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DPP says four criminal laws possibly breached in Ruel Reid-CMU corruption case
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has found that four criminal laws may have been breached by "key players" in the Ruel Reid-Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) corruption case. The opinion has been sent...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, July 18, 2019
Lead Stories

Where's the cash? - Delay in CAP grant payments triggers anxiety as ministry fails to deliver on commitment

Eight months since being formally advised via email from Campion College that her child was awarded a monetary grant through the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information’s Career Advancement Programme (CAP), a disgruntled parent yesterday said...

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Earth Today | ‘Wastewater too valuable to overlook'

FROM coping with water stress in an increasingly warmer climate to the promotion of agricultural sustainability, wastewater is too valuable a resource for the Caribbean to shy away from exploiting. This is according to Chris Corbin, programme...

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Coaching ‘Fowl' up! - Sunshine Girls captain blames technical staff for World Cup disappointment

LIVERPOOL, England: Captain Jhaniele Fowler has heaped the blame on the Sunshine Girls coaching staff following the team’s failure to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ongoing Vitality Netball World Cup here. The Sunshine Girls slim hopes...

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Fed survey finds widespread concerns over trade

The United States Federal Reserve’s latest nationwide survey, released on Wednesday, reveals that despite growing worries about the impact of President Donald Trump’s trade battles, the overall economy remained solid. The Fed said that many of its...

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A ‘flairy' vibe at Reggae Sumfest All-White - R&B star Ne-Yo jets in to get inspiration for latest album

WESTERN BUREAU: If Reggae Sumfest’s All-White party Tuesday night at Pier One was any indication of what to expect come Friday and Saturday at the main venue, the Catherine Hall complex, festivalgoers are in for a treat. The waterfront was packed...

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Editorial | Rally gives HOPE to inner-city renewal
Last month, when he named Danville Walker as head of the inner-city housing renewal under the HOPE programme, whose primary aim is to provide opportunities for at-risk young people, Prime Minister Andrew Holness didn’t disclose the specifics of the...

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Letter of the Day | Reclaiming Ja
THE EDITOR, Sir: A trip to Negril to present at a conference last week provided me with the astonishing revelation that I had not been to Negril for more than 20 years. On my journey, I stepped back in time as I went through Hopewell and then...

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Something Extra | Thursday

The Reggae Sumfest 2019 action moved to Pier 1 on Tuesday, with the All-White Party. Patrons were out in full effect, as they put their best foot forwad, while adhearing to the theme. Needless to say, there were some fashionable pieces that were on...

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Likkle Tea Launches Summer Flavors

In celebration of their second anniversary, Likkle Tea launched their latest summer blends at the Toyota Jamaica coffee house on Tuesday. Tea lovers were excited about the increase in the variety of blends from Likkle Tea and swooned in...

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World News

Confusion, fear reign on Mexico border with new US policy

NUEVO LAREDO (AP): Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new US policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better...

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