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Massive turnout for Xodus Remedy
Despite the threat of rain in early Saturday evening, scores of carnival lovers turned out for Campari Xodus Remedy: Glow Edition Mini Road March, held at the National Stadium. The first event in the bands carnival lead-up roster went off without...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, November 28, 2023
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RETAIL BUSINESS owners are predicting further losses for their ventures with the Governments plan to increase duty-free allowance on personal items by 100 per cent, with at least one retailer labelling the move as “retrograde”. Their businesses,...

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Caribbean's first space traveller lands in Jamaica

Keisha Schahaff, the Caribbeans first traveller into space, has landed in Jamaica. Schahaff and her teenage daughter rocketed onto newspapers around the world a few months ago when they became the first Caribbean nationals to journey into space....

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Hibbert preparing to take on the world again

Jamaican triple jump prodigy Jaydon Hibbert has recovered from the hamstring strain that stopped him at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Back in training at the University of Arkansas, Hibbert is building his fitness base...

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Protesters board deep-sea mining ship

Greenpeace activists have boarded a deep-sea mining ship in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Mexico and say theyll stay to protest exploration the ship is conducting to support activity that would destroy marine life. Canada-based The Metals...

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Hezron happy to headline reggae festival in Nigeria

Reggae artiste Hezron is scheduled to close out 2023 by headlining the Abuja Reggae Festival in Nigeria and he is counting his blessings, having had what he called a “busy and fulfilling” year. The singer described himself as a “man on a mission.

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Editorial | More than JUTC fares

The short-term political and economic impulses for the Governments steep reduction in fares charged by the state-owned bus company are obvious. And the move is likely to be popular. Already, the cuts have been embraced by the political...

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Letter of the Day | Adjust pension amount according to cost of living
THE EDITOR, Madam: I have just read the Mona School of Business and Managements response to Orville Taylors commentary of November 12, with reference to Prof Densil Williams presentation, including, as I understand it, pension payments being a..

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Something | Tuesday

Recently, the JMMB Group Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Resource Centre (JMMB SMERC) hosted a mixer at its New Kingston office for the 25 female entrepreneurs in Jamaica who are part of its newly established PowHerful Women in Business programme...

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Jamaica welcomes first vessel for dry docking; more scheduled through 2024

THE LOCAL maritime industry marked a significant milestone with the arrival of the first vessel for dry dock servicing at the German Ship Repair Jamaica (GSRJ) Shipyard last week. Dry docking refers to when a ship is brought to a service yard for...

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Vice-president issues warning to Venezuelan leader

GEORGETOWN (CMC): VICE-PRESIDENT BHARRAT Jagdeo has warned Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro not to ”ever question” the resolve of Guyana, reiterating that the population remains united in the face of claims by Caracas to the ownership of the...

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