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Life Matters – When heart attack strikes at age 35
It was supposed to be just another routine day for Marc Blake back in August 2016 when the unexpected happened. Thirty-five years old then, the seemingly young, fit and 'healthy' Sagicor Life Insurance adviser shares his story of his encounter with...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Be Transparent - JMEA head calls for thorough Petrojam investigation

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers' and Exporters' Association (JMEA), Metry Seaga, is adamant that Government must ensure transparency in its investigation of allegations of financial impropriety at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam."My...

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News

Hello Mi Neighbour | Words can heal or harm; use them wisely

Hello, mi neighbour! By listening to people's conversations you understand why there is so much strife among people. Many persons do not apply wisdom to their exchanges. They don't know when to speak, when to be silent; when to say what, and what to...

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Sports

Home cooking - Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP):Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era. Only an unlikely set of results can deny the hosts a place in the last 16.Russia are enjoying quite the party...

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Business

Melia Braco GM quits

Dimitris Kosvogiannis has now quit as general manager of Melia Braco Village resort, over what sources in the know say were irreconcilable differences with the hotel management company over what it would take for the resort to turn a profit.The all-...

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Entertainment

'A Matter of Time' - Protoje delivers on latest album

From the release of his first album, 'reggae revivalist' Protoje has been working on a timeline. In January 2011, he dropped The Seven Year Itch. In February 2013, the rising 'reggae revivalist' continued with The 8 Year Affair, and again in March...

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Commentary

Editorial | Integrity Commission must still probe Petrojam
The deepening scandal over the seeming abandon with which managers at Petrojam, the oil refinery, tossed around taxpayers' money triggered the resignations of the three Jamaica Government-appointed board members.It is also likely to have reinforced...

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Letters

Thank you and sorry
THE EDITOR, Sir:Allow me to express appreciation to letter writers Javon Mowatt - in encouraging me and National Integrity Action (NIA) "to remain a bastion of impartiality and unimpeachable integrity" - and Zukie Jarrett - for the concern that NIA...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

It was hot fashion, hot women and an overall hot event, as Magnum Xplosion Inferno brought the summer heat early, when patrons partied at the Jean Pierre Complex in Trinidad, recently. Here are the social highlights.

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Health

Dr Alfred Dawes | What sweet you?

I am still yet to get over the shocking revelation that Sammy did not plant piece a corn down a gully but had in fact planted peas and corn. One wonders what other lies I was told in my childhood and why the need to focus on the corn.I suspect that...

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