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'Leave our money' - Shaw rips into Gov't over bank-withdrawal levy

OPPOSITION SPOKESMAN on Finance Audley Shaw has outlined a nine-point proposal for economic growth on the island that includes a suggestion that stamp duty and transfer tax be rolled back by one percentage point each....

Neither old nor weary - Gleaner at 180: Neither old nor weary

Few newspapers in this hemisphere, and certainly none in the English-speaking Caribbean, can claim either the endurance or longevity of this one. For 180 years, starting just as slavery was being abolished in the English colonies...

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Advertising and Marketing Ltd at 50

Last week in New Kingston, Advertising and Marketing Jamaica Ltd (AdMark) said a special thank you to its clients and staff at a well-attended 50th anniversary banquet and awards ceremony.

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Veterans fired up for 'Contender' battle

Donovan 'Police' Campbell, who was crowned Wray and Nephew Welterweight Contender in 2012, will start his bid to win the title a second time tonight when he clashes with experienced journeyman, Anthony Osbourne, at the Chinese...

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Loans, Q1 profit spike at Access - Microfinancier finalising credit line with IDB for farmers - James-Mayberry court battle resumes today

Access Financial Services has reported a 30 per cent spike in net profit for the first quarter. The company made $79.91 million for the period ending March compared to $61.5 million made in the similar period in 2013...

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Morgans look for unity in Turks & Caicos

In collaboration with various sponsors, Checkmate Inc. is hosting its first annual Unity Concert at the ZANZI LOUNGE on Friday, featuring Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage, his son Jemere Morgan, Dion the Butcher from 100 Jamz Bahamas, and Smooth T and the Prime DJs.

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Commentary»

How Facebook can become useful again

When I signed up on February 22, 2005, TheFacebook.com had one purpose (and one million users). There was no Like button, no App Center, no News Feed. It was just a directory...

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Letters»

Martinique made mess of Carifta Games

THE EDITOR, Sir:Whose idea was it to award the 43rd Carifta Games (April 19-21, 2014) to that French colony named Martinique?In the days leading up to the ceremonies, questions posted on the Carifta 2014 Facebook page went unanswered and ignored.

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Health minister calls on region to change mindset about HIV/AIDS

Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson has called for a change in mindset and greater solidarity among peoples of the Caribbean to end stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV/AIDS.This is particularly necessary among key populations ...

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Scores of migrants detained

NASSAU (CMC):Police say they have intercepted a vessel carrying 132 Haitian migrants just off Ragged Island in The Bahamas.The authorities said with the assistance of local fishermen, they were able to apprehend the illegal migrants...

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