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Holness exempts AGMs from gathering ban
With some listed companies being stopped in their tracks by the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) as they sought to hold virtual annual general meetings, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday announced an exemption for companies to hold these forums...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, June 1, 2020
Lead Stories

No eyes on police, army - After years of promises, not one body camera in action

More than half a decade after moves were made to equip personnel with body cameras to guard against unprofessional conduct and extrajudicial killings, national security and defence officials have confirmed that neither the police nor the army has...

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News

Employees can get certified not to return to work – PM
Some categories of employees dreading returning to the physical workplace can request to continue operating remotely even as the work-from-home orders have been lifted. For example, persons who are immunocompromised with underlying illnesses may...

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Sports

Back to work - Sunshine Girls begin preparations for 2023 Netball World Cup after COVID-19 downtime

Head coach Connie Francis says Jamaicas senior netball team will restart training online, today. Francis is eager to resume her rebuilding programme for the 2023 Netball World Cup in South Africa. Francis, who is in her second stint as head coach...

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Entertainment

A historic Paris marquee for Saint International's Romaine Dixon

“In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” Strutting new life into the words of Coco Chanel is local fashion modelling agency, Saint International. The pioneer company celebrates another major global marquee moment with Saint...

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Commentary

Editorial | Going beyond the UN initiative
LAST WEEKS United Nations (UN)-backed “high-level event”, aimed at mobilising global financial support and debt relief for developing countries, was an important initiative, which this newspaper hopes will lead to concrete action. For, as Antonio..

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Why preferential treatment for some?

THE EDITOR, Madam: I AM writing regarding the disparate treatment of poor people during the coronavirus outbreak. Popular entertainers Moses Davis, aka Beenie Man, and Rodney Price, aka Bounty Killer, violated the curfew when they performed at...

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World News

World alarmed by violence in US

LONDON (AP): Nations around the world have watched in horror at the six days of civil unrest in the United States following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck until he stopped...

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