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International golf returns to Tryall
The 52nd staging of the Jamaica Open Golf Championship is set to tee off at the iconic Tryall Golf Club in Hanover from December 11-14, 2019. Having hosted international events such as the Johnny Walker World Championship and Senior and LPGA Tour...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Lead Stories

FORWARD WITH CHINA - Holness talks up deepening relationship with Chinese as more investments, exports set to flow

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday revealed that the Chinese government has indicated an interest in rolling out major investments in the Caymanas Economic Zone. Addressing Parliament last night, Holness said that his working visit to China...

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CC principal won't press charges against mom

Western Bureau: Cornwall College principal Michael Ellis, who was forced to ditch his jacket last Wednesday after he was assaulted by an angry parent, says he has forgiven the woman but hopes she will seek professional help in anger management. “...

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Clash of the Titans - JC vs KC, STATHS vs Wolmer's in Manning Cup semis

Jamaica College’s (JC) path towards a 30th Manning Cup title will go through defending champions Kingston College (KC) in the feature game of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup semi-final double- header at the National Stadium today at 5:00 p.m. In the...

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GK takes on Bar Central

Start-up distributor Bar Central has landed a ­contract with large conglomerate GraceKennedy (GK) worth $150 million over two years. The unlikely alliance will see two-year-old Bar Central distributing consumer items for 97-year-old GK in bars and...

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EarthKry: booked and busy abroad

EarthKry is Jamaica’s busiest self-contained reggae music band. At the end of September, the band wrapped up this year’s touring activities, counting 76 performances, declining some dates to complete work on their upcoming album. In 2018, the four-...

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Editorial | CJ should speak on status of Gorstew judicial review
Among the inspirational developments of Bryan Sykes’ leadership of Jamaica’s judiciary is his promise that all outstanding judgments in the Supreme Court will be delivered by the end of the year. As of 2020, he says, judges will have to deliver...

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Letter of the Day | Telecom woes: Jamaicans can help
THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaican companies can also help to solve the telecoms crisis, with competition the best way to improve both service quality and pricing. Foreign-owned entities operate in multiple countries and have alternatives and competing...

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Something Extra | Wednesday

The Insurance Association of Jamaica’s Christmas in November party, held at the Guardian Life car park in New Kingston on Saturday, saw guests turning out in their most fashionable attire. Here are the dazzling highlights.

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Alfred Dawes | Are you really on a diet?

I face them every day: Frustrated patients who are trying to lose weight that just doesn’t seem able to come off. They try every diet from cabbage soup to ketogenic. Expensive injections and shakes work for a while but the weight just keeps coming...

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World News

White House aides call Trump call ‘improper'

WASHINGTON (AP): One top national security aide who listened to President Donald Trump’s July call with Ukraine’s president called it “improper”. Another said it was “unusual”. The two testified Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inq

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