips ‘lazy' PNP - Former standard bearer breaks silence on resignation from key seat; warns sloth among second-tier leaders a threat to party hopes

Jennifer Housen, who had backed Peter Bunting in a losing effort to wrest the presidency of the People’s National Party (PNP) from Dr Peter Phillips, is claiming that forces bent on sabotaging her were enabled by the party hierarchy ahead of her...

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News

On the Corner with EPOC | EPOC chairman vows to continue giving communities a voice - Economic watchdog's oversight remains active, says Duncan

Rave reviews for the Government’s handling of the country’s economic programme, locally and internationally, and commendations from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aside, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith...

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Sports

Sunshine Girls selection squabble - Top players left out of squad after snubbing new NJ trials

Only one member of Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls team that participated at this year’s Netball World Cup (NWC) in Liverpool, England, has been selected to the country’s training squad for their upcoming Quad Series, which also takes place in England in..

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Business

Caymanas Golf offering free lessons to boost business

was during the 1960s and 70s. “We’ve rebuilt our corporate membership but if it’s one complaint I have it’s that we don’t have enough corporates playing golf. Days gone by, Wednesdays were very popular days for various executives especially the

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Entertainment

Kanye West bares his soul at Sunday Service - Rapper admits he doesn't have all the answers; gospel music insiders and Christians say to leave all judgement to God

Ever since Kanye West announced that he would be turning to Christ, there have been doubts surrounding his sincerity. Questions about whether his decision was real or just a ploy to push album sales spread like wildfire. There have also been...

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Commentary

Editorial | Humiliated MoBay arts council should resign
Josef Forstmayr’s public intervention in the debate over Mayor Homer Davis’ decision to exclude Montego Bay Pride from the city’s cultural centre is significant and illuminating, even as it raises new questions about how Mr Davis conducts business..

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In Focus

Gordon Robinson | God created every form of sex in the world

Once again, sex, especially other people’s sex, is a hot topic. Perhaps it’s time to take a more spiritual look at sex. By now, regular readers know I believe this universe and its diverse life-forms (including us) were created by God to complete...

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Art & Leisure

In memory of a National Hero

History…a look back in time, words and phrases that are in the yellowing pages, distant memories - but beyond those chapters and books, it is a compendium of events, some fortunate, others unfortunate, that defines a country’s present in some form...

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Auto

‘GT' just loves his classics

At 32 years old, Glen (GT) Thorpe is a proud lover of classic cars. The young entrepreneur, who imports, buys, and sells cars for a living, told Automotives, of his fondness and appreciation for vintage vehicles that dates back to childhood. “I...

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Outlook

‘Wander' into Focus: ‘Mobay' Jipsie

C elebratory moments frozen to perfection. Pure joy personified. Bringing ‘wander’ into focus is the MoBay Jipsie, Alexandra Bullock-Parkin. Her photographic journey began in her pre-pubescent years. “I was about 12 when my mother gave me an...

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World News

UK lawmakers vote to delay final Brexit decision again

London (AP): A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that he would resist attempts to delay Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) beyond the end of the month, after Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his...

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