‘Nothing to hide’ - Stakeholders defend economic benefits of Dry Harbour mining

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Despite unrelenting pressure from environmentalists and local residents, and the profit-gobbling stringent conditions imposed by the state’s environment watchdog, Jamaica World LLC has declared that the undisclosed millions being pumped into mining…

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Phillips comes full circle - Outgoing PNP president looks to make return to academia Admits 2008 challenge to Simpson Miller presidency was ill-advised

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Dr Peter Phillips has admitted that his failed attempt more than a decade ago to wrest control of the People’s National Party (PNP) from then President Portia Simpson Miller was ill-advised. And, while the PNP continues the search for answers for…

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DRAIN PAIN - Taxpayers slapped with hefty road repair bill as contractors rapped for faulty designs

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Heavy-duty equipment used to clear and rehabilitate roads blocked and damaged by islandwide flooding and landslides is costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars by the hour. And while local contractors operating or renting the equipment…

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Welcome change - Some Caribbean-Americans can’t wait for Biden to take office

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Some Caribbean-born United States citizens have expressed relief at former Vice-President Joe Biden’s success in the recent presidential election to make Donald Trump a one-term president. Biden gained 302 electoral college votes and over five…

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No dividing CARICOM - Biden won’t cherry-pick Caribbean heads to meet with, say diaspora leaders

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WESTERN BUREAU: The divide-and-rule strategy outgoing US President Donald Trump was accused of using to win support for some policies from some Caribbean countries, including Jamaica, is an issue diaspora representatives say they hope the incoming…

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I voted for Trump with my wallet, says J’can in Florida

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An Orlando, Florida-based Jamaican man is ruing United States President Donald Trump’s defeat at the polls to Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Contractor Delroy Allen told The Sunday Gleaner that he is worried stiff that his earnings will…

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Immigration Rollback - Diaspora leaders want Biden-Harris admin to reverse draconian measures affecting Caribbean expatriates - Jamaica Gleaner

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Shackled by disfigured face - … Young lady pleads for help to remove scars caused by acid attack

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A young woman who suffered severe acid burns nine years ago when she was only a teen, leaving her terribly disfigured, is praying for the nightmare to end and the opportunity for a better life. “The stares I get just make me depressed and let me…

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Road to misery - Unstable Gordon Town main road now transport hub

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‘Stand-up Hill’, the section of the Gordon Town main road destroyed by recent landslides in St Andrew, has been turned into a transportation hub where hundreds of residents for the past week have been staring down a 263-foot death drop on their way…

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The pursuit of justice for the employee

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Many employers in Jamaica seem to forget that the rights of their employees are protected by the sacred Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act (LRIDA) and the Labour Relations Code enacted in 1975. Certainly, we are long past the master and…

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