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All is well for Speid's Cavalier
The 2017-18 Red Stripe Premier League season has so far been a good one for Cavalier and technical director Rudolph Speid said yesterday that they had achieved their objective after the team club finished the preliminary stage second round in...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Lead Stories

Siblings placed together after blaze at Walker's Place of Safety

Four sets of siblings who were temporarily displaced after a fire destroyed the Walker's Place of Safety on Monday night are living together once again in three children's homes across the Corporate Area.The hellish blaze at the Lyndhurst Crescent,...

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News

First AngelsJa successes | Patria-Kaye's journey up to Sweetie highway

Patria-Kaye Aarons is a well-known face in Jamaica. Those in the corporate world will recognise her as a marketing guru, she worked with two of the biggest companies in the region, Digicel and GraceKennedy, while the average Jamaican might...

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Sports

'I feel much faster' - Fit-again Francis ready to show speed in 2018

Two-time national 400 metre champion Javon Francis will return to action this Saturday at the third staging of the McKenley/Wint Track and Field Classic at Calabar High school.Now recovered from the hamstring niggles that sidelined him last year,...

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Business

Dispute over top car seller

German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year, but rival Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is disputing the title of world's largest carmaker.Volkswagen's sales rose 4.3 per cent from 10.30 million in 2016, when the...

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Entertainment

Death by dubplate - Approach ruining artiste, sound system relationship

By its very nature, the dubplate - a personalised recording for a sound system or selector by a vocalist, should signify a connection of some sort between the person or entity whose name is being called and the person singing or deejaying it....

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Commentary

Editorial | Clear, hold and build
The Zones of Special Operations (ZOSOs) are based on the National Security Policy, which recommended a 'clear, hold and build' strategy for normalising the high-crime communities in Jamaica. Clear, hold and build is a strategy used in areas with...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Taking a leaf out of China's book
THE EDITOR, Sir:The increase in crime is of concern to everyone. Recently, the American government issued a travel advisory about travelling to Jamaica. The solution to crime is not expensive. We do not need a lot of resources as people may say.Let'...

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Social

Something Extra | Thursday

Cloudy skies and muddy surfaces could not dampen the spirit or fashion of patrons as roots reggae concert Rebel Salute celebrated its 25th anniversary last weekend. The staples: boots, tribal prints, Rebel Salute flags and big, broad smiles. Here...

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Food

Finding love in a coconut - CIB shop serves up wide range of goodness

There is perhaps no place in Jamaica that showcases the diverse range of coconut-based products more than The Coconut Shop on Waterloo Road in Kingston.Every day, the aroma of freshly made gizzadas, coconut drops, grater cakes, tarts, cookies,...

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World News

GOP senator denounces Trump attacks, recalls Stalin rhetoric

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump's use of the terms 'fake news' and 'enemy of the people' is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Senator Jeff Flake said...

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