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Published:Sunday | April 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Stressing the high level of respect held by his country for both institutions, United States ambassador to Jamaica, Luis G. Moreno, is urging that the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) and the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) not be used...

Published:Friday | April 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

United States Ambassador Luis G. Moreno has expressed optimism that Jamaica is moving in the right direction in the fight against human trafficking."There have been some positive signs that give us cause for optimism," Moreno told journalists...

Published:Wednesday | April 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People's National Party (PNP) have embraced new security arrangements, which have been put in place by the police for the ceremonial opening of the 2016-2017 parliamentary year at Gordon House in downtown...

Published:Wednesday | April 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

The Jamaican Government has moved to nudge the Keith Rowley-led Cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Monday | April 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

A senior team from China National Complete Plant Import Export Corporation (COMPLANT) is expected in Jamaica this week in a bid to address concerns in the sugar industry.The disclosure was made yesterday by Industry, Commerce and Agriculture...

Published:Thursday | April 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Ahead of the 2016 staging of the region's most high-profile export show, Expo Jamaica, members of the local manufacturing sector have expressed displeasure at what they claim is the 'foreign-mind' approach of public-sector procurement personnel who...

Published:Wednesday | April 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

AS ANGER continues to mount against Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) over a protracted immigration and trade gridlock, the Jamaican Government is being urged to stop talking and act.

Published:Monday | April 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Carreras Limited is in the process of expanding its portfolio with new legal affairs manager, Ashleigh-Ann Arnold, declaring that the company's vision for the future is anything but foggy.The leading marketer and distributor of cigarettes and...

Published:Tuesday | April 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Colonel Daniel Pryce, the interim executive director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), has rubbished suggestions that a son of Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has been employed to the garbage disposal agency.So did...

Published:Monday | April 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Vocal team members of the People's National Party's (PNP) Council of Spokespersons yesterday chorused concerns about the "information gap" marringgovernance."It is clear that we are going to have a lot of work to do," declared Opposition Leader...

Published:Monday | April 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

As talk of leadership change continues to swirl around the People's National Party (PNP), two of the potential aspirants have shown their hands, while President Portia Simpson Miller appears to be standing her ground.With no clear sign that any...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has rejected an earlier Gleaner report that he is to become the executive chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT).

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

In light of the increasing threat to public health being posed by the mosquito-borne Zika virus, as well as the H1N1 influenza virus, a heavy contingent of health workers will this week hit the road in an intensified fight to stem the spread.Health...

Published:Friday | March 18, 2016 | 6:32 PMGary Spaulding

It was in the spring of 1978 that for the first time in the country's history, a Jamaican schoolboy leapt over seven feet.Thousands discarded abiding love for schools nurtured in the competitive atmosphere that characterised Champs.Track and field...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2016 | 1:00 PMGary Spaulding

Who can forget that fateful Saturday evening 26 years ago when Daniel England was pipped on the line by Donovan Powell.It was late evening on the final day of Champs when Asafa Powell's brother performed the unthinkable.The seemingly indomitable...

Published:Wednesday | March 16, 2016 | 4:51 PMGary Spaulding

It is Champs 1976 and grand showdowns loomed in more ways than one.Everald Samuels', St Andrew Technical High School's meteoric rise loomed large.Samuels seemed destined to upstage the reigning 100 metres champion, Balford 'Bally' Reid of Kingston...

Published:Tuesday | March 15, 2016 | 4:32 PMGary Spaulding

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has impressed on the executive arm of government the need to keep the public's interest at the forefront of all deliberations even as he summons creativity.Holness' declaration has come five days after he urged the...

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

After a turbulent year on a rugged political landscape, Raymond Pryce has kept his word to venture on what he has described as a sabbatical."As I do so, I step away from one more post," Pryce, who did not seek a return to Parliament in last month's...

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Embattled politician, Raymond Pryce, is no longer chairman of the Patriots (the Caucus of Young Professionals) in the People’s National Party (PNP). Javette Nixon, an entrepreneur and marketing consultant, will lead the new executive. Nixon...

Published:Friday | March 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

A psychotherapist, who drew much criticism late last year when The Gleaner reported her projection that then Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller would be booted because of the actions of her handlers, has declared that she now feels vindicated."...

Published:Friday | March 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Pollsters, analysts agree that the tide turned for the JLP in the last two weeks of campaigningPollsters and academics who tested the pulse of the nation ahead of last month's general election have uniformly agreed that the last two weeks of the...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

On a day dominated by stark contrasts, Prime Minister Andrew Holness called for parliamentarians on both sides of the aisle to make the nation the priority of all."This is the time for us to put Jamaica first," Holness said during the first sitting...

Published:Monday | March 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday sounded a warning to his new Cabinet that he would be taking a zero-tolerance approach to corruption among members of his administration.The caution came only two hours after he revealed the team that would...

Published:Monday | March 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding, Senior Gleaner Writer

The trade union fraternity has been hit with another loss of one of its own. Vice-President of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU) Alvin Sinclair passed way this morning, after ailing for some time. President General of the BITU, Kavan...

Published:Sunday | March 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMGary Spaulding

Robert Montague, chairman of the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), is expected to be tasked by Prime Minister Andrew Holness to take on the challenging national-security portfolio.Holness spent the bulk of yesterday nailing down a Cabinet to be...

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