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Alica Keys to host Grammy
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she'll be there as a host. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host the February 10 show for the first time. The Grammys will air...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Lead Stories

Ministry blasts traffic ticket system as unreliable - Justice ministry levels scathing criticisms at police traffic structure

The Justice ministry has delivered a scathing indictment of the system used by the police to record traffic tickets issued to motorists, revealing publicly that there are "deficits in the accuracy and adequacy" of information sent to the courts,...

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Earth Today | Climate Change Division to bat for special report on 1.5 degrees of global warming

A REPRESENTATIVE of Jamaica's Climate Change Division (CCD) has noted the intention to support the use of the recently published special report on 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming to inform policy and planning in Jamaica."I consider science as...

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Over the moon! - A dream come true for John Campbell

For 25-year-old John Campbell, getting called up for the West Indies team is a dream come true.  He has been included in the West Indies squad for the first Test against England in Barbados next week and he is, to say the least,...

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EU leaders plead with UK to get its act together on Brexit

STRASBOURG, France (AP):European Union, eu, leaders were pleading Wednesday with the UK to finally get its act together on Brexit, end internal strife and come up with a realistic plan to leave the bloc well over two years after Britain decided to...

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'What Goes Around' - a mix bag of emotions

It was a series of interesting twists, and in the end, the player gets played. That's how the story unfolded in Aisha Davis and David Tulloch's What Goes Around, now showing at the Blue Room at the Phoenix Theatre Complex on Haining Road in New...

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Editorial | Inmates speak out
Inmates at the Fort Augusta female prison have made several damning allegations against the prison authorities.As if to demonstrate how loose security is at the facility, on two occasions the women used cell phones to post videos on Facebook,...

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Letter of the Day | Should Jamaica have a worker's compensation system?
THE EDITOR, Sir:As I read The Gleaner article titled 'Teacher awarded damages for Injury in chair collapse,' dated January 14, 2019, I thought to myself, is it time for the Jamaican Government to have a no-fault insurance system that protects...

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Something Extra | Thursday

The Friends of Bustamante Hospital for Children held the launch of their Alice in Wonderland Charity Event on Tuesday at Millsborough Crescent. Under the patronage of Her Excellency, the Most Honourable Lady Allen, the group hopes to raise $8...

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Unlock Your Inner Chef with Delicious Occasions

"Everyone can cook, but not everyone is a chef," said Latoya Panton, founder of Delicious Occasions Cooking Classes. Cooking is an unforgiving art which takes time, effort and years of practice to master. However, under the right guidance and...

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World News

Gunmen killed in Kenya hotel attack; 14 victims die

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP):All the gunmen who staged a deadly attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi were killed, Kenya's president said Wednesday, declaring an end to the brazen, overnight siege that underscored the ability of al-Shabab...

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