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No new COVID cases, two additional recoveries
The Health Ministry is reporting that there was no new COVID cases in Jamaica today. This means the tally remains at 753.  However, there were two additional recoveries increasing the total to 605. The Health Ministry also reported that...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, July 10, 2020
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LAND DEAL THREAT - Uncertainty over Belnavis $10m offer for gov't lot

Sydney Stewart, the newly installed Mayor of St Anns Bay, told the monthly meeting of the Municipal Corporation yesterday that he would review and reverse, if necessary, the approved sale of a lot of land in the heart of the capital for $10...

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Skeletal remains found in Whitehall, St Thomas

Police officers assigned to the Morant Bay Police Station have commenced a probe into the discovery of human skeletal remains that were found in bushes in Lyssons district, Morant Bay, St Thomas. The discovery was made on Thursday, July 9....

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‘Own up!' - Ramaal Lewis seek apology, compensation after confusion over drafting

The Jamaica Tallawahs franchise has been placed under the microscope once again, this time involving Jamaican player Ramaal Lewis. Lewis, who played seven games for the Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament last season...

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Fuel Deals carves out ‘exclusive' niche in petrol market

For two years, a company called Fuel Deals Express, FDE, has been carving out market share in the competitive petroleum sector through a service built around exclusivity and membership. Dont arbitrarily drive up to the single island at FDE, cash...

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Five Questions with ... Ian ‘Ity' Ellis

Ian ‘Ity Ellis is a name that, when mentioned, has the ability to immediately put a smile on anyones face. After all, as a professional comedian, he has been evoking laughter for more than two decades. But Ellis, a Christian, an astute...

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Editorial | The politics of patronage breeds corruption
Implicit in Seymour Pantons admonition against parliamentarians being conduits for private philanthropy is a call for a debate on what ought to be the role of members of parliament (MPs) in a politics that thrives on patronage. In a way, too,...

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Letter of the Day | Imagination first, reparations next
THE EDITOR, Madam: I think that if CARICOM countries are serious about asking European countries for reparations, they should first draw up a list of specific developmental projects and then ask these former colonial governments for assistance in...

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Something Extra | Friday

Former Group Operations Manager Lorna Lewis bids adieu after 24 years of innovation at Salada Foods Jamaica. The emotional, yet spirited celebration, was recently held in her honour at the companys head office on Bell Road. Here are the social...

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