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Something Extra | Wednesday
A soirée to remember, Scotiabanks launch of their latest credit card campaign was greeted with excitement and anticipation on the lawns of garden of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Friday. Members of the Scotiabank executive team along with their...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Lead Stories

CHARGES LOOM

Former Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament Dwayne Vaz is facing charges for breaching Section 43(1)(b) of the Integrity Commission Act (ICA). At the same time, a senior public servant is in trouble with the anti-corruption body for failing to...

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News

Samuda: Gov't to provide drought ‘safety net' for hotels in western Ja

As stakeholders in the tourism sector, especially those in Negril, continue to worry if they will soon have a return of adequate water supply in time for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday in May, Matthew Samuda has reassured that plans are being...

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Sports

Down but not out

HEAD OF Beach Soccer Jamaica (BSJ), Pat Garel, has filed a claim for the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) election to be ruled null and void if she is successful in her bid to have the court rule on behalf of her organisation when the matter...

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Business

GOJ selling 40% of mortgage bank prior to IPO

The planned divestment of Jamaica Mortgage Bank, JMB, via the stock market contemplates a carve out of a large chunk of the bank for sale to a key investor prior to the public offer of shares. But the deal to be struck wont be consummated until...

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Entertainment

Mervyn Morris publishes eighth book of poetry

“Today we celebrate and properly recognise someone who embodies excellence,” was the proxy declaration of Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange on Sunday. She was referring to Mervyn Morris, a man whose exemplary...

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Commentary

Editorial | Reforming the DPP's post

The Public Service Commission (PSC) should provide greater clarity on Paula Llewellyns seemingly temporary disengagement as director of public prosecutions (DPP), the basis on which that announcement was made by the attorney general, and the terms...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | No confidence in the banking system
THE EDITOR, Madam: I have lost all confidence in the commercial banking system. It is not secure. Issued with a new debit card, which I was told has a chip and a high level of security, a fraudulent transaction was done using this card. I was...

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Lifestyle

Get better sleep with these 5 tips from experts

Spending too many nights trying to fall asleep – or worrying there arent enough ZZZs in your day? Youre not alone. Many dont get the recommended seven to nine hours a night. Some of the major causes: Stress, anxiety and a culture that experts..

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Health

Understanding the basics of mental health

MENTAL HEALTH is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through to adulthood. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act; and it also helps determine...

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World News

Police clear out a migrant camp in central Paris

PARIS (AP): French police evicted migrants from a makeshift camp in Paris a few steps away from the Seine river on Tuesday, the latest operation in what aid groups call a campaign of ‘social cleansing ahead of the Summer Olympics. Before dawn.

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