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Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Former People's National Party senator Basil Waite yesterday cruised to victory, as he dealt a crushing defeat to Everton Fisher, former mayor of Black River, in a race to be the party's standard-bearer in St Elizabeth North East.Waite amassed 576...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With his eyes set on a seat in Gordon House when the next general election is called, Basil Waite, former People's National Party senator, said he would be seeking the support of the incumbent Evon Redman and Everton Fisher as he works to unite...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States President Donald Trump said yesterday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA (AP):The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BAGHDAD (AP):Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favoured candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.The electoral commission...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Employees are generally considered to be the 'arms and legs' of an organisation - moving it through the processes of production - from input to output. They are, however, rarely looked upon as the 'brain' of the organisation - capable of offering...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a royal wedding that bridged the Atlantic and broke old molds, as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, joined in holy matrimony at the St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, on Saturday. Royalties and celebrities...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The fact that the International Cricket Council (ICC) is even considering discussing and has gone as far as to discuss a proposal to banish the traditional spinning of the toss at the start of Test matches, shows how despondent and desperate things...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Your child is performing at the top of his class academically, and then suddenly, he starts declining rapidly. This is just one of the many signs that problems exist in the home and/or the school.It is critical for parents to discern the cause of...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tradition tells us a great deal about where a person is coming from. With this in mind, the Flair team went on a road trip to uncover a little history about farm chicks in farm feed, and found a quaint town staple for farmers and community members...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner, Ministry of Health, and the National Health Fund sponsored the Johnson Survey Research Limited poll on 'A Woman's Right to Choose'. Among other things, it found that "67 per cent of men and 82 per cent of women believe the Government...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Going to work is a routine for many and we take our safety for granted, but there are women that have gone to work and have someone violate their space and tainted the profession they love.Sexual harassment is defined as "the persistent unwelcome...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:With regard to the just-passed Road Traffic Act, I don't see why pedal cyclists should be the scapegoat here. Jamaica needs to implement bicycle lanes within the metropolitan areas. It's time for us to go green.Let's get serious! I...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There are times I feel the world is not level, and quite frankly it isn't.However, every now and then I see a glimmer of hope that at times, it has just evened out a little bit.As part of the new Road Traffic Act, pedal cyclists who run the red...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last year, the Government of Jamaica announced that it had received an unsolicited proposal for a public-private partnership from China Construction Company, South America (CCASA) to develop a master plan that resulted in the signing of a memorandum...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Posh in Black at CAMPARI Headquarters kicked off Saint's Styleweek, and it was a hit. The black theme was well respected and represented. Some came classy, some opted for edgy while others opted for self-expression and creativity, making the event a...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"I watched a team transform in five years and we came together in a way that I think can be duplicated in any company and association. I wanted to honour what we have done and at least give an idea of what I think can be done in the world," said...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Arguably, sufficient time has now elapsed for the empirical evidence to be assessed as to whether the Government's crime-fighting initiative in the way of zones of special operations and states of emergency has proven to be effective...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Quality governance better investment than shiny buildingsIn conflating cause and effect, Prime Minister Andrew Holness sees underinvestment in Jamaica's symbols of sovereignty as being responsible for its failures in ethical values and the rule of...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica is mourning the passing of Dr Hermon Douce, who died after a brief illness on May 10 in Florida, United States. He was 88.Douce, an ordained pastor who entered denominational work in 1953, served the...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Your editorial about Jamaica trying to play Houdini (Friday, May 18, 2018) was diplomatic. The Palestinian issue has global importance. Because of mainly the United Kingdom and the United States, mishandling of this issue has caused...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There are great literature experiences happening in the week leading up to the Calabash International Literary Festival in St Elizabeth. Esteemed writer and academic Dr Karen King-Aribisala of the University of Lagos (Nigeria) will be giving a...

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI BEACH, Florida (AP):The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, and Soldier Field in Chicago are among 15 venues for next year's CONCACAF Gold Cup, the first edition of the tournament following its expansion from 12 to 16 nations.The tournament...

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