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Atkinson, Dacres top the field at RJRGLEANER Sports Awards

Alia Atkinson capped off a year of aquatic supremacy, by claiming her second consecutive RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sports Woman of the Year award, and her third overall, at Friday night's ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus, which marked 2018's sporting excellence. Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres outdistanced his rivals to take his first ever Sportsman of the Year award. 
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Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever...
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Gillian Haughton is new CEO of AMCHAM of Jamaica

Effective February 11, Gillian A. Haughton will be the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AMCHAM, Jamaica).In a press release yesterday, the organisation said that as CEO, Haughton would ensure that...
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Styrofoam ban should be immediate - Davis

WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay's mayor Councillor Homer Davis, who is also the chairman of the St James Municipal Corporation, says he is disappointed that instead of immediate action, styrofoam is being given a much longer time to continue to destroy...
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The valley of the shadow of death - Will you fight or will you die there?

Mandeville, Manchester:"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me" Psalms 23:4Have you ever felt as though whatever you are battling is greater than...
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Evangelising through relationships: - Pastor firm on the importance of the family

Contrary to the author of The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home, Russell Moore's position that the family is a blessing but only if the institution is secondary to church, Minister Nicholas Robertson is of the view that more...
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Girlz integrating well in camp

National defender Allyson Swaby is pleased with the integration of new players into the senior women's football team as it prepares for the FIFA Women's World Cup in France this June.The Reggae Girlz are in a six-day training camp where 12 new...
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Windies selectors - did a good job

It is not very often that the West Indies selectors come up with a squad that I find difficult to disagree with any of the players they choose. Team selection is a very tricky business even at the best of times, but when your team is struggling and...
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Potential Petrojam buyer threatens legal action against expropriation

Attorney-at-Law Arlene Gaynor, shareholder and legal counsel for A...
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Kaya herb house reverses merger plans with Buzz Capital

Kaya Inc, which operates a herb house in St Ann, paid over CAN$250,000, or roughly J$24 million, to reverse steps that were undertaken for a proposed merger with Canadian outfit, Buzz Capital....
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Pulse Schools Model Search winner off to Paris

The Pulse Schools Model Search, which concluded last October, is already showing results. This past week, the winner of the inaugural competition, Kamaria Powell, flew to Paris to complete assignments for one of France's luxury design houses. The...
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Krayoon Carnival more than a band, it's a movement

Unlike the Cayman Islands, Barbados, St Lucia, and the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica never had a carnival tradition before the '90s - first introduced on the University of the West Indies, Mona campus by students coming from these...
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Elbow sleeping Integrity Commission

We are in the dark as to whether Jamaica's lawmakers continue to flout the anti-corruption law by not declaring their assets in a timely manner, as no annual report has been tabled for four years, 2014-2017, anti-corruption crusaders have revealed....
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The fallacy of trickle-down economics

Earlier in January, subsequent to the announcement by the minister of finance and public service, Dr Nigel Clarke, that a record 1.3 million Jamaicans are now employed, I tweeted the following statement:"1.3 million people employed but what kind of...
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Letter of the Day | Use NHT surplus to boost paltry pensions

THE EDITOR, Sir:Having watched the current debate on TVJ regarding the minimum wage vs liveable wage, permit me to add my two cents.Most persons have come down on the side that the current $7,000 weekly minimum wage is not liveable. While this may...
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Chinese have ulterior motives

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica is on the brink of a Chinese invasion. The team from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) pointed out a very important issue concerning the investments of the Chinese government in Jamaica. I believe this matter is...
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Nine dead in car bombing at police academy in Colombia capital

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP):At least nine people were killed and dozens more injured in a car bombing at a police academy in Colombia's capital on Thursday, recalling the high-profile attacks associated with the bloodiest chapters of the country's drug-...
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Brexit talks by UK's May called a 'stunt' by opposition

LONDON (AP):A weakened but defiant Prime Minister Theresa May met lawmakers from Britain's rival Brexit factions yesterday to try to forge a replacement for her rejected European Union (EU) exit plan.But the country's main opposition leader branded...
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Olympian Kaliese Spencer weds pastor

The New Year has brought a matrimonial beginning for Jamaican Olympian Kaliese Spencer and the love of her life, Reverend Michael A. Carter.   Spencer, a 400 metre hurdler, has had a successful career holding one of the best records on the...
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Veronica Campbell-Brown announces pregnancy

Jamaica’s sprint sensation Veronica Campbell-Brown is expecting her first child. Campbell Brown, 36, made the announcement on her Instagram page this morning in a post with a photo of her and her husband Omar Brown on a beach. "We look...
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