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'Draconian law' - Shaw seethes as tax bill threatens seizure of debtors' property

Personal, intellectual and real properties such as financial instruments, music catalogues and land, as well as other kinds of intangibles owned by tax debtors, could be quickly transferred to the state following amendments to the Tax Collection Act.

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News»

Historic Stewart Town caught up in time warp

If you enter Stewart Town, located in the Dry Harbour Mountains of Trelawny, from the eastern end, you might get the feeling that you have traversed into an era that has long gone, perhaps a hundred years ago....

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Sports»

Bolt hits out at reduced Gay ban

GLASGOW, Scotland (CMC):Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has criticised anti-doping officials for reducing Tyson Gay's doping ban after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid last year.Gay and Bolt's fellow Jamaican...

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Business»

US growth at weakest since recession - IMF

United States (US) economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter.In its annual report...

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Entertainment»

Investors believe in Jamaican talent, says US consultant

American entertainment business consultant Horace Madison, says Jamaica has a wealth of talent but lacks investment and structure....

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Commentary»

Jamaica and US human rights record

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding, while eschewing extrajudicial killings, says the United States lacks the moral authority to cite human-rights abuses as reasons to withdraw support from the Jamaican security forces.

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Letters»

JLP supporters are tired

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was listening to Nationwide on Tuesday and, to my horror, there was Karl Samuda running his mouth again, embarrassing his party and his leader.

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Food»

New Yorkers get fed, entertained at jerk festival

New Yorkers came out in huge numbers to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens last Sunday to savour the dazzling array of treats that the fourth annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival had to offer.The festival really is, as the name suggests, an...

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International»

More Tel Aviv flights suspended

BERLIN (AP):Air France and Germany's two largest airlines yesterday cancelled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.Germany's Lufthansa and Air Berlin...

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