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Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is with great frustration and disappointment that I write this open letter to National Commercial Bank (NCB), asking that they apologise for the inconvenience caused on Monday to its customers.During the course of Monday, it...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There is an unofficial 'Riverton' behind the Old Harbour Police Station and courthouse, across from Scotiabank and right beside the Old Harbour Tax Office, smack in the middle of the town. The garbage has taken over the sidewalk and...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

United States president DonaldTrump warned Harley-Davidson on Wednesday "we won't forget" about the company's decision to shift some motorcycle production overseas, and suggested that the Wisconsin-based company will lose out to its competitors.His...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Shahine Robinson, labour and social security minister, has announced that old-age benefits payable under the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) will be increased by 20 per cent. Robinson noted that the payment will move from $2,800 per week to $3,400...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Employers' Federation (JEF) and the Jamaica Household Workers' Union (JHWU) have welcomed the increase in minimum wage to $7,000 per 40-hour work week, effective August 1. The new rate was announced by Labour Minister Shahine Robinson...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 11:13 PM
Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Laura Andrade recently walked out of a pharmacy in Uruguay cursing loudly because she could not buy legal pot.The wine sommelier had taken a bus since pharmacies in her neighbourhood don't sell the drug, but a pharmacy employee told her to come back...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In spite of the fear among fans that their team Germany would be eliminated, my hope was high to the very last minute because of their record of playing well when coming from behind.A very good example from the past was that game...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm not sure if Michael Abrahams' article 'The cruelty of Kingdom Hall' (Gleaner, June 25, 2018, is as serious as the title sounds. He attacked the callousness of the Jehovah's Witnesses first on their stance on blood transfusion. He...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Atlanta-based Integrity Children's Fund (ICF) has contributed over US$700,000 to support five educational institutions in Jamaica, since its inception over sixteen years ago.According to its president and founder, the retired Major Karl Chambers...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The University of Technology (UTech) has partnered with the None in Three (Ni3) Research Centre at the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom, for the development of prosocial computer games for the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV)...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LEICESTER, England (CMC):Devon Thomas struck a half-century but the Windies A lost their second straight match in the Tri-Nation Series with a seven-wicket defeat to India A here yesterday.Opting to bat first at Grace Road, Windies A were dismissed...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, is to appoint an advisory council and boards of visitors for residential childcare facilities, following the completion of a strategic review of state facilities by a...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 11:14 PM
Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump one million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.Questions remain, however, over the ability of some OPEC nations - Iran and...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Guardsman Group is beaming following the recent reopening of the Puerto Seco Beach in Discovery Bay, St Ann.Once listed among the top-10 beaches in the world, the Puerto Seco Beach faced years of deterioration from improper waste management and...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his ministry remains committed to building the capacity of local service providers in the tourism industry, through the provision of training and certification opportunities, which he hopes will encourage upward...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom is reporting that an A-level math paper was allegedly leaked on the Internet the night before thousands of students sat the exam.The exams watchdog Ofqual said it was working with Pearson, the company...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The recently concluded Institute of Sports Basic School Championships saw a number of outstanding performances, but the performance of one athlete in particular stood out.Samir McLarty, a Class One athlete from Laura's Basic School in Duhaney Park,...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MAIDUGURI (AP):Police say four people were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria.A member of a civilian self-defence group, Maina Shettima, told The Associated Press that the bodies were found yesterday morning...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RIYADH (AP):Outside a sprawling mall in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, young single men and women walk through an open-air exhibit where Saudi women and traffic police explain the ins and outs of handling a car.Just four years ago, this government-...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Who's in, who's out and possible scenarios at the World Cup after a second straight day that ended with a comeback win in stoppage time:GROUP ARussia and Uruguay have clinched berths in the round of 16 and play each other Monday to...

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