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Calabar boys, Edwin Allen girls retain Champs titles

Calabar and Edwin Allen retained their respective boys and girls titles at the Inter Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships inside a rocking National Stadium last night, with contrasting...
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We threw away some serious points, says KC coach after Champs loss

Tears streamed down the faces of some Kingston College (KC) athletes ‎inside the National Stadium Saturday night after Calabar powered to a record-breaking run in the 4X400 relay open to stamp its name on the winning trophy of the ISSA/...
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Calabar, Edwin Allen retain Champs titles in style

Calabar and Edwin Allen retained their respective boys and girls' titles at the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA)/ GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships inside a rocking National Stadium last night, with contrasting...
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Meat dumped at Riverton on sale downtown

Meat from Riverton dump on sale downtownFor years vendors have been illegally peddling meat openly on the streets of downtown Kingston, but it has come to the attention of The Sunday Gleaner that the practice is even more unhygienic than what meets...
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Camperdown celebrates - its 85th anniversary

As Camperdown High School alumni worldwide join their alma mater this year in a grand celebration of the east Kingston-based institution's 85th anniversary, some of the longest surviving alumni will be recognised by the past students' association,...
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Bailiffs being put out of business by touts in the street

The Office of the Bailiff of Kingston and St Andrew now faces possible closure as touts are putting it out of business.The bailiffs have to compete with persons who flock the courtyard and approach prospective litigants as they come to file suits at...
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C'bar, Edwin again

Andre LoweSpecial Projects Editor - SportsWith an inspired Michael O'Hara as the engine, the Calabar Lions revved their way to a fourth consecutive hold on the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics...
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KC coach: We planned for the record

"We planned for the record," coach Neil Harrison of Kingston College (KC) told The Sunday Gleaner, following Akeem Bloomfield's fantastic national junior record run of 44.93 seconds to win the Class One 400 metres final at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys...
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Butch's private paradise

On Sandals Resorts International's website, the hotel group touts five brands, two of which relate to at least nine villa holdings, at least three of which are the private property of the company's founder and chairman that have been opened up to...
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EXIM offers trade insurance to explorers of new markets - Covers commercial and political risk

EXIM Bank Jamaica is moving to double growth in its trade credit insurance portfolio with an offer of coverage for local producers as they enter into non-traditional markets including South America, chief officer for credit Charles Lewis indicated...
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Looking beyond the obvious - British filmmakers gravitate to Jamaica for labour of love

The lanes of Trench Town evoke myriad emotions. On the face, it is another community where life evolves, but this Kingston neighbourhood is where one of the greatest musicians to walk planet earth once lived and germinated the seeds of reggae. The...
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That's my boy! - Jerome Gordon blazes a musical trail in the US

St Ann, the Garden Parish, has produced several persons who have achieved fame locally and/or internationally, and has contributed significantly to Jamaica's development in music and other areas.Two of those persons who come readily to mind are...
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Good going, Dr Phillips

If Peter Phillips' declaration does, in fact, represent the solemn commitment of the Simpson Miller administration, this newspaper feels better about Jamaica's economic future at the end of the Budget Debate than when he started the exercise a month...
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Portia hits the fish back

Friday morning's Gleaner announced 'Gay-rights clash' because gays had mounted a protest while Portia was speaking in New York. She retorted quite angrily. It seems the gays weren't happy, so why do they continue to be called 'gay'?Anyway, if I were...
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Leading candidates commit to peace

ABUJA (AP):The two leading candidates in this weekend's presidential elections pledged yesterday to accept the outcome as a new report showed that Boko Haram Islamic extremists, who are threatening to disrupt the vote, have killed more than 1,000...
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European watchdog criticises conditions in Bulgarian prisons

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP): A high-level European human-rights body has sharply rebuked Bulgaria for neglecting its duty to create normal conditions in the country's dilapidated and overcrowded...
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Drone's eye-view

There was a pinhole that evolved into monochrome, colour, and at the dusk of the 20th century capturing memories became digitalised. Photography has, over the decades, gone through a metamorphosis, with film rolls becoming extinct and millions of...
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Lennox Coke: Art is an investment

It has always been difficult for artists to market their work and support their creative development individually. Resources are generally too limited to permit paying for experienced agents to negotiate business for them, or to permit adequate...
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Filters smoked out - Riverton fire affects - air-conditioning component

Motorists who travel regularly through the Corporate Area, and especially those who live or work near the Riverton City landfill, are being advised by owner of T and T Auto Cooler Limited Derrick Taylor to check their vehicle's air-conditioning...
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Drink Right tackles driving

In 2013, Jeffrey Campbell, who deejays as Agent Sasco and Assassin, was one of the first entertainers to be involved in Red Stripe's Drink Right campaign to tackle alcohol consumption by persons under the legal age.Now, he has done a jingle for the...
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Ainsley Walters: Put a stop to athlete factories

Boys and Girls' Championships passed this weekend with its usual fanfare of 'world's biggest high-school track and field meet' tag line, old boys and school faithful beating chests, slapping backs and high-fiving with eyes on the 'transfer market'...
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Martin Henry: Singapore and Jamaica: - development and happiness

Not being able to achieve peace on earth or to get people to beat their swords into ploughshares and their spears into pruning hooks, the United Nations has turned its hand to something else, designating March 20 as an annual International Day of...
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Dorothy Pine McLarty:The ECJ’s gentle Dynamo

Dorothy Pine McLarty:The ECJ's gentle dynamoDon't be fooled by her warm persona and charming smile, Dorothy Pine-McLarty is a formidable professional whose years of experience in both private and public sectors locally and internationally have...
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Experience the evolution of all-inclusive

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica's food, music and culture were celebrated at a colourful ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday night, for Hyatt's first dual-branded all-inclusive resorts on the island - Hyatt Ziva and...
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