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THERE is yet another negative report pointed at Barbados’ immigration officers at the Grantley Adams International Airport. Sonya King recounted what she describes as a horrific ordeal ...

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — Karisma Hotels and Resorts has announced that ground will be broken for the construction of Sugar cane, a US$900 million hotel project on over 200 acres of land in ...

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Building with Karisma
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FOR his upcoming movie It’s A Family Affair, veteran film-maker Lennie Little-White draws on the talents of an all-star cast of Jamaican musicians as well as some emerging acts for the sound ...

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THE Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), between 2001 and 2007, invested US$2.7 million in Navy Island, which is located near to Port Antonio, Portland, but to date, the island remains in ruin. The ...

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FORT LAUDERDALE, USA (AFP) — India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni wants more matches in the United States despite a chaotic Twenty20 clash against the West Indies yesterday ending in a rain- ...

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Windies clinch series
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WHEN it comes to relationships, men are traditionally considered the hunters while the women subtly lead them on. But the roles have somewhat changed, as more and more women are taking the bull ...

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All Woman

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NEWS

Sherwood Content scholar Lafayne Johnson racing to greatness

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Jamaican woman cites shoddy treatment by Barbadian officials at airport
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Cricket skippers bat for more matches on US soil
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BUSINESS

Re-imagining energy solutions for Jamaica

Over the last few years, the global energy sector has been undergoing fundamental changes. This is due in no small part to the proliferation of renewable energy use, improvements in storage technolo ... Read More

Government turns to sport, entertainment, culture for economic growth
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JNGI addresses customer complaint on JN Finance conflict of interest
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ENTERTAINMENT

Great sets at PAN outing

Gospel artiste Kevin Downswell and dancehall acts Ding Dong and Busy Signal were the entertainment highlights of last Saturday’s staging of PAN 2016 Regional 1. Held at Independence Park, ... Read More

Top musicians on It’s A Family Affair
FOR his upcoming movie It’s A Family Affair, veteran film-maker Lennie Little-White draws on the talents of an all-star cast of Jamaican mus ...... Read More

Winners in Sandals Ochi Festival of Arts selected
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Bucky Ital salutes the working class
Singjay Bucky Ital salutes the Jamaican labour force in his upcoming song, Work Hard, produced by Michael Fairman for Vision House Records. &ldquo ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Latoya West-Blackwood: Young entrepreneur

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Do’s and don’ts of Christian dating
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More dating Horror stories
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COLUMNS

Lesson to Lochte: It can make the small great or bring down a mountain

Comedienne Joan Rivers once compared swimmer Ryan Lochte to an intimate but much referenced part of her anatomy. She noted that both were entirely useless when not wet. Based on the allegations wh ... Read More

Defective reasoning from the chief justice of Belize?
I took the time last week Sunday to read through the ruling from the chief justice of Belize in the Caleb Orozco claim against the attorney gene ...... Read More

Mercy for Demario and our children
We returned from the Rio Olympics inspired by our athletes and full of light and hope for our beautiful Jamaica. But when the light of life is snuff ...... Read More

Saluting athletic immortality
Following the completion of his anchor leg of the 4x100-metre final at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Usain St Leo Bolt crouched slightly, unfurled h ...... Read More

REGIONAL

Child abuse, rape a big problem – Portland Police chief

SUPERINTENDENT of Police in charge of the Portland Division, Oberlene Smith-Whyte is raising concerns over what she says is the low conviction rate of rapists in the eastern parish. Smith-Whyte, w ... Read More

Double passion
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Portland’s ‘Rope In My Yute’ programme reaches 102 youngsters
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Adonesse Francis a CSEC success
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EDITORIALS

The immeasurable benefits of tourism promotion

Alongside remittances, tourism was crucial to keeping the Jamaican economy afloat in those alarmingly tough times during and immediately after the global financial crisis of a few years back. ... Read More

If we don’t seriously tackle corruption...
We take no comfort in the fact that dishonesty and corruption are not unique to Jamaica. Transparency International tells us that 68 per cent of ...... Read More

Encouraging signs ahead of new schoolboy football season
Forty years ago, Jamaicans could literally count on the fingers those schools participating in the popular Under-19 Manning and daCosta Cup schoolbo ...... Read More

Jamaica can benefit from helping local scientists… if we think big
On Wednesday this week news emerged that American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc had agreed to buy a portion of AstraZeneca Plc’s antibiotics ...... Read More

AUTO

45 killed in crashes since January in north-eastern parishes

THE number of people killed in motor vehicle crashes since the start of the year in the north- eastern parishes of St Ann, St Mary, St Thomas and Portland now stands at 45. Statistics from the Mi ... Read More

JN calling all used-car dealers
As a relatively new entrant in the auto loans market, Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) has been stimulating the market to the benefit of ne ...... Read More

Rally rivalries renewed
Rally of the Kings, the second rally of the year, is slated to take place this Sunday running eight gravel stages in New Works, Linstead, St Cather ...... Read More

ATL Autobahn to give first look
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