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Today's Issue Published: Friday, January 21, 2022
Lead Stories

‘Insurance policy'

Dismissing sporadic calls for the disbandment of the army, Rear Admiral Antonette Wemyss-Gorman has described the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) as the backbone of the State and the axis of major disaster-response operations, including the coronavirus...

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News

COVID-positive tourists a small percentage, Dyer contends

WESTERN BUREAU: Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) Chairman Godfrey Dyer is hitting back against reports of increased numbers of hotel guests testing positive for COVID-19, arguing that those visitors who are confirmed to have the virus are only a...

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Sports

Wilson predicts extra special year

Technical leader of Jamaicas senior track and field programme Maurice Wilson says 2022 will be an extra special year in track and field for Jamaica. Wilson expects a number of top-level performances, especially from the countrys female athletes...

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Business

Mystic Mountain takeover averted for now

One year after creditors called their investment for non-payment of bond interest, the takeover of the assets of indebted attractions owner and operator Mystic Mountain Limited, MML, was averted on Tuesday when a ruling was handed down in the...

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Entertainment

Five Questions With DJ Puffy

Just as his gold-framed glasses and hat to the back have formed part of his look, so too has DJ Puffys masterful turntablism, mounting accolades and trailblazing innovation come to characterise his career. The Barbadian recently became the first...

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Commentary

Editorial | Discuss unemployment insurance
NOW THAT Kavan Gayle, a government senator and head of the trade union aligned to the ruling party, has added his voice to the matter, the administration may be inclined towards a robust discussion of how Jamaica might implement an unemployment...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Argument is not done, PM
THE EDITOR, Madam: One has to take the prime ministers now infamous statement, ‘argument done, in context. Jamaica is seemingly battling congruently the three big ‘Cs: crime, corruption and COVID-19. Evidently, these combined issues are...

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Lifestyle

Something Extra | Friday

Sagicor Group Jamaica hosted – Blast Off – its annual kick-off motivational session, on Wednesday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, and it was high energy all around as team members, both in person and virtually, experienced a truly memorable and...

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World News

Newly sworn-in PM Mottley vows to be ‘gov't's chief opposition'

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): Mia Mottley was sworn in as prime minister on Thursday afternoon, announcing that until she swears in her Cabinet next week, she will take responsibility for the health portfolio amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Mottley, who...

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