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IAPA speaks out against attacks on journalists, approves digital media declaration
The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) has come out against Government's in the Americas that continue to engage in activities that are in conflict with press freedom and access to information. Additionally, IAPA said that it concerned...

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

'Policy was hostile, racist' - 82-y-o Windrush victim says British gov't attempting to deny Caribbean people rightful place in history, society

An 82-year-old Jamaican Windrush victim says that the British government's "hostile environment" immigration policy was a covert racist attempt to deny people of Caribbean heritage their rightful place in British history and society.It is a view...

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News

IAPA speaks out against attacks on journalists, approves digital media declaration

The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) has come out against Government's in the Americas that continue to engage in activities that are in conflict with press freedom and access to information. Additionally, IAPA said that it concerned...

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Sports

Being like Bolt - Sport psychologist says J'can athletes need mental strength

Licensed associate applied sports psychologist Olivia Rose says Jamaica's sports professionals should develop mental toughness, as the world of sport is still full of racism.Rose's comments came after a television host in Australia compared European...

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Business

US wants to sell more LNG to Japan, rest of Asia

A top American energy official said Monday that Asia is the centre of growth in energy demand and offers a great opportunity to expand American liquefied natural gas, LNG, exports.US Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette told reporters in Tokyo...

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Entertainment

Legalise It - Reggae acts advocate for recreational cannabis

During the third annual Peter Tosh Tribute Concert held at the Pulse Complex on Trafalgar Road on Saturday, some young reggae acts voiced their support for the legalisation of the recreational use of cannabis.With Canada recently becoming the second...

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Commentary

Editorial | Economic indedpendence and BOJ inflation targeting
Prime Minister Andrew Holness and his finance minister, Dr Nigel Clarke, have both called on Jamaicans to pursue economic independence as the central national objective. This is consistent with Norman Manley's 1968 charge to the next generation to...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Don't tar and feather BPO sector
THE EDITOR, Sir:The Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) is concerned at the comments made by the president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, Howard Mitchell, in your publication of Friday, October 19, 2018.The authority...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Last Saturday, downtown Kingston came alive with the celebration of Kamal Bankay's birthday at the Ribbiz Ultra Lounge on Ocean Boulevard. With tantalising good music and delicious cocktails, Bankay enjoyed the occasion with family, friends and well...

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Shipping

CSA to review code of ethics to promote gender equality

Juan Carlos Croston, president of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA), has stated his organisation's intention to review its code of ethics to promote gender equality in the maritime sector throughout the Caribbean region. The CSA president...

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