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Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JERUSALEM (AP):Most of the protesters killed this week by Israeli fire along the border with the Gaza Strip were members of Hamas, the militant group said yesterday, an assertion that deepens the starkly different narratives on both sides over the...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):An explosion that rocked a Southern California medical building, killing the owner of a day spa and seriously injuring two patrons, is being investigated as a crime after federal officials found remnants of an explosive device...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SOFIA (AP):A top European Union official branded President Donald Trump selfish and capricious yesterday as EU leaders met to count the likely economic damage US policies might inflict on the bloc and to try to rescue the Iran nuclear deal.In a...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC):Kieron Pollard made his first match in two weeks count, spanking his first half-century of the season as Mumbai Indians improved their play-off chances with a narrow three-run victory over Chris Gayle's Kings XI Punjab here...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Government is taking steps to impose more stringent fines on persons who smuggle contraband into correctional facilities.State Minister for National Security Rudyard Spencer said that the Government would be reviewing the Corrections Act to...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 11:04 PM

Investors looking to buy Venezuela's new cryptocurrency may want to head to a little-known Moscow bank whose biggest shareholders are President Nicolas Maduro's government and two state-controlled Russian companies under United States sanctions....

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

President of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) David Jean Marie opened the 17th annual Caribbean Shipping Association Conference (CSEC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, yesterday.To an audience of over 200 delegates, speakers, sponsors, and...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:So they blocked off Birdsucker at Birdsucker, so the suckers who drove through Allerdyce, then through Cherry Gardens, had to turn back when they reached Birdsucker. Totally inconsiderate.VALERIE HALLvalerieahall30@gmail.com

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It's so sad to read of attorney-at-law Jennifer Messado's arrest for impropriety.Though I reserve comment on the specific allegations against Ms Messado, one wonders whom we can trust when attorneys betray our confidence. Following...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I think the way rape is dealt with in our legal system is very archaic. A woman can simply say it happened and immediately the accused is arrested. If afterwards she says it wasn't so, he is released, no harm, no foul, right?Wrong,...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC):Exciting Windies opener Evin Lewis smashed his second half-century of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but was outshone by the brilliant Jofra Archer, as Rajasthan Royals thrashed Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to strengthen...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: Mr Smith, I am a member of the LGBT community in Jamaica. I live and work here and I am very impatient with the legislative system which is very archaic and backward. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, in Britain recently, told some...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation is offering scholarships for students at the tertiary level and case-by-case scholarships for primary and secondary-level students. The foundation annually provides over 100 scholarships and has given over J$7 million...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Corporate mothers take the spotlightOn Friday, May 11, The Gleaner, in association with World Brands Services, sent out 'a few good men' to pay special tribute to several mothers in their offices in recognition of their dual responsibilities in the...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Proven Investments.I write as a shareholder of Kingston Wharves Ltd, and I make reference to the notification on your recent portfolio statement regarding a "custodial fee of US$25" per annum per security to...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ever since she broke the news that she would be launching a lingerie line, the world had been waiting with bated breath. Today, the wait is over - Bajan bombshell Rihanna has officially launched her Savage x Fenty lingerie line. And just like her...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) on Thursday launched its Paediatric Pulse booklet at The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites in St Andrew.Chief Executive Officer of the CPFSA Rosalee Gage-Grey, who gave the welcome and opening...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO (AP):Masai Ujiri believes that Dwane Casey deserves to be recognised as the best coach in the NBA, but the Toronto president doesn't think Casey should be leading the Raptors.So the Raptors fired Casey, praising him on his way out the door....

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has said that its General Council voted yesterday to accept the latest salary offer from the Government to public sector teachers.The JTA said that it has communicated this decision to the Ministry of Finance...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jennifer Messado, one of the nation's top real estate attorneys, was taken into custody by the police late yesterday.Assistant Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey, who heads the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime division, confirmed that Messado...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There have been calls from several quarters for a commission of enquiry regarding the Cornwall Regional Hospital, the latest being in a letter to the editor in The Gleaner dated May 10, 2018. Whenever I hear of commissions of enquiry...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 11:13 PM

JAIPUR, India, CMC - Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer produced a two-wicket haul to help Rajasthan Royals stun Dwayne Bravo's high-flying Chennai Super Kings by four wickets with a ball to spare, in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.Opting to...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The one-fifth rule that was supposed to protect the coffee industry from imports is not working as intended, Wallenford Coffee CEO Mark McIntosh has charged....

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The August Town Peace Builders group is rallying the community to 'Get Up, Stand Up' against divisive criminal elements and bolster the fight for their right to a peaceful existence.Disappointed but undaunted by the recent flare-up of violence in...

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