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    Busts erected to honour nation’s heroes, heroine

    Jamaica Gleaner / Jamaica’s heritage and culture has influenced the nation over several eras. Chief among the cultural highlights are the national heroes and heroine who fought for equal rights, justice and peace and paved the way for the nation’s future. In a most deserving tribute in honour of the memory of these stalwarts and…

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    Spotlight on men's 400m at JAAA/National Champs

    Jamaica Gleaner / The spotlight will be on the men’s 400 metres semi-finals on today’s penultimate day of competition at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Junior and Senior Championships inside the National Stadium. One of the athletes down to contest the event is schoolboy Christopher Taylor of Calabar High. Taylor, the fastest junior in the…

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    False-start farce at National Champs

    Jamaica Gleaner / There was mass confusion during the running of the first men’s 100 metres semi-final at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships at the National Stadium last night. There were several false-starts and at least one athlete refused to leave the track after being disqualified. Defending champion Yohan Blake who, based…

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    Neymar explains tears

    Jamaica Gleaner / Brazil’s Neymar went to Instagram to explain why he burst into tears after helping his country to a 2-0 win over Costa Rica yesterday. The 26 tear-old PSG striker scored late for Brazil after Philippe Coutinho had broken the deadlock in added time to give Brazil the full points against the determined…

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    Gov't moving to reduce trade deficit with US

    Jamaica Gleaner / Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw is troubled by Jamaica’s trade deficit with the United States and has urged the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) to provide more support. “The end of March this year, in fact, showed that we imported about US$1.8 billion of goods from the United States and we…

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    Gov't acquires $40m property for women's shelter

    Jamaica Gleaner / The government is currently finalising arrangements for the acquisition of a property outside Kingston that will be used as a shelter for battered women who are living in fear because of domestic abuse. According to Gender Affairs Minister Olivia Grange, the state-run shelter is valued at more than $40 million and should…

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    Tune in to Orpheus

    Jamaica Gleaner / WAYNE DaCosta’s MR UNIVERSE will have the lead for himself in this afternoon’s Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes trophy but can still be caught by Anthony Nunes’ ORPHEUS in the six-furlong event for open allowance runners. MR UNIVERSE’s awesome speed was last on display in the May 26 Lotto Sprint, nullifying…

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    'Paradise Plum' sweetens deal with UK-based fashion brand – Cross-industry collaboration to take Naomi Cowan's single nautical

    Jamaica Gleaner / Entertainers often create their distinct stage look, and the same goes for fashion designers and their collections. Occasionally, fashion draws on musical culture for inspiration, which is what Alessandra Bell, founder of UK-based resort line Coconautical, did for her latest digital campaign. The Jamaican-bred designer decided to return to her roots to…

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    Rhoda Tabanor makes 104 runs

    Jamaica Gleaner / FARM, Manchester: She has an infectious laugh and is able to capture the attention of any room effortlessly with her brain power and wit – the attributes she calls blessings from the Creator. Rhoda Tabanor is no ordinary woman, having had three children of her own and adopted many. She prides herself…

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    Kevin Downswell Ministries restoring lives

    Jamaica Gleaner / Around last year this time, gospel recording artiste Kevin Downswell embarked on a journey to help people with the restoration of their relationship with God. The minister explained that the project, called Realignment, was the result of a reflection session. “The word realignment speaks for itself. It is about coming back, finding…

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    Dalton Myers | World Cup vs the Summer Olympics

    Jamaica Gleaner / The FIFA men’s football World Cup is in high gear. The debates continue about the greatest footballer, the best team, who will win, and who won’t make it through the first round. This is because the World Cup is considered the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’. There’s also the constant debate as to…

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    Scrap JLSC, appoint new body

    The Trinidad Guardian / The Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) should be replaced with a more independent and transparent body. This is the main recommendation made by the seven-member committee appointed by the Law Association to review the recruitment process for judges, magistrates and other legal officers employed by the State, such as the…

  • spi_20180623064919.jpg
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    Throat slit, left to die

    The Trinidad Guardian / Prominent Chaguanas attorney Maria Ramcharitar was inconsolable yesterday, after finding the body of her secretary on the floor of a room in her office. Police said Nicole Hosein-Debideen’s throat was slit and it seemed she was left there to bleed to death. Ramcharitar’s office is located in a building adjacent to…

  • spi_20180623064904.jpg
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    Appeal dismissed, Chandimal out

    The Trinidad Guardian / On a Saturday evening, Barbadians like to go down Oistins to get fish and a choice beverage. This evening they may change direction and head to Kensington Oval to witness the third and final Test between Windies and Sri Lanka. The home team has been good in the series so far…

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    Benoit: Tobago in intensive care

    The Trinidad Guardian / “Tobago is in intensive care and needs help urgently,” says Chairman of the Tobago Division of T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce Claude Benoit. He said although the Central Bank has reported a turnaround in the economy, Tobago is not benefiting and he accused Central Government and the Tobago House of…

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    Nidco: Work on ferry goes on in Cuba

    The Trinidad Guardian / The Galleons Passage will not be sailing to this country immediately, as stated by Finance Minister Colm Imbert, but will remain in Cuba to allow remedial work which the seller agreed to complete, according to the National Infrastructure Development Company. The new information was released in a statement yesterday and an…

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    PNM, UNC labouring with swing votes

    The Trinidad Guardian / The PNM was greatly outnumbered outside of Parliament yesterday. Only eight of PNM’s Point Fortin members were present to support their MP, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon, in the Opposition UNC’s no-confidence motion debate concerning him. The eight stood to one side, crowded out by a large gathering of citizens protesting…

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    More rules for Point Fortin J’Ouvert

    The Trinidad Guardian / Stricter rules for Point Fortin J’Ouvert bands will be in force for 2019. Bandleaders will be expected to display creativity without the use of oil, paint, grease or powder, according to John Springle, chairman of Point Fortin’s Dock of The Bay Sports and Cultural Club, organisers of the J’Ouvert parade for…

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    Businessman killed, wife critical

    The Trinidad Guardian / A businessman was killed and his wife is now fighting for her life after her throat was slit at the business at Four Roads, Tamana, on Thursday night. Police said John “JJ” Samaroo, 50, owner of JJ Mini Mart, died on the spot after he was attacked by two masked men…

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    Unilever among declining stocks

    The Trinidad Guardian / Overall market activity resulted from trading in 18 securities of which four advanced, three declined and 11 traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 312,886 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $4,200,731.17. GraceKennedy Ltd was the volume leader with 102,253 shares changing…

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    Businessman charged with 32 money laundering offences

    The Trinidad Guardian / A 54-year-old businessman from Westmoorings, accused of fraudulently renting out two barges owned by the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA), has been granted $2 m bail. Chris Ramsawak, of Schooner Court, Westmoorings, was granted the bail by Magistrate Kerri Honore-Narine after appearing before her in the Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court yesterday, slapped with…

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    Tobago students shoot ahead with ARROW

    The Trinidad Guardian / Parents of students attending the L’Anse Fourmi Methodist School, Tobago, are full of praise for energy company BP Trinidad and Tobago for implementing the highly-successful ARROW remedial learning programme at the school. At a meeting held at the school last Monday, parents were provided with a full understanding of how the…

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  • spi_20180623111910.jpg

    Busts erected to honour nation’s heroes, heroine

    Jamaica Gleaner / Jamaica’s heritage and culture has influenced the nation over several eras. Chief among the cultural highlights are the national heroes and heroine who fought for equal rights, justice and peace and paved the way for the nation’s future. In a most deserving tribute in honour of the memory of these stalwarts and…

  • spi_20180623111855.jpg

    Spotlight on men's 400m at JAAA/National Champs

    Jamaica Gleaner / The spotlight will be on the men’s 400 metres semi-finals on today’s penultimate day of competition at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures Limited National Junior and Senior Championships inside the National Stadium. One of the athletes down to contest the event is schoolboy Christopher Taylor of Calabar High. Taylor, the fastest junior in the…

  • spi_20180623111843.jpg

    False-start farce at National Champs

    Jamaica Gleaner / There was mass confusion during the running of the first men’s 100 metres semi-final at the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships at the National Stadium last night. There were several false-starts and at least one athlete refused to leave the track after being disqualified. Defending champion Yohan Blake who, based…

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    Who tell yuh dat? – The lies we believe: Money is the root of all evil

    Jamaica Gleaner / Have you ever heard someone say that being poor as a Christian simply means that you are righteous? People who usually say this often believe that money comes with trouble and that having money is an indication that you have been corrupted by the world. They would rather be poor because to…

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    What is Ramadan? Part II – Restrictions and abstinence

    Jamaica Gleaner / Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, is observed at different times annually. The start of the month is determined by the first sighting of the new moon, and the month might last for different periods in different countries. This year, it lasted between mid-May and mid-June. It is observed to…

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    Music and More | A matter of space and that Famous flop

    Jamaica Gleaner / Having been to the opening and a few events at Famous, including an excellent showing from Sanchez before he returned to the big stages in Jamaica, I have some thoughts on that Famous flop which are related to the staging of events – mostly dancehall/reggae – in Jamaica. They revolve around space…

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    Neymar explains tears

    Jamaica Gleaner / Brazil’s Neymar went to Instagram to explain why he burst into tears after helping his country to a 2-0 win over Costa Rica yesterday. The 26 tear-old PSG striker scored late for Brazil after Philippe Coutinho had broken the deadlock in added time to give Brazil the full points against the determined…

  • spi_20180623111732.jpg

    Brazilian Bliss – Fans heave sigh of relief; celebrate first 2018 World Cup win

    Jamaica Gleaner / RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Brazilians breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after the national team scored two stoppage-time goals to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at the World Cup, bringing it closer to a berth in the round of 16. With yellow-and-green T-shirts and Brazilian flags draped over their shoulders, thousands of…

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    Gov't moving to reduce trade deficit with US

    Jamaica Gleaner / Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw is troubled by Jamaica’s trade deficit with the United States and has urged the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) to provide more support. “The end of March this year, in fact, showed that we imported about US$1.8 billion of goods from the United States and we…

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    Six GSAT students score 100 per cent in all subject areas

    Jamaica Gleaner / Six students – three boys and three girls – scored 100 per cent in all subject areas of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), which was conducted in March. Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Ruel Reid, made the announcement at the National GSAT Awards Ceremony, which was held at the National…

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    Gov't acquires $40m property for women's shelter

    Jamaica Gleaner / The government is currently finalising arrangements for the acquisition of a property outside Kingston that will be used as a shelter for battered women who are living in fear because of domestic abuse. According to Gender Affairs Minister Olivia Grange, the state-run shelter is valued at more than $40 million and should…

  • spi_20180623111632.jpg

    Tune in to Orpheus

    Jamaica Gleaner / WAYNE DaCosta’s MR UNIVERSE will have the lead for himself in this afternoon’s Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Stakes trophy but can still be caught by Anthony Nunes’ ORPHEUS in the six-furlong event for open allowance runners. MR UNIVERSE’s awesome speed was last on display in the May 26 Lotto Sprint, nullifying…

  • spi_20180623111611.jpg

    'Paradise Plum' sweetens deal with UK-based fashion brand – Cross-industry collaboration to take Naomi Cowan's single nautical

    Jamaica Gleaner / Entertainers often create their distinct stage look, and the same goes for fashion designers and their collections. Occasionally, fashion draws on musical culture for inspiration, which is what Alessandra Bell, founder of UK-based resort line Coconautical, did for her latest digital campaign. The Jamaican-bred designer decided to return to her roots to…

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    Keida's got the 'Right Moves' on Christina Aguilera's new album

    Jamaica Gleaner / As many international pop stars continue to incorporate elements of Jamaican dancehall or reggae into their music, renowned powerhouse Christina Aguilera has joined the list with her latest album. On June 15, the pop star released her album, Liberation , and the track Right Moves features dancehall star Shenseea, along with reggae-crooning…

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    Rhoda Tabanor makes 104 runs

    Jamaica Gleaner / FARM, Manchester: She has an infectious laugh and is able to capture the attention of any room effortlessly with her brain power and wit – the attributes she calls blessings from the Creator. Rhoda Tabanor is no ordinary woman, having had three children of her own and adopted many. She prides herself…

  • spi_20180623111524.jpg

    Kevin Downswell Ministries restoring lives

    Jamaica Gleaner / Around last year this time, gospel recording artiste Kevin Downswell embarked on a journey to help people with the restoration of their relationship with God. The minister explained that the project, called Realignment, was the result of a reflection session. “The word realignment speaks for itself. It is about coming back, finding…

  • spi_20180623111507.jpg

    Dalton Myers | World Cup vs the Summer Olympics

    Jamaica Gleaner / The FIFA men’s football World Cup is in high gear. The debates continue about the greatest footballer, the best team, who will win, and who won’t make it through the first round. This is because the World Cup is considered the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’. There’s also the constant debate as to…

  • spi_20180623064931.jpg

    Scrap JLSC, appoint new body

    The Trinidad Guardian / The Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) should be replaced with a more independent and transparent body. This is the main recommendation made by the seven-member committee appointed by the Law Association to review the recruitment process for judges, magistrates and other legal officers employed by the State, such as the…

  • spi_20180623064919.jpg

    Throat slit, left to die

    The Trinidad Guardian / Prominent Chaguanas attorney Maria Ramcharitar was inconsolable yesterday, after finding the body of her secretary on the floor of a room in her office. Police said Nicole Hosein-Debideen’s throat was slit and it seemed she was left there to bleed to death. Ramcharitar’s office is located in a building adjacent to…

  • spi_20180623064904.jpg

    Appeal dismissed, Chandimal out

    The Trinidad Guardian / On a Saturday evening, Barbadians like to go down Oistins to get fish and a choice beverage. This evening they may change direction and head to Kensington Oval to witness the third and final Test between Windies and Sri Lanka. The home team has been good in the series so far…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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