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Llockett McGregor raising the bar for tennis in Jamaica
To maintain a competitive edge among tennis players in Jamaica, veteran tennis coach Llockett McGregor has for almost 30 years been involved in the development of the sport, motivating young players to excel both on and off the court.McGregor ,a...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, October 23, 2017
Lead Stories

Editors' Forum | Gov't right on HPV - Jamaica AIDS Support backs vaccination programme

While agreeing with claims that the Ministry of Health failed to implement strategies that would properly sensitise the public about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine, representatives of Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) say that they...

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News

Silence is deadly, security minister warns

Get involved in saving Jamaica was the overriding message from Robert Montague, Minister of National Security, to the recipients of the 2017-18 ministry of national security and Jamaica Police Federation scholarships last Thursday.The minister...

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Sports

No pressure - Sunshine Girls hoping to thrive as underdogs in Fast5 Netball World Series

Jamaica senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid has said that the side is highly motivated and confident ahead of this year's Fast5 Netball World Series, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia from October 28 to 29.The Sunshine Girls...

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Entertainment

Honours in Tosh's name

Last Thursday night, Peter Tosh's estate holders and museum curators hosted a gala event at the Spanish Court Hotel, New Kingston, on Tosh's birthday. Following the format of the tribute concert held last year, Kingsley Cooper used the opportunity...

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Commentary

Editorial | Sentence-reduction days, but more
This initiative may, to some, carry a whiff of market day huckstering or a haberdasher's discounting rather than a proper dispensing of justice. But if it helps in clearing the logjam in Jamaica's courts, then it has the support of this newspaper....

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Suggestions for developing affordable housing
THE EDITOR, Sir:Further to your lead story on Friday, October 6, 2017, I would like to contribute an additional suggestion. Until we can develop affordable housing for the segment of our population that...

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Social

Something Extra | Monday

Receiving The Order of Distinction, Commander Class (CD), definitely deserves a grand celebration and so the J. Wray...

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Flair

Just meant to be

After six years of friendship, Dwayne McLeod and Nashell have glided into holy matrimony.In September 2011, the two met and became friends. They built a friendship that transitioned into an intimate relationship, but it was seeing her love for...

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World News

Tillerson seeks Arab help in US effort to isolate Iran

DOHA(AP):US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the Trump administration's case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond to two Gulf Arab nations on Sunday, pushing for...

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