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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...

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

Taliban attack Afghan security forces in north, killing 52KABUL, Afghanistan (AP)Taliban insurgents launched separate attacks on Afghan security forces in the country's north, killing at least 52, provincial officials said Monday.Mohammad Yusouf...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:My name is Charmaine Thomas. I was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in September 1962. My mother was Ina Lynette Gregory and usually went by the name 'Lyn'.At the time of my birth, she was living at either 99 Constant Spring Road or 1 West...

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

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw says that he is looking to link small ganja farmers with large processors who have the ability to convert ganja into a range of medicinal products."What I'm working on is a...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:Gordon Robinson's Sunday Gleaner column of September 9, 2018, titled 'My vision for Jamaica', is one of the best pieces I have seen in a while.Mr Robinson expresses some of the same sentiments I have going through my head. I would...

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

LOS ANGELES (AP):An autopsy has been completed, but the cause of death is not yet clear for hip-hop star Mac Miller, who was found dead in his Los Angeles home last week.Los Angeles County coroner's spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said Monday that...

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

FREIGHT HANDLERS Limited, 4 Fourth Avenue, Newport West, Kingston 13, Jamaica, wishes to advise our valuable customers that the following telephone and facsimile lines in our Kingston office ARE NOT OPERATING due to the construction taking place at...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 11:14 PM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):UEFA has charged Poland with fan racism in a Nations League game, while the Czech Republic and Ukraine face charges for crowd unrest.These are the first disciplinary cases involving Europe's newest international competition....

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