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Eyes on tax cheats: Credit bureaus closing in on delinquents' information

TAX debtors who fail to honour their obligations to the State could find their credit ratings being significantly affected with the passage of a bill in the House of Representatives that would give the commissioner...

Economic woes distracting small states from climate change - expert

New Delhi, India:An environmental expert attached to the India-based Observer Research Foundation has expressed concern that Jamaica and other small, developing island states hit by harsh and inflexible...

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St Ann Parish Council targets $576m in property tax collection

OCHO RIOS, St Ann: THE ST ANN Parish Council is hoping to collect at least $576 million in property taxes this financial year, according to Mayor Desmond Gilmore.Gilmore made the disclosure as he spoke with The Gleaner...

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Perfect start at World Juniors

IT was a good opening session yesterday for Jamaica's athletes at the 15th World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon, as all four athletes advanced to the semi-finals.Tyler Mason was the most impressive, while competing...

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Government to wind up BATCo

The Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining has initiated the winding up of the Bauxite and Alumina Trading Company (BATCo), which it indicates is one step forward in its plan to merge administratively all...

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St James talent reigns supreme on 'JCDC Big Stage'

Twenty-six competitors converged on the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre last Sunday hoping to take home the big prize, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Big Stage Competition National trophy. ...

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A speedy recovery to Mr Clarke, but ...

This newspaper is sorry to hear of the illness of Roger Clarke, the agriculture minister, and the fact that he is to undergo surgery, which will keep him out of office for as long as nine months.We wish Mr Clarke the utmost success in treatment.

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HEALTH TRENDS

Vasectomy can increase risk of developing lethal prostate cancer - Men who have a vasectomy face an increased chance of developing prostate cancer and a higher risk ...

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Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

WASHINGTON (AP):Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.Here's a look at some...

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