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Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 11:02 PM
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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...

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...

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