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The 13th World Poetry Festival opens in Caracas
The 13th World Poetry Festival opened on Sunday evening in Caracas, Venezuela, on the scale and with adiversity of verse justifying its name. A large, attentive and appreciative audience gathered in the expansive Sala Rios Reyna Teatro Teresa...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Lead Stories

'Jamaica is T&T's ATM' - Mahfood slams one-way CARICOM benefits

"Jamaica has been the ATM for Trinidad and Tobago."That's the claim from the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), which has indicated that it wants Jamaica to use the upcoming Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government Summit to...

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News

Centenarian racks up $120,000 in property taxes ... seeks help to return home

PLOWDEN, Manchester:There is a level of unease that surfaces when an individual is removed from their comfort zone, either by force or as a result of other circumstances, and placed in an environment they find difficult to adapt to.This is the story...

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Sports

Full of confidence - Jamaica Tallawahs optimistic of winning CPL T20

Reunited with coach Paul Nixon, who led local-based Caribbean Premier League (CPL) cricket franchise Jamaica Tallawahs to the inaugural CPL T20 title, that coach, his charges and team management have expressed confidence at winning the competition...

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Business

VM Wealth enters unit trust market

VM Wealth Management is rolling out five unit trust products this week, marking a soft entry into a new market segment for the brokerage."Yes I can confirm that we'll be selling the unit trust instruments as of Friday," said general manager Devon...

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Entertainment

Scorching Performances At Groovin In The Park 2016

He has been putting up resistance for many years, but there was no resistance from audience members when Beres Hammond took to the stage at the Groovin' In The Park concert in New York on the weekend.With a record number of patrons in attendance,...

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Commentary

Editorial | The PM must own Tivoli report
We appreciate the Government's need to review the findings and recommendations of the commission of enquiry before it can make firm declarations about which, if any, of them it embraces and implements. But that need not take forever. Nor has the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Vision 2030 sham
THE EDITOR, Sir:I recently became interested in the corruption index of Jamaica after having to deal with the parish council, the Public Health Department, and the police about a particular nuisance.I perceive that Jamaica must be...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

The weekend was all about celebrating. From Joan Forrest-Henry's birthday soirée to EyeQ Optical Manor Park turning 10, we have all your extra highlights.

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Health

After the fog clears: Why mosquito fogging may not be the best way

The looming threat of ZIKV, chik-V, dengue fever, and all other mosquito-borne viruses have led us to consider 'waging war' on mosquitoes.Armed with the most deadly mosquito killers, approved and well-stocked vehicles drive through our...

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World News

Benghazi report faults security

Benghazi report faults securityWASHINGTON (AP):Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee harshly faulted the Obama administration yesterday for lax security and a slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks at the United States diplomatic outpost in...

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