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PM pledges help for Haiti
Prime Minister Andrew Holness signalled on Tuesday that Jamaicas security forces could be part of a regional delegation to support efforts by the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) bloc to stabilise gang-ravaged Haiti. Holness told the House...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Lead Stories

Agony, anger as new traffic era begins

Faces of frustration bobbed in a sea of bodies that flooded the periphery of the Kingston and St Andrew Traffic Court on Tuesday as motorists made a last-ditch grasp at the month-end lifeline. There have been traffic jams at courthouses islandwide...

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News

Bloggers slammed as rogue journalists
Social-media bloggers have been criticised for often publishing unsubstantiated claims that impede the work of traditional journalists when reporting on societys vulnerable, particularly victimised children. “Those who have cameras, tripods,...

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Sports

Closing the deal

THE NEXT two years for the new Independence Park Limited (IPL) board of directors will be consumed by one objective, according to chairman Honourable Mike Fennell – closing the deal on the National Stadium renovation project which has seen constant...

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Business

GK ramps up plans for foreign listing

GraceKennedy Limited, a food and financial services group with international reach, has taken tangible steps towards an eventual listing, likely of its food trading operation, on a major foreign market outside the region. Last week, the company...

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Entertainment

JYC to sing Redemption Songs in historic Washington National Cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC, is among several historic venues in the United States slated to be filled with the sounds of the Jamaica Youth Chorale (JYC) this week. The internationally acclaimed group will be in the US...

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Commentary

Editorial | One number for ambulances

It is more than a quarter of a century since Peter Phillips, then the health minister, launched what he promoted as the start of a modern emergency medical service (EMS), built around the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB). Fire stations across the island...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Happy Black History Month, Jamaica!
THE EDITOR, Madam: The month of February is celebrated as Black History Month and for some persons, whenever the term black history is mentioned, invariably the word slavery comes to mind. However, black history did not start with slavery. Our...

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Lifestyle

Something Extra | Wednesday

Yard Mas, the newest band for Carnival in Jamaica 2023, made the debut of its ‘Reign of Goddesses last Saturday at the Cinema 2 Parking Lot in New Kingston in movie-like form. Something Extra was in attendance to bring you the highlights.

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Health

Treatment for infertility

Infertility is not an inconvenience; it is a disease of the reproductive system that impairs the bodys ability to perform the basic function of reproduction. Most infertility cases, 85 to 90 per cent, are treated with conventional therapies such...

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World News

‘Hands off Africa!'

KINSHASA (AP): Pope Francis demanded on Tuesday that foreign powers stop plundering Africas natural resources for the “poison of their own greed” as he arrived in Congo to a raucous welcome by Congolese grateful he was focusing the worlds...

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