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Editorial | Holness missing bigger opportunity on Petrojam
Born a decade after Jamaicas independence and having come to adulthood long after the ideological skirmishes of the 1970s, Prime Minister (PM) Andrew Holness often portrays himself as a post-independence leader who doesnt carry the baggage of the...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, July 5, 2020
Lead Stories

Petrojam extradition requests - MOCA could make second attempt to have Grindley, Bahado-Singh face charges in Jamaica

The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) could make another push to have former Petrojam executives Floyd Grindley and Perceval Bahado-Singh extradited to Jamaica to face charges over their alleged roles in the messy Petrojam...

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News

US is Caribbean's best option despite COVID-19

Americans are commemorating their Independence Day holiday weekend under the cloud of record rises in COVID-19 cases and the number of deaths from the virus approaching 130,000, according to figures published by Johns Hopkins University. Several...

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Sports

Going the distance - Campbell hopes to coach a Jamaican to medal

With his competitive career behind him, former national distance runner Kemoy Campbell is now focusing on developing young talent, all with the hopes of one day coaching Jamaican athletes to championship success. In a recent Gleaner Sports Live...

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Business

FCJ providing factory space for microbiz

A spike in demand for factory space by micro, small and medium entities, MSMEs, over the past three years has fast-tracked plans by the Factories Corporation Jamaica, FCJ, to expand the Garmex Free Zone and Commercial Complex in Kingston for...

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Entertainment

Give us a break – entertainment stakeholders

A group of entertainment industry stakeholders comprising event organisers, food and service providers, performers, DJs, and production groups, is lobbying for concessions in some of the administrative and ancillary fees common in the industry,...

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Commentary

Editorial | Holness missing bigger opportunity on Petrojam
Born a decade after Jamaicas independence and having come to adulthood long after the ideological skirmishes of the 1970s, Prime Minister (PM) Andrew Holness often portrays himself as a post-independence leader who doesnt carry the baggage of the...

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In Focus

Mark Wignall | PNP has two options – defeat and devastation

All opinion polls in the latter part of 2019 and in the months before COVID-19 crashed into Jamaica with a loud bang showed the Opposition PNP lagging way behind the ruling JLP. When both leaders are compared in various areas, Andrew Holness stands...

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Art & Leisure

Naandeyé García Villegas – narrating social commentaries through her art

Naandeyé García Villegas earliest memories of delving into creative pursuits were ‘drawing letters on the earliest known Word programme. The palette had a choice of four fonts and black and white colours to fill – minimalism driven by technolo

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Auto

Land Cruiser Prado – prince of the hill

The Land Cruiser Prado has been a seller for Toyota for decades, appealing to not only those looking for a luxury sport utility vehicle but hardcore off-roaders who seek adventure on the weekends. To satisfy these two brackets, the Prados path is...

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