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Michael Abrahams Online Columnist One morning last week, I had an experience that got me thinking about how we influence our children. After breakfast, I entered my bathroom to get ready for work, but when I opened the door to the shower stall I...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, September 25, 2017
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'Duppy' reprisals? - Port Morant residents fear blame by thugs for 'Film's' death

While some residents expressed relief at news of the shooting death of Marlon 'Duppy Film' Perry, the man dubbed Jamaica's most wanted criminal, others in the area in which he was killed by police fear that there may be reprisals.Perry, who had been...

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CaPRI | Harnessing the power of the people: Resolving Jamaica's petty corruption problem

On Wednesday, September 13, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) convened 30 stakeholders to discuss a proposed anti-corruption innovation. The high-level breakfast, held at the Spanish Court Hotel's Worthington building, was designed to...

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Finding strength - Boys' Town's Wayne Williams learning to cope with recent death of girlfriend

The start of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season has caught Boys' Town midfielder Wayne Williams in a sombre mood. Losing their opening game to Humble Lion at the Barbican Complex yesterday did little to lift the mood of the player. Williams...

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Sports bars, lounges breathing new life into live music

Restaurants, bars and lounges are beginning to offer more than just a spot to have dinner and drinks. However, over the past few months, these 'chill spots' have begun to breathe new life into the live entertainment scene by offering a midweek...

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Editorial | Accelerate election finance regime
Prime Minister Andrew Holness' attempt at scolding Donna Parchment Brown for her presumed meddling in matters in which he believes she has no place, reminds us that there is unfinished business to enhance political transparency and limit the ability...

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Letter of the Day | Prosecute people for taking footage at crime scenes
THE EDITOR, Sir :It really perturbs me seeing individuals being so caught up in taking pictures and making videos of injured persons then posting them on social media, instead of rendering...

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Something Extra | Monday

Courtleigh Auditorium is where the magic happened last Saturday as the 18 contestants vying for the Miss Jamaica World 2017 crown gave patrons a show to remember. The weeks of preparation were definitely evident in all the young women, but Solange...

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Winston Henry: The digital guru

Sometimes we do not know our path and where it will take us from, but sometimes fate and hard work align us with our destiny, and for Winston Henry, this was the case.Born and raised in Kingston, Henry was the last child of three children and only...

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World News

Macron's party suffers hit in French Senate election

PARIS (AP):French President Emmanuel Macron's upstart centrist party suffered its first electoralblow Sunday, as traditional conservatives dominated Senate elections amid mounting disenchantment with...

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