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Police appeal for help with probe into controversial video of children
The police have launched an appeal for information that can help them with their investigation into events depicted in a video of children being circulated on social media. The video shows the children "engaged in violence and...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Sent home for being blind - … Visually impaired man wins first round against NEPA for being forced to retire

Its been a ‘rough last 19 months for 61-year-old Kojo Dawes who is in a keenly watched court battle with two government entities over his forced early retirement from the public service after he became blind on the job. It is a case leading...

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News

COVID-19 survivors at risk of new health issues - Persons overmedicating to ward off disease

COVID-19 has not only claimed more than a million lives around the world, but it is waging a mental and physical war on humanity, creating new and long-term, life-threatening health issues in previously healthy individuals who contract the dreaded...

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Sports

No stone unturned - ... JFF doc details rigorous safety plan for Reggae Boyz camp

Head of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Medical Committee, Dr Guyan Arscott, has confirmed that a massive sanitisation exercise will be undertaken at The University of West Indies (UWI)/JFF/Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence, ahead...

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Business

Stanley Motta restructures debt with DBJ, ends payment plan with tenants

Stanley Motta Limited, the owner of the 58HWT tech park in Kingston, has come out of negotiations with more breathing room on financial obligations to creditor Development Bank of Jamaica, DBJ, as a safeguard against the disruptions caused by the...

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Entertainment

Palace Amusement: Drive-in open for business, 'weather permitting'

Palace Amusement welcomed its first patrons last night at an intimate but successful first night of operations at its New Kingston drive-in cinema. Inclement weather and technical difficulties forced the company to abandon the grand opening on...

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Commentary

Editorial | SBA crisis demands attention
Among everything else Fayval Williams has to do to shore up Jamaicas already wobbly education system in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, she must add as an urgent priority a massive effort to (re)acquaint teachers with the Caribbean...

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In Focus

Mark Wignall | PNP leadership battle heats up

In the final US presidential debate, Donald Trump continued to misguide the American people. Against overwhelming evidence to the contrary, he again insisted that every room he enters, he is the least racist person in that room. Back here at home...

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Art & Leisure

Journey to a career in nursing

Lao Tzu, the Chinese philosopher, said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” This in every way describes a nurses journey, beginning with that first step of applying to a nursing programme. A journey filled with excitement...

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Auto

With Trucks … Keep your distance

Trucks occupy a lot of road space. They can truly block your view when reading the road ahead. They differ in size, speed, and vehicle capability although some smaller trucks, such as pickup and panel trucks, perform much like motor cars. Norris...

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