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Antiguan Integrity Commission to probe bribery allegations against former minister

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Antiguan Integrity Commission says there are grounds to begin an investigation into the activities of former investment and trade minister Asot Michael who stepped down last month amid speculation that he...
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Man fatally shot in Granville, St James

Twenty-two-year-old Raheem Brown was yesterday morning shot and killed in Granville in St James, where there is a State of Public Emergency. The Granville Police say the incident happened about 6:30 in the community of Gordon Crescent. According to...
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Second Chance - Judge orders release of man for good behaviour after serving 20 years

A Supreme Court judge has ordered the immediate and unconditional release of a man who has spent more than two decades in prison after he was convicted for fatally stabbing another man during a robbery.Elvis Thomas, who was 17 years old when he...
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Lukaku brace sinks Panama

SOCHI, Russia (AP):Unlike the other FIFA World Cup favourites that struggled through their opening matches, Belgium looked every part the title contender.Having Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku capable of scoring the way they did against Panama helps...
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Growth & Jobs | Damayo Riley - master barber and entrepreneur on the rise

At age 21, Damayo Riley supervises five other persons at a salon in Grand Cayman. On Tuesdays, which are his days off, he reads books about leadership and business management.An avid reader, he is quick to point out that what he is reading is not...
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Growth & Jobs | Jamaica Computer Society growing in Canada

Organisers of The Jamaica Computer Society (JCS) believes that the successful launch of a chapter in Canada recently signals an effort to encourage key partnerships to sustain innovation and growth.Dr. Sean Thorpe, president of the JCS, contends...
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Tunisia ravaged by Harry Kane

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP):Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defence just as time was running out.Kane found an open area of space at the far post and used his head to meet Harry...
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Fraser-Pryce, Thompson, Blake named for JAAA Trials

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, said sprinters Elaine Thompson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Yohan Blake have confirmed their participation in this weekend's National Senior Athletics...
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US accuses China of predatory economics

China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a business audience Monday.Pompeo made the remarks at the Detroit Economic Club as global markets...
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BCIC tracking driving habits of motor policyholders

British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC) is tracking the driving behaviour of auto insurance policyholders, with their consent.Since late 2017, the company has been pilot-testing the Amber Connect vehicle-tracking device on privately owned motor...
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Tuesdays @ The Theatre | Theatre needs audience boost - Angela Jarrett's 'Something Fishy' wraps up on Father's Day

Actress Karen Harriott closed off her latest stage role as Pam in Something Fishy, written by Angela Jarrett, on Father's Day at the Little Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue, on Sunday. During intermission, The Gleaner saw an appreciable number of...
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GATFFEST Gala: Strengthening link between South Africa and Jamaica

The annual GATFFEST Film Festival is a gargantuan effort. Over the past week, there have been community film screenings planned and executed in Trench Town, Nannyville and Port Royal. The festival continues this week with Japanese Film Night, two...
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Editorial | Mr Grey should start Petrojam probe

We appreciate the pledge by Andrew Wheatley, the energy minister, to deal decisively with the complaints of mismanagement, nepotism, and corruption at the Petrojam oil refinery, of which he apparently believes there is, at the very least, prima...
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Canute Thompson | Petrojam: pinnacle of corruption?

It now appears that the stench emanating from Petrojam is so strong that the minister of energy cannot bear it anymore and has summoned the three Jamaican directors to a meeting. Despite the minister's apparent concern, there is no indication that...
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Letter of the Day | Purge police force of corruption once and for all

THE EDITOR, Sir:While I am lauding the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for its new approach and zeal with the advent of the esteemed Major General Antony Anderson to the top post, I'm forced to condemn the actions of some members. Some policemen in...
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Show early World Cup matches on TVJ

THE EDITOR, Sir:Allow me to vent my disgust at TVJ's coverage of the FIFA World Cup and its decision to exclude half of Jamaica from its coverage of early matches.On Friday and Monday morning, I switched on my television to watch the matches, only...
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Pope: Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent to Nazi crimes

VATICAN CITY (AP):Pope Francis denounced abortion yesterday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics programme and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.Francis spoke off-the-cuff to a meeting of an Italian family...
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Deal reached in Macedonia name dispute

Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name.Under the agreement, the BBC said Greece's neighbour will be known as North Macedonia.Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said it was "a brave, historic and...
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A royal high tea

It was an evening of fine dinning, sweet treats and tea as the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel, in collaboration with White Lotus Bridal Boutique, held a Champagne High Tea to celebrate today's highly anticipated royal wedding between Prince Harry and...
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A mother's greatest fear

Parenthood is no joke, and for mothers, just the idea of being a mother can put them in a slight frenzy.Flair asked a few mothers what was their greatest scare as a mother. Here are there responses:p I'll say when he was two and he was jumping on...
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Global knowledge to benefit J'can shipping industry

"The knowledge I gained from studying at the World Maritime University (WMU) will benefit the wider Jamaican shipping industry," reflects Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) employee Abigail Bryan, who has successfully completed an MSc in Maritime...
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Jamaica Trading Services celebrates 30 years of excellence

Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) member company Jamaica Trading Services (JTS) has been a premier provider of commercial logistic services in Jamaica's vibrant shipping industry for the past three decades. The company, which was incorporated in...
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