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Something Extra | Tuesday
It was a day of fun and fitness for the specially invited fathers and their children at the Digicel Fit Fathers Day Out. The action-filled event was a collaboration with popular football company Ballaz International, held at its Liberty campus in...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Lead Stories

MIX & MATCH VAX

The Jamaican Government is keenly studying the prospect of administering different vaccine brands to inoculate persons against COVID-19, signalling the reversal of a previous declaration as the science evolves. Jamaica is still awaiting an official...

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News

Growth & Jobs | We can't build and expect water to come – experts

Experts at the recently concluded JN Foundation Water Summit insist that planning for water supply has to be a careful consideration to ensure the sustainability of development. Discussing the topic ‘Build it and Water Will Come? Water...

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Sports

FANcy plans

President Michael Ricketts says that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is proposing to bring fans back into the National Stadium for their FIFA World Cup qualifiers later this year. The schedule for the final round has been finalised with...

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Business

Talks under way for vaccine tech transfer hub in South Africa

The World Health Organization is in talks to create the first-ever technology transfer hub for coronavirus vaccines in South Africa, a move to boost supply to the continent thats desperately in need of COVID-19 shots, the head of the United...

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Entertainment

Appleton Estate reserves the night for family

Appleton Estates Reserve the Night Fathers Day edition was a virtual show to remember. Dressed from head to toe in a custom-made white pants suit, multitalented artiste Jaz Elise wasted no time in getting into the groove of her performance with...

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Commentary

Editorial | Screen footballers and other athletes
Having been starved of organised competitive football for 14 months, Jamaicas soccer fans will expect, even relish, the prospect of this weekends restart of the National Premier League even though matches will be played without spectators and the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Sexual harassment of women is a huge problem
THE EDITOR, Madam: Dionne Jackson Miller in her programme, ‘Beyond the Headlines, spoke some time ago about women who are being sexually harassed by men on the streets. Some women have also spoken about the ways in which these men have unleashed...

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Lifestyle

Something Extra | Tuesday

It was a day of fun and fitness for the specially invited fathers and their children at the Digicel Fit Fathers Day Out. The action-filled event was a collaboration with popular football company Ballaz International, held at its Liberty campus in...

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Shipping

‘There's a smaller window for error'

Being part of any industry for over four decades would give anyone substantial insight into its operations, developments, and challenges. It is this unique perspective that Captain Andre Smith has brought to the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ),...

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World News

President-elect takes hard line, refuses to meet Biden

DUBAI (AP): Irans president-elect staked out a hard-line position Monday in his first remarks since his landslide election victory, rejecting the possibility of meeting with President Joe Biden or negotiating Tehrans ballistic missile programme...

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