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Hellshire eyesore as beach clean-up waste unremoved
One week after mounds of plastic bottles and other waste were cleared from the Hellshire shoreline in St Catherine on International Coastal Cleanup Day, the piles of garbage collected are yet to be removed and have become a nuisance. "We...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, September 24, 2022
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Before slaying pastor dad, teen researched how to kill a parent

Two months before stabbing his father to death at their Petersfield District home in Westmoreland in July 2021, Garnett Foster Jr had researched ways to kill a parent. The now 18-year-old man had become wayward and believed that his parents,...

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‘I needed to do it for my parish'

Olga Williams is the new national champion of the National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC) National Seniors Spelling Bee competition, and she couldnt be happier to bring the title back to the parish of St Mary. “I needed to do it for my parish...

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Reminder: No schoolboy football today

All schoolboy football games scheduled for today have been postponed ahead of the passage of Tropical Storm Ian. The decision was made yestersay as Jamaica was placed under a tropical storm watch. The Inter-Secondary School Sports Association had...

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Sterling Gospel Music Awards returns to the physical stage

Back with a bang after two years of being virtual, the annual Sterling Gospel Music Awards (SGMA) showcase, takes the centrestage, live on the physical stage at a new location in Kingston, come October 8. The Ambassadors on Hagley Park Road has...

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Editorial | Rethinking user fees
We accept that no Jamaican should be denied access to healthcare because of an inability to pay. Sadly, there are thousands of Jamaicans who cannot afford basic healthcare and have to forego a doctors visit or not fill a prescription. These are...

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Letter of the Day | Don't confuse master's degree with the master
THE EDITOR, Madam: In school, we expect our children to be equipped with the tools for critical thinking. Within this context, learning to spell words and having a knowledge of their origin assists one to not only understand the meaning but how...

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Country love: Maleek Powell's passion for local travel honours the island's natural beauty

“Nuh weh nuh better dan yaad,” Jamaicans often say, but how many truly understand the value of this countrys rich offerings? Reality has even shown that quite a number of citizens have never ventured beyond their parish or those made familiar...

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