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Senior Superintendent of Police suspected to have committed suicide
A Senior Superintendent of Police has been found dead. He is suspected to have killed himself at his home. His body was reportedly found hanging. Details are being withheld at the moment. We want to hear from you! Send us a message on WhatsApp at...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, July 20, 2018
Lead Stories

Tap local goods - Foreign investors must engage local producers, says Adam Stewart

The Government must insist that foreign direct investors tap into the wealth of world-class goods and services on offer by locals to ensure more sustainable economic development, according to Adam Stewart, chairman of the Tourism Linkages Network....

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News

Gov't considers creating nat'l drought committee

The Government is giving consideration to establishing a national drought committee to devise strategies to be employed should the island be forced into a widespread drought situation.Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth...

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Sports

Time to shine - Thompson, Goule among Jamaicans looking to sparkle in Monaco

Six Jamaicans, headed by double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson, will be in action on the track today as the IAAF Diamond League circuit makes its stop in Monaco.Thompson, who is yet to hit top form this season, will get another shot at...

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Business

Port Authority shuns debt in new financing strategy

The Port Authority of Jamaica, PAJ, has upended its financing strategy and is now paying for more of its big-ticket projects out of pocket, a change of financing strategy that turns the page on...

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Entertainment

With Reggae Music-no need for IMF

WESTERN BUREAU: Promoter, manager and booking agent Copeland Forbes, feels that if Jamaica capitalises on  reggae music, the country will not need to borrow from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Forbes, who has had over 50 years ...

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Commentary

Editorial | Being cautious over the state of emergency
The extrapolations from Prime Minister Andrew Holness' data, and the police's actual murder figures, on the face of it, differ a bit.According to the prime minister, in the period since the declaration of a state of public emergency in St James,...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Leadership in a state of flux
THE EDITOR, Sir:On the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, we can do a quick survey of leaders across the world.His leadership provided many unique elements in the history of his country, South Africa, and so did the coming of Barack Obama in America....

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Social

Something Extra | Friday

Whether they wore white or not, patrons of Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest's All-White Party experienced unadulterated niceness at the event, held at the Pier One Restaurant and Bar on Tuesday night. Here are the social highlights.

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