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Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In hosting Tuesday's town hall meeting on the proposed redevelopment of National Heroes Park and the construction of the new Parliament building within the Government Oval Zone, the RJRGLEANER Communications Group did a great public...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Prince Harry and Sir Elton John have joined forces to launch a new "billion-dollar" global AIDS prevention initiative yesterday.The 33-year-old royal and the Rocket Man musician attended the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam,...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 11:12 PM
Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP):Lewis Hamilton regained the championship lead in unexpected and dramatic fashion yesterday, winning the German Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel crashed while leading near the end.However, Hamilton was then summoned to speak...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PROVIDENCE, Guyana (CMC):Hamstrung by a slow pitch, West Indies failed to fire, and Bangladesh, led by their most-capped opener, Tamim Iqbal, and most-capped bowler Mashrafe Mortaza, won the first One-day International by 48 runs yesterday.With the...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I saw on social media where some persons took issue with Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett's invitation to the 12 Thai boys rescued from a cave to visit Jamaica free of cost.Persons who have an issue with this brought up that the...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 11:20 PM

BEIRUT (AP):The Israeli military in coordination with its U.S. and European allies evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as the White Helmets from near its volatile frontier with Syria, in a complex and first-of-a-kind operation.The...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I enjoy reading your columns whenever they are published in the Career Section of The Sunday Gleaner, because I find the advice you give helpful and I try to implement your suggestions in my own endeavours. I am currently employed in a...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Twenty-six school leaders in the Turks and Caicos Islands were recent beneficiaries of an intensive two-week leadership development training programme facilitated by the National College for Educational Leadership (NCEL), an agency of the Ministry...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston:The Government of India is organising a quiz contest and is encouraging youth to participate.The Bharat Ko Janiye (Get to know India) Quiz is open to persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), as well as Foreign Nationals...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I would like to know how I can become a contributor to the the National Housing Trust (NHT) to get financing for owning my own home I am currently self-employed. My husband resides overseas, and he makes more than $20,000 a week. We would...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 11:16 PM
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

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: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...

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