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Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee celebrates 60 years, and to kick off this milestone, the competition starts today in St Thomas at the Morant Bay Parish Church Hall at noon.The competitions, to be held in each parish, culminate on Friday,...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 3:19 PM

The popularity of cars and trucks with manual transmissions is falling sharply as fewer Americans learn how to drive them and automakers avoid making them.On top of that, the long-held arguments in favour of driving a stick - that they make cars...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I do not seem to do well at writing good cover letters or rÈsumÈs. I also need help in knowing how to do well at interviews because I may feel that I did well, but I am not getting any jobs. I am tired of being rejected or disappointed...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ZURICH, Switzerland, CMC:Former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association Costas Takkas has received a life ban from FIFA.Takkas was among three football officials who received the sentence from the sport's governing body, with...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has been recalled by Brazil for friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Argentina in October.Coach Tite announced his squad yesterday with three new faces: Bordeaux defender Pablo, Hannover...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):The Spanish league's plan to play a regular-season match in the United States was put in serious doubt yesterday after the national football federation refused to give its approval, according to a person with knowledge of the...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Health Fund (NHF) has announced that it will be introducing a special registration number (SRN) for individuals such as senior citizens, children, and adults who live in state-owned or privately owned homes who have been unable to...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, an article written by me titled 'Sagicor slashes insurance benefits' was published in this newspaper. Since the publication of the article, Sagicor and the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am profoundly disheartened by our society's callous indifference to the plight of disabled Jamaicans. In Jamaica, a disproportionate number of persons with disabilities have limited or virtually no access to basic amenities and...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

St GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC):Amidst a controversy over unpaid monies to service providers and athletes, Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell has called for Grenada Invitational Inc to account for the monies which it spent on the athletics meet....

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Former England defender Gary Cahill, who has won every major club trophy since joining Chelsea from Bolton in 2012, is likely to ask the London team for a move in the January transfer window unless he gets back in the side.The 32-year-...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ainsley Walters/Gleaner WriterHOVER CRAFT has the handicaps in his favour and could emerge from the shadow of PERFECT NEIGHBOUR, his more illustrious stablemate, in this afternoon's 10-furlong Governor General's Stakes.Champion trainer Wayne DaCosta...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The second TVJ Sports Town Hall took place on Thursday at the Mico University College Auditorium under the theme: 'Academics vs Sports'.With a constant debate around the importance of these elements to a student's development, a number of...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Young meets old for Senior Citizens Week

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Shaw orders 'forensic' monitoring of refined sugar diversionsSIA wants power tool to get the job doneGeorge Callaghan, CEO of the Sugar Industry Authority, SIA, said Tuesday that if it were to play a role in monitoring leakage of imported refined or...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHICAGO (AP):Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have played against each other 46 times. From Monaco to Shanghai and everywhere in between. Regular, run-of-the-mill tournaments and major finals.Tonight, they play on the same side of the net for the...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Neymar has endorsed former Brazil international Romario in his bid to be Rio de Janeiro state governor.Romario's social media channels published a video of Neymar backing him on Tuesday.Neymar says in the video: "I hope you can...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Highlighting the urgency of concrete global action on climate change now, Minister Without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz has pointed to the risk of devastation faced by Jamaica and its neighbours in the...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City's expensively-assembled team was humbled by Lyon in the Champions League yesterday, losing 2-1 at the start of their quest to win European football's biggest prize for the first time.Banned from the touchline...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERN, Switzerland (AP) :Game-winning displays like Paul Pogba's in a 3-0 victory for Manchester United over Young Boys should help to improve his relations with coach Jose Mourinho.Pogba scored twice late in the first half yesterday to get United...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Agent Sasco has built an extraordinary rÈsumÈ in reggae and dancehall crafting music. Despite these accomplishments, the artiste is relentlessly modest.The reggae/dancehall artiste told The Gleaner that he is aware that people familiar with his work...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Venezuelan President Nicol·s Maduro said Tuesday that new investments from China will help his country dramatically boost its oil production, doubling down on financing from the Asian nation to turn around its crashing economy.Already a major...

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The services branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force had to scramble to effect repairs over the weekend to prevent the closure of the Mount Salem Police Station, which was ordered closed by the St James Public Health Department last...

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