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'Jamaica in better place'... but this fiscal year 'won't be any less of a fight', says Byles

"There is no doubt that the Jamaican economy is in a better place today than it was 12 months ago," said Richard Byles, co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC)....

Mother of five works wonders with PATH

Petula Lindsay is no ordinary mother, and with five children to care for, this creative woman has used the contribution from the Programme for the Advancement Though Health and Education (PATH) to work wonders...



Jamaica ease into semis

CAVE HILL, Barbados (CMC):Slow bowlers John Campbell and Nikita Miller shared seven wickets as they bowled Jamaica into the semi-finals of the Regional Four-Day Championship, with a 59-run victory over the Combined Campuses & Colleges here...



GlencoreXstrata selling Peruvian mine to Chinese consortium

A group of Chinese state-owned companies is buying a Peruvian copper mine from GlencoreXstrata Plc for US$5.85 billion, adding to a wave of Chinese resource acquisitions abroad.Glencore, based in Switzerland, said Sunday it signed an agreement to sell...

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Gambia Roots Homecoming Festival on track

Plans for the 2014 staging of the Gambia Roots Homecoming Festival intensifies as promoters bill some of Jamaica's top acts to perform at the show's 11th anniversary.The festival, which began in 2003, will run from May 9 through to May 16 in Gambia...



DPP shouldn't target judge for her own failings

I read with some amount of dismay the article, 'Judge should have given basis of Kern ruling', by Paula Llewellyn, published on Friday, April 4, 2014.The calling of 20 witnesses and having 85 exhibits admitted in evidence is no basis for asserting, as...



Vybz Kartel: Stop threatening journalists in my name

THE EDITOR, Sir: It was brought to my attention this morning by a member of my legal team that a number of persons, including journalists...



Tuesday talk

Taking care of hubby1 Yes, the heat was very oppressive but some people found it very funny that the wife was wiping her husband's sweaty brow and she was fanning for dear life...



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71 killed in terrorist bombing - ABUJA, Nigeria(AP):A massive explosion ripped through a bus station during the morning rush hour in Nigeria's capital, killing at least 71 people and wounding 124 in a bombing that marked the bloodiest...



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