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Published:Friday | June 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In late April, I called the office of Central Manchester Member of Parliament Peter Bunting to make an appointment to see him. I was told that no appointment was made over the telephone and that I should come in with IDs. I was...

Published:Friday | June 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC:Shannon Gabriel said that he managed to exploit what bounce there was in a slow pitch, en route to his third five-wicket haul in Tests, on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka, yesterday.The Trinidadian...

Published:Friday | June 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP) - The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow tomorrow.Just don't expect Iceland to be at all intimidated by Argentina and their superstar forward, going by their European Championship...

Published:Thursday | June 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In a column penned by Patria-Kaye Aarons in The Gleaner Wednesday June 13, Ms Aarons started off noting that Mr Delano Seiveright' s airline ticket to New York, on government business, was J$422,193. Unfortunately, through no fault...

Published:Thursday | June 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:My nephew took the Grade Six Achievement Test. He is 10 years old. He was placed in a non-tradition high school based on his performance.While I am not knocking his placement, which I know was performance driven, my grouse is that I...

Published:Thursday | June 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRONNITSY, Russia (AP):In theory, two-time World Cup champions Argentina really shouldn't be fearful of facing Iceland, who are making their first appearance at the tournament. But there is a bit of worry in the Argentina camp: the height effect....

Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 11:04 PM

The US Federal Reserve took note of a resilient United States economy Wednesday by raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signalling that it may step up its pace of rate increases.The Fed now foresees four rate hikes...

Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica continues to perpetuate a culture of sexual violence towards our women. Women are continuously seen and treated as objects that men own and do anything with because that is their function. Violence against women in Jamaica...

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

1 The product is carried in many Jamaican stores as demand for more healthy options soar but no one is warning consumers of the dangers of injury from using it. There are many reports coming from America. Is there a standards institution here or has...

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

Rising homicide rates are damaging Brazil's economy and leading to skyrocketing public security costs, according to a study released on Monday.Beyond the emotional toll on families and communities, homicides between 1996 and 2015 robbed the country...

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

As part of the mitigation efforts to strengthen disaster resilience in vulnerable communities, the Government is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to implement early warning systems in four parishes.Local government and...

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

The demolition of the Constant Spring Market in St Andrew has been stalled after the Supreme Court granted vendors a 14-day injunction yesterday.According to attorney Bert Samuels, the vendors had received verbal notice to vacate the market by March...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Tesla Model 3 is the most hyped car since the days of the Model T. Since it was announced in June 2016, more than half a million people have deposited US$1,000 to reserve their Model 3 sight unseen, drive untested. But with deliveries to...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KRASNODAR, Russia (AP):Spain needed substitute Iago Aspas to score a late goal to beat Tunisia 1-0 in their final warm-up for the World Cup yesterday.Sergio Busquets finally undid Tunisia's defence with a long pass, and Diego Costa set up Aspas to...

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP) :England captain Harry Kane signed a new six-year contract with Tottenham yesterday. British media reported that Kane doubled his £100,000 weekly salary.Kane's previous contract , signed in 2016, was set to run until 2022, but with the...

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Mental illnesses are disorders of the brain caused by complex interactions between a person's genes and environment. Mental illnesses occur at similar rates around the world, in every culture and in all socio-economic groups, but how...

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has welcomed the recent announcement by Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke that Cabinet has approved policy guidelines for the nomination, selection, and appointment of the boards of public bodies....

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The court ruled that the more than 500 people who have been living on an 867-acre property in Little Bay, Westmoreland, should be evicted."The court may have taken a decision, but personally, I don't like the decision because when...

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Squatters are a headache to Jamaica. They wake up with no good intentions but to look at people's property, grudge them for it, trespass on their land, then claim it illegally.They build on lands they don't own, then they develop a...

Published:Saturday | June 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Investigators who will be assigned to the proposed new Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) will be invested with the powers of arrest as they tackle serious crimes and seek to break the back of organised criminal networks in...

Published:Friday | June 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sat, June 9KingstonBadbull Boss 37th birthday celebration, cake sale and stage show is at Badbull Studio, 24 Georges Lane. Tickets: $600. Special guests: Beenie Man, Likkle D and Baby Trish.Shawn Di Barber, in association with Unique Family,...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Britain, France and Germany have joined forces to urge the United States to exempt European companies from any sanctions the US will slap on Iran after pulling out of an international nuclear agreement.In a letter made public Wednesday, ministers...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In recent days, the international press revealed Argentina's refusal to play Israel in a warm-up friendly leading up to the World Cup. As a result of this progressive stance, the Israeli political leadership began a campaign to...

Published:Thursday | June 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will host the second in the Captain Horace Burrell Lecture Series in commemoration of the first anniversary of the passing of its past president today at 7 p.m..The Lecture Series was announced by the JFF last...

Published:Wednesday | June 6, 2018 | 11:06 PM

A resolution calling for the Jamaica North/South leg of Highway 2000 to be renamed the Portia Simpson Miller Highway was yesterday passed by a narrow margin in the St Catherine Municipal Corporation, with 14 councillors of the People's National...

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