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Fit 4 Life | Lifestyle choices for healthy joints
As we age, joint health is one thing we expect to lose. From back pain to arthritis, it is all considered a part of 'getting old'. Yet joint issues are also common in young people. And while most people learn to live with their joint issues...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Lead Stories

CALL FOR BACKUP - JCF urged to outsource some duties, redeploy cops in undermanned force

There are renewed calls for more police duties to be outsourced to private security companies as the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) continues its drive to bolster its boots on the ground. The JCF says there are just over 11,000 policemen and...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Take retirement seriously – Smith

Sharon Smith, head of JN Bank’s Insurance Premium Financing and Pensions Unit, has urged the country’s teachers to take the planning of their retirement seriously. Addressing teachers during an investment forum organised by the Jamaica Teachers’...

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Sports

Sweep! - Jamaica dominant in relays and sprint hurdles to cap off fantastic Carifta 2019 outing

JAMAICA brought out the broom at yesterday’s final session on the third and final day of the 48th Carifta Games in the Cayman Islands. They were perfect in both sets of 4x100m and 4x400m relays and the sprint hurdles, where they had a clean sweep...

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Entertainment

Scoffery goes from ‘Topless' to the armour of God

Back in the day, when topless was almost a movement, Delroy ‘Scoffery’ Escoffery was a prominent member of the ultra savvy UPT crew. Today his life is a far cry from the days when he owned a crazy, modified pickup truck, that drove the girls crazy...

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Commentary

Editorial | Jamaica's foreign exchange market and Groundhog Day
Observing Jamaica’s foreign exchange market and its management by the now “independent” Bank of Jamaica, brings to mind the 1993 Hollywood movie, ‘Groundhog Day’ staring Bill Murray. It featured a cynical TV weatherman who finds himself reliving

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Women will always have abortions
THE EDITOR, Sir: Open letter to Carole Bridge, a member of the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society (JCHS): Women will always have abortions – that is a fact of life that you and the JCHS will just have to accept. No amount of guilt tripping,...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

The wait is finally over for fans who came out in their numbers to the Digicel HBO Game of Thrones Viewing Party last week Sunday evening. The forecourt of the Digicel HQ was transformed into a virtual medieval fantasyland, attracting loyal GoT...

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Shipping

Sustainable arctic shipping

In 2013, Cosco shipping company sent its first container ship MV Yong Sheng through the Northeast Passage, which is a shipping lane running between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean along Russia’s northern coast. The route is, at least...

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Health

Fit 4 Life | Lifestyle choices for healthy joints

As we age, joint health is one thing we expect to lose. From back pain to arthritis, it is all considered a part of 'getting old'. Yet joint issues are also common in young people. And while most people learn to live with their joint issues...

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World News

Citizens of at least 12 countries killed in bombings

COLOMBO (AP): At least 290 people were killed in a series of nine bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Sri Lankan authorities say at least 30 foreigners died in the attacks. A look at some of the countries whose citizens...

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