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Justice Sykes to preside over Easter Term of Trelawny Circuit Court
The Easter Term of the Trelawny Circuit Court opened this morning. Chief Justice Bryan Sykes will be the presiding judge for the four-week period, set for June 5 to June 30. One hundred and sixty one cases are listed for trial.  On the roster...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, June 5, 2023
Lead Stories

Integrity Commission counterpunch

Retired Justice Seymour Panton, chairman of the Integrity Commission and former president of the Court of Appeal, has indicated that he will be pushing today for the anti-corruption body to make a “no-holds-barred response” to any statements it...

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El Niño and extreme Atlantic Ocean heat are about to clash

The Atlantic hurricane season started on June 1, and forecasters are keeping a close eye on rising ocean temperatures, and not just in the Atlantic. Globally, warm sea surface temperatures that can fuel hurricanes have been off the charts in the...

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‘I do not see it as a problem'

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Dennis Chung has defended his performance in the role despite a number of travelling dilemmas for a number of national teams since he stepped into the position just over six months ago....

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Tifa back and ready to add fun to dancehall

Dancehall artiste Tifa is back on the scene after taking some time to do some work in the background. Now revamped and ready for the spotlight, she told The Gleaner that this period in her career is all about adding more fun to the dancehall music...

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Editorial | Way forward for UWI Mona

Having removed its reservations to Densil Williams appointment as principal of the Mona campus of The University of the West Indies (UWI), the Jamaican Government will hopefully not place obstacles in his way. It should not attempt to...

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Letter of the Day | Implement food standards to save lives
THE EDITOR, Madam: Member countries of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) and the 2017 Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference led the call for the establishment of World Food Safety Day (WFSD), which was approved by the UN...

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Something Extra | Monday

The Jamaica Chamber Of Commerce (JCC) held its 38th Annual Awards Ceremony last Wednesday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, following a three-year hiatus. Attendees in their elegant best embodied the resilience of the business community as they...

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World News

Error in signalling system led to train crash that killed 275 people

BALASORE (AP) The derailment in eastern India that killed 275 people and injured hundreds was caused by an error in the electronic signalling system that led a train to wrongly change tracks and crash into a freight train, officials said Sunday...

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