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Shooting causes NWC to abort work at Portmore treatment plant
The National Water Commission (NWC) was forced to abort work at the Greater Portmore Wastewater Treatment Plant in St Catherine last night due to a shooting at the facility.  The incident resulted in two employees receiving minor...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, September 26, 2020
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EXAM ROW - CXC unmoved by flood of criticisms about alleged flawed test results

Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Dr Wayne Wesley, yesterday defended the exam bodys grading system amid howls of protestations across the region about discrepancies in the 2020 results published this week. Hundreds of...

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UWI students to benefit from grant to support remote learning

(CMC): The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of US$200,000 to assist students across the region who lack access to technological devices and internet to support remote learning in the wake of the COVID-19...

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Strong finish for Thompson Herah's season

Like she was a week ago in Rome, Olympic sprint double champion Elaine Thompson Herah was in winning form at the Doha leg of the Wanda Diamond League at the Qatar Sports Complex. She sped to a time of 10.87 seconds to win the womens 100m to end...

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Trini guitarist Cliff Manswell pulls strings for J'can talent

Last year, Cliff Manswells fingers were busy adding to the melodies of Jamaican roots-reggae trio the Mighty Diamonds with his bass guitar on their US West Coast tour. This year, the Trinidad-born guitarists is focused on reviving his label while...

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Editorial | The problem with anti-litter law enforcement
Political parties have a responsibility to see that election paraphernalia such as flags, billboards, and posters are promptly removed when election campaigning is over and done with. It is traditional that during campaign season, communities are...

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Letter of The Day | Trial by jury is a right, not a privilege
THE EDITOR, Madam: The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted trial by jury as the wheels of justice turn even slower. The importance of trial by a ‘jury of ones peers, however, cannot be overstated, as it is one of the cornerstones of fairness in any...

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