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World Cup | Thursday, June 21 Match Line-up

Here's the line-up of World Cup 2018 matches for Thursday, June 21, 2018.  
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Edwin's Davis out with injury

A season-ending injury has forced top high school female sprinter, Edwin Allen High's Kevona Davis, out of this year's JAAA National Junior Championships.   Michael Dyke, Davis'  high school coach, told  The Gleaner...
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Jobs are coming - Employment hike predicted as JISCO invests billions to contruct industrial park in Nain

Some 20,000 jobs are expected to be generated in five years from the US$3-4 billion Jamaica-Gansu Industrial Park to be constructed in Nain, St Elizabeth, by the state-owned Chinese Jiuquan Iron...
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Suarez sends Uruguay and Russia to last 16 at World Cup

ROSTOV-ON-DON (AP):With a single goal, Luis Suarez settled the fate of four teams in the group stage of the World Cup.The controversial striker, who was making his 100th appearance in his national team's light blue, scored Wednesday to give Uruguay...
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Earth Today | Jamaica gets approval for climate resilience work in Annotto Bay

Jamaica has got a second shot at helping to build the climate resilience of coastal communities under component one of its Adaptation Fund project, dubbed 'Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods...
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Earth Today | ‘Bring the environment to the mainstream of business’

AS MEMBERS of industry participate in the organisation development transfor-mation conference, hosted by the Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development Excellence, this week, entrepreneur Eleanor Jones has said it is critical that environmental...
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Crown him? - Ronaldo shines again

MOSCOW (AP):Day 7 of the 2018 World Cup brought some clarity into the group standings, and Cristiano Ronaldo seized another opportunity to shine.It was also a day when all three matches ended 1-0 - only the third time in World Cup history with three...
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Price: Russia the most impressive so far

National senior women's football team assistant coach Andrew Price has labelled host country Russia as the most impressive team six days into the FIFA World Cup.Russia swamped Saudi Arabia 5-0 on last Thursday's opening day then beat Egypt 3-1 on...
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May defeats Brexit rebels

The British government won a key vote in Parliament on its flagship Brexit legislation Wednesday but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the European Union.The House of Commons rejected by a...
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ExxonMobil discovers more oil in Guyana

  American oil giant, ExxonMobil has struck oil again this time at the Longtail-1 exploration well, making this the eighth successful discovery in Guyana. In a press release ExxonMobil’s partner Hess Corp said this discovery creates...
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Classics in June 2018 and packed with talent

Usually a delightful event, the annual fundraising concert organised by the Kingston chapter of Soroptimist International was packed with extra talent this year. There were no fewer than 10 musicians (singers and instrumentalists) in the three-hour-...
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For the culture - Spanish Embassy to host two free concerts

The Embassy of Spain in Jamaica is gearing up to host two free concerts aimed at strengthening cultural connections between both countries.Dubbed West Winds - a Musical Experience, the shows based on West Side Story, will take place this Saturday at...
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Editorial | Getting to the dollar cost of corruption

The allegations of cronyism and other governance failures at Petrojam have caused public attention to be focused on what is a perennial matter of concern for Jamaicans - corruption, or the perception thereof. Eight of 10 Jamaicans believe that their...
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Mark Wignall | An autocratic Trump fully unleashed

'Breathes there the man with soul so dead,' is the first line in the poem by 19th-century poet Sir Walter Scott, and it is quite fitting as a descriptor of President Trump, his obvious personality abnormalities, and the rogues gallery of a cabinet...
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Letter of the Day | Isn't it time for a hospital in Portmore?

THE EDITOR, Sir:The community of Portmore in St Catherine has all the elements of a thriving town worthy of city status. Business is booming, and development occurs at a rapid pace. It is not unusual to leave the area and come back some months later...
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FLOW determined to satisfy

THE EDITOR, Sir:We write in response to the Letter to the Editor titled: 'Oh, No, Flow!' published in your newspaper on June 20, 2018.Flow regrets the inconvenience that was experienced by our valued customers who were affected.On Monday, June 18,...
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Police in Florida searching for suspects in murder of Jamaican-American rapper

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Deputies at the Broward Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale, United States are searching for suspects in relation to the murder of Jamaican-American rapper-singer XXXTentacion who was pronounced dead...
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Trump threatens more tariffs against China

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion on Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at 10...
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A royal high tea

It was an evening of fine dinning, sweet treats and tea as the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel, in collaboration with White Lotus Bridal Boutique, held a Champagne High Tea to celebrate today's highly anticipated royal wedding between Prince Harry and...
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A mother's greatest fear

Parenthood is no joke, and for mothers, just the idea of being a mother can put them in a slight frenzy.Flair asked a few mothers what was their greatest scare as a mother. Here are there responses:p I'll say when he was two and he was jumping on...
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Backyard barbecue made simple

Nothing says summer more than a backyard barbecue, and Chef Noel Cunningham shared a few tips and recipes to keep us on track for this appetising season.First, he advises hosts and hostesses to plan ahead so that they can get the easy things like...
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Yeaah Dawg takes a bite out of the hot-dog market

Sreet food has long been part of Jamaican culture. However, in recent years, many entrepreneurs and even corporate companies are taking it up a notch and cashing in. Among them is an innovative mobile hot-dog stand called Yeaah Dawg.The brainchild...
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