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St Kitts opposition files no confidence motion against PM Harris
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC - Leader of the Opposition in St Kitts and Nevis Dr Denzil Douglas has filed a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris. Douglas is contending that the Prime Minister presents a...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Emergency brake - Opposition halts states of emergency in St James, St Catherine, Kingston

A key plank of the Andrew Holness administration’s plan to drive down Jamaica’s murder rate was dealt a body blow last night as the parliamentary Opposition withdrew support for states of emergency (SOE) in St James, St Catherine North...

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My Political Journey: Jamaica's Sixth Prime Minister Pt. 7 | The curtain falls

P.J. Patterson, ON, OCC, PC, QC, was Jamaica's sixth and longest-serving prime minister - 1992 to 2006. His book, My Political Journey: Jamaica's Sixth Prime Minister, which was published by The University of the West Indies Press, will be launched...

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Make JA's Cricket great again! - JCA seeks to develop the complete cricketer

Aggressive, stroke-filled, and with pin-point batting and bowling accuracy are qualities the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) hopes to harvest and hone in the new Jamaican cricketer the association is trying to develop.These qualities, the...

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Lube distributor enters cooking gas market - Williams plans to list Regency in 2019

A new company, Regency Petroleum Limited (RPL), has entered the domestic cooking-gas market, which brings the number of players to five.RPL's entry comes months behind the debut of Yaadman LPG, which is being marketed by GB Energy Jamaica, the...

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Junior Reid teams up with American producer Mike Will Made It for 18th album

Veteran singer Junior Reid is not new to international projects. His repertoire boasts numerous collaborations with foreign acts like The Game on the 2006 track It's Okay, and other singles with acts like Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys and Fabulous. This...

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Editorial | An absence of transparency
The malefaction of the governors of Petrojam, laid bare by the auditor general in her report on the state-owned oil refinery, has again underlined the need for transparency into the financial management of public agencies, to which few adhere, in...

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Letter of the Day | Crush crime with brain, not brawn
THE EDITOR, Sir:I write in response to an article published in The Gleaner on December 6, 2018, titled 'Whose lives matter more?'. The writer seems clearly and understandably despondent and frustrated at Jamaica's unacceptable crime rate and the...

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Something Extra | Wednesday

The newest band on the block, One World Rebellion, held its launch party on Saturday at Rebellion Yard (beside Emancipation Park). With a perfect fusion of soca and dancehall, revellers turned out in droves to enjoy the cooler fÍte and were treated...

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Healthful Christmas Tip | Add fruits to the colours of the season

Let's be honest, most of us get through the entire Christmas period eating no more fruit than what's in the fruitcake. Fruits just don't really feature on the Christmas menu. But at this time of late nights, overindulging and partying, it's more...

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