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JUTC bailout

Taxpayers are being asked to fork out $2.9 billion to further bail out the cash-strapped Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC).

Debate opens on CCJ

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday appealed for bipartisan approval of three bills before Parliament seeking to have the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) established as Jamaica’s final appellate court.

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Global growth projections predominantly positive

ACCORDING TO the International Monetary Funds's (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO) October 2014, the world economy is expected to grow at an average rate of 3.7 per cent this year.

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Sports»

'Danger' skips retirement plan

Robert 'Danger' McCarthy, the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter who announced his retirement after being knocked out by Aruba's Evan Nedd in September, is coming out of retirement to fight in Martinique on November 29.

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Business»

Property developer 138 Student Living Jamaica Ltd prices IPO at $4

The initial public offering (IPO) of real-estate company 138 Student Living Jamaica Limited aims to raise $562.9 million from a float of ordinary and redeemable preference shares on the stock market, starting Thursday.

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Entertainment»

Dancehall queen culture explored in new documentary

The dancehall space and culture is often met with heavy resistance and immense negativity by many Jamaicans.

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Commentary»

End jungle justice now

It pains my heart and disturbs me to see how some Jamaicans can become so enraged and belligerent in circumstances, with the hope of achieving instant gratification, to the point where they find it justified to carry out extrajudicial actions and injure or take the life of another; a criminal act which is commonly referred to as jungle justice.

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Health»

Law, discretion and the pharmacist

In these difficult and challenging times, many are finding it hard to revisit their doctors to obtain a prescription for well-needed medications, and this is understandable.

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International»

Gov't lifts ban on nine Hong Kong journalists

The Philippine immigration bureau disclosed yesterday that it has lifted a blacklist order against nine Hong Kong-based journalists, following criticism from media and Hong Kong's government.

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