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Singer Justin Timberlake arrested and accused of driving while intoxicated on New Yorks Long Island
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York's Long Island, authorities said. Timberlake was expected to be arraigned in Sag Harbor, on the eastern end of Long...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Lead Stories

$10b crime fight boost

WESTERN BUREAU: The Jamaican Government has indicated that a significant investment of $10 billion is being made into the new Specialised Operations West facility, to be based in Montego Hills, St James, as part of its multifaceted strategy to...

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News

Johnson Smith: Virtual platforms potential ‘game changers' for diaspora linkages

WESTERN BUREAU: “They both have the potential to be game changers.” This was a declaration by Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade, as she spoke to The Gleaner about Wednesdays upcoming launch of two virtual.

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Sports

‘Unfortunate series of events'

JAMAICAN VETERAN track and field coach Glen Mills called it ‘really disappointing to see Jamaica fail to qualify for the Paris Olympics mens 4x400m event. Jamaica entered the NACAC New Life Invitational on Sunday ranked just outside the top 16...

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Business

China keeps lending rate unchanged, housing market still struggling

Chinas central bank kept a key lending rate unchanged on Monday, choosing not to loosen credit as data for May showed signs of persisting weakness in the worlds No. 2 economys manufacturing and real estate sectors. The central bank kept its...

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Entertainment

Miss Universe Ja finalists benefit from TPDCo training session

The Miss Universe Jamaica pageant is well under way with the countdown to the grand coronation currently at three weeks to showtime. The final night of the prestigious beauty, fashion and wellness competition will see 33 gorgeous contestants vying...

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Commentary

Editorial | PNP's policymaking

Shadow Finance Minister Julian Robinsons swift rejection of his colleague Damion Crawfords exploration of the possibility of increasing the general consumption tax (GCT) by one percentage point to help fund Jamaicas education system highlights..

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Letters

Letter of the Day | More needs to be done to take care of the elderly
THE EDITOR, Madam: Ageing can be a frightening experience. The reality is, many of us are unprepared for this phase of our lives. Along with ageing come both physiological and mental challenges. The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was...

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Lifestyle

14-14-14 puts love on display

Last Friday, 19 couples gathered to celebrate their wedding day at the MSW Events 14-14-14 Mass Wedding. While this could have dampened the special day for some, for Carry-Ann Muschette and Marlon-Junior Williams, nothing could diminish the sparkle...

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Shipping

SAJ, KSAC meet to address Newport West woes

THE SHIPPING Association of Jamaica (SAJ) met the Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Andrew Swaby, and a delegation from the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) on Wednesday, June 12, to discuss critical issues affecting the Newport...

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World News

Russian warships leave Havana port after five-day visit

HAVANA (AP): A fleet of Russian warships, including a nuclear-powered submarine, left Havanas port on Monday after a five-day visit to Cuba following planned military drills in the Atlantic Ocean. The exercise has been seen by some as a show of...

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