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Old guard vs new?
WHICHEVER TEAM emerges winner of the 2021-22 Jamaica Premier League (JPL) title after this evenings final between Harbour View and Dunbeholden at Sabina Park starting at 6 oclock, it will be a remarkable season for that team. Four-time champions...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, July 3, 2022
Lead Stories

Bloodbath

More than 45,000 people have been murdered in Jamaica since the country gained political Independence 60 years ago, police statistics have revealed. A review of the figures shows that nearly two-thirds of those killings – or 29,642 – happened since...

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News

‘A sad day for Portland'

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: An early-morning fire yesterday destroyed the old Jamaica Railway Corporation building housing the iconic Portland Art Gallery, resulting in millions in losses and a significant blow for Jamaicas arts and culture heritage....

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Sports

Rain dampens Windies fireworks, wrecks opener

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC): NAGGING SHOWERS ruined the opening Twenty20 International between West Indies and Bangladesh yesterday, forcing an abandonment at Windsor Park. Sent in following a one and three-quarters of an hour delayed start, Bangladesh...

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Business

VMIL, Actus to raise US$100m for smallbiz fund

VM Investments Limited, VMIL, has partnered with London-based Actus Partners, Actus, to form a private equity fund that aims to raise up to US$100 million – which translates to more than $15 billion in local currency – for investment in Caribbean...

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Entertainment

Sheryl Lee Ralph feeling honoured about Black Reel Awards nomination

“It truly is a wonderful honour,” esteemed actress Sheryl Lee Ralph told The Sunday Gleaner about her Black Reel Awards nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress. The nod, given for role in the comedic hit series Abbott Elementary, is among...

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Commentary

Editorial | Lessons from St Catherine SOE

There are three significant takeaways from the Governments decision to allow its declaration of a state of emergency (SOE) in the parish of St Catherine to lapse at Fridays expiry of its statutory 14-day life, rather than seeking Parliaments...

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Lifestyle

‘Pressure' at National Gallery of Jamaica

Last Sunday, the National Gallery of Jamaica opened the Kingston Biennial 2022: Pressure exhibition, in association with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport. The exhibit which runs until Saturday, December 31 features artwork...

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In Focus

Gordon Robinson | Stop the Kamina bashing

As an occasionally practising lawyer, I agree with UWI including the Use of English in every first year course. Maybe the original reason was to try to improve on the functional illiteracy rate churned out by primary and secondary schools. But I...

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Art & Leisure

Pablo Picasso was not a lone genius creator

The Picasso Century exhibition presents Picasso as we have never seen him before. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) is not presented as the lone genius creator – a mythology promoted by the artist himself – but as being at the centre of several creative...

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Auto

Vinyl Boss Lady Printing soaring to greater heights

Nastasia “Nas Landy” Lewis, the owner of Vinyl Boss Lady Printing (VBLP), is a creative at heart who uses her skill to customise vehicles and has been making a tremendous impact on the automotive industry. “I had a nine to five, but I wasnt makin

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World News

Palestinians give bullet that killed journalist to US team

JERUSALEM (AP): The Palestinian Authority on Saturday said it has given the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to American forensic experts, taking a step toward resolving a stand-off with Israel over the investigation into...

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