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Speaker blocks attempts to suspend MP in assault case
House Speaker Marissa Dalrymple Philibert today blocked attempts by the Opposition to move a motion for the suspension of Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament George Wright. Wright has been listed as a person of interest in an...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Lead Stories

KILLER CRASH OMEN

Moments before bodies were flung on to the asphalt in a macabre canvas of blood and gore, the driver of an ill-fated Toyota Hiace minibus had been warned of ominous sounds that foreshadowed the carnage that would unfold late Monday morning. The...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Saving and investing: A path to financial security

Chavelle Campbell knows too well the importance of saving and investing and how these financial tools have assisted her in achieving her financial goals. The 30-year-old youth empowerment officer at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information...

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Sports

Billion dollar blockade

General Secretary Dalton Wint said it is going to cost the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) over a billion dollars to sustain the national mens programme during the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers which start in September. The Reggae Boyz...

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Business

Microsoft buying speech recognition firm Nuance in US$16b deal

Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about US$16 billion. The acquisition will get Microsoft deeper into hospitals and the health care industry through Nuances widely used medical...

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Entertainment

Producer, PNP politician agrees with Holness

Music producer and Peoples National Party politician Patrick Roberts is in partial agreement with Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who used a recent sitting of the House of Representatives to criticise certain aspects of Jamaicas popular culture,...

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Commentary

Editorial | Volcanoes and CARICOM's resilience bonds
Unless the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano becomes so geologically catastrophic as to make the whole country uninhabitable, it is unlikely that Vincentians will abandon the island. In the event, they do not have quite the same options as the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Racism is deep rooted in United Kingdom
THE EDITOR, Madam: I write as one individual (although I suspect Im not alone) just as Ive learned that a petition signed by 20,000 people is calling for the withdrawal of the recently published Sewell Report on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

The Victoria Mutual (VM) Group created a buzz in the virtual space over the Easter weekend with Overcome. The gospel concert, live-streamed on Easter Sunday on the companys YouTube and Facebook pages, featured a motivational keynote presentation...

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Shipping

SAJE Property Services poised for growth

The board of SAJE Property Services Limited has announced the appointment of Dr Robert Kinlocke Jr as its chairman and Rachel Harrisingh to the post of property manager. SAJE Property Services Limited is a real estate subsidiary of SAJE Logistics...

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World News

Send us pretty Vincentian women, says PM

ST JOHNS (AP): Prime Minister Gaston Browne has sought to downplay opposition concerns over remarks he made regarding the persons being evacuated from St Vincent and the Grenadines, where the erupting La Soufriére volcano has resulted in several...

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