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OMG To Great Taste
Just outside the town of Mandeville is a gem where many locals love to take their daily coffee break. The OMG Restaurant, located within the Cobblestone complex at 1 Brumalia Avenue, is deemed by many as the place for all seasons. What was once the...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Lead Stories

‘Outrageous' - ACLU slams Gov't for pointing finger at victims, families in US detention horror; lawyer calls for Shiprider review

Steven Watt, senior staff attorney at the United States-based human rights group America Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), has hit back at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade for what can be described as dereliction of duty after it...

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News

Earth Today | Environmental advocate makes case for prioritisation of clean air

FROM THE implications for public health to social justice, long-time environmental advocate Diana McCaulay has called for the prioritisation of clean air in Jamaica. “The main impacts (of poor air quality) are respiratory illnesses, infections,...

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Sports

Catalyst for change - Menzies urges JFF, sponsors to aid Girlz in effort to spread women's game in communities

GRENOBLE, France: The story of Jamaica’s road to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) qualification is well documented. Raised from the ashes through the benevolence of Cedella Marley, daughter of reggae icon Bob Marley, the Reggae Girlz booked...

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Business

American Airlines deal boosts Airbus long-range jet

American Airlines is buying 50 new long-range planes from Airbus, giving a big boost to the just-launched A321XLR model and spurring Boeing to push ahead to develop a rival aircraft. Airbus and the American Airlines – the world’s largest carrier –..

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Entertainment

Reggae struggles for relevance in Namibia

It is well documented that reggae music has a global reach and is taking over the world, but a recent report out of Namibia, Africa, would suggest otherwise. Online publication New Era, in an article last week, pointed out that “reggae is a music...

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Commentary

Editorial | Mental illness new public health epidemic
A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the mental health of people who live in war zones is of relevance to Jamaica and, hopefully, will command the attention of the island’s medical authorities, including the health and wellness...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Diaspora conference must focus on development
THE EDITOR, Sir : When the Jamaica Diaspora Conference started 16 years ago, I had hopes that somehow it would facilitate change in the island. The coming together of Jamaicans from all over the world meant that everyone had an idea, solution...

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Social

Something Extra | Thursday

Over 1,900 road-race practitioners and enthusiasts came out recently, in support of the Jamaica Association of the Deaf and the Diabetes Association of Jamaica, for the 2019 Father’s Day edition of the Everyone’s A Winner Best Dressed Chicken 5K,...

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Food

OMG To Great Taste

Just outside the town of Mandeville is a gem where many locals love to take their daily coffee break. The OMG Restaurant, located within the Cobblestone complex at 1 Brumalia Avenue, is deemed by many as the place for all seasons. What was once the...

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World News

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as Tory race narrows

LONDON (AP): Britain’s governing Conservative Party was set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister as contenders scrambled Wednesday to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. Johnson, a former London...

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