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Why detentions under SOEs were ruled unlawful
Supreme Court judge Justice Bertram Morrison today outlined his decision for ruling that the detention of five men under states of emergency (SOE) was unlawful. Morrison handed down his oral decision in July that keeping Everton Douglas,...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, September 18, 2020
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‘Diabolical' contract killer watched as Beachy Stout's wife was stabbed to death

Denvalyn Minott has been married for more than two decades and is known to residents in his east Portland community of Norwich as a family man who is devoted to his four children. On Thursday, Minott was led from the Home Circuit Court in downtown...

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News

‘Mommy and Me' adventure with Minnie's Tie and Dye Party

Its important for parents to share bonding time with their children. And the best way to achieve a mission of this magnitude is through creative activities. Mother-daughter duo Rasheba Edwards and Ramanyea Waugh are inviting parents and children...

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Sports

World leader! - Thompson Herah wins 100m in blistering 10.85 seconds in Rome Diamond League

Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson Herah was in fantastic form in her first international appearance of the season. Competing at the Wanda Diamond League meet in Rome, she captured the womens 100m in a world-leading 10.85 seconds....

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Business

Lasco Financial develops cashless e-business platform for MSMEs

Lasco Financial Services Limited, LFSL, has hand-picked a few business operators from within the micro, small and medium-sized sector for a test run of a new tech-driven cashless business model system, designed especially, but not exclusively, for...

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Entertainment

Five Questions with Romeich Major

From fashion designing to business mogul to artiste manager, Romeich Major does it all. Humble and jovial, the Romeich Entertainment frontman freely gave business advice as he spoke about his journey in the entertainment industry. If you are a...

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Commentary

Editorial | Civics, democracy institute makes sense
Prime Minister Andrew Holness is right that good and honest representation will help to re-engage citizens to Jamaicas political process. That, however, does not obviate the logic of Dr Peter Phillips case for something institutional, and...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Make May Pen the final resting place of Toots Hibbert

THE EDITOR, Madam: This is in reference to the sad passing of Frederick ‘Toots Hibbert of Toots and The Maytals. May his soul rest in eternal peace. I think, by now, most Jamaicans at home and abroad know that Toots was originally from May Pen,...

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World News

Keep up virus quarantines – WHO

GENEVA (AP): The World Health Organizations (WHO) European director warned national governments on Thursday against reducing the quarantine period for people potentially exposed to the coronavirus, even as he acknowledged that COVID-19 “fatigue”..

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