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Junction Road in St Mary closed
The National Works Agency has announced the closure of Junction Road in St Mary. The agency says the road is closed at the Chovey/Westmoreland Bridge due to a failure in the embankment. It urged persons not to attempt to use the corridor, as more...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, September 28, 2020
Lead Stories

NOV 7 BATTLE - Hanna says she's a warrior in warning shot to Golding

A fierce political battle for the leadership of the Peoples National Party (PNP) between front runners Mark Golding and Lisa Hanna got under way on Sunday, with November 7 set for the climactic run-off for presidency of the deeply divided 82-year-...

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News

Port Royal investors hunt payout from Gov't

A group of private-sector shareholders involved in a longstanding plan to develop Port Royal as a heritage tourism destination have applied for leave to bring derivative action to the Supreme Court against the state-owned Urban Development...

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Sports

Unit training championed for Premier League clubs

Sports physician Dr Akshai Mansingh says that preseason training for the upcoming Premier League season can commence safely as long as local restrictions on gatherings are adhered to. Organisers are targeting a start on November 4, pending health...

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Entertainment

Roger Steffens keen on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honour for Toots

Reggae historian Roger Steffens has pledged to lobby for late Jamaican icon, Frederick ‘Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals, to be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. So far, two Jamaican artistes, Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff, have been...

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Commentary

Editorial | Put Senate structure back on agenda
Mark Goldings outrage that Peter Phillips unilateral appointment of eight opposition senators essentially ties the next leader of the Peoples National Party (PNP) to Dr Phillips vision of how the PNP should be represented in the Upper House is

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Wenty Bowen – a Caribbean intellectual

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is with profound sadness and deep regret that the media sector marks the passing of Wenty Bowen, outstanding journalist and Caribbean scholar. I came to know of Wentys work as a journalist and photographer during his time...

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World News

Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan – 16 killed

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP): Fighting erupted anew Sunday between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, and a top territorial official said 16 people were killed and more than 100 wounded, while...

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