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JUST IN: Prisoners being relocated from Fort Augusta as Hurricane Matthew approaches
Inmates at the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre in Portmore, St Catherine are now being transferred to the Horizon Adult Remand Facility in Kingston amid the threat of Hurricane Matthew. Fort Augusta, Jamaica's only female facility, is located on th

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Lead Stories

'This is no joke!' - McKenzie urges serious response to Matthew

"This is not a joking matter!" That was the warning from Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie as he urged residents to prepare for the passage of Matthew, a powerful category four hurricane (at press time) barrelling through the central...

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News

When your family cannot embrace your dream

Visions that can change the world trapped inside an ordinary girl She looks just like me too afraid to dream out loud And though it's simple your idea, it won't make sense to everybody You need courage now If you're gonna persevere To fulfil divine...

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Sports

Pakistan hammer Windies in ODI opener

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, (CMC):Beleaguered West Indies extended their miserable run when they slumped to a fourth straight defeat to Pakistan, losing the opening one-day international (ODI) by 111 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method...

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Entertainment

Unstoppable top J'can album on Billboard

Beenie Man's Unstoppable has debuted midway the top 10 of the Billboard Reggae Albums chart for the week of October 8, 2016. However, its upward movement on the Billboard listing contrasts with a free fall on the iTunes ranking of reggae albums up...

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Commentary

Editorial | Are you prepared?
All national disaster-preparedness agencies have been mobilised and placed on high alert as Hurricane Matthew gets closer to Jamaica.This storm is being taken seriously because with all the improved capabilities for advance warning, the likely path...

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Letters

Inconvenience troubles Hope Pastures walkers
For several decades, the senior citizens and residents of Hope Pastures and surrounding communities have enjoyed the use of the grounds of the Hope Botanic Gardens as the centrepiece of their morning walk...

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