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Jamaica beat Mexico, book spot in Gold Cup final

Kemar Lawrence scored a masterful goal in the 87th minute to give Jamaica a 1-0 win over Mexico in the semi-finals at the of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup and place them into...Kemar Lawrence scored a masterful goal in the 87th minute to give Jamaica a 1-0 win over Mexico in the semi-finals at the of the 2017...
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Fitz Jackson to mount challenge for chairmanship of PNP

It appears that another leadership race is brewing in the People's National Party (PNP). The Gleaner-Power 106 News Centre understands that a flyer which shows the member of parliament for St Catherine South, Fitz Jackson, campaigning...
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Free up buggery! - Leader breaks ranks with many Christian colleagues

Head of the Anglican Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Bishop Howard Gregory, has broken ranks with many of his Christian brethren and urged the parliamentary committee examining the Sexual Offences Act and related laws to recommend the...
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Historic surgery! - Doctors perform first-ever blood transfusion operation on an unborn child at VJH

At six months, the tiny foetus does not have a voice, but if it did, it would probably be screaming thank you to medical personnel at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH).Last Thursday, specialists at the maternal hospital pulled off a possibly...
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Escrow account wanted for communities impacted by mining

Manchester Central Member of Parliament Peter Bunting has urged the Government to negotiate with bauxite companies the establishment of an escrow account which would be used to restore communities mined out during years of operations locally.His...
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Rose Bowl showdown - Boyz, Mexico clash in Gold Cup semi-final

The 2017 version of the Reggae Boyz is a band that the entire country can be proud of. The beat has not been the most rhythmic, but they have done enough to remain on stage and keep some of the crowd interested.This evening will be their biggest gig...
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Butler: I am the best man for JFF's top job

Founder of the Phoenix All Stars Football Academy Craig Butler has hit back at those who argue that he would better serve Jamaican football as a youth development coordinator rather than as president.Butler, who has vowed to seek local football's...
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Breadfruit snack heading overseas - JP starts shipping in August, others ramp up fruit production

Breadfruit, a cheaply grown Jamaican staple, is ramping up its commercial profile and heading to the export market as a snack.Managing Director of Jamaica Producers Group Jeffery Hall said last Thursday that the food and logistics conglomerate would...
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Cable & Wireless testing 5G mobile speeds

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC), operator of the Flow brand, started testing a fifth-generation or 5G mobile Internet network this month with the goal of a future roll-out across the region...
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Sumfest 25 ends strong

WESTERN BUREAU:The thousands at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex, Montego Bay, on Saturday for Reggae Sumfest 2017's closing night were reminded how powerful and lasting reggae music is.Jah Cure, who called for the release of Buju Banton and...
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Joe Bogdanovich gets keys to the city of Montego Bay

Reggae Sumfest's Joe Bogdanovich has received the keys to the city of Montego Bay for his contribution to the development of the city through the annual Reggae festival. The presentation was made by the Mayor of Montego Bay, his Excellency...
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Ronald Thwaites | Fatherless and feckless

The lady and her son had travelled from a far country to seek help from the 'Public Eye' at JBC as to why the boy's papers to go live with his US citizen father were so delayed.In their presence, I called the father, linked the call with the...
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Garth Rattray | Death in five dimensions

We exist in a four-dimensional world of time and space. Most people don't realise that 'time' is the fourth dimension. If I ask someone to meet me at a specific spot that can be defined by length, height and width, they will ask me, "when?"Our...
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Trinidad has highest per capita rate of ISIS recruitment in Western Hemisphere - US

WASHINGTON (CMC):While there were no known indigenous or foreign terrorist groups operating in Trinidad and Tobago, the United States says the twin-island republic had the highest per capita rate of ISIS recruitment in the Western Hemisphere in 2016...
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Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on Brexit

LONDON (AP):Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare.The two Britons a 'leave' supporter and a '...
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Broad-spectrum boost for Jamaican cultural experience

"It is important for the children across Jamaica to learn about their culture, and if they cannot come to Kingston to learn about their history and that of their country, the information should be taken to them," said Masanori Nakano, ambassador of...
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UCJ accredits Midland Bible Institute theology and psychology degrees

The Bachelor of Arts in Theology and the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology programmes offered by the Midland Bible Institute (MBI) have been accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)."The accreditation of these programmes by the UCJ has...
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Sergeant Uzander McFarlane

​Motorcycle trainer, epic stunt coordinator and militant biker, describe Sergeant Uzander McFarlane. McFarlane is currently part of the police Transport Management and Maintenance Division and is the go-to man for learning how to ride a bike...
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The keys to Lamborghini's future? Speed, style and SUVs

SAUSALITO, California (TNS):Maurizio Reggiani, the director of research and development for storied Italian supercar builder Lamborghini, takes in the knife-edge lines of his latest creation, the US$275,000 Huracan Performante. He is pleased."This...
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Gordon Robinson | Dictatorship over democracy

Everything that's wrong with Jamaican politics is currently on full display in South West St Andrew.Bettors on sports know that when two teams match up, the percentages say punters will get it right 50 per cent of the time - about the same as...
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Mark Wignall | Power plays in Portia country

With the retirement of Portia Simpson Miller from local and national political leadership, her seat in South West St Andrew is now up for grabs, but it is not just any ordinary seat. Rays of political power shoot out from its influence.Although...
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Doctors' advice | Why are women obsessed with their clitoris?

Q Doc, as a man, I just can't understand why women are always bothering me to stroke the clitoris! Why are they so obsessed with this little organ?A Please realise that the clitoris is the exact equivalent of the...
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From tragedy to triumph - Champion jumper turns heartache into motivation

When long jumper Ramone Bailey jumped his personal best of 8.16m, becoming the new national champion, at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Associations Puma National Senior Championships, held recently at the National Stadium, it made national...
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