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Chang condemns hit and run attack on policeman
Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang, has condemned Thursday's incident in which a police constable was mowed down by a taxi cab in the Corporate Area.  The driver sped off after hitting the policeman and is yet to turn himself,...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Lead Stories

‘Sick to my stomach' - Family, school in grief as 8-y-o found dead; spurned lover in jealous rage last seen with boy

Tamara Lewis was an emotional wreck yesterday, her face a portrait of pain as she recalled the cruel turn of events that caused her eight-year-old son to be torn from her arms forever. The mourning mother was even more devastated because she...

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News

Short police applicants can apply to commissioner for waiver – Lindsay

Disappointment was etched on the faces of scores of recruits who showed up for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) enlistment drive but were turned away last Saturday because they did not meet the height or qualifications requirements. However,...

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Sports

Williams headlines Queen's/Grace Jackson Meet today

Briana Williams, the 2018 World Under 20 double sprint champion, will line up in the women’s invitational 60m sprint event at the Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet at the National Stadium today around 6:30 p.m. This is Williams’ first time competing...

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Entertainment

I-Octane urges parents to support children's dream to entertain - Puts daughter on major stage as example

Dancehall entertainer I-Octane is beaming now that his daughter Octavia, an aspiring recording artiste, received the opportunity to perform on a major stage. Last Sunday in the wee hours, the proud father invited his 10-year-old daughter to share...

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Commentary

Editorial | Stewards of public trust
Recent happenings at two of the country’s tertiary institutions have demonstrated how things can fall apart when boards do not give reasonable attention to their legal and ethical responsibility to provide oversight of the institutions they are...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Ja must screen now for corona disease
THE EDITOR, Madam: Oftentimes the Jamaican government becomes lax when there are epidemics of serious diseases that affect other countries globally. The respiratory disease, coronavirus, in China has claimed 26 lives so far and is worrying for...

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