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US ambassador urges Caribbean countries to deal with money laundering
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): The United States Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway, Monday urged Caribbean countries to seriously tackle the issue of money laundering in the region. Addressing the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF)...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, January 22, 2018
Lead Stories

NIA partners with justice institute to train cops

More than 50 police were trained in improving investigative and prosecutorial outcomes over the weekend, as part of efforts to increase the country's conviction rate and secure justice for scores of Jamaicans.The two-day training seminar was funded...

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News

New JPs get stern warning from Chuck

Western Bureau:Additional resources are to be provided for the local justice sector this year as part of a pivotal effort to swiftly deal with court cases involving murders and other violent crimes committed in the country.Justice Minister Delroy...

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Sports

Speid downplays recent Cavalier form

Cavalier coach Rudolph Speid said his team is still too inconsistent to be considered the team to beat from here on in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), after his young and exciting Cavalier aggregation dismantled an experienced and proven 10-...

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Entertainment

Solo J'can entry strategy for Spiritual's 'Awakening'

On Saturday night, singer Spiritual performed for approximately an hour at Pulse's Trafalgar Road, New Kingston, headquarters, presenting tracks from his Awakening album to an audience of specially invited guest.However, the potential audience was...

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Commentary

Editorial | In a State of Anarchy | Tackle organised crime head-on
There are different kinds of crime in Jamaica, so different strategies are required. There are economic crimes, focused on profit, such as scamming, trafficking in narcotics, weapons and counterfeit goods, misinvoicing, fraud, misappropriation of...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Don't make a farce out of state of emergency
THE EDITOR, Sir:I note the robust security forces' response to the high levels of murders committed in the parish of St James. This response is to be welcomed and encouraged. I note also that this response has come under the umbrella of a state of...

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Social

Something Extra | Monday

The prowess of Jamaica’s athletes is well known. As a small nation, we can boast of having some of the best in the world. On Friday, they were recognised at the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportwoman...

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Flair

Ayanna Dixon - There's greatness in thinking outside of the box

It's no secret that society, at times, will dictate stringent career paths to young women that they must pursue. Sometimes it's manifested in blatant statements such as, 'You should become a lawyer'. Or it may be hidden in words such as, 'You're too...

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