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Track bans transgender athletes, tightens rules for Semenya
AP – Track and field banned transgender athletes from international competition today, while adopting new regulations that could keep Caster Semenya and other athletes with differences in sex development from competing. In a pair of decisions...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, March 23, 2023
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A suspected land scam in which hundreds of persons are believed to have lost millions of dollars has been uncovered in Naseberry Villa, an informal development near Kitson Town, St Catherine. The Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) has been conducting...

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‘Dem take mi son life for nothing'

The sight of his sons body sprawled on a funeral home gurney, riddled with a dozen bullets clad in bloody and torn work clothes, was hardest for Comarsh Leslie Sr. Recalling the sight turned his bawling into wails, shivers into shakes, and...

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‘We are not giving up on the Girlz'

GENERAL SECRETARY of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dennis Chung said it would be painfully disappointing if the Reggae Girlz, in preparing for the FIFA Womens World Cup in Australia from July to August, do not get a practice match in April...

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Sunak's Brexit deal clears Commons vote despite Tory revolt

British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favour of Prime Minister Rishi Sunaks deal with the European Union to rewrite the rules on Northern Ireland trade. The House of Commons voted 515-29 to back a key portion of the agreement, which...

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Family, music fraternity celebrate Arif Cooper

There is no doubt that the media and music community dearly miss the late Arif ‘Supa Coop Cooper. It has been two weeks since the heartbreaking death of the broadcaster, disc jockey, engineer and producer but many entertainers and colleagues, who...

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Editorial | Engage bauxite stakeholders

It is hardly surprising that the Supreme Court rejected the Governments claim against the right of the NGO, Southern Trelawny Environment Agency (STEA), to be a party in the constitutional challenge of its granting of a licence for the mining of...

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Letter of the Day | We demand full disclosure and swift action for farmworkers
THE EDITOR, Madam: The Advocates Network (AN) commends the Ministry of Labour and Social Security on deploying a fact-finding team to investigate the working conditions of Jamaican farmworkers under the Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Workers...

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Something Extra | Thursday

Irish culture was on full display at the Guinness Smooth St Patricks Day celebrations held last Friday at the Clubhouse Brewery. The food and drink inclusive event saw Guinness adorers, Irish nationals, and socialites turning out in their numbers...

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Jamaican-Canadian Chef Nicholas Stennett excites taste buds with jerk marinade

Jerk chicken and curried goat: what do they have in common? Theyre distinctly Jamaican and are two signature dishes for Chef Nicholas Stennett. The culinary creatives migration to Canada gave him the opportunity to spread his wings and provide...

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Under oath, Boris Johnson denies he lied over ‘partygate'

LONDON (AP): Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted “hand on heart” Wednesday that he never lied to lawmakers about rule-breaking government parties during the COVID-19 pandemic, mounting a robust defence at a hearing that could...

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