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Cornerstone makes $3b bid for Barita
  Cornerstone Investments Holdings Limited released its offer circular for a majority stake in Barita Investments Limited in a deal worth just over $3 billion offer at $9.20 per share. The offer at a 20-cent premium on Barita’s last...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Lead Stories

Corruption crisis - Sector groups urge PM to sideline Wheatley, demand good governance

A coalition of non-governmental, religious, and private-sector groups has warned Prime Minister Andrew Holness that the declining public confidence in Jamaican authorities is now approaching crisis proportions.In an open letter to Holness yesterday...

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News

Traffic changes along section of Constant Spring Road in St Andrew

The National Works Agency (NWA) has diverted traffic along a section of Constant Spring Road in St Andrew to facilitate pipe-laying works between the Oakwood Apartments and Shortwood Road. The traffic is affecting motorists travelling in the...

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Sports

Recruitment drive - Whitmore looking to bolster Reggae Boyz squad ahead of Nations League

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore has identified a number of weak areas in the national side that he will be looking to address ahead of the CONCACAF Nations League in September.Whitmore told The Gleaner that he has been looking at a...

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Business

Puerto Rico power company names third CEO in two weeks

Puerto Rico's governor named a new CEO on Wednesday to lead the US territory's power company, which has now seen three top executives in two weeks as it struggles with a lack of leadership, bankruptcy and the restoration of electricity to hundreds...

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Entertainment

Machel Montano, Arturo Tappin and Myrna Hague on board for UWI Chancellor's Week

For the 70th anniversary of the founding of the University of the West Indies, the Chancellor's Week has taken on a new life, and is sure to be one of the highlights of the institution's year-long celebration of '70 years of service: 70 years of...

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Commentary

Editorial | Heed advice on disaster preparedness
Jamaica, the experts in these matters have advised, needs to put aside around J$16 billion a year, over the long term, to be in a position to adequately respond to the natural disasters that the country increasingly faces.The specific sum that needs...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Lessons from World Cup ceremony
THE EDITOR, Sir:The recently concluded World Cup in Russia provided a few lessons from which all Jamaicans can learn. During the presentation ceremony after the final game, there was a heavy downpour of showers. Despite this, the presentation went...

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Social

Something Extra | Thursday

The Jamaica Bar Association's annual banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, recently, saw patrons turning out in elegant fashion and style, some, letting down their hair from the hustle and bustle of everyday legal battles. Here are the social...

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Food

The Holistic Approach with Sippin' Live

Sippin' Live is what Sherece Cowan calls "eco-cuisine". She defines it as a fusion of raw and gently cooked plant-based dishes with organic and sustainably sourced ingredients. She has recently added their Sippin' Live Garden, which provides more...

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