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Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson released from hospital
Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has been discharged from hospital seven days after he was admitted with injuries received in a car accident at his Norbook, St Andrew home.Patterson received injuries to his one of his knees and his hip.Last...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, October 21, 2019
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‘It's not personal' - Family eyes legal action as teacher battles in hospital after dog attack

A month after a harrowing experience being pinned down for more than three hours and mauled by four pit bulls while out exercising, a St Andrew teacher is remaining optimistic about her eventual rehabilitation even as she remains hospitalised. When...

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Breast cancer warrior battles on - Michelle Robinson says family and faith motivate her to fight

The love for her family, her faith and the inner strength to keep living for her three children has made Michelle Robinson relentless in her fight against breast cancer, a diagnosis she received a year ago. The 36-year-old educator said that she...

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Veronica cast in bronze

One of Jamaica’s most decorated athletes is now cast in bronze. The statue of multiple-times Olympic and World champion Veronica Campbell-Brown was unveiled last night in a ceremony at Independence Park that celebrated her achievements, as well as...

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A midnight serenade from Sanchez - Audience says the 1980s artiste is still a ‘hot steppa'

The projector screen at Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records rolled up and almost immediately members of the audience at the first of the R...

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Editorial | Not assuaged at Bernard Lodge
It is prudent to remind Prime Minister Andrew Holness of a truism not infrequently repeated by this newspaper, mostly for the benefit of governments. What is worse than formulating bad policy is implementing that policy. Usually, attempting to...

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Letter of the Day | Raising national pride from our history
THE EDITOR, Sir: Recently, I had the opportunity with my family to visit one of Jamaica’s historical sites, a former sugar plantation in Trelawny, where in 2019 we continue to perpetuate the emotional distress found in the history written for us...

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Something Extra | Monday

The Munro College Old Boys Association Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held recently at the Caymanas Golf Club, was indeed a grand occasion. New inductees Dr Brian Morgan, Gassan Azan Jr and Trevor Parchment (his award collected by daughter, Jacquline Pa

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World News

Canada's Conservatives a bland option to Trudeau's star power

Toronto (AP): Even members of his own party say Canada’s Conservative leader is bland. They tout it as a virtue, the antidote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s flash and star power, and they’re counting on this very quality to help Andrew Scheer...

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