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St James residents get free dental services as part of Oral Health Month

Hundreds of residents from across St James benefited from free dental services during an oral health workshop held in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay yesterday. The event was organised by the St James Public Health Services in partnership...
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Housen rips ‘lazy’ PNP - Former standard bearer breaks silence on resignation from key seat; warns sloth among second-tier leaders a threat to party hopes

Jennifer Housen, who had backed Peter Bunting in a losing effort to wrest the presidency of the People’s National Party (PNP) from Dr Peter Phillips, is claiming that forces bent on sabotaging her were enabled by the party hierarchy ahead of her...
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Kanye’s Sunday Service website pulls Jamaica-branded apparel

As concerns mounted throughout yesterday over American rapper Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir’s improper use of Jamaica’s national symbols and emblems on apparel being sold on its website, Culture Minister Olivia Grange last night said she had...
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A TALE OF TWO MUSIC CITIES

On the Corner with EPOC | EPOC chairman vows to continue giving communities a voice

Rave reviews for the Government’s handling of the country’s economic programme, locally and internationally, and commendations from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aside, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith...
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Sunshine Girls selection squabble - Top players left out of squad after snubbing new NJ trials

Only one member of Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls team that participated at this year’s Netball World Cup (NWC) in Liverpool, England, has been selected to the country’s training squad for their upcoming Quad Series, which also takes place in England in...
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Showdown - Mt Pleasant, Waterhouse face off in key RSPL clash

It will be a case of form versus history when leaders and last year’s beaten Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) finalists Waterhouse play away to eighth-placed Mount Pleasant at Drax Hall today. Of the five games on today, this is the one with...
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Caymanas Golf offering free lessons to boost business

was during the 1960s and 70s. “We’ve rebuilt our corporate membership but if it’s one complaint I have it’s that we don’t have enough corporates playing golf. Days gone by, Wednesdays were very popular days for various executives especially the...
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Jam Teas repositioning Bay City to hold supermarket assets

Jamaican Teas Limited has bought out its minority partner in Bay City Foods and now owns 100 per cent of the non-trading supermarket company through a deal that closed October 1. CEO John Mahfood said Jamaican Teas paid a nominal $1,000 for the 50...
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Kanye West bares his soul at Sunday Service - Rapper admits he doesn’t have all the answers; gospel music insiders and Christians say to leave all judgement to God

Ever since Kanye West announced that he would be turning to Christ, there have been doubts surrounding his sincerity. Questions about whether his decision was real or just a ploy to push album sales spread like wildfire. There have also been...
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Classical musician releases reggae album

Typically, musicians tend to stay in their lane. So an artiste who is branded a dancehall icon won’t typically be on an excursion into jazz, and vice versa. However, New York-based Jamaican artiste, known as desmond (with a lower case ‘d’), is a...
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Editorial | Humiliated MoBay arts council should resign

Josef Forstmayr’s public intervention in the debate over Mayor Homer Davis’ decision to exclude Montego Bay Pride from the city’s cultural centre is significant and illuminating, even as it raises new questions about how Mr Davis conducts business...
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Orville Taylor | Reflections for Heroes Day

I read the commentary from my fellow columnist on Thursday, October 17, and was going to say that I stand with Rev Dick. However, I have bigger things to deal with this week, given the significance of the day tomorrow. Therefore, as hard as it is...
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Supporters of Britain remaining in the European Union take part in a ‘People’s Vote’ protest march calling for another referendum on Britain’s EU membership, in London.

UK lawmakers vote to delay final Brexit decision again

London (AP): A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that he would resist attempts to delay Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) beyond the end of the month, after Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his...
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Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stop

Barcelona (AP): The mayor of riot-stricken Barcelona pleaded yesterday for calm after violent protests by Catalan separatists rocked Spain’s second largest city for a fifth consecutive night. “This cannot continue. Barcelona does not deserve it...
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In memory of a National Hero

History…a look back in time, words and phrases that are in the yellowing pages, distant memories - but beyond those chapters and books, it is a compendium of events, some fortunate, others unfortunate, that defines a country’s present in some form...
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Glory to the goddess of strength

It was the celebration of a time-honoured Indian tradition touching the shores of Jamaica. From October 5 to 8, Club India, on Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston, was transformed into a bedecked neighbourhood of Kolkata (erstwhile Calcutta), where during...
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‘GT’ just loves his classics

At 32 years old, Glen (GT) Thorpe is a proud lover of classic cars. The young entrepreneur, who imports, buys, and sells cars for a living, told Automotives, of his fondness and appreciation for vintage vehicles that dates back to childhood. “I...
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AUTOmoves

OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway NOVEMBER 3 DRC Sprint 4 NOVEMBER 10 Team Streetz Autocross 1 NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show – Concave 2, at Shazz...
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Gordon Robinson | God created every form of sex in the world

Once again, sex, especially other people’s sex, is a hot topic. Perhaps it’s time to take a more spiritual look at sex. By now, regular readers know I believe this universe and its diverse life-forms (including us) were created by God to complete...
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Robert Montague | Strong reforms necessary in the transportation sector

Let me commend The Gleaner Company for 185 years of outstanding service to the Jamaican people. The reputation and validity of The Gleaner remains high and well favoured in the hearts of the people and plays a very important role in the sphere of...
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‘Wander’ into Focus: ‘Mobay’ Jipsie

C elebratory moments frozen to perfection. Pure joy personified. Bringing ‘wander’ into focus is the MoBay Jipsie, Alexandra Bullock-Parkin. Her photographic journey began in her pre-pubescent years. “I was about 12 when my mother gave me an...
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Coffee break with Chris Harper

Jamaican Lawyer and human rights and social justice advocate, Christopher Harper, is better known for his poignant and hard-hitting views, particularly his views on youth and children’s rights in Jamaica. However, at only 26 years of age, all...
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