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Production affected at Carib Cement as workers protest
Operations at the Caribbean Cement Company have been disrupted due to strike action by workers. Public Relations Manager at Caribbean Cement, Sophia Lowe-Pinnock told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that the strike has affected production at...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, May 26, 2017
Lead Stories

'Wayward' rape - Chuck questions whether expanding definition renders term meaningless

Definitions of rape are becoming "wayward", Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has argued, suggesting that, perhaps, it is time that Jamaica removes that designation from the books and captures it under a general category such as sexual assault.He threw...

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News

Recent flood devastation raises concern about hurricane preparedness

Major Clive Davis, director general at the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), admitted that the recent flood rains have caused persons, including international partners, to raise concerns about the organisation's...

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Sports

Henry unhappy! - Slams non-selection of Humble Lion players for training camps

Humble Lion Football Club's boss Mike Henry has slammed the non-selection of players from his club to national senior men's training camps over the past two weeks.Losing semi-finalists...

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Business

Red Stripe to add new production line, more beers

Desnoes & Geddes Limited, operating company for the Red Stripe Jamaica brewery, will invest €12 million or about $1.7 billion this year in order to develop a...

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Entertainment

For the Reckord | Ward Theatre edges towards raising curtains

After decades of strategising, numerous fundraising events and months of sacrifice by staff (who sometimes worked without pay, I was told), it seems the Ward Theatre Foundation's efforts to make the theatre fully functional again are paying off....

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Commentary

Editorial | The outrage of Cash Plus
Paula Llewellyn is not on entirely firm ground with her suggestion that people like Locksley Comrie are not entitled to their outrage over the collapse of the criminal case against Carlos Hill, the boss of a dodgy investment scheme that crumpled 10...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Take a new approach to fighting crime
THE EDITOR, Sir:It's on the table again, put there by a very reputable source, none other than the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). I am talking about Jamaica's approach to crime. The IDB study is declaring...

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Social

Something Extra | Friday

The Spanish Embassy in Kingston welcomed their new ambassador to Jamaica in a cultural fanfare, Caminos Flamencos - a night of flamenco music and dance at The Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston earlier this week. And on Wednesday night, the ultra...

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Lifestyle

Yush Excites

Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum's all-inclusive party series Wray White Rum YUSH, returned to the Constant Spring Golf Club under a 90s theme on Monday. Here are the  highlights.  

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World News

UK bomber said to have told mother 'forgive me' before blast

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Britons faced stepped-up security as authorities pushed forward with raids they said were uncovering key evidence and a trans-Atlantic rift opened on Thursday in the aftermath of a deadly concert bombing.The investigation of...

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