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Matthews powers Windies into semi-finals

  GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Hayley Matthews burst to life in a special Player-of-the-Match performance as West Indies romped into the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup with a crushing 83-run victory over Sri Lanka...
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Police, residents clash over shooting of Manchester man with mental challenges

A man who residents say has mental health challenges was shot and injured by the police in Coco Walk district, Manchester this afternoon. The incident reportedly triggered a tense stand-off between the police and angry residents. The police say the...
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Deadly motorcycles - Culture change in Westmoreland needed to tackle motorcycle-related road fatalities, says road safety official

The Latest national statistics reveal that motorcyclists account for almost 25 per cent of road fatalities since the start of the year, with Westmoreland once again heading the list with 20 deaths.Kenute Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit in the...
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Petrojam gets US$370,000 from 'bankrupt' Greek firm

Petrojam said that it has now received the US$370,000 that was owed by Aegean Marine Petroleum for products delivered on November 4.Agean has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States.The Opposition had raised questions that amid the...
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Shaw calls for diversification in agro-processing, ease of doing business

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Acknowledging the increase in the number of innovative businesses, particularly by young people who are creating products from Jamaican raw material, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is...
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Principal turning things around at Morgan's Pass All-Age

Tucked away in North Central Clarendon, just about six miles from Chapelton is the Morgan's Pass All-Age School.While it may not one of those 'name-brand' institutions, Principal Hikeba Haase could not be more proud of the school she leads and its...
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It's a Cornwall, JC Champions Cup final

Cornwall College turned in a gusty second-half performance to defeat former champions St George's College 2-0 and book their spot in this year's final of the ISSA/Champions Cup competition at Sabina Park last evening. The Dr Dean Weatherly-coached...
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Boyz hunt another big Nations League win out west

Western Bureau:Reggae Boyz midfielder Peter-Lee Vassell says playing in his hometown will mean a lot to him when they go up against Suriname in the CONCACAF Nations League match at the Montego Bay Sports Complex this evening at 7 o'clock.Jamaica who...
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KWL pumps half-billion into property joint venture - Partners with Stocks & Securities on real estate investment trust

Port company Kingston Wharves Limited, KWL, has pumped a total of more than half-billion dollars into SSL REIT, the property investment vehicle of Stocks and Securities Limited, for an undisclosed stake in the company...
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GK faces new tax liability in Guyana, appeals assessment

Come month end, GraceKennedy Remittance Services Limited, GKRS, is headed to court to challenge a decision by the tax authorities in Guyana that it underpaid taxes there by more than $240...
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Kimberly Patterson lands recurring role on BET's 'The Family Business'

The first step in local actress Kimberly Patterson's career was a big one, and the others that follow have not diminished in size.While she maintains a full-time job as an aesthetician, Patterson is well on her way to becoming a full-fledged...
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Company Dance Theatre celebrates 30th season with Umcimbi

Fortified by commitment and embroiled in passion, the Company Dance Theatre celebrates its 30th season of dance this weekend with Umcimbi. Umcimbi is a Zulu word, meaning a gathering or an event.The company's reputation of staging simultaneously...
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Editorial | Target bad drivers

Hardly a week passes without news of another horrific crash somewhere in this country. An average 300 persons have perished in vehicular accidents every year since 2012. Many of the victims are in the prime of their lives, young, productive and full...
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Jaevion Nelson | Rainbow at work

Workplace diversity is a topic that has been in vogue for a while. Yet many Jamaican companies are still grappling with defining what this means to their organisation, communicating why diversity is important and finding ways to consistently and...
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Letter of the Day | Will robbers make us all cowards?

THE EDITOR, Sir:On Tuesday, about 5:25 p.m. on November 14, 2018, I stood at the North Parade JUTC bus terminal in downtown Kingston among students, vendors and other commuters.Suddenly, there was an uproar. Shortly after, I realised that a middle-...
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NCU steers clear of uncivil conduct

THE EDITOR, Sir:Northern Caribbean University (NCU), a Seventh-day Adventist institution, wishes to advise Malick Mangaroo, your Letter of the Day writer of Friday, November 16, 2018, that the leaders of the university do not endorse uncivilised or...
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Fire death toll at 56 in California

MAGALIA, California (AP):Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground yesterday against the deadliest wildfire in a century in the United States, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities. At least 56...
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May battles to save Brexit deal and her job

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling yesterday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain...
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