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Europe struggles to agree on economic response to virus
EUROPEAN GOVERN-MENTS remained at loggerheads Wednesday over measures to help the economy weather the coronavirus outbreak, breaking off a meeting of finance officials who clashed over aid conditions and proposals to borrow together to pay for the...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, April 9, 2020
Lead Stories

Easter COVID curfew - Restrictions tightened for holy season, but will relax afterwards

Calling on Jamaicans to make a sacrifice to limit the spread of COVID-19 over the Easter holidays, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday introduced tighter curfews and other restrictions, effectively clamping down on festivities during the...

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News

Earth Today | Youths urged to see COVID-19, climate change link

EVEN AS countries work frantically to save lives, given the emergence and rapid spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), already there are some important lessons for future efforts to address another pressing global challenge: climate...

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Sports

Double trouble - New World Champs date creates conflicts for athletes hoping to also compete at Commonwealth Games

Jamaica Administrative Athletic Association (JAAA) president Warren Blake has an issue with the World Athletics Championships being rescheduled to 2022. The Championships, set for Eugene, Oregon, USA, had to be moved from August 6-15, 2021, to...

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Business

Fly Jamaica US$4.28m court award put on hold

A US$4.28 MILLION court award to Fly Jamaica Limited for breach of contract against ADS Global Limited, the company that operated the airlines call centre from 2012 to 2014, has been put on hold pending an appeal. However, a stay of execution of...

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Entertainment

Teflonzincfence tests artistes' creativity under curfew

For music producers, it can be challenging to pitch a rhythm to recording artistes who they imagine on a rhythm. It can also test ones patience waiting to see who will take on the task of creating the next hit, said Grammy Award-winning producer,...

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Commentary

Editorial | Court ruling expands constitutional rights
In a court system still clogged with work-a-day cases, there is usually little focus on idea rulings, or significant declarations by judges that will likely enhance the rights of citizens. Last week was a case in point. In the midst of the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | NWC has comprehensive plan to make water available
THE EDITOR, Madam: The National Water Commission (NWC) writes in response to an article that appeared in your newspaper on page 1 on Friday, April 3 with the caption, ‘COVID water woe. As a relevant starting point, its important to state that the.

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Social

Something Extra | Thursday

Gratitude is a must. That was the motivation behind Managing Director of New Greenhouse Nicole McGraths mission to bring a smile to the faces of doctors, nurses and good Samaritans who have been leading and assisting in the fight to treat and...

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Food

Easter Bun with BlueHouse Bakery

COVID-19 is still the topic of most conversations, but guess whats tomorrow? Good Friday - Easter has officially begun. For foodies, this means stocking up on the seasons sweet staple: bun and cheese. Looking to spice up your taste buds in the...

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World News

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON (AP): Senator Bernie Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in a general election campaign that will be waged against the backdrop of the...

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