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Craig Butler, head coach at Mona High.

Mona booted from Walker Cup final, KT to play St Catherine

Mona High School have been booted from the ISSA Walker Cup final after it came to light they used two ineligible players in their Walker Cup semifinal against Kingston Technical High School on Friday. In a release, ISSA said the fate of the Craig...
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Men accused of $2 million corned beef theft arrested, charged

The four men accused of stealing three pallets of corned beef worth $2 million have now each been charged with simple larceny and conspiracy to commit simple larceny. The products were stolen from a warehouse on Salt Pond Road in Spanish Town, St...
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Healthcare workers attend to patients hooked up to oxgen tanks in a driveway at the University Hospital of the West Indies on Monday.

Emergency cases only

Yielding to pressure from doctors and nurses, the Holness administration has ordered all public hospitals to treat only emergency cases in a bid to manage a crippling coronavirus outbreak that has flooded wards and caused infected healthcare staff...
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8-y-o pulled from school over vax, mask spat Premium

WESTERN BUREAU: The Heinz Simonitsch School in Rose Hall, St James, is rejecting discrimination claims by the mother of an eight-year-old boy, who is in the transitional phase of growing his dreadlocks in sync with his religion, that he was being...
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Growth & Jobs | Achieving self-growth in 2022

As we settle into 2022, many people are still in the mode of grasping and developing new habits to replace those bad, old behaviours that inhibited their growth in the past. However, before one aims for growth, one should seek to properly define it...
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Growth & Jobs | JN Mutual Funds set to launch two new products

JN Mutual Funds is set to launch two new funds within the next few months: a money market fund denominated in pound sterling and an equity fund focused entirely on international markets. Allan Lewis, managing director, JN Mutual Funds, made the...
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Jamaican alpine skier Benjamin Alexander

Olympic skier Alexander looks to blaze path for youngsters Premium

Following his last-minute qualification to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics last Friday in Liechtenstein, Jamaica’s alpine skier, Benjamin Alexander, is now eyeing a role in the Jamaica Ski Federation (JSF). Alexander, who registered 154.14 points...
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Williams angry after late goal denies TG

Tivoli Gardens (TG) head coach, Philip Williams, was angry and disappointed after his team conceded a late equaliser to Portmore United in their Jamaica Premier League (JPL) encounter at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence...
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Dutch Finance Minister Sigrid Kaag, second right, speaks with the media as she arrives for a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, January 17, 2022.

Euro nations seek path between high inflation, weak growth

Euro finance chiefs on Monday engaged in a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and stronger inflation. Finance ministers from the 19 nations that share the common euro currency pledged...
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Jamaican rum workers snap up Campari shares Premium

Jamaican employees emerged as the largest group outside of Italy to grab shares in the international take-up of the Campari Group share plan, proportionate to the size of the workforce. Just over half of all eligible workers at rum subsidiary J....
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Christine Byles (left) and her father at the Junior Byles Benefit Concert at Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Saturday, February 9, 2019.

Junior Byles’ daughter stamps her authority

Christine Byles, the older of two daughters of foundation singer Kenneth ‘Junior’ Byles, wants it known that she has power of attorney over everything to do with her father and is inviting all those who want to assist him in any way to get in...
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Entertainment Shorts

Denzel Washington knows he’s “only got so much time left”. The 67-year-old actor admitted that the passing of his mother, Lennis, last June has made him question his purpose as a human being, so he is determined to “contribute” as much as he can...
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Editorial | Urban renewal now PM’s ball

WE HAD hoped that by adding ‘urban renewal’ to the name of the seeming superministry to which Pearnel Charles Jr was assigned after the 2020 general election, Prime Minister Andrew Holness was signalling his administration’s plan for a major...
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Gordon Robinson | Attorney, client, or godfather?

AS the PM performed his version of the Ali-Shuffle so that he could score points while we focused on his feet, his best punch was to appoint Derrick McKoy as attorney-general. As a first-year law student, I was privileged to be taught by three top-...
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Letter of the Day | Security: A priority with NIDS

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is a new year, and one thing is clear, online services are here to stay, and no doubt the pandemic has certainly helped to propel this digital thrust. Wholeheartedly, I support online services, however, I am concerned that...
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Stop being divisive, Currie

THE EDITOR, Madam: IF CHIEF Richard Currie of the Accompong Maroons want to be a state within a state, he won’t win that argument publicly because the public is not on his side. I am here wondering why the new chief is trying to be so divisive...
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An elderly woman wearing a face mask to curb the spread of coronavirus, walks in central Athens on Monday.

Unvaccinated people 60 and up face monthly fines

ATHENS (AP): Greece imposed a vaccination mandate on Monday for people 60 and older as a spike in infections has put sustained pressure on Greek hospitals, where most of the seriously ill patients belong to that age group. Older people failing to...
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Johnson, his foes, await key ‘partygate’ report

LONDON (AP): As he fights for his career, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has one constant refrain: Wait for Sue Gray. Gray is a senior but previously obscure civil servant who may hold Johnson’s political future in her hands. She has the job...
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An enchanting wedding encounter captured on camera features the lovely couple, Mr and Mrs Huie.

Yes to forever

Love is the greatest gift one can give and receive. The Huies unlocked that secret the moment they became high-school sweethearts. As teens, O’Shane received the best early birthday present when Tavia became his girlfriend. Then years later, it was...

Something Extra | Tuesday

Bon vivant and Sagicor independent financial adviser Brandon Ferguson celebrated his birthday in classy style last Sunday at Cru Bar and Kitchen. Something Extra brings you the swanky happenings.
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Expedited shipping may prove crucial to businesses which may be awaiting vital manufacturing input or replacement equipment.

Expedited shipping: Do the benefits outweigh the cost?

With the rush of the festive season now behind us, many businesses are able to consider some of the possible gaps in service delivery experienced during the heightened shipping period. It is not uncommon for the November to December period to be...
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