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Marcy Chin eyeing the big time
“Its a game of psychology,” said Marcy Chin about the music industry as she spoke about her hopes of becoming the next superstar out of Jamaica. “Since the start of 2022, I have learnt that its not just how a lot of people see it; dont take

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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Sixteen-year-old deaf student Rolando Grant has missed out on in-person or virtual classes for two years – victim of a back-and-forth squabble over a birth certificate that has never been issued. That has clipped the wings of the aspiring pilot,...

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PNP urged to be cautious as Comrades embrace turncoat Meadows

WESTERN BUREAU: FORMER JAMAICA Labour Party (JLP) senator and three-time losing Trelawny Northern parliamentary candidate Dennis Meadows was greeted with rapturous applause when he entered the Peoples National Partys (PNP) Falmouth Division...

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Football won, says PFJL boss

The curtain came down on the 2022 Jamaica Premier League (JPL) season with the playing of the final between new champions Harbour View and Dunbeholden at Sabina Park on Sunday, and chairman of the Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL),...

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Tesla second-quarter sales falter amid supply chain, pandemic problems

Teslas sales from April through to June fell to their lowest quarterly level since last fall as supply chain issues and pandemic restrictions in China hobbled production of its electric vehicles. The electric automaker disclosed it sold more than...

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Skip Marley named 2022 Jamaica Poetry Festival youth ambassador

On the heels of the Recording Academys announcement that an award category for poetry has been added for the 65th Grammy Awards in 2023, reggae recording artiste Skip Marley has accepted an invitation to act in the role of youth ambassador for the...

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Editorial | Crusade against anxieties and learning loss

While we acknowledge the initiative by the health and education ministries to address the pandemic-worsened anxieties and other mental health problems faced by Jamaican students, this newspaper is concerned that a summer hiatus in the programme may...

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Letter of the Day | Caught in vicious cycle of reprisals
THE EDITOR, Madam: As a child, probably around five years old, I attended my first funeral. It was for a murdered couple whose surname was Belafonte. It was the first time I saw two coffins in the Mandeville Parish Church. I have not done any...

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Andrene and Kempton met at a wedding

Love can, perchance, develop with just one glance. But then there are moments when affairs of the heart go much deeper than the naked eye. Andrene Taylor and Kempton Lewis first met under enchanting circumstances: at a wedding. Who would have...

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Day of the Seafarer highlights

Jamaica, and the rest of the world, celebrated Day of the Seafarer on June 25, an annual recognition of the significant contribution seafarers make to the global community. The Day of the Seafarer was held under the theme ‘Your Voyage, Then and...

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‘Hell on earth': Soldiers describe eastern front

BAKHMUT (AP): Torched forests and cities burned to the ground. Colleagues with severed limbs. Bombardments so relentless, the only option is to lie in a trench, wait and pray. Ukrainian soldiers returning from the front lines in eastern Ukraines...

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