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NWA cautions motorists travelling along Washington Boulevard, hole in road
The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists travelling westbound along the Washington Boulevard in St Andrew to take care close to the intersection with Duhaney Drive where a hole has developed in a section of the right lane. Communications a

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Lead Stories

Charges recommended for mother who violently beat 4-y-o

A recommendation has been put forward by chief executive officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, that the woman seen violently beating her four-year-old daughter in a viral video be charged. The case has...

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CHASE to continue support for early childhood education - CEO

CEO of the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund,William 'Billy' Heaven, says the organisation will continue to be unwavering in its support of early-childhood education in Jamaica.Speaking at the Dudley Grant Memorial Trust Early...

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Griffiths planning for cycling's grassroots

Newly elected president of the Jamaica Cycling Federation (JCF) Joylene Griffiths said that she will be working with all stakeholders in an effort to bring the glory days back to the sport and to increase its popularity of cycling in the country.    G

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Alternative Keystone XL route gets approved in Nebraska

Nebraska regulators approved an alternative route Monday for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It was the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp., though opponents say another round of federal approval may now be...

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Reggae, dancehall musical shipmates

Although largely marketed as a reggae cruise, the recently concluded 2017 Welcome to Jamrock event was given the stamp of approval by many on board the Independence of the Seas for including several dancehall artistes on the line- up. Commending the...

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Editorial | Postpone NIDS passage
We are forced to again commend to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and to governments generally, our old mantra: What is worse than the formulation of bad or flaw policies is to actually implement them...

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Letter of the Day | Make ganja licence approvals more transparent
THE EDITOR, Sir:The Ganja Growers and Producers Association Jamaica (GGPJ) welcomes the issuing of licences and conditional approvals by the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), albeit these coming after a...

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Tuesday Talk
1. A chilling video of a 13 year-old boy explaining why he was going to commit suicide, has been circulating on social media. If, as he explains, this was not be his first attempt, then the adults around him have to be held accountable for his...

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Caribbean Maritime University honours CSA members

Four members of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) were bestowed the Caribbean Maritime University's (CMU) most prestigious honours at their inaugural graduation ceremony. The ceremony was held...

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World News

Trump says US will declare N Korea a state sponsor of terror

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump announced yesterday that the US would designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.Trump said that the designation would impose further penalties...

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