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Published:Friday | September 7, 2018 | 11:10 PM

The nation's footballers are sporting new gear courtesy of British sports goods manufacturers Umbro, who, along with the Jamaica Football Federation, unveiled the new kits at a function at The Jamaica Pegasus on Thursday.This comes after a four-year...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) has condemned the killing of 14-year-old Yetanya Francis of Arnett Gardens who was raped, maimed, and burnt recently.The alliance is urging community members to work with the security forces and provide the...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS) will recognise outstanding persons and organisations that have given freely of themselves and their resources to communities at its biennial Hall of Fame and Volunteer Awards Banquet on October 4.The...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Naomi Osaka charged into the first Grand Slam semifinal by a Japanese woman in 22 years, routing Lesia Tsurenko 6-1, 6-1 yesterday in the U.S. Open quarterfinals.The No. 20 seed continued what has been a largely dominant run through...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MUNICH (AP):Expect a complete transformation despite the same personnel when Germany play World Cup champions France today. Germany coach Joachim Loew is still in charge, Reinhardt Grindel is still the head of the country's soccer association, and...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):A plane was quarantined at New York's Kennedy Airport amid reports of numerous ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai.There were conflicting reports about how many people were sick aboard the Emirates flight, which landed around 9:...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Parish judges are to become active managers and lead the delivery of legal services for the parishes in which they serve, as part of the reform of the court system, according to Chief Justice Bryan Sykes.Speaking at a Parish Court Judges Training...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As we commence the new school term, I pause to reflect on recent discussions concerning the discrimination of a young Jamaican girl with dreadlocks at a primary school in St Catherine, who was reportedly told by the principal that she would not be...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Discarded former West Indies captain, Darren Sammy, will feature prominently in promoting the upcoming Women's Twenty20 World Cup, after joining the Windies Ambassador Programme.Cricket West Indies said yesterday that the 34...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:These past weeks have been heart-wrenching. The blood of two girls echoes in the hearts of those who pay attention to the news.The charred remains of 13-year-old Shanoya Wray and 14-year-old Yetanya Francis have been found within the...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May's brief summer holiday from Brexit battles came to a noisy end Monday, as she faced attack from both sides of her divided Conservative Party.Arch-rival Boris Johnson inflamed speculation that he aims to...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Due to the overwhelming demand of the public for physical activity sessions under the Jamaica Moves programme, the Ministry of Health (MOH), through its Jamaica Moves initiative, will now be training physical activity instructors to help facilitate...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett recently announced that the Tourism Enhancement Fund will be financing the overhaul of Fantasy Beach in Priory, St Ann, as part of its National Beach Development Programme, over a two-year period.Speaking at a recent...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL.Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All-American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 11:03 PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged US$60 billion in financing for projects in Africa in the form of assistance, investment, and loans as China furthers efforts to link the continent's economic prospects to its own.Speaking to a gathering...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Twenty-one-year-old Tessa John from St Vincent and The Grenadines is making a big step in pursuing her dream of becoming a Caribbean leader in technology.John is among the first batch of 30 students preparing to move to China for two years as part...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Identification System (NIDS) and data protection will be among the big talking points for the Sixth National Cybersecurity Conference at the University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters in November.The free, two-day event will be...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sir Derek WalcottThe epitome of university excellence is found in the journey of Derek Walcott from student to Nobel Laureate.Walcott was one of the finest intellects of the 20th century, a literary giant from the Lesser Antilles.A globally...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is expressing confidence in the integrity and security of its information systems, including its stored data and computer networks.However, The UWI said it remains vigilant in the face of existing and emerging...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Gender is the current buzzword, and many people are trying to figure out exactly what it means.Gender is not a woman's-only issue. Gender includes all members of our society because the fact is that there is not a single issue that affects women...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Top-ranking Shakespeare, don of the English theatre, is traditionally taught in universities as the master of high culture. In his own time, his plays were popular culture, written for mass consumption.'Rough...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 11:15 PM

On September 3, The Gleaner will partner with The University of the West Indies (UWI) for a special guest editors' edition. It's part of our recognition of the 70th anniversary of the University of the West Indies. The institution, with its main...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 11:13 PM

On September 3, The Gleaner will partner with The University of the West Indies for a special guest editors' edition. It's part of our recognition of the 70th anniversary of the University of the West Indies. The institution, with its main campuses...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 11:12 PM

When discussing whether the Caribbean youth have lost their activism voice, one ought to compare the approach of past and present Caribbean youth to advocacy.In my opinion, while the present youth have retained their voice, it has been reduced to a...

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