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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Fuel plant folly - Production stopped at $800m ethanol facility in favour of imports

The Auditor General's Department, in a case study of the operational performance of Petrojam Ethanol Limited (PEL), has said that it was not assured that value for money was obtained from investment amounting to more than $800 million in the local...

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Growth & Jobs | Make a strong financial statement to ensure a debt-free Christmas

With $5.40 of every $10 earned by households being used to finance debt, Jamaicans are being urged to spend wisely so as to avoid compounding their debt during the holiday season and position themselves to take advantage of improvements in the...

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Roberts dismisses Arnett salary dispute

President of Arnett Gardens FC Patrick Roberts says that the club has settled its issue regarding salaries owed to its players for last month.Roberts told The Gleaner that the club normally pays on the 30th of each month but had a nine-day delay,...

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Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plans

The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could violate some of its international obligations and risks having "a major distortive impact" on trade.In a letter to US Secretary of the Treasury...

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Wedding bans on gyallis culture

"A long time me a ol gyallis Me an de gyal neva yet inna malice""So de faada so de son Mi puppa was a gyallis Same way me come"- Leonard 'Merciless' Bartley, 1990sA just mi good ole wife, a just mi good ole wife She alone mi coming home to every night A..

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Editorial | Why not the CAIC, Mr Scott?
If you dial the telephone number listed on the website of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC), as this newspaper has done, you will probably get a recording asking that you leave your name and return number and a promise "to...

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Letter of the Day | Let's get serious and punish litterbugs
Let's get serious and punish litterbugsTHE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness.I must commend the 'Nuh Dutty up Jamaica' initiative, however, I still think more can be done. I would like to make a few recommendations....

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Something Extra | Tuesday

Declaring that the future is now, on Saturday ATL Automotive Group gave us a look into the future at the grand opening of the new home of BMW and Mini on Lady Musgrave Road. We have to say we like what we see, so today we share some scenes of the...

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World News

Nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes

ZAGREB (AP):Hundreds of people, including two government ministers, attended a commemoration ceremony yesterday to honour a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United...

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