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Simpson Miller appoints team to oversee implementation of Appraisal Committee's recommendations
President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller, yesterday announced a 10-member team to oversee the implementation of the recommendations of the Appraisal Committee that was set up to examine the party’s loss of...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, September 26, 2016
Lead Stories

Holness declares 'results soon' in MoBay crime fight

Western Bureau:Following a tour of sections of crime-ravaged St James yesterday, during which he met with the top leadership of the security forces and key business stakeholders, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has been given an assurance that...

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Women and the elderly high on the mental health radar

One expert in the area of mental health has signalled that the elderly and women are high on the radar as groups most vulnerable to mental illness.Psychiatrist Professor Wendel Abel told The Gleaner last Saturday that factors such as an ageing...

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'Insulting and disrespectful' - Brown slams JFF for US$100-a-day offer

There will be no sixth time as national coach for Carl Brown. Sixty-five-year-old Brown, who was last week named as one of the men being eyed to replace German Winfried Schaefer as head coach of the men's senior national football team for two...

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Four-minute service for Prince Buster

Before Saturday morning's funeral service for the late Muhammad Yusuf Ali, the Muslim name of Cecil Bustamante Campbell, who performed as Prince Buster, it was made clear that it would end quickly.And it was, with the actual service at the...

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Editorial | Jamaica needs a modern police service
Jamaica has suffered from high levels of corruption and violence for over 40 years, which has driven away human and financial capital, corroded the fabric of society and undermined hopes of development and prosperity.In other countries, however, the...

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Letter of the day | Awaiting Holness' solutions to crime
THE EDITOR, Sir:When Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) was in opposition, Mr Holness took the stage in front of his supporters and laid the blame for the violence in Jamaica solely at the feet of the People's National Party (PNP)....

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Something Extra | Monday

Carib 5 was the preferred hotspot on Friday as Digicel's Double Dat Movie Date allowed patrons to see the movie of their choice at half price. Start your week with the highlights.

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Soulful Oasis: Release what no longer serves you

"Bag Lady, you gone miss your bus; you can't hurry up, cause you got too much stuff ... One day all them bags gone get in your way. One day all them gone get in your way. I said one day ... all them bags gone get in your way ..."- Erykah...

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World News

Clinton, Trump meet separately with Israel PM

NEW YORK (AP):Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are meeting separately with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in sessions that could set the tone for relations between the allied countries during the next presidential...

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