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Alleged Seprod fraud mastermind further remanded
Jason Grant, the alleged mastermind behind the $160 million fraud at Seprod Group of Companies, was today remanded for a bail application on June 16. Grant is charged along with 24 other accused, all of whom have been granted station bail in the...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
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INDECOM pickle

THE PASSAGE of legislation to validate and indemnify the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) from being dragged before the courts for prosecutorial actions carried out in good faith against a number of police officers was delayed...

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Police unfairly treated – Bunting

OPPOSITION SPOKESPERSON on national security, Peter Bunting, has asserted that the police were unfairly treated in the recent public sector compensation restructuring exercise. “This needs to be fixed and if not done now, then a future PNP...

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Preparation overhaul

FOLLOWING ANOTHER disappointing youth team performance, with the young Reggae Girlz at the Concacaf Under-20 Womena Championship in the Dominican Republic, football supporters continue to question the local governing bodys, the Jamaica Football...

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Sand theft precautions at Harmony Cove megaresort site

Concerns about preventing sand theft and squatting have surfaced on lands set for resort development next year by government-led Harmonisation Limited. The company is seeking drones and security guards to canvas the 2,400 acres of land at Harmony...

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New Miss Global Jamaica Kimone Carty preps for world stage

Twenty-seven-year-old Kimone Carty from Clarendon has been crowned the new Miss Global Jamaica in a grand coronation show held last Saturday at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston. Now being passed the crown from Miss Global Jamaica 2019, Brithney...

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Editorial | Preparing for El Niño

The likelihood of a moderate hurricane season this year is welcome news for the Caribbean. But as the experts have warned, that possibility is no reason for the region to let its guard down. The very phenomenon – El Niño conditions – that might...

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Letter of the Day | The opportunity for a true republic
THE EDITOR, Madam: Jamaicans from all walks of life understand the crucial connection between governance and our desired outcomes: a thriving economy, order, freedom, and justice. These themes are deeply ingrained in our history and culture, and...

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Something Extra | Wednesday

On Saturday, VM Groups global team came together at the AC Hotel Kingston to celebrate the top-performing team members and business units from 2022. The annual event, dubbed I AM VM Awards, was a glitzy affair, marked by tasty food, spirited...

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How to cure asthma naturally

ASTHMA IS a chronic lung disease affecting people of all ages. It is caused by inflammation and muscle tightening around the airways, which makes it harder to breathe. The symptoms can include coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest...

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World News

What's new in robots? An AI-powered humanoid machine that writes poems

LONDON (AP): Ameca can speak French, Chinese and dozens of other languages, instantly compose a poem, or sketch a cat on request. Ask for a smile, and youll get a clenched grin on her rubbery, blue face. Ameca is a humanoid robot powered by...

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