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Lights will stay on: JPS says old plants can hold, contemplates power ship

Despite its Old Harbour and Hunts Bay plants being more than 40 years old, the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) said yesterday that it was unlikely they would crumble and leave the island in darkness before a replacement plant is commissioned.

Gas price higher than EWI's

THE Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) said yesterday that the cost of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the grid would be higher than the US$0.1288 per kWh which Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell had set as the benchmark for the fuel.



Hot Hydel High seek fifth victory

A confident Hydel High will oppose St Catherine High in today's feature game in Group F of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association/LIME Manning Cup competition at the Caymanas field, starting at 3:30 p.m.



Scott's 'Echo' continues

Dennis Scott's An Echo in the Bone (1970) is often revived. The play was linked to America's 1960s Black Power Movement by Trinidadian playwright, director and University of the West Indies...



An alternative lifestyle

Jamaica is a highly sexualised society. Reggae and dancehall glorify sexual prowess, and commercial advertising displays the human body to sell almost anything.



Senegal - WHO: 700 more Ebola cases emerge in a week

WHO: 700 more Ebola cases emerge in a weekDAKAR (AP):The World Health Organization (WHO) said more than 700 more Ebola cases emerged in West Africa in one week, a statistic that shows the outbreak is accelerating.Just three weeks ago, the number of new...



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