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FLUSH FEARS - Students may have to take water to keep school toilets clear

Although arrangements have been made to truck water to schools given the current water crisis, Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has said that parents may also be called upon to provide their children with sufficient water for drinking and for sanitary purposes ...

Investors pitch $multimillion call centre for Naggo Head

A proposal for a US$15-million investment in the information and communication technology/business processing outsourcing (ICT/BPO) sector has been placed on the table by overseas investors seeking to construct 120,000 square feet of office space in...

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Foods to protect the prostate

IN JAMAICA, as in many other parts of the world, prostate cancer is the commonest cancer in men, and becomes a life-threatening illness when it spreads out from the prostate gland and invades other tissues.In the past, whenever a natural substance was...

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Sports»

Hyde hunts gold again

Last year's World Youth 110-metre hurdles champion, Jaheel Hyde, will make his first appearance at the International Olympic Committee Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, when he lines up in the heats at 6:45 a.m., as track ...

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Business»

SSL creates new cambio, remittance subsidiary

Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) has announced the pending launch of a new cambio and remittance subsidiary, but the central bank, which regulates both market segments, said Tuesday that the company does not yet have the requisite licences....

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Entertainment»

'Scandal', 'Suits' complaints futile

Despite some complaints from the public, the Broadcasting Commission says there is nothing it can do about a local free-to-air television station acquiring exclusive rights to show two popular US series, Suits and Scandal, in Jamaica.

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Commentary»

Keiran King: Jamaica is not a democracy

If we didn’t lie to ourselves, life would be unbearable.An honest appraisal of our bellies, billets and bank accounts would lead most of us to depression, so we enchant ourselves with comfortable falsehoods. We say that inner beauty is what matters...

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Letters»

Have a heart for overworked police

THE EDITOR, Sir:In recent days, the dominant topic on talk shows, newscasts, in print and social media is that of the killing of Mario Deane and the punishment that should be delivered to the police personnel involved.

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Health»

Premature ejaculation - Men reveal why they finish too quickly

Premature ejaculation is more common than you think. However, because it is such an embarrassing topic, most men tend not to speak about it openly and may even deny it, which makes it difficult for specialists to properly study the root cause.

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