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For the Reckord:The life of Folk Singer Joyce Meeks, celebrated musically
There was nothing mournful about the funeral service for the late Jamaican Folk singer, Joyce Meeks. In fact, the service held last Saturday at the Temple of Light Centre For Spiritual Living, was termed a "celebration of life". It was...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, April 19, 2019
Lead Stories

Jamaica wooed by Mexican wave - Head of mission talks up trade fortunes after investment summit

Jamaica stands to benefit tremendously from a massive jump in trade if a recent Business Summit for Investment between the Mexico Business Council and the Chamber of Commerce of the United States begins to bear fruit,...

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News

Racquel Johnson making macramé modern

Macramé, is the art of knotting strings/ropes/cordinto patterns. Accessories, caps, hats, bags, clothes, household items, hammocks,etc., can be made with the macramé technique. Yet, it is an ancient art from whose popularity had been gradually...

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Sports

Axed Windies selectors set to contest dismissal

​BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC): Legal counsel for the recently-sacked Cricket West Indies selection panel, Tony Astaphan, has slammed comments by Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt regarding their removal, and also plans to challenge the...

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Business

Sagicor to float $5b ETF on JSE

Financial conglomerate Sagicor Group Jamaica has bundled its holdings in financial stocks into a single entity, Sagicor Select Funds Limited, which it aims to float on the stock market as an exchange traded fund or ETF. It’s one of two ETFs that...

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Entertainment

For the Reckord:The life of Folk Singer Joyce Meeks, celebrated musically

There was nothing mournful about the funeral service for the late Jamaican Folk singer, Joyce Meeks. In fact, the service held last Saturday at the Temple of Light Centre For Spiritual Living, was termed a "celebration of life". It was...

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Commentary

Editorial | Gov't owes explanation for NIDS actions
There is logic to the Opposition’s demand that the Government account for its spending on the development of the National Identification System, now that the Supreme Court has held that the law on which it was predicated is unconstitutional. The...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Jamaica has lost an outstanding son
THE EDITOR, Sir: I write to express my condolences on the death of the Hon. Patrick Rousseau. I worked with him for several years when he served, first as chairman of the National Bauxite Commission and more specifically, the Bauxite Negotiating...

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