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Mullings first two-time Contender champ

Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings becomes the first ever two time Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing Series champion after a sixth round technical knockout win over Canadian Phil 'The Assassin' Rose at the Mico University College last...
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USA beat Reggae Boyz in Gold Cup final

SANTA CLARA, California (AP): Jordan Morris scored a tie-breaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Jozy Altidore's goal on a 28-yard...
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Ganja money fears - Banks steer clear of revenues from marijuana industry, dread dissociation from US firms

There is fear among ganja stakeholders that the thrust to establish a blazing marijuana industry in Jamaica could be stalled, as there is uncertainty surrounding where revenues from the business would be banked.This, as financial institutions...
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Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference | Diaspora member calls for Air Jamaica rebirth

The only imminent plan pertaining to the Government owning and operating a national airline is that it is never likely to happen, at least, not the way it once was, says Nicola Madden-Greig, chairperson of the Gastronomy Network and Linkages Council...
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Earth Today | Jamaica closes in on drawdown from Green Climate Fund

JAMAICA IS preparing to take advantage of what is seen as the next big thing in climate financing - the Green Climate Fund (GCF) - even as rising sea levels, warmer temperatures and extreme weather events remain a clear and present danger.Head of...
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Earth Today | Budget officers get climate-change education

MORE THAN 30 Jamaican budget and planning officers have been given an education in the integration of climate change into national and ministerial budgets.It was delivered by the Climate Change Division (CCD), with the assistance of the country...
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Daley-Morris : Girls ready for Caribbean Champs

Netball Jamaica president Dr Paula Daley-Morris has said that preparations by the senior netball team for the upcoming Caribbean Netball Championship are going well and that there is no conflict within the team, which began training on Monday.Daley-...
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UWI launches Faculty of Sport

The University of the West Indies (UWI) officially launched its new Faculty of Sport at the Mona Campus yesterday. This is the first faculty established by the institution since the Faculty of Law, 40 years ago.The faculty will begin operating in...
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UK to ban sale of new diesel, gasolene cars

The United Kingdom will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasolene, starting in 2040, as part of a sweeping plan to tackle air pollution that experts say is feasible, if ambitious.The government announcement on Wednesday follows...
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Lowe willing to sell ganja drug

Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur Dr Henry Lowe now plans to sell his recently approved anti-cancer drug made from ganja.He is currently in preliminary talks with pharmaceutical interests who want to fully acquire or license the rights to Cresorol...
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Differing comedy styles in 'Frenemy', 'Heist'

Audiences of two comedies playing this weekend, Frenemy (Jamaican Shopping Club Theatre, Cargill Avenue), and Heist (Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, Mona), should find lots of opportunity to laugh, for both plays are quite funny. But...
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A stellar performance for NDTC 55th

National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) at 55 was on full display as it celebrated its 55th anniversary season of dance over the weekend.Against the background of a well designed backdrop, costumes, props and set, the concert was brought to life with...
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Editorial | Mr Holness should listen to Bishop Gregory

Howard Gregory's insistence of the illogic of Jamaica's buggery law is unassailable, as is his argument that Prime Minister Andrew Holness' promise of a referendum to resolve the issue is merely a smokescreen behind which to avoid confronting a...
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Mark Wignall | Learning from the Tivoli template

In that extremely unique slice of a moment in May 2010, just before the security forces breached the barricades and forced their way into Tivoli Gardens, there must have been at least one man in the command structure asking himself what happens...
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Letter of the Day | Bishop Gregory is being disingenuous

THE EDITOR, Sir:Is the Jamaican public expected to take at face value Bishop Gregory's assertion that he can speak in a personal capacity on such an issue of deep national interest as the repeal of the buggery law...
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The artful dodger

THE EDITOR, Sir:Have you noticed how 'proactive' and activist Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has been since his ascendancy as People's National Party leader, to the point of tripping over his own feet?In a race to position himself in our brains...
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Trucker charged with 10 deaths in immigrant-smuggling case

SAN ANTONIO (AP):The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged yesterday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey.In...
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St Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

VATICAN CITY (AP):The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought.Vatican Radio yesterday said the decision is linked...
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House of Clay Haute Couture Bridal collection

For over five years, House of Clay has been fulfilling the fantasies of brides, designing the dress of their dreams. But they are also known for their evening, cocktail and red-carpet dresses.  Dedicated to making a mark in the fashion...
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Weekend Shenanigans ... Reggae Sumfest, Black Chyna new man and Reggae Boyz victory

Last week all roads led to Montego Bay for the highly anticipated 25 anniversary of the music festival- Reggae Sumfest that culminated over the weekend. We have all the deets on that and so much more from the Weekend Shenanigans. Reggae...
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Vibing on The Deck

You will go for the food and definitely stay for the ambience. The Deck satisfies both culinary and relaxation desires.The semi-outdoor setting of The Deck is ideal for the summer. The rustic decor contributes to the ambience and vibe that make this...
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Jolly's - great seafood in the Sunshine City

Jolly's Restaurant, located on Port Henderson Road in Portmore, St Catherine, prides itself as the standard by which seafood should be judged.The location, which is blessed with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea, is a must-visit for seafood...
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