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Williams remains disqualified, ineligible for World Champs selection

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has ruled that 2015 IAAF World Champion in the 100m hurdles, Danielle Williams, remains ineligible for selection as part of its team for this year's event. Williams was disqualified from the...
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Mobay chamber president Winston Lawson to step down

The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is holding an emergency board meeting to select a replacement for incumbent president Winston Lawson who is expected to tender his resignation today. Lawson, who was re-elected...
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Wrong target - DPP clears constable, puts senior cops, Gov’t in firing line for deadly police school foul-up

There was a litany of blunders, some by senior cops, in the moments before and immediately after a 2013 mix-up with live and blank rounds at the police training school in St Catherine, resulting in a five cops being shot, one fatally, a document...
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Johnson Smith commits to thorough review after fishermen saga

Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith has admitted that more could have been done to get updates on five Jamaican fishermen in 2017 after the Government issued a waiver of jurisdiction to the United States Coast Guard to transport the men...
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AC Hotels by Marriott opens its FIRST HOTEL IN JAMAICA

Technology in Focus | ICT Authority to improve gov’t efficiency

For many Jamaicans, renewal of one’s motor vehicle registration or certificate of fitness can take up to an hour or more, because of long lines at the offices of Tax Administration Jamaica. Depending on the hour, day or month, this experience can...
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Children witness bad blood between mayor, custos in Trelawny

Western Bureau: The acrimonious relationship between Trelawny Custos Paul Muschett and Falmouth Mayor Collen Gager was on full display at the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association’s inaugural quiz competition final in Trelawny as the mayor flatly...
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Continuing the legacy - Williams determined to add name to J’can sprinting greats

While most of her peers try to figure out what to do with themselves, Jamaican teenage speedster Briana Williams is certain about what she wants to accomplish in life. The 17-year-old Florida native, who last week stamped her ticket to Doha, where...
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Athletes not allowed to run ‘under protest’ – Watts

Chief starter Ludlow Watts said he would have violated IAAF rules if he had allowed hurdler Danielle Williams to run in the final of the women’s 100m hurdles under protest after she was adjudged to have false-started at the recently concluded...
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Dolphin Cove meeting rescheduled

Shareholders who showed up for the annual general meeting of Dolphin Cove Limited at the Courtleigh Hotel in New Kingston today were advised that a new date has been set for the final week in July. The notice on the Jamaica Stock Exchange website...
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Credit union hits roadblock on JSE listing - Regulator questions whether deferred shares listing breaches ­cooperative rules

In what would be a first for a Jamaican credit union, shares issued to its members valuing $900 million are now targeted for listing on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, which could open up the possibility of non-members gaining ownership through regular...
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Members of The Ashe Company performing recently at the opening ceremony for the 8th biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, at The Jamaica Pegasus  hotel.

Ashe heads to Florida for ‘Boonoonoonoos’ showcase

Come next month, the Ashe Company will head to Florida for an exciting 2-for-1 musical showcase, dubbed ‘Boonoonoonoos’, which is scheduled for July 20 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami. According to the group’s executive director, Conroy...
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‘Bond 25’ teaser trailer released?

Possibly an attempt to satisfy the curiosity of eager fans waiting to hear the fate of their favourite MI5 agent, the producers of ‘Bond 25’ have released ‘first look’ or behind-the-scenes footage of the upcoming, yet-to-be-titled film. Curiously,...
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Editorial | Energy uncertainty, war and Petrojam review

Oil futures rose six per cent last week in the face of rising tension between the United States and Iran. This upward movement follows a ratcheting up of military activities by the US in the Persian Gulf. The US has been imposing a series of...
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Elizabeth Morgan | Brexit/EU/ACP-EU post-Cotonou negotiations: transition phases

Discussions on Brexit at the 8th Biennial Diaspora Conference last week showed the passion, anxiety and confusion which this issue generates in the United Kingdom (UK). Members of the UK diaspora present at a location roundtable on this issue...
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Letter of the Day | Women are tired of being disrespected by men

 THE EDITOR, Sir: Females of this nation are overwhelmed and tired of the day-to-day treatment meted out to us in homes, the streets, businesses, workplaces, schools, etc., by large percentages of males...
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The country’s citizenry must lead corruption fight

THE EDITOR, Sir: Edward Abbey, an American author, said, “A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.” This statement expresses the reality about keeping corruption in any government in check. The desire for “more”...
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Orangutans, polar bears make a splash as Europe swelters

Berlin (AP): Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit, icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered yesterday in an early summer heatwave. Authorities warned that temperatures...
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More than 100 migrant kids moved back to troubled facility

HOUSTON, Texas (AP): United States Government officials say they’ve moved more than 100 children back to a remote border facility where, lawyers reported, detained youngsters were caring for each other and had inadequate food, water, and sanitation...
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(From left) Stacy-Ann Russell, Terice Blake and Gabriella James, of insurance brokerage firm, Fraser, Fontaine and Kong Limited, take a quick break from the festivities to enjoy a special Sagicor cocktail.

Sagicor Life takes brokers 'All Aboard' an evening of fun

Sagicor Life Jamaica, recently took over the Venetian at the Terra Nova Hotel, with a cruise-themed All Aboard party. The occasion, which was an Appreciation Event for the company's insurance brokers, came alive with music, drinks, dance, games and...
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Raising the 'Bar' with Dad's Outlook

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” This quote, articulated by a former American professional baseball third baseman, Wade Boggs, echoed in sincere sentiments at the recently staged Father’s Day forum: Dad’s Outlook...
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OMG To Great Taste

Just outside the town of Mandeville is a gem where many locals love to take their daily coffee break. The OMG Restaurant, located within the Cobblestone complex at 1 Brumalia Avenue, is deemed by many as the place for all seasons. What was once the...
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Ashebre thrills dads

Last Thursday, Outlook magazine’s hosted a chat with a few tremendous dads. The hearty conversations opened appetites and culinary giant, Ashebre, was there to deliver superb munchies that were complemented by spirited sensations from Appleton...
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