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Prince Harry, Mehgan could honeymoon in Jamaica

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be heading to Jamaica on this honeymoon after their May 19 nuptials next month. According to the Daily News, Namibia and Jamaica are said to be atop the list of destinations, with the Caribbean island sparking a...
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Businessman freed of rape charge

Businessman Pu John Zeng who was accused of rape by a former female employee was today freed in the St Catherine Circuit Court. He was found not guilty by a seven-member jury after a three-day trial. “He is elated and considers this a...
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Mahfood fires back - Calls anti-obesity campaign biased

Chairman of Wisynco Group Limited William Mahfood has labelled the public education campaign 'Are You Drinking Yourself Sick?' "very biased" but insists that his company is not trying to shut down the initiative.Mahfood acknowledges that Wisynco is...
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Jamaica may need another area code within five years - Wheatley

Even though the demand for telephone numbers is not specifically tied to population size, the rapid expansion of the information and communications technology (ITC) sector could make it necessary to receive another area code as quickly as in five...
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Hospitality Jamaica

Apple Leisure Group & Mark Travel Merger should bring significant growth to Jamaica

Allison Rangolan: A woman in energy

IN THE age of climate change, and given her work with the Environmental Foundation of Jamaica (EFJ, Allison Rangolan didn't think twice when the opportunity to join the Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) Network arose last year."Renewable energy (RE)...
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J'can on maiden voyage in service to global climate convention

A JAMAICAN woman has been appointed to serve the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).UnaMay Gordon, principal director of the Climate Change Division, is now one of two...
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Penns party! - Jamaicans ready - to excite in Philly

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:The country's top young athletes will be on show over the next three days as the 124th staging of the Penn Relays gets started today at Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania.Heavyweight Jamaican high schools...
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Delighted and disappointed - Mixed emotions - for Foster after Portmore's RSPL title win

At the end of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) finalat the National Stadium on Monday night, Portmore United striker Maalique Foster was a picture of ambivalence.The forward admitted to feeling both delight and a bit of disappointment at the...
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Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for Sky

United States media giant Comcast on Wednesday offered£22 billion (US$30.7 billion) for Sky PLC, topping a bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and setting up a bidding war for the United Kingdom's biggest satellite television company.Comcast...
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Guardian Life exploring more real estate opportunities

Insurance company Guardian Life Limited is cautiously looking to real estate for a continued boost in profits as interest rates continue to trend south.The outlook comes after a 7.3 per cent annual increase in profit - from $4.08 billion to $4.38...
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Alborosie gets hands on with 'Freedom Dub'

There are some standard images which make for that comfort zone of familiarity which can criss-cross with similarity and cliche when used on album covers. One is the spliff and puff of smoke (yawn, y'all can't get anywhere near as revolutionary as...
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Church Choir among Festival Song Top Ten Finalists

The 2018 edition of the Jamaica Festival Song Competition continues to be one for the history books - from the record number of entries received, to a church choir named among the finalists. The choir, was along with nine finalists, were selected at...
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Editorial | More concerns about Bernard Lodge city

On the matter of expertise on Jamaica's water resource and its management, there may be someone as knowledgeable, but no one more so, than Basil Fernandez. Indeed, his respect as a hydrologist is international.That's another reason why Prime...
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Mark Wignall | Much naivety in the sugar war

It was never going to be an easy fit; this public campaign by health officials to aggressively champion a reduction in excessive consumption of sugary drinks, and the need of drinks manufacturers of all sizes to maintain viability in the sales of...
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Letter of the Day | Acknowledge and address past wrongs, Britain

The Editor,Sir:The National Council on Reparation welcomes the decision of the UK government to make an apology and grant compensation to our brothers and sisters who had been denied the rights and benefits to which they were entitled as citizens of...
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Wrong move Wisynco, are you seeking a pyrrhic victory?

The Editor, Sir:Wisynco is one of those Jamaican companies that I hold in high esteem. So, you would imagine my surprise to have learnt that the company is taking the Heart Foundation of Jamaica to court because of a supposed Instagram post where an...
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Georgia woman admits false threats against daycare centres

MACON, Georgia (AP):A Georgia woman has admitted making false threats to blow up daycare centres.US Attorney Charles Peeler in Macon said in a news release that 26-year-old Jasmine Bradley pleaded guilty Monday to conveying false information and...
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Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as decision nears

NEW YORK (AP):President Donald Trump and Iran's top diplomat traded sharp warnings yesterday, with Trump threatening "bigger problems" than ever if Tehran restarts its nuclear programme. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif put the president on...
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Weekend Shenanigans

  Who was out and about for Expo Jamaica this weekend? We have the highlights of that and more of what's trending in international media, in this week’s Weekend Shenanigans. Expo Jamaica  Persons from near and far gathered at...
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Truth Tuesday

  It’s never easy to accept the harsh reality that you need to get better at your job, start a new career, build an empire, click reset on your affirmative mindset, or upgrade your life partner - but sometimes, you just have to face the...
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The Italian Job - Perfezione

The Italian Job woos taste buds with surprising exotic and delicious meals from the romantic Mediterranean country. It's owned by bike racer Gianmaria Pedroli, who masters his family gift of fine culinary artistry.The eight-year-old bistro, with its...
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Chefs on Show: A foodie's paradise

Savoury and sweet dishes and great company in a cozy atmosphere: that's exactly what you can expect from the Culinary Federation of Jamaica's (CFJ) Chefs on Show for 2018.According to the CFJ, Chefs on Show has been in existence since 1993, and...
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