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Edna Manley College awaiting fire damage assessment
The administration at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts says it is awaiting an assessment from the fire brigade to ascertain the cause of today's fire and the extent of the damage. The institution says a section of the...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, September 17, 2021
Lead Stories

‘SELFISH!'

Consultant bioethicist Dr Derrick Aarons has described as “unfortunate” that 70 per cent of Jamaicans canvassed in an RJRGLEANER-commissioned Don Anderson poll are opposed to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. Vaccination has been a thorny issue...

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News

DPP wants lawyers to embrace Bench trials
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn is appealing to members of the private Bar to impress upon their clients, especially those who are in custody, not to wait for a jury trial, but to consider having their matters tried by a judge...

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Sports

Shelly catches Merlene

When evergreen Merlene Ottey clocked the last of the 67 sub-11 seconds 100m races on August 30, 2000, little Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was just 13. That race in Thessaloniki, Greece, entrenched Otteys position as the leading producer of times under...

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Business

Proven Wealth to follow US clearing house into cryptocurrency trades

Brokerage firm Proven Wealth Limited says it is weighing the possibility of adding cryptocurrency trading for clients to its suite of products, signalling a major shift for the company and the wealth management industry in Jamaica. Provens...

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Entertainment

5 Questions with HonoRebel

Hes named HonoRebel simply because he is not afraid of rebelling against the status quo, whether it is personal or musical. He explained that the “honour” is aligned to his humility, while the “Rebel” trademarks his fighting, warrior spirit. Bo

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Commentary

Editorial | Mr Green's breach was major

Its tempting to start at the point of Floyd Greens resignation and gloss over the rest. His departure was commendably swift and his apology unequivocal and apparently sincere. He apprehends why he must don sackcloth and be bathed in ashes....

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Lockdowns have been a failed exercise
THE EDITOR, Madam: I would consider myself a concerned citizen residing in the parish of Manchester. I am greatly disturbed by the chaos the newly implemented COVID-19 measures have wreaked over the past three weeks. The ‘No movement days are...

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Lifestyle

Shantal Symister accessorises with polymer clay jewellery

Like many, the stress of COVID-19 weighed heavily on Shantal Symisters mind and her heart. With anxiety knocking at her door and making an entrance, she started looking for avenues to reduce its frequent and unwelcomed visits. Creative prospects...

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World News

Gov't workers ordered to get COVID vaccinations

HARARE (AP): Zimbabwes government has ordered all its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or they wont be allowed to come to work. The Public Service Commission, which is in charge of employment conditions for government workers, issued...

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