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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....

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 11:02 PM
Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kimanda's Quest:From Rising Stars to 'Broadway'You may remember her from a popular television show a few years ago. She was the young lady who did a controversial dancehall move during one of her performances in the singing competition. She laughed...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Vince Vaughn has reportedly been charged with DUI, after being arrested in California almost three months ago.The Hollywood star was arrested at a checkpoint in Manhattan Beach on June 10, with the police accusing Vaughn of being uncooperative when...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On Sunday, August 26, we read with disappointment an account of a young lady who attempted to obtain psychological support while she was experiencing suicidal thoughts and feelings. She was unable to get this support from our local...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On September 6, in a comprehensive 495-page judgment, the Indian Supreme Court (ISC) took the unusual step of overruling itself and redecriminalised consensual same-gender intimacy.Just five years prior, the same court had upheld the...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I wish to congratulate Michael-Anthony Dobson-Lewis on his recent article 'PEP a step up on GSAT' (The Gleaner, September 5, 2018), as well as to add to the discussion.My take on the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is on the last P (...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:So the Christian lawyer, Shirley Richards, says that the key for women to deal with a rape is to report it early (Gleaner, 'Culture of death: Rape and incest not enough to justify abortion, say Christian lawyers', September 4, 2018)....

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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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...

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