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#RGHonours: JDF glitters among giants... takes Platinum Award

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) emerged the top RJRGLEANER Group Honour Award recipient for 2018 walking away with the coveted RG Platinum Award on Wednesday night. "We were amongst giants in this room and any one of these...
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Gas prices to go up by $3.07 Thursday

Gas prices are going up for another week, the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam has announced. Come Thursday, E-10 87 will sell for $127.49 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 for $128.32 after the blends were each increased by $3.07....
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Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, chief of defence staff of the Jamaica Defence Force, which won the 2018 RG Platinum Award at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel yesterday evening. Gladstone Taylor/Multimedia Photo Editor

It’s JDF! - Army wins RG Award

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) last night received the RG Platinum Award for its sterling service to nation building through the Jamaica National Service Corps, a state-led initiative aimed at transforming at-risk youth into model citizens and...
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Lawyer: Petrojam maliciously harassed ex-manager after firing

Painting a picture of cruel victimisation, former Petrojam human resource manager Roselee Scott-Heron felt wronged by her sudden dismissal two days before Christmas in 2016, one of her attorneys has revealed. Symone Mayhew, the lead attorney for...
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Earth Today | New appointments for Climate Change Advisory Board

THE CLIMATE Change Advisory Board, with the mandate to advise the minister of economic growth and job creation (MEGJC) on climate change issues affecting Jamaica, was recently reconstituted. The new board, as is customary, is comprised of...
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Earth Today | Policymakers get training in climate change planning

WITH FUNDING from the United Nations Development Programme, the Climate Change Division is taking steps on the road to ensuring the effective integration of climate change considerations into national policy and planning in Jamaica. The division,...
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Gayle slams 135, but it’s England’s day

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): Chris Gayle’s 24th one-day hundred went in vain as West Indies paid dearly for a plethora of missed chances in the field, allowing England to complete their highest-ever run chase in One-Day Internationals and win the...
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Cavalier’s Marshall off to Greece - Speid: We have top- quality players ready to fill the breach

Cavalier’s star striker, Alex Marshall, left the island yesterday for a one- month trial stint with top-flight Greek club Aris Thessaloniki. The 20-year-old Marshall, who has seven caps for the national team, has been in good form in the Red...
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In blow to Walmart, UK regulator casts doubt on supermarket merger

British regulators say the proposed supermarket merger between Sainsbury’s and Walmart’s Asda unit would push up prices and reduce quality for shoppers, casting doubt on a deal that would create the country’s biggest grocery chain. It also serves...
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Texaco Jamaica at 100: Bigger network, more LPG

Texaco Jamaica has hit its centenary, but has not lost its vigour. The petroleum marketing company whose top spot in the gas retail market is under threat from acquisitive French rival Total Jamaica, says it has a plan to maintain its edge. GB...
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All Female album for Reggae month - ‘Queens in the Arena’ sparkle on compilation

With February observed as Reggae Month, singer and producer Tania Nicole Sutherland, better known as Chyna Nicole, decided it was appropriate to release the all-female reggae album Queens in the Arena. The 13-track various-artistes compilation is...
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Wall Street Journal follows Pulse star Alicia Burke to Kingston

While she is used to being featured in the glossy pages of fashion magazines, Pulse model Alicia Burke has broadened her reach, starting the year shooting for The Wall Street Journal – one of the world’s iconic business publications. What also...
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Editorial | Petrojam and public trust

Prime Minister Andrew Holness needs to be alert to the danger of people losing trust in his Government to the point where no one believes, or at least weighs very warily, anything it says. When it gets to that point, it usually matters naught what...
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Mark Wignall | There can be no crime plan

It seems not to stretch us too far out on a limb to suggest that the Holness-led Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) government had not yet formulated an endgame to the various states of emergency (SOEs), but instead skilfully manipulated the Opposition...
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Letter of the Day | NWC is committed to Mandeville as well as all Jamaica

THE EDITOR, Sir: The National Water Com-mission (NWC) appreciates the fact that Mandeville resident Daniel Lewis read the article titled ‘NWC committed to meeting Jamaica’s water needs’ from our president, Mr Mark Barnett, published in The Sunday...
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Let’s make proper provisions for the disabled

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am ashamed to say that as a citizen of Jamaica, I was not proactively sensitive to the plight of the disabled in this country. My awareness was piqued, however, as I recently had a fall that rendered me incapable of walking...
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Le Phuc Hai, 66 and To Gia Huy, nine, pose for a photo after having Trump and Kim haircuts in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Tuesday.  US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have become the latest style icons in Hanoi, a week before their second summit is to be held in the capital city of Vietnam.

Free Kim or Trump hairdos in Hanoi

HANOI (AP): At a barber shop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange shade of President Donald Trump’s locks. On a chair next to him, nine-year-old To Gia Huy emerges as the spitting...
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UK politics fractures further as three Conservatives defect

LONDON (AP): Brexit-driven cracks in Britain’s political party system yawned wider yesterday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the ruling Conservatives to join a new centrist group of independents. All the lawmakers are opposed to the...
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Styling Nuptial Dreams with Helen G

Every girl dreams about her wedding dress. And Helen G Events has decided to make that fairytale a reality by providing upcoming local designers with an opportunity to showcase their talent through The Designer Dress competition. The...
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Olympian Kaliese Spencer weds pastor

The New Year has brought a matrimonial beginning for Jamaican Olympian Kaliese Spencer and the love of her life, Reverend Michael A. Carter.   Spencer, a 400 metre hurdler, has had a successful career holding one of the best records on the...
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Flourish with Living Food and Juices

Imagine mouth-watering indulgence of natural food that not only tastes great, but is great for you. Pair that with the dining experience of a rustic decor rocking a myriad of bright and bold colours. Sounds heavenly, right? This euphoric encounter...
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Knutsford Court Hotel hosts Best Burger Competition

The exciting sounds of chef knives and other utensils harmoniously singing to the melodious display of top-notch culinary artistry, along with floating aromas of freshly prepared patties, all set the tone for the intense Knutsford Court Hotel Best...
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