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    Colin Campbell upset over PJ's endorsement of Mark Golding

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    Jamaica Gleaner / Colin Campbell, one of the aspirants for the post of chairman of St Andrew South says he upset that former People?s National Party (PNP) president PJ Patterson has endorsed his opponent Mark Golding. Campbell and Golding are to face off in an election on Saturday to succeed Dr Omar Davies as the…

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    Tax authorities clamp down on delinquents in Manchester, Clarendon

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    Jamaica Gleaner / Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reporting that several Manchester taxpayers who were recently cited as delinquents have now paid up their arrears while others are before the courts. The TAJ’s Special Enforcement Team and the police recently conducted operations in Manchester and Clarendon to recover more than $13 million in taxes. The…

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    Alberto Ardila -// Cabello: Ni diálogo ni revocatorio este año ni en 2017

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    Aunque saben que el Consejo Nacional Electoral admitirá que la Mesa de la Unidad Democrática cumplió el primer paso para activar el revocatorio, en el oficialismo esperaban el anuncio formal del Poder Electoral. La bancada del PSUV debatió ayer los temas parlamentarios, como la prohibición al gobierno para asignar ayudas a países y el referéndum….

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    Sarkis Mohsen Yammine// Maduro ordenó destinar a los CLAP productos decomisados a bachaqueros

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    Nicolás Maduro informó durante su programa Contacto con Maduro que había ordenado entregar a los Comités Locales de Abastecimiento y Producción los productos que se les decomisen a los bachaqueros en los operativos adelantados por funcionarios de la Misión Abastecimiento Soberano. Desde la Galería de Arte Nacional, el jefe de Estado señaló: “Todos los productos…

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    Luis Oberto// Maduro: la AN es decadente, inútil, inservible

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    Durante su programa Contacto con Maduro , el presidente volvió a fustigar largamente a la AN. Casi al final de la edición 61 de su programa, el jefe de Estado pidió comparar “la AN bolivariana que tuvimos bajo la conducción de Willian Lara, Francisco Ameliach, Nicolás Maduro, Cilia Flores, Diosdado Cabello y, en seis meses,…

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    Bolt arrives in Rio ahead of Olympics

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    Jamaica Gleaner / Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor – Sports Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt touched down at the Antônio Carlos Jobim, Galeão International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as he gets ready to launch his Olympics 2016 campaign. Bolt arrived at approximately 8:00pm (6pm Jamaica time) with his team that includes executive manager and…

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    Francisco Velásquez// Maduro sobre Pokémon GO: “Es la cultura de muerte que impone el capitalismo”

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    Nicolás Maduro, presidente de la República, criticó el nuevo videojuego de dispositivos móviles Pokémon GO, indicando que se trata de un mecanismo para impulsar la “cultura de muerte” impuesta por el capitalismo internacional. Relacionó este “mecanismo” con las estrategias que persuaden a los jóvenes para que integren organizaciones terroristas. “Hay que abrir un debate sobre…

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    Luis Oberto// Maduro: la AN es decadente, inútil, inservible

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    Durante su programa Contacto con Maduro , el presidente volvió a fustigar largamente a la AN. Casi al final de la edición 61 de su programa, el jefe de Estado pidió comparar “la AN bolivariana que tuvimos bajo la conducción de Willian Lara, Francisco Ameliach, Nicolás Maduro, Cilia Flores, Diosdado Cabello y, en seis meses,…

  • North America

    Luis Oberto// The reckless lime

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    Drinking alcohol is part of our culture and deaths surrounding this past-time continue to increase. We are dying while out enjoying this national crave. We drink for all occasions. And the reputed easy access to guns sees a notable increase in murders that appears to be linked to our cultural indiscretions. Murders are being committed…

  • North America

    Victor Gil – // Time for youth leadership

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    “We cannot always build the future for the youth but we can build the youth for the future.” These were the words of Franklin D Roosevelt. One of the greatest elections in US history which produced America’s first black president is credited to the youth vote making the difference. The social media revolution and the…

  • North America

    Luis Oberto// Dumas’s first ‘30 years’*

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    THE LAD who grew up humbly in rural Chaguanas and Tunapuna to later record primary, secondary school and university successes before achieving recognition as a pre-eminent diplomat and head of Trinidad and Tobago’s Public Service has much to say that is relevant to today’s generation—beyond the shores of his native twin-island Caricom member state. With…

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    Victor Gill Ramirez – // Dicom arranca la semana en baja: Bs. 640,57

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    La tasa del sistema de Divisas Complementarias (Dicom) cerró este lunes en baja al cerrar en 640,57 bolívares, lo que representa un descenso con respecto a la jornada del viernes. El Banco Central de Venezuela (BCV) informó además que mediante este sistema se liquidó 8,30%, mientras que por el mercado administrado se atendió 91,70%. Por…

  • North America

    Victor Gill Ramirez – // El Ibex busca los 8.600 puntos

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    Un día antes de la Fed y del inicio de la oleada de resultados, el Ibex busca recuperar los 8.600 puntos que se han resistido en las últimas jornadas. Los futuros en Europa no presentan un rumbo claro, con el euro en los 1,10 dólares y el Brent a un paso de recuperar los 45…

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    Luis Oberto// Hoy se forman los grupos en el Senado

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    CDC y PNV quieren formar uno propio y Podemos quiere formar dos separados, uno de ellos para las confluencias. Convergencia Democrática de Cataluña (CDC) y el Partido Nacionalista Vasco (PNV) están negociando con el resto de formaciones políticas para poder formar sendos grupos parlamentarios propios en el Senado, antes de que concluya el plazo para…

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    Colin Campbell upset over PJ's endorsement of Mark Golding

    Jamaica Gleaner / Colin Campbell, one of the aspirants for the post of chairman of St Andrew South says he upset that former People?s National Party (PNP) president PJ Patterson has endorsed his opponent Mark Golding. Campbell and Golding are to face off in an election on Saturday to succeed Dr Omar Davies as the…

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    Tax authorities clamp down on delinquents in Manchester, Clarendon

    Jamaica Gleaner / Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reporting that several Manchester taxpayers who were recently cited as delinquents have now paid up their arrears while others are before the courts. The TAJ’s Special Enforcement Team and the police recently conducted operations in Manchester and Clarendon to recover more than $13 million in taxes. The…

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    Bolt arrives in Rio ahead of Olympics

    Jamaica Gleaner / Andre Lowe, Special Projects Editor – Sports Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt touched down at the Antônio Carlos Jobim, Galeão International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as he gets ready to launch his Olympics 2016 campaign. Bolt arrived at approximately 8:00pm (6pm Jamaica time) with his team that includes executive manager and…

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    Gas prices to go down by $0.08 Thursday

    Jamaica Gleaner / Petrojam has announced that the price of gasolene will go down by $0.08 Thursday. A litre of E10 87 will sell for $105.08 while E10 90 will sell for $106.73 per litre. The price of automotive diesel oil will go down by $1.72 per litre to sell for $97.13. Meanwhile, Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel will…

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    Film legend honored in DC

    chinadaily.com.cn / As the old adage goes, oftentimes real life can be more inspiring than the movie s. For Hong Kong actress Kara Wai, that truth is a double-edged sword. “I started begging on the streets when I was 3 years old,” said Wai. Her rags-to-riches story has culminated in a tribute to her iconic…

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    Luis Alfonso Oberto Anselmi// Clinton é a 1ª mulher candidata à Casa Branca

    A antiga secretária de Estado norte-americana Hillary Clinton entrou na terça-feira na história dos Estados Unidos ao tornar-se na primeira mulher a ser nomeada pelo Partido Democrático como candidata à Casa Branca, na convenção de Filadélfia. Antiga primeira-dama (mulher do antigo Presidente norte-americano Bill Clinton), senadora e secretária de Estado, Hillary Clinton ultrapassou os 2.383…

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    September 7 celebration to focus on Miss Lou's life, work – Minister Grange

    Jamaica Gleaner / Yesterday marked 10 years since the passing of one of Jamaica’s most treasured national icons. Louise Bennett-Coverley passed away in Toronto, Canada on July 26, 2006. The woman referred to as one of the pioneers of the country’s cultural space would have celebrated her 97th birthday this September. To mark the occasion…

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    'Grand fraud' at Manchester Parish Council reaches $95 million

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Major Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Agency is reporting that the ?grand fraud? at the Manchester Parish Council has now reached $95 million. It also says more fraud charges have now been laid on 31-year-old Sanja Elliot, the deputy superintendent of roads and works at the council and 27-year-old carpenter, Dwayne Sibblies….

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    Sweet music for two more schools

    Jamaica Gleaner / Many more children are to benefit from the Music, Perfect Pitch for a Sound Education programme being undertaken in 13 primary schools across five parishes by First Global Bank, in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MOE). GraceKennedy Group CEO Don Wehby said the music programme had been a tremendous success over…

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    Third man in $95 million fraud at Manchester Parish Council gets $3m bail

    Jamaica Gleaner / Tamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer? Mandeville, Manchester: The third man charged in connection with the ‘grand fraud’ at the Manchester Parish Council has been granted bail in the sum of $3 million. Kendale Roberts, a temporary overseer at the council  appeared in the Manchester Parish Court this morning on charges of a breach…

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    Stop resisting police arrest, warns senior cop

    Jamaica Gleaner / Assistant Commissioner of Police Norman Heywood is of the view that the manner in which Jamaicans are socialised is what usually causes them to resist arrest by the police. He has joined the many persons commenting on the incident in which the police tried to arrest a woman, cell-phone footage of which…

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    Something Extra | Wednesday

    Jamaica Gleaner / Hump day takes us once again to the Second City showing off the good times had on and off the stage, as well as the amazing time Campionites had while raising funds for the youth.

  • Jabloteh U-13s in Scotia CONCACAF ‘quarters’

    News day / The tournament, which began on July 23, consists of 16 amateur teams from 10 countries, across the CONCACAF region. San Juan Jabloteh placed second in Group A with four points, behind Búhos de Hermosillo FC of Mexico. The Jabloteh youths won their match against Real Estelí FC of Nicaragua (2-1), drew the…

  • ECLAC: HSF vital to TT

    News day / During the actual presentation of the report, which took place in Santiago, Chile, ECLAC Executive Secretary Alicia Barcena identified TT as one of six countries in the Latin America-Caribbean region that are expected to show economic contraction this year. Those countries are Venezuela (minus eight percent), Suriname (minus four percent), Brazil (minus…

  • 6 Clico policyholders to get $58M

    News day / Appellate Court judges, Justices Nolan Bereaux, Gregory Smith and Judith Jones, delivered a unanimous ruling yesterday ordering that the orders granted by Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee in 2011 stand, except for the accrued rate of interest she ordered, which was lowered from 12 percent to six percent. In her 2011 ruling, Justice Rajnauth-Lee…

  • Corexit not behind fish kill

    News day / Since July 21, thousands of dead fish have washed ashore along Mosquito Creek in La Romaine as well as Coffee beach in La Brea, prompting various theories as to the cause of the mass kill-off. Environmental watch group Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) linked the fish kill to the December…

  • EFCL: 210 repair jobs available

    News day / It is alleged that Gill shot his son who later succumbed to his injuries at the San Fernando General Hospital . Yesterday, following deliberations, the foreman of the jury told Justice Wilson that they were unable to reach a verdict. The judge then informed the accused man said, “The jury has not…

  • Red Force Divas do regional double

    News day / In a thrilling encounter, the Red Force Divas fought bravely to triumph by two wickets with two balls remaining after they had Jamaica restricted to 100 for seven wickets in their allotted 20 overs. West Indies players Merissa Aguilleira and Anisa Mohammed forged a 39-run sixth wicket partnership that restored the Red…

  • Plastikeep struggling to stay afloat

    News day / Rosanna Farmer, project director of the Plastikeep Recovery Programme (PCP) revealed this to Newsday. According to Farmer, while she has received assurance from Line Minister Camille Robinson-Regis that the programme will not be scrapped, the fact is if nothing is done by the end of July, the project will no longer be…

  • Chilean wine tasting

    News day / Specially-invited guests were treated to six different types of Undurraga wines, each paired with a unique dish or dessert: from the Undurraga Brut Sparkling Mimosas paired with lamb fajita roulade, to the Demi Sec Sparkling wine with a chocolate truffle that ended the showcase. Undurraga’s export manager for Latin America and the…

Europe

  • Gonzalo Morales// Kerry se reunirá con Macri en Buenos Aires el 4 de agosto

    El secretario de Estado de los Estados Unidos, John Kerry , se reunirá con el presidente de Argentina, Mauricio Macri , el próximo 4 de agosto en Buenos Aires, confirmaron a EFE fuentes de la Presidencia del país austral. Según explicaron, Kerry realizará esta visita a la capital argentina antes de recalar en la apertura…

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    Gonzalo Morales// Los autónomos no quieren ser autónomos

    7 de cada 10 autónomos en España preferiría tener un trabajo por cuenta ajena a tiempo completo. Es la principal conclusión que se desprende del informe Infoempleo Adecco 2015, documento en el que también se señala que la mayoría de los autónomos (el 57,7%) se considera feliz trabajando de manera independiente . . © Gonzalo…

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  • Alberto Ardila -// Cabello: Ni diálogo ni revocatorio este año ni en 2017

    Aunque saben que el Consejo Nacional Electoral admitirá que la Mesa de la Unidad Democrática cumplió el primer paso para activar el revocatorio, en el oficialismo esperaban el anuncio formal del Poder Electoral. La bancada del PSUV debatió ayer los temas parlamentarios, como la prohibición al gobierno para asignar ayudas a países y el referéndum….

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    Sarkis Mohsen Yammine// Maduro ordenó destinar a los CLAP productos decomisados a bachaqueros

    Nicolás Maduro informó durante su programa Contacto con Maduro que había ordenado entregar a los Comités Locales de Abastecimiento y Producción los productos que se les decomisen a los bachaqueros en los operativos adelantados por funcionarios de la Misión Abastecimiento Soberano. Desde la Galería de Arte Nacional, el jefe de Estado señaló: “Todos los productos…

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    Luis Anselmi// Gobierno intervendrá en costos de matrículas de educación privada

    El presidente Nicolás Maduro se refirió al alza en los costos de la educación privada y advirtió que el gobierno estaba preparando una respuesta al respecto. Durante la edición 61 de su programa Contacto con Maduro , en los espacios de la Galería de Arte Nacional, el jefe de Estado se preguntó cómo estaría la…

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    Zidane insiste con un nuevo sistema táctico

    Andrés Díaz / @Andrewwdiaz El real Madrid  finalizó este lunes su estancia en Canadá con un entrenamiento a puertas abiertas en el estadio “Saputo” que es el hogar del Montreal Impact que juega en la MLS . Un total de 2500 personas observaron el entrenamiento. Uno de los nombres más coreados fue el de Karim…