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Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP):Police say a woman was openly selling marijuana products during an event at a Georgia church.The Savannah Morning News reports that two arrests were made Friday during an event in which entrepreneurs were invited to set up...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JERUSALEM (AP):The Israeli government has agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews - accepting just a fraction of the African country's 8,000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a special...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighbourhoods miles inland."The risk to life is rising with the angry waters,"...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 11:14 PM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - The Barbados government says it is considering merging the state-owned Barbados Agricultural Management Company Limited (BAMC) with the Barbados Sugar Industry Limited (BSIL), as it seeks to fully privatise the sugar cane...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-OF -SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):With Dwayne Bravo set to turn out for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in the Regional Super50 competition next month, it has opened up the possibility of the Trinidadian making a return to the West Indies team for...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to high-school students across Jamaica.The phrase 'Every Child Can Learn, Every Child Must Learn' represents the age group three to 17. In preparation for high school, great emphasis is placed on your primary...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, announced yesterday that for the first time in the history of the INSPORTS community football and netball competitions, the winning netball team will get the same prize money as...

Published:Saturday | September 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Paris Saint-Germain's margin is so big that the reigning champions don't even need Kylian Mbappe and Neymar to thrash rival French teams.PSG got ready for next week's Champions League opener at Liverpool with a 4-0 win over Saint-Etienne...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:With reference to the Insurance Helpline column published in the Sunday Gleaner of September 9, 2018, titled 'Finally, insurance reform with upsides for consumers', the Financial Services Commission...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Author, youth leader and phenomenal woman, Krystal Tomlinson, launched her book, 'Kill Fear' with a home-going ceremony for the life of the late Fear, on Monday at Christ Church. The launch of the creative book, symbolised the level of spirituality...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The headline in The Sunday Gleaner September 9, 2018, 'Sweet threat - school gate vendors could thwart sugary drinks ban', is cause for concern.I think the negative impact of sugary drink cannot be underestimated and downsized to...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Anyone who follows local politics would be familiar with the PNP's 'turn-taking' culture in which young aspirants are suppressed in the background so that stalwarts can have their time in the foreground, based on the sole premise of...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Expressing deep concern for the displacement that some persons have suffered as major roadworks intensify in the Corporate Area, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has given head of the National Works Agency (NWA) E.G. Hunter and Commissioner of Police...

Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | September 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP):A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that Smart called "incomprehensible" on Tuesday.Wanda...

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRUSSELS:Hungary's prime minister yesterday strongly rejected criticism of his government's policies, as European Union (EU) lawmakers debated whether to sanction Budapest for allegedly undermining the bloc's values.The European Parliament was...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 11:04 PM

QUESTION: Mr Smith, thank you for all that you write in the paper on a weekly basis. I read your columns regularly and I find them very interesting. I've been with my company for 25 years now. Recently, I've been feeling redundant and like I might...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. It's wonderful that some public places now have restroom facilities. But how can males and females fit into one space at the same time? A shopper in an uptown supermarket was flummoxed when she came out of the toilet stall to discover that a man...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The author of the Public Affairs column in The Sunday Gleaner of September 9, 2018, titled 'Security companies are modern-day slave masters', is so right in his description of the mistreatment dished out by security companies across...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DALLAS (AP):The case against a white Dallas police officer who shot and killed a black neighbour in the neighbour's home will be presented to a grand jury, which could decide on more serious charges than manslaughter, the district attorney...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The Trump administration ordered the closure of the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington on Monday, citing the refusal of Palestinian leaders to enter into peace talks with Israel. The Palestinians accused the administration...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia (AP):Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a group of new immigration judges on Monday, they have an obligation to decide cases efficiently in a system besieged by ballooning dockets and lengthy backlogs.Speaking to the group of...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

STOCKHOLM (AP):Sweden has become the latest European country to have its political order shaken by a backlash against large-scale immigration, with voters giving a boost to a far-right party and weakening the more established ones.Sunday's election...

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