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Skerrit wins Dominica landslide
ROSEAU (CMC): Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has emerged from a “bruising” campaign to claim victory in Friday’s general election and immediately extended an olive branch to the main opposition United Workers Party to work together for the...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Lead Stories

Homeowners' nightmare - After two years of missed deadlines, developer promises houses for Christmas

Danielle Stewart* was living and working overseas in 2017 when a friend alerted her to The Orchards, an ambitious sprawling housing development under construction on more than 131 acres of decommissioned lands in Innswood, St Catherine. Stewart,...

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News

Jamaica's infirmaries to get dieticians

WESTERN BUREAU: Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says that following discussions with the Ministry of Finance, a decision has been taken for some 16 dieticians to be placed in infirmaries across Jamaica to offer better nutritional care to...

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Sports

JC battle CC for all-island supremacy

DaCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) will have every intention of keeping their all island crown when they face Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) in the Olivier Shield this afternoon at the National Stadium at 5. The final game of...

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Entertainment

No love in dancehall music – Frisco Kid

Nineties dancehall front-runner, Frisco Kid, says come 2020, he will be seeking to bring back some authenticity to dancehall music. During his performance at a Gleaner staff meeting on Tuesday, the deejay says in recent times, fans have been...

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Commentary

Editorial | Keisha Prince's mandate
It’s disappointing that it is only an acting appointment the Integrity Commission has made to the critical post of director of corruption prosecutions. The good thing, though, is that unlike what appeared to have been the case with her predecessor...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Improve support for all disciplines in pre-college schools
THE EDITOR, Madam: In 1986, when I entered a secondary school (as it was called then) as a math and science teacher, filled with vim, vigour and vitality – as they say – enough to overthrow the world, my bubble got unceremoniously busted when I...

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World News

Six-storey building collapses; at least four killed

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP): A six-storey residential ­building collapsed Friday in Kenya’s capital, officials said, with at least four ­people killed and ­others trapped in the debris. The scene was all too familiar in a city where an audit once found...

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