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Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia:Alia Atkinson is back on familiar territory, looking to make the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, yet again, a springboard for world-conquering performances.In 2006, it was in this same South American country that...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The island's largest and most profitable financial conglomerate, the National Commercial Bank (NCB), with its imprint in parts of the Caribbean - has expansion in sight as it seeks to invest in new and existing projects.Winston Lawson, assistant...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HAVING won the 7-8 advanced division last year, Jamaica's Lee-Michael Henry will today attempt to add the 9-10 black-belt title to his fight rÈsumÈ, one of the feature events of the Bring It Fight Championship Belt Challenge at the Homestead...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:What a gimmick! 'Jamaica to invite Thai boys, coach on free vacation' (Gleaner, July 19, 2018).Yes, it was a miracle - really, that those boys and their coach survived, and were rescued from their terrible ordeal in the Thai cave...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Just saw this article 'Jamaica to invite Thai boys, coach on free vacation' on Gleaner online where Edmund Bartlett was moving to invite the recently rescued Thai boys and their coach to Jamaica for vacation.We are all happy that the...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a Jamaican expat living in the US and I would like to read more about blockchain technology in Jamaica.As we all know, corruption and graft hinder Jamaica's economic growth and blockchain could help address some of the...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Maintaining that the island's air traffic controllers (ATCs) are being "grossly underpaid", the Jamaica Air Traffic Controllers Association (JATCA) says that it is contemplating "taking action" after a series of unproductive wage talks with the...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness departed the island yesterday afternoon for historic official visits to Namibia and South Africa, the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has announced.During the prime minister's absence, Dr Horace Chang, minister of...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP):The Court of Arbitration for Sport (AS) has overturned UEFA's ban on AC Milan competing in the Europa League this season.The court said yesterday the punishment was "not proportionate", even though UEFA was right to judge...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 11:16 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising the motoring public that the section of Constant Spring Road between Shortwood Road and Dunrobin Avenue in St Andrew will be closed to through traffic tomorrow.This is to facilitate the ongoing relocation...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 11:15 PM

Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, has underscored the value of mentorship programmes in improving outcomes for underperforming or unattached young people.Green, who was addressing the Jamaica...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica exploring diaspora bondto finance disaster recoveryThe World Bank recommended in a new report released this week that the Jamaican Government explore the diaspora and catastrophe bond markets as a disaster risk financing strategy.But it also...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto.An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off yesterday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Caymanas Park Racing ResultsWeather: GoodTrack: FineRace 1 800 M (S) (Purse $600,000) NB5-Y-O...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 11:17 PM

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed an intention to review the process involved in the approval of building permits, which he believes is being negatively affected by territorial behaviour exhibited at the local government...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Equalizer 2Academy Award winner Denzel Washington returns to one of his signature roles in the first sequel of his career. Robert McCall serves unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when it's someone he...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Behind every tradition lies a revolution. On Independence Day, the rise of a country's 12 hours of annual lawlessness commences. This movement began as a simple experiment by the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA). To push the crime rate below...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hotel Transylvania 3It is summer, and everyone needs a vacation. Our favourite monster family embarks on a luxury monster cruise to give Drac a break from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel.It's smooth sailing for the monster pack as...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Motivational speaker, entrepreneur and media personality Krystal Tomlinson has been the topic of discussion over the past few days in the media. It is not because of her lovely 'Good Gas Monday' sessions, her business acumen, or the...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Aloun Assamba's long-term support of Jamaican popular music was evident at Monday's official launch of Tribute to the Greats 2018, held at Strathairn Avenue, St Andrew.But while Assamba spoke warmly of her experiences with Jamaican music while...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced more rebellion in Parliament on Tuesday over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers voting on a Brexit trade bill a day after she narrowly avoided a parliamentary defeat.Pro-...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Increased cooperation on criminal matters between Jamaica and the Kingdom of Belgium is to be strengthened.This follows approval of the Mutual Assistance (Criminal Matters) (Foreign States) (Kingdom of Belgium) Order, 2018 Resolution by members of...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP):In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric welcome for the national team yesterday despite its loss to France in the FIFA World Cup final.Tens of thousands of people wearing...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. Talk about corruption. We need to turn the microscope on people who serve charitable organisations where accountability is literally non-existent and board members really don't care. The concessions and the connections between businesses and the...

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