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Published:Friday | August 3, 2018 | 11:19 PM

On Monday, August 6, 2018, Jamaica will celebrate her 56th anniversary as an independent nation. The island of just over 2.8 million people is still young but has stood firm in an age when globalisation has trampled on nationalism.Since gaining...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The fishing village in Hopewell, Hanover, is the newest community to legalise its electricity supply. This fishing village consists of a combination of residential and small commercial customers who have moved from having illegal supply to safe,...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hello, mi neighbour! I got caught in the New Kingston traffic a week ago and man, was it unpleasant! But, for my well-being, I controlled my emotions and reminded myself that it was just life happening. For a very long while, motorists were trapped...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With sewer installation works now completed along some sections of Constant Spring Road in St Andrew, including the areas between Olivier and Grants Pen roads and Midland Drive and Dunrobin Avenue, activities will now be shifted to the section from...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Katy Perry has visited an eight-year-old girl who was forced to miss a concert after undergoing surgery on a brain tumour. The 33-year-old singer decided to visit Grace Moores - who had brain surgery last week after being diagnosed with a tumour in...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Culture Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange said the passing of internationally renowned musician Irvin 'Carrot' Jarrett has left a void that will be difficult to fill."This is so because wrapped in 'Carrot' was a percussionist, singer, drummer, dancer,...

Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 11:10 PM
Published:Wednesday | August 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A survey of business establish-ments is under way, the first of its kind to be attempted in Jamaica.The project is being done by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Statin, in partnership with the Planning Institute of Jamaica, under the Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In his article 'Wheatley's web of directorships' in The Sunday Gleaner of July 29, 2018, Colin Campbell outlined the interlocking relationship of the Petrojam and other boards. It would be good if he would do the same analytics when...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The governor of the Bank of Jamaica, Brian Wynter, a charming man, is a soother who would like to please everyone. We need a governor who is not afraid to say things as they are.The Jamaican dollar devalues because we import too much...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm a beer sipper, starting from my father's glass mug around 10. I'm also a strong supporter of the preservation of social history, national things that are iconic.I was surprised how upset I was when Miss Lou died even though she...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Managing Riverton smoke health riskThe Ministry of Health is advising members of the public to take precautions in light of the current fire at the Riverton City dump.Persons are asked to avoid exposure to the smoke by doing the following:ï Minimise...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The International Trade Centre, ITC, and the Caribbean Development Bank, CDB, have announced that they are scaling up their partnership to strengthen support for businesses across the Caribbean region.During a meeting at the CDB's Barbados...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Thanks to Carolyn Cooper for her relentless push for the emancipation of all beaches. I am fully in support of emancipating our beaches, and I am prepared to join in any legal/principled position we are prepared to take to emancipate...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

This year's Emancipation Jubilee concert will feature an exciting line-up of acts, including 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Winner Nazzle Man; the Charles Town Maroons; the Port Morant Kumina Group; and the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission gold...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that 10 beaches are being upgraded this year under the Government's beach development programme.The initiative, which is being funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) through support from the Tourism...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, (CMC):Fit-again all-rounders Marlon Samuels and AndrÈ Russell have returned to the West Indies Twenty20 side, while talisman Chris Gayle has been rested, in a 13-man squad named to face Bangladesh in the three-match Twenty20...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read the July 29, 2018, Sunday Gleaner column by Glenn Tucker titled 'Cops in the line of (mental) fire' and broke down in tears.My spouse has been a member of the police force for 16 years, and we have been together for eight. I...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 11:21 PM

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