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Clarendon College retain Olivier Shield after close win over JC

Clarendon College have retained the ISSA Olivier Shield after defeating Jamaica College (JC) 4-1 on penalties after finishing 1-1 in regulation time at the National Stadium on Saturday. JC's Oquassa Chong thought he got the winner with a few...
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Olivier Shield | JC, CC locked at 0-0 at half-time after lengthy delay

Clarendon College and Jamaica College are locked at 0-0 at the end of the first half of the ISSA​ Olivier Shield Final at the National Stadium. The game was delayed in the 26th minute due to a power outage at the venue. Jamaica College goalkeeper...
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A crew completes work on the yard of a housing unit of The Orchards on Thursday.

Homeowners’ nightmare - After two years of missed deadlines, developer promises houses for Christmas

Danielle Stewart* was living and working overseas in 2017 when a friend alerted her to The Orchards, an ambitious sprawling housing development under construction on more than 131 acres of decommissioned lands in Innswood, St Catherine. Stewart,...
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Woman attempting suicide cut loose from tree

A Grants Pen woman is lucky to be alive following a case of attempted suicide which was thwarted after she was cut loose from a rope by a relative who found her hanging from a tree. It was a last gasp for breath that alerted attention to the...
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OCHO RIOS Rebirth as Jamaica’s cruise shipping capital?

Desmond McKenzie

Jamaica’s infirmaries to get dieticians

WESTERN BUREAU: Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says that following discussions with the Ministry of Finance, a decision has been taken for some 16 dieticians to be placed in infirmaries across Jamaica to offer better nutritional care to...
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Two UWI academics get Caribbean awards

Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles has expressed his delight at the announcement of two UWI academics being among awardees – yet again – for the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence. Among the four named 2020 Caribbean Awards...
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JC battle CC for all-island supremacy

DaCosta Cup champions Clarendon College (CC) will have every intention of keeping their all island crown when they face Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) in the Olivier Shield this afternoon at the National Stadium at 5. The final game of...
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Absentee refs could face sanctions, says Wint

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint says that match officials can be penalised for accepting Red Stripe Premier League matches and not honouring them. On Sunday, the game between Tivoli Gardens and Waterhouse at the...
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Chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited, Gary Peart.

SVL banking on export of betting to grow business - Chairman wants dialogue with Caymanas Park stakeholders

Gaming company Supreme Ventures Limited, SVL, wants to be a major contender in the global sport betting market and Gary Peart is convinced that this growing segment has the potential to double the size of the business he was tapped to chair in June...
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JMMB makes largest ordinary share transaction on JSE (Advertorial)

The JMMB Group Limited (JMMBGL's) additional public offer of ordinary shares, was oversubscribed by 92.5 per cent, raising J$19.05 billion from investors in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago and becoming the largest public offer of ordinary...
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No love in dancehall music – Frisco Kid

Nineties dancehall front-runner, Frisco Kid, says come 2020, he will be seeking to bring back some authenticity to dancehall music. During his performance at a Gleaner staff meeting on Tuesday, the deejay says in recent times, fans have been...
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The Music of NDTC: a treat of excellence

Sustainable applause greeted the performers at the end of the National Dance Theatre Company production, The Music of the NDTC 2019, on Wednesday at The Little Theatre. Monoleto and Joyce Hutchinson were among the audience. For them, the concert...
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Editorial | Keisha Prince’s mandate

It’s disappointing that it is only an acting appointment the Integrity Commission has made to the critical post of director of corruption prosecutions. The good thing, though, is that unlike what appeared to have been the case with her predecessor...
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Tony Deyal | Go fake yourself

‘World Bank says poor need money’, ‘Federal agents raid gun shop, find weapons’;,‘Woman missing since she got lost’; ‘Homicide victims rarely talk to police’, ‘Cows lose their jobs as milk prices drop’, ‘Breathing oxygen linked to staying alive’,...
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Letter of the Day | Improve support for all disciplines in pre-college schools

THE EDITOR, Madam: In 1986, when I entered a secondary school (as it was called then) as a math and science teacher, filled with vim, vigour and vitality – as they say – enough to overthrow the world, my bubble got unceremoniously busted when I...
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Think before you speak

THE EDITOR, Madam: Mr Owen Speid, president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), in his blindside against paternity leave, stated that “it will only give deadbeat fathers a chance to get leave and do no bonding with the child. Mothers will...
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Six-storey building collapses; at least four killed

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP): A six-storey residential ­building collapsed Friday in Kenya’s capital, officials said, with at least four ­people killed and ­others trapped in the debris. The scene was all too familiar in a city where an audit once found...
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Johnson under pressure ahead of final UK election TV debate

LONDON (AP): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to take on opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the last head-to-head debate before a general election in six days – and facing allegations that he’s shirking tough questions...
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