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Women and weight training: Great for physical and mental health
Believing that lifting weights will make them bulky and muscular, many women tend to shy away from weight training, instead burning up the cardio sessions. But researchers are finding...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Lead Stories

No unrestricted police powers - Lawmakers frown on proposal to detain persons for up to 14 days without filing criminal charges

Lawmakers yesterday levelled damning criticisms at the police, declaring that "too often" citizens are being charged with criminal offences without any investigation.The disapproval came after the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) proposed to a...

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News

More animators needed in Jamaica - Maitland

With the value of the global animation industry now at an estimated US$254 billion and projected to reach US$270 billion by the end of 2020, senior lecturer and programme director of animation, production and development at the University of...

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Sports

Hobson: Jamaica not missing out

Dorothy Hobson, chairperson of Jamaica Women's cricket selection panel, does not think Jamaica is missing out on anything significant after the island did not get the opportunity to host a game in the current International Cricket Council (ICC) T20...

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Business

Sagicor X Fund takes billion-dollar hit from Playa stock

Seeking to quell market fears, chairman of Sagicor Real Estate X Fund, Richard Byles, said the billion-dollar loss reported in the September quarter was not an indictment of the company's performance, but rather reflected a dip in the price of Playa...

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Entertainment

VM 140th Anniversary Concert of cultural expression

It was the financial group's first attempt to meld the social and cultural history of Jamaica along with its own story, in the form of a live show. The chorale De Cho-R'us, which opened the show, definitely set the pace for its theme, 'Celebrating...

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Commentary

Editorial | The call of toilets
It passed Jamaica by without acknowledgement, official or otherwise. But Monday was World Toilet Day, marked annually by the United Nations (UN) since 2013, to focus attention on one of the world's enduring problems, the global crisis of toilets -...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | New traffic fines burdensome
THE EDITOR, Sir:I am of the view that there are agents of the state that are bent on implementing chaos and frustration in our country.One of the new transport regulations to be enacted will force the owners of PPV motor vehicles like Ezroy Millwood...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

The America Chamber of Commerce Annual Business and Civic Leadership Awards, held recently at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, was indeed a fashionable occasion, and Something Extra has the highlights.

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Health

Women and weight training: Great for physical and mental health

Believing that lifting weights will make them bulky and muscular, many women tend to shy away from weight training, instead burning up the cardio sessions. But researchers are finding...

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World News

Trump says no penalty for Saudi prince for Khashoggi murder

WASHINGTON (AP) :United States President Donald Trump declared yesterday that he would not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good...

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