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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Lead Stories

'Bad-mind' active - Crime, violence, corruption and envy the worst things about living in Jamaica

Crime, violence and 'bad-mindedness' have emerged as the main issues that cause most Jamaicans to not be so proud of the country.Corruption, unemployment and poverty also figure high on the list when Jamaicans were asked about the things that make...

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News

Light on Corruption | Reduce corruption and watch Jamaica grow

Clarendon was among the hardest-hit parishes in double whammy flood rains just a few weeks apart in May and June.As rehabilitation work in the parish got under way, People's National Party (PNP) councillors in...

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Sports

Stephenson considers JFF presidency

Former president of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Stewart Stephenson has confirmed his intention to make a bid for the role of president of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)."I could say that is true," Stephenson told...

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Business

Bigger ships through Panama Canal boost business for US port

Bigger ships arriving through an expanded Panama Canal pushed cargo volumes at Georgia's seaports to record levels in fiscal 2017, the Georgia Ports Authority announced on Monday.The state agency reported that its ports in Savannah and Brunswick...

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Entertainment

Tribute to the Greats more than just an award show

The milestone 20th staging of the annual Tributes to the Greats awards show and dance is set to take place at Curphey Place, Swallowfield Road, on August 5, beginning at 8 p.m.The venue has not only become the home of the event, but a rendezvous...

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Commentary

Editorial | Integrity bill needs another look
We have no cause to question the Government's decision last year to purchase two offshore patrol vessels for the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coastguard from the Dutch shipbuilders, Damen Group.The larger ships enhanced the JDF's capacity to scout...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Language hate at heart of Miss Lou furore
THE EDITOR SIR: Having read and listened to the sum of the conversations about the recent remarks made by Ishawna, regarding Miss Lou, I would like to add that there is a component of her, decidedly, disparaging remarks that has been overlooked.This has

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

On Saturday, the curtains came down on the 25th anniversary of the cultural music festival that is Reggae Sumfest. Twenty-five years is indeed an achievement, and we snapped those who were in attendance to witness the once-in-a-...

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Shipping

Barbados to host global shipping and logistics interests at the CSA's 47th AGM

Barbados will be the 2017 venue of the Caribbean region's premier shipping conference, when that nation's maritime community welcomes delegates attending the Caribbean...

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World News

Trucker charged with 10 deaths in immigrant-smuggling case

SAN ANTONIO (AP):The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged yesterday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey.In...

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