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ATL Pension Fund loses appeal in dismissal of former general manager

The ATL Pension Fund has lost its appeal in the matter of the dismissal of former general manager Catherine Barber. The Court of Appeal handed down its unanimous judgment Friday upholding a decision of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT)...
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Dr Kim Scott (right), director of the Child Resiliency Programme, expresses how beneficial the donation from last year’s National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB) was to the sustainability of the programme. Sharing in the conversation are (from left) R

National Prayer Breakfast to keep hope alive

Jamaica’s 2021 Rhode Scholar Fitzroy Wickham will offer prayer on behalf of youths in this year’s National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB), which will be hosted virtually for the first time in 41 years. The event will be hosted on Thursday,...
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How well did the Government handle COVID-19? - Youth leaders grade the administration

Concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic has widened social inequalities, some youth leaders have rapped the Government for not doing enough to help those from the lower socio-economic class, and, in some cases making life even more difficult for the...
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My Jamaica Your Jamaica

Audre Wisdom setting up at her recently held product launch.

Audre Wisdom grows hair story into business

Entrepreneur Audre Wisdom strongly believes that if you develop healthy hair habits, your hair growth will be inevitable. Her hair story began back in 2017, after doing the big chop and becoming a naturalista. She struggled to find appropriate...
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Jamaica embraces historic direct flight from Nigeria

As a means of (re)connecting with descendants, and strengthening bilateral relations, Nigeria embarked on a historic chartered flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica, in December 2020. Living caught up with the mastermind behind the pioneering initiative...
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Jamaica’s Brian Brown (right) is taken down by Aruba’s Noah Harms in their Concacaf Nations League match at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday, October 12, 2019.

‘Sort it out, JFF!’ - Whitmore urges federation to avoid wage disputes with Reggae Boyz ahead of World Cup qualifying campaign

With his attention solely focused on ending Jamaica’s two-decade wait for another FIFA World Cup finals appearance, national senior men’s football team head coach Theodore Whitmore says that he does not want a repeat of the payment negotiations...
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Preparation, clear thoughts key to ODIs – Mohammed

West Indies One-Day International (ODI) captain Jason Mohammed says the preparation leading up to their first ODI against Bangladesh next week will be key to the team’s ambitions in the three-match series. Mohammed was speaking after the team had...
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In this 2018 Gleaner photo, cassava is displayed in the foreground, while contract farmer Charmaine Blair-Stewart converses with Red Stripe Farm Operations Manager Eistein McLean in the background, during a forum on cassava ordinaised by Red Stripe,

Red Stripe downsizes Project Grow

Beer maker Red Stripe Jamaica is pulling back from its farming venture, Project Grow, after five years, reducing both the acreages of cassava under its direct control as well as those farmed under contract, and has already shuttered three farms....
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Ehave magic mushroom company to enter Jamaica - Taps Croskery as director of subsidiary, Kaya as wellness adviser and partner

Ehave Inc, a North American listed company which offers magic mushroom and ketamine services, announced that it elected Jamaica’s Mark Croskery to the board of its new subsidiary, to focus on securing deals in Jamaica and the region. Both Ehave...
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Tessellated

5 Questions With Tessellated

Musician, songwriter, producer, you name it, this 21-year-old continues to do it for the melting pot of culture that he holds so dear to his heart: sweet Jamaica. As he gears up to bring back the magic of music on the virtual staging of Jamaica...
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Tahirah Elizabeth singing a soulful journey - Led by philosophy on love, life

Tahirah Scott-Anderson comes across as quick-witted, philosophical, free-spirited and self-aware in the things she says as much as how she expresses it – whether in speaking or singing. Spending most of her time with her studies in aquatic and...
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Editorial | Do more than buy vaccine from Cuba

It took a long time for Jamaica’s Government to come around to the obvious. Nonetheless, we welcome its intention to seek bilateral agreements to acquire COVID-19 vaccines from other developing countries that are developing drugs against the...
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Tyrone Bernard | Why must a woman sit in the middle seat?

I witnessed an atrocity this morning that made me want to, at the very most, turn in my ‘man’ card or, at the very least, hang my head in shame as a man, as I contemplate what we have come to represent. A young man stood at the taxi stand as the...
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Letter of the Day | No, PM Holness, Ja is not America’s backyard

THE EDITOR, Madam: I was appalled by Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ statement that Jamaica is in the backyard of the United States in a recent interview with Bloomberg Television. This was in answer to a question on Jamaica’s position on the...
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Talkback Friday

A four-year-old girl is the latest casualty of a fatal end to a domestic dispute. We asked our followers if they think there are sufficient intervention programmes to address the issue of domestic violence in Jamaica. “Not exactly sure what is...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi displays the signed article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in an engrossment ceremony before transmission to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.

Trump impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is...
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Warning issued about shark sightings in the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: THE MINISTRY of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy (MMABE) on Thursday informed the public that there have been sightings of sharks in neighbouring Caribbean islands. In a statement, the ministry said that while there have...
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