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Hello Mi Neighbour | If anything is sure, it is uncertainty
Hello mi neighbour! Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight tonight? Some who’ll be present at 11:59 p.m. will be absent for the midnight strike. Like they say, “here this minute gone the next.” That’s life. Our...

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Today's Issue Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Lead Stories

Water war - Wisynco sues Heart Foundation over campaign against sugary beverages

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has described as "very unfortunate" a legal move by the William Mahfood-led Wisynco Group Limited to block the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) from repeating information it posted on social media aimed at...

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News

Rajae Lewis helping Clarendonians to 'Live Laugh Love'

Last August, Rajae Lewis, vice-president of the Longville Park Police Youth Club, officially formed his 13-member strong 'Live Laugh Love' movement, which targets unattached and at-risk youth."With the increase in crime and unemployment among the...

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Sports

This is big! - Thomas elated after Portmore's RSPL triumph

Shavar Thomas, head coach of freshly minted Red Stripe Premier League champions Portmore United could hardly contain his pride, after leading his team to their sixth national league title on Monday night at the National Stadium. Thomas, a former...

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Business

Cato estimates local ecommerce potential at US$100m

Jomo Cato, the co-founder of Quikanou Global, which trades as Quickcanoe, says ecommerce activity in Jamaica could generate about US$100 million, even while noting that the majority of online retail sales flow to overseas giants like Amazon and...

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Entertainment

Indie Allen 'catches a fire' in Canada

Indie Allen has been on the rise for years, and continues on his journey to becoming an acclaimed reggae artiste in his own right.Before his solo career, Indie was the lead singer of Phuzzion a band of young musicians from the Edna Manley College...

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Commentary

Editorial | Logic to JMA-JEA merger
Perhaps one should not read too much into the fact that the website of neither the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) nor the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) has as yet reported their merger, announced by their presidents last weekend....

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Simpson Miller didn't misspeak on gays
THE EDITOR, Sir:In his column titled 'From the closet to my Cabinet?' (Sunday Gleaner, April 22, 2018), Orville Taylor accused former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller of responding "without the benefit of forethought" to the question of whether...

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Social

Something Extra | Wednesday

A beauty queen and many dignitaries were among patrons who turned out to this year's staging of Expo Jamaica, held at the National Arena on the weekend. The Salada Foods Jamaica booth and JP St Mary's booth were among the attractions, as the aroma...

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Health

Dr Alfred Dawes | Bariatric surgery the cure for diabetes [Part 2]

In my last article, I spoke about the difference between obesity and overweight, as well as the advantages that bariatric surgery has over traditional lifestyle change. Obesity is a complex disease characterised by hormonal and metabolic changes...

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World News

Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as decision nears

NEW YORK (AP):President Donald Trump and Iran's top diplomat traded sharp warnings yesterday, with Trump threatening "bigger problems" than ever if Tehran restarts its nuclear programme. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif put the president on...

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