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Union talks breakdown over outsourcing of JPS meter reading services
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says it will begin redeployment of metre readers as it proceeds to outsource meter reading services to a third party provider.   The announcement comes after talks with the union representing meter...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Lead Stories

Savagery! - Teen employees and businessman brutally attacked, wife murdered

Her face awash with tears and barely audible grief-filled words, a distraught grandmother told the tale of how her two granddaughters were brutally and repeatedly stabbed in a bizarre...

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News

Doctor's Advice | She got a little carried away

Q Doc, I am a girl of 18 and I have tried to keep myself pure, but in the last few weeks, I got a little carried away. I have had sex with two boys. It was OK with one of them, I suppose, but the other occasion was real painful and not at all...

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Sports

Scorpions fall for 201

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):A breezy half-century from Test batsman Jermaine Blackwood failed to prevent a Jamaica Scorpions batting collapse on the opening day of their eighth round game against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force here yesterday.The...

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Entertainment

Ifrica's 'Climb' Drops Six Places

Having debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, Queen Ifrica's Climb had already lived up to its name, and the only question was how long it could sustain the lofty position.That question has been answered on the listing for the...

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Commentary

Editorial | One MP making a difference
Advocacy has a distinct role to play in bringing injustice to the fore and influencing change. Opposition Member of Parliament Fitz Jackson has demonstrated brilliantly how parliamentary advocacy can effectively benefit ordinary citizens.Mr Jackson...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Is EGC underestimating Jamaica's growth potential?
One must commend the Economic Growth Council (EGC) for tackling the Herculean task of coming up with a growth plan for the Jamaican economy. There is a generous acknowledgement and a frank admission...

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