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Bail condition changed for Reid, Pinnock and co-accused, to return to court April 8
Former Education Minister Ruel Reid, Caribbean Maritime University President (CMU) Fritz Pinnock and their co accused are to return to court on April 8 on corruption charges. Reid, his wife Sharen, their daughter Sharelle, Pinnock and Brown’s...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, January 23, 2020
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Back with baby - ‘I want to run and scream,' says overjoyed mom after being reunited with stolen son

For months, 17-year-old Aaliah Wray shed many tears as she wondered about the fate of her son, Nyyear Frank, who was snatched on Rousseau Road in St Andrew on October 13 last year. Yesterday, the teenager was still in tears, but this time, they...

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Earth Today | 85,000 seedlings, 57 hectares and counting

MORE THAN 85,000 seedlings have been distributed and 57 hectares planted in forest estates across the island over the last three months. This is thanks to the Government of Jamaica’s ‘Three Million Trees in Three Years’ national tree-planting...

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IT ‘ISSA' SHAME - Forbes feels forced out of secondary school sports governing body because of ‘personal feelings'

ISSA competition’s director George Forbes, who demits the position this April after 18 years of service, feels hard done by. Forbes says that he is being forced to make his exit on a technicality because of what he believes are the ‘personal...

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TransJamaican Highway IPO, Deaf Can! listing imminent

Investors can expect the release of the prospectus for TransJamaican Highway and its possible listing in February, according to Prime Minister Andrew Holness. TransJamaican is already projected to be the largest initial public offering of shares ,...

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‘South Wind' blows from Chevelle Franklyn

This year is shaping up to be a big one for the local gospel industry – in terms of album releases from major artistes. In addition to Kevin Downswell hitting the road again for his successful Realignment Tour later this summer, to coincide with...

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Editorial | If UWI were a firm
If one of the big regional conglomerates, say, the Massy Group, or the privately held Bermudez Biscuit Company, racked up losses, was in danger of becoming illiquid and had its capital calls rejected by shareholders, the firm’s managers and...

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Letter of the Day | Metathesiophobia and patois
THE EDITOR, Madam: If we are going to be honest, we would admit that the resistance being presented against Patois as an official language has less to do with any social or consequential economic handicap than the fear of having it invading our...

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Something Extra | Thursday

Paying homage to Carnival, Couples Tower Isle celebrated its 42nd anniversary in fine style last Saturday night. Something Extra brings you some of the excitement that marked the revelry.

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Indulge with Inferno Kitchen

The fusion of flavours, so dangerously fulfilling, that you will have no choice but to return for more. That is the experience in the Inferno Kitchen. F ood caught up with the owner, Damion Haynes, to find out more about his heated passion. “My...

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Trump says he's open to witnesses as trial rules are set

WASHINGTON (AP): The United States (US) Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days, but solidly rejecting, for now, Democrats’ demands for more...

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