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Over 600 bodies found at indigenous school
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP): Leaders of indigenous groups in Canada said Thursday investigators have found more than 600 unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school for indigenous children – a discovery that follows last months...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, June 25, 2021
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Editors' Forum | HIGH TENSION

WESTERN BUREAU: As high-rise buildings become dominant features throughout the capital city, Kingston, a government technocrat has admitted to the need for a single-family and multifamily zoning category for the metropolis. Senior building...

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No election ploy, says McKenzie

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has dismissed talks that recently announced relaxation of the COVID-19 containment restrictions as it relates to entertainment is in anticipation of early local government elections. The elections were...

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Women steal the show at Trials

It was sprinting at the highest level at the National Stadium last night as the countrys top female athletes gave a sneak preview of what is to come today in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Associations National Senior Championships. Both...

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Citibank Ja sees pandemic growth amid global decline

N ot all businesses have been hammered by the pandemic. Citibank NA is reporting that its Jamaica business has so far come through the COVID-19 health crisis unscathed, and with growth in revenue and clientèle, even as Citis global operations...

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Five Questions With Lil Hanky Panky

If Lilie Gorchkov was a book in a library, she would fall in the mystery and motivational section and would probably be a hard, yet interesting one to read. A dream-chasing dancer and music aficionado in her twenties, she has a goal to make things...

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Editorial | What Biden must hear on vaccines
Having made containing Chinas growing global influence a key plank of his foreign policy, Joe Biden earlier this month urged Americas G7 partners to follow suit by offering investments to developing countries as a counterfoil to Beijings Belt...

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Letter of the Day | Farewell, VCB – end of an era

THE EDITOR, Madam: As iconic careers go, few can rival that of Veronica Campbell-Browns. VCB, as she has is nicknamed, has been a standout track superstar since her days at Boys and Girls Championships, where she represented Vere Technical High...

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Something Extra | Friday

From performances to hosting duties to Parliament, our Something Extra beauties hit all the right notes (fashion and otherwise) this week and last. We bring you a round-up of our favourite looks.

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World News

Many feared dead after beachfront condo collapses

SURFSIDE, Florida (AP): A wing of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed with a roar in a town outside Miami early Thursday, killing at least one person and trapping residents in rubble and twisted metal. Rescuers pulled out dozens of...

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