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Bunting, Phillips to face off in PNP presidential election September 7
The highly anticipated contest for the post of president of the People's National Party (PNP) seems set for its annual conference in September. The party's executive committee has proposed September 7 as the date for the election of...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, June 24, 2019
Lead Stories

‘Titanic warrior' - Seaga given hero's farewell as last chapter of Independence era closes

Late Jamaican statesman Edward Seaga was yesterday lauded by his long-time political rival P.J. Patterson as a “titanic warrior” whose patriotism and legacy to nation building set him aside as an Independence-era legend. Addressing the congregation...

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News

Trelawny's first traffic lights almost ready

Although the physical structure for Trelawny’s first traffic lights has been erected, another $15 million is needed to make the lights, which are located at the North Coast Highway- Daniel Town intersection, functional. E.G. Hunter, the chief...

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Sports

‘A man for all seasons' - Seaga remembered for his love of sports in thanksgiving service tributes

The rivalry between former Prime Ministers P.J. Patterson and the late Edward Seaga is seen by many as arguably the fiercest in Jamaica’s political history. However, at the state funeral for Seaga, who was also chairman of the Premier League Clubs...

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Entertainment

Big Yard's Robert Livingston almost went bankrupt 5 times

Big Yard Music Group’s CEO, Robert Livingston, an artiste manager and producer whose list of accolades in the music industry is quite distinguished, has also had his (un)fair share of infamy, ironically from the same persons who he teamed up with...

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Commentary

Editorial | The PM's burden in party cleansing
Prime Minister Andrew Holness can’t fail to have noticed the deepening cynic’s view of his Government – one, as this newspaper’s columnist Peter Espeut put it, that has a “high threshold for … corrupt behaviour”. Reflecting on the scandals t

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Change the PEP teaching approach
THE EDITOR, Sir: It is being said that doing well at the Primary Exit Profile (PEP), unlike the Grade Six Achievement Test, requires more understanding of the subject matter and better thinking and reasoning skills by students, rather than students...

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Social

Something Extra | Monday

Hundreds turned out yesterday at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on George Headley Drive in Kingston, for the state funeral of former Prime Minister Edward Phillip George Seaga. A sea of green was a sight to behold as supporters, well-...

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Flair

Banking on success with Stevie Barnett

They say it is a wise father who knows his own child. So for a son to be robbed of this wisdom and face the constant reminder of this missing piece of this parental puzzle, it can be both devastating and heartbreaking. That didn’t stop father of...

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