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Ganja seized at Kingston port
The police are reporting the seizure of $875,500 worth of ganja at the Port of Kingston. No arrest was made in connection with the recovery. The police say a team along with officers from the Contraband Enforcement Team of the Jamaica Customs...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Lead Stories

$445m to security - .Gov't to spend $791 billion this fiscal year First Supplementary Estimates reveal

Another $445 million is being allocated to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to fund, among other things, the various security measures imposed by the Andrew Holness administration to stem the country's murder rate and restore public order in...

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News

Stacy Ann Stoner: Making a difference one life at a time

For as long as she can remember, Stacy Ann Stoner has always had a desire to make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate. It was a burden she bore until December 2014 when she founded the Stoner's Hope Foundation, with the main focus being...

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Sports

Francis makes his move - 400m star confirms departure from local track club to US outfit

JAD Professional Management Limited, the company handling the affairs of former Calabar High and national 400 metres star Javon Francis, has now confirmed that the Olympian will be leaving his local club Akan for a United States-based outfit.In an...

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Business

GWest, JSE stand their ground on stock transaction

GWest Corporation, a health-care company that listed on the market last December, insists that it properly disclosed a transaction used to swap out some of its debt for preference shares issued to shareholders, an assertion that has been endorsed by...

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Entertainment

UK artiste Jesta takes on JA - And makes no joke about it

On the other side of the Atlantic, reggae, dub and dancehall have long been recognised as the foundation to the scenes that created underground rave, drum and bass and another genre known as grime in the United Kingdom.With that recognition, a few...

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Commentary

Editorial | Need deeper analysis of states of emergency
We want to believe Prime Minister Andrew Holness that his administration has strategies, other than the declaration of states of emergency, for combating Jamaica's crime problem.In this regard, the Government and the police owe the public a greater...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Real men don't abuse women
THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent murder of a mother and her daughter and the subsequent suicide of the woman's spouse have reignited the conversation about violence against women.I wept openly while watching the news with my family on Sunday, September 23...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

'Au revoir' to the old and 'bienvenue' to the new French High Commissioner, Denys Wibaux. Wibaux, who presented his credentials to the our governor general last Thursday morning, hosted a reception in honour of the occasion at his residence that...

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Health

Man does not live by sugar alone - A balanced diet is more important than singling out individual nutrients or foods

I was recently messaged an excerpt about the Government's plan to remove bullas from school. This also contained a long list of comments...

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World News

Bill Cosby gets three to 10 years in prison for sex assault

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP):His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced yesterday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, becoming the first celebrity of the #...

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