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Greenwich Town sisters arrested on gun charges awaiting court date
Two Greenwich Town, St Andrew sisters arrested and charged with firearm offences a week ago are still awaiting a date to appear in court. The St Andrew Southern community was on Wednesday declared a Zone of Special Operation amid increased gun...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, July 3, 2020
Lead Stories

Cronyism claim - Lisa Hanna dodges charges but scolded for contract nepotism

Lisa Hanna, a legislator and spokesperson for the Opposition Peoples National Partys (PNP) election campaign, has escaped criminal charges but has been slammed for nepotism and cronyism in the award of millions of dollars in contracts in St Ann...

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News

Aiken creating beauty in a box

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but Kerry-Ann Aiken is the creator of it using her carefully arranged floral boxes. It was an idea to be different and stand out for Mothers Day a year ago, but has thrived and is even managing...

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Sports

McLeod moves to Puma

Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod announced on Friday that he is now a Puma-sponsored athlete. McLeod posted a picture on Instagram and Twitter, sporting a Puma-branded white shirt and holding a Puma sneaker to his head, with the words...

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Business

Life companies elude health-claims shock, future premiums vulnerable

Health insurance providers are reshaping the way they do business to deal with the fallout or exploit opportunities from the COVID-19 pandemic, which they say has not been as harmful to their business as first anticipated. In what they describe as...

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Entertainment

Five Questions with Dania Beckford

Brand communication extraordinaire and entertainment lover at heart, she channels the two daily as she drives entertainment policy. A Super talented fashion designer, specifically for the full-figured woman, she turns heads as a body-positive...

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Commentary

Editorial | Let remdesivir saga be a fillip for regional research and development
The Trump administrations cornering the market for the only antiviral drug approved for use against COVID-19 – and boasting about it – is vulgar and insensitive. The Caribbean, though, shouldnt only be chagrined by Americas behaviour. It shou

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Great feat by talented doctors
THE EDITOR, Madam: The surgical prowess of Dr Dwaine Cooke and team made front-page news in The Sunday Gleaner of June 28. I wish to convey congratulations to the entire management team of doctors, including Vincent Okpiavbe, Remona Miller,...

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Social

Something Extra | Friday

Sagicor electrified its audiences on its social media platforms last Sunday with the live stream of the companys 50th anniversary Thank You concert on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and their website. Viewers were treated to a line-up of talented...

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World News

Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

WASHINGTON (AP): The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation through the November election. The justices agreed on Thursday to hear the Trump administration...

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