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Challenge them! Digicel boss urges PSOJ to resist any new tax

OUTGOING CHIEF executive officer of Digicel Barry O'Brien is urging the leadership of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) to "question and challenge" any additional taxation that might be levied on private-sector businesses by the Government.

It was a hoax

A man who, on Thursday, made a false report that a Canadian woman was abducted by a lone gunman in Pembroke Hall, St Andrew, is likely to be charged with public mischief.

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News»

Don't let Montego Bay end up like Kingston, says businesswoman

Norma Webster, trichologist and proprietor of the Montego Bay-based Norma Webster Salon and Spa, says the Government's failure to enforce the law relating to the Public Health Regulations of 2004 is responsible for the rash of roadside cosmetologists now popping up in the western city.

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Sports»

Francis on show for Akan in 4x400m

Track and field fans who turn out for the Gibson McCook Relays at the National Stadium today will be in for a treat as 2013 IAAF Moscow World Championships 4x400 metres silver medal winning anchor Javon Francis is expected to be on show.

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Commentary»

The gift that keeps on giving

It is said that today is God's gift to man. That is why we call it the present. It is argued that the best gift or present for anyone is a watch, and for families an alarm clock, because there is no time like the present and no present like the time.

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Letters»

Raise respectability of teaching profession

I am a student teacher attending the University of Technology Jamaica (UTech). I have a strong passion for the teaching profession and the course I am currently pursuing. I feel deeply hurt when I look at the state of the teaching profession in Jamaica.

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Lifestyle»

DOCTOR'S ADVICE - Is there a position which will prevent conception?

Doc, is it true that I can't get a girl pregnant if we do it in certain positions? I heard that from my friends. You see, I am deeply in love with this beautiful girl. We recently started having sex, but she will not let me 'go all the way' in case I get her pregnant. But we have been told that if she stands upright, it would be OK to climax inside her.

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Western Focus»

Things you need to know about Country Fires Act

Many persons are still unaware of the provisions of Jamaica's Country Fires Act, which is aimed at preventing loss of life, property and environmental degradation, and which covers, among other things, the igniting of fires in the open.

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