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Jamaica's Damion Lowe (left) runs off in celebration with teammate Leon Bailey after netting the team's third goal in their 3-2 win over Honduras in their Group C clash in the Concacaf Gold Cup at the National Stadium tonight.

Reggae Boyz cap historic night with 3-2 win over Honduras

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz ensured their historic hosting of the Concacaf Gold Cup ended on a positive note with a 3-2 win over Honduras at the National Stadium tonight. All the attention coming into the game may have been on Leon Bailey, making his...
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Half-Time: Orgill scores brace as Reggae Boyz lead Honduras 2-0

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz lead Honduras 2-0 at half time in their historic hosting of the Concacaf Gold Cup at the National Stadium in Kingston. All the attention coming into the game may have been on Leon Bailey, making his debut tonight, however,...
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The Petrojam oil refinery in Kingston.

$32b demand - Venezuelans seek hefty compensation for Petrojam takeover

Venezuelan oil subsidiary PDV Caribe is demanding that the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) pay a minimum of US$50 million (J$6.5 billion) in core share value as compensation for the forcible takeover of its 49 per cent stake in the local refinery,...
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Prepare for summer drought, says Met Service

The water woes that have been plaguing sections of the island this year are expected to continue into July and August as the Meteorological Service of Jamaica is urging citizens to prepare for what could be a very dry summer. “We would say that you...
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EU figures down, as US, UK soar

Growth & Jobs | Women farmers shy away from loan risks

President of the Jamaica Network of Rural Women Producers (JNRWP), Tamisha Lee, finds that access to market and lack of funding are huge challenges for female farmers, but while taking a loan might be a solution to both problems, she believes that...
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Growth & Jobs | Ja Int’l Exhibition attracts buyers to MoBay

The Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE) opened with a bang at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall, St James, where international and local buyers viewed Jamaican products for retail and distribution. The conference was held from May...
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Beyond pride - Reggae Girlz target round of 16 with improbable Australia upset

GRENOBLE, France: It has been a tough FIFA Women’s World Cup (FWWC) debut for Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz. After two games and two losses, the numbers do not make for impressive reading. However, in today’s Group C finale against Australia at the Stade...
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Patterson wants regular FWWC berth

GRENOBLE, France: Twenty-five-year-old Jamaican international Toriana Patterson said that having experienced a taste of football at the highest level, Jamaica’s woman footballers are more determined than ever to ensure that FIFA Women’s World Cup (...
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Cars drive through an unlit street during a blackout in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, June. 16, 2019. A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ power grid. (AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta)

Probe of massive South America power outage begins

As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout that hit tens of millions people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid and were tallying the...
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Too many ‘shock’ phone bills - Survey finds nearly half of Jamaicans face unexpected mobile charges; OUR wants to change that

Nearly half of Jamaican mobile phone users continue to experience credit depletion, ‘shock bills’, and confusing data plans, according to a survey by the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, the findings of which will form the basis for...
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Classics In June filled the soul

Souls were filled inside The Chapel at The University of the West Indies Mona Campus on Sunday as patrons and performers celebrated another staging of the highly anticipated calendar event, Classics In June. Staged by the Soroptimist International...
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Spaces with F.E. Halliburton

As musical director for both the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica and the University Singers, Franklin Halliburton has an intimate working knowledge of the theatre spaces available in the island. And he is also acutely aware of their inadequacies...
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Editorial | Shocking ignorance by ministers

It is shocking if, as they implied, the foreign affairs and national security ministers were in the dark about the 2017 detention and jailing of five Jamaican fishermen in the United States (US), who are now suing the US Coast Guard that was...
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Gordon Robinson | Does masculinity have value?

Did anybody notice that Sunday was Father’s Day? At Casa Tout, the day passed uneventfully. Unlike Mother’s Day! The only reasons I can fathom for the difference are: mothers are more sensitive; accept anything from their children as the best; and...
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Letter of the Day | Talent in the diaspora

THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an opportune time to raise the question of how we acknowledge Jamaica’s talent at home and in the diaspora. Many of the related issues and my twin interests in migration and diaspora studies and human resource management...
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Lipton Matthews is affected by the racist stereotype

THE EDITOR, Sir: I feel compelled to respond to Lipton Matthews’ article, ‘Africa is no role model for Jamaica’ (The Gleaner, June 17, 2019). He concludes: “... Africa is a continent mired in poverty and mysticism and can be no role model for...
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UK Conservative hopefuls fight for No. 2 spot against Johnson

LONDON (AP): Contenders for leadership in Britain’s Conservative Party jostled for attention Monday as the race narrowed into a contest to seize the mantle of challenger to front-runner Boris Johnson. With Johnson solidly ahead after winning 114 of...
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China-Pakistan traffickers force brides into prostitution

FAISALABAD (AP): At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn’t bring herself to say what they were doing to her. All the 19-year-old would say was that her new husband – a Chinese man her family sold her...
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Dad's Outlook panelists (from left) Stevie Barnett, (SME Manager and Team Lead at Sagicor Bank); Wayne Marshall (Recording Artiste); David Morrison (Senior Blender at Appleton Estate Jamaica); Teino Evans (The Gleaner's Enterprise Editor - Lifestyle); and Marlon Campbell (Host).

Raising the 'Bar' with Dad's Outlook

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” This quote, articulated by a former American professional baseball third baseman, Wade Boggs, echoed in sincere sentiments at the recently staged Father’s Day forum: Dad’s Outlook...
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Chris Brown, Ammika Harris expecting first child together

Rapper Chris Brown, is said to be expecting his second child, with Ammika Harris (her first child). Their current relationship status is unclear, but outlets are reporting that they are no longer together. Chris was last linked to the Instagram...
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Jamaica hosts Arms Trade Treaty Sub regional workshop

This week Jamaica hosted a CARICOM sub regional workshop focused on the implementation activities of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). The German Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) and Expertise France (EF) sponsored the...
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Shipping Schedule June 18-24, 2019

KINGSTON CARIB STAR VESSELS ETA PORTO 18/06 JENNIFER SCHEPERS 19/06 SATURN 19/06 TORONTO TRADER 19/06 TAMPA TRADER 20/06 CAPE TAINARO 21/06 CFS PACORA 21/06 ZIM ROTTERDAM 22/06 CMA...
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