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Opposition claims St Kitts govt has pulled invitation to OAS to observe elections
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – The main opposition St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Friday claimed that Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has revoked an earlier invitation to the Organisation of American States (OAS) to send an election observer...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, May 29, 2020
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Car mileage fraud in overdrive - As cracks open up in screening, dispute emerges over inspection certificates

Despite the establishment of a pre-shipment regime by the Government to protect consumers, unsuspecting Jamaicans are still being deceived by unscrupulous used-car dealers who are rolling back the mileage generated on vehicles in the country of...

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Appleton Estate showcases Jamaican excellence

For more than 200 years, one of the most beloved brands in Jamaica, Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, has travelled the world in the form of some of the finest aged rums ever made, capturing the hearts and awakening the palates of rum lovers far and...

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Tote board fix coming for Caymanas Park

Gary Peart, executive chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited, says the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the process of installing a new tote board at Caymanas Park, almost a year after the equipment stopped functioning. The tote board, which is...

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GK first to test remote AGM amid pandemic

FOOD AND financial services conglomerate GraceKennedy Limited, GK, held what it described as a closed-door ­annual general ­meeting, AGM, on Wednesday, which required a minimum three shareholders to form a quorum. The event was live-streamed in...

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Five questions with Sharon Burke

Almost a week after the historic Verzuz clash between dancehall legends Bounty Killer and Beenie Man, the iconic performance remains the highlight of a slow-moving entertainment industry. The clash which attracted more than 3 million viewers from...

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Editorial | Where is the task force's report?
PRIME MINISTER Andrew Holness has a pithy little phrase that sums up the dilemma. “… We dont want to survive the pandemic,” he said, “and die in the recession.” The possibility for the latter, metaphorically, is palpable. Since the advent of

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Letter of the Day | Time for Air Jamaica to fly again
THE EDITOR, Madam: THE ECONOMIC fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic should heighten our awareness of how fragile Jamaican tourism industry is and how dependent we are on the US dollar for sustaining our financial stability. In light of this, I...

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Something Extra | Friday

Scenes of nature and a taste of sweet culture. Lifestyle photographer Nicolina Diabo enjoys clicking away behind the scenes, but sometimes she goes vogue for other local talents, stepping into flashing focus. Heres your sassy dose of Something...

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Families bury multiple members amid pandemic

LIMA (AP): The men panted from exertion as they climbed the mist-covered hill carrying a coffin with another body in Perus largest cemetery, where the dead from the new coronavirus are being buried. It was the third death by COVID-19 in the Juárez...

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