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Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 11:08 PM

Judie O'Sullivan was praying for a scholarship for her son, Adam O'Sullivan, a student of Tomlinson's Christian Academy in Ocho Rios, after his success in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) earned him a place at KC.But when Adam journeyed with...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:"Don't know that you want to have the annual CALABASH FESTIVAL on the south coast, the annual JAZZ FESTIVAL on the north coast [on the] same day."There were a number of responses to the above Facebook post referring to two most...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:According to the Bible, should women keep silence, or be silent, in the churches? We need to clarify this biblical statement once and for all.1 Corinthians 14:34 says: "Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 The lady cop is now a full-fledged restaurateur. From recent reports, the spot continues to be one of Kingston's favourites. In these tough times, there are many who are doing some hustling to boost their formal employment. Today, moonlighting is...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP):Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Maine hospital after more than a week of treatment for low blood pressure and fatigue.A Bush spokesman tweeted yesterday that the president "deeply" appreciates the care and good...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt had a top aide seek a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel and perform other personal chores for him, including house-hunting and booking personal travel, according...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Starbucks Corp says Howard Schultz is stepping down this month as executive chairman of the coffee chain he joined more than 30 years ago.Schultz, who oversaw the transformation of Starbucks into a global chain with more than 28,000...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

EL RODEO (AP):Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies yesterday from the charred aftermath of the powerful eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, as the death toll rose to 62 and was expected to go higher from a disaster that caught residents of...

Published:Monday | June 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST GALLEN, Switzerland (AP):Peru captain Paolo Guerrero scored twice in a 3-0 win over Saudi Arabia in a FIFA World Cup warm-up yesterday on his comeback, three days after a Swiss supreme court ruling put his doping ban on hold.Guerrero looked every...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Department of Literatures in English, The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, announces the rescheduling of this semester's film workshop with 2017-2018 Filmmaker-in-Residence Michelle Serieux on Saturday, June 30, at The UWI, Mona Campus...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KLAGENFURT, Austria (AP):Manuel Neuer played his first match since September as Germany were beaten 2-1 by Austria in its penultimate warm-up game for the World Cup yesterday.The Bayern Munich goalkeeper, who has recovered from a hairline fracture...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BOSTON (AP):A former high-school dean and anti-violence advocate nicknamed 'Rev' for his pastor-like influence was sentenced yesterday to up to 26 years in prison for shooting and nearly killing a student he had recruited to sell marijuana for him....

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Two lions, two tigers and a jaguar were thought to have escaped their enclosures yesterday at a zoo in western Germany, sparking a massive search by police and warnings to residents to stay indoors.Hours later, authorities said those...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States employers extended a streak of solid hiring in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent from 3.9 per cent in April.Average hourly pay rose 2.7 per cent from a...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Already under fire for his combative trade policies, United States (US) President Donald Trump yesterday intensified pressure on Canada, demanding that America's neighbour and close ally "open their markets and take down trade...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:"You foolish Galatians (and Jamaicans, and American pastors, who try to live by the letter of the law and condemn women who dress in a particular way or place too great a focus on keeping the Sabbath)! Who has bewitched you? Before...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was quite amused when I read the letter from the known PNP operative who resides abroad complaining about Robert Nesta Morgan.The letter seems more like a cry for help for the PNP than a critique of Mr Morgan. Why would the author...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am 10 years old. My mother, sister and I were passing the ZOSO (zone of special operations) when I thought, why don't they put soldiers along the border of each parish and space them out based on how many soldiers there are...

Published:Saturday | June 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Brazil winger Douglas Costa and midfielder Renato Augusto will miss tomorrow's friendly against Croatia in Liverpool, raising further worries about the fitness of the squad for the World Cup.Coach Tite already had injury concerns over...

Published:Thursday | May 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko turned up at a news conference in the Ukrainian capital yesterday, less than 24 hours after police reported he had been shot and killed at his Kiev apartment building. The country's security services...

Published:Thursday | May 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Gleaner on Wednesday, May 25, published an article 'Robinson wants oversight bodies to probe Petrojam', where opposition Member of Parliament Julian Robinson called for an investigation into the state-owned oil refinery.I have...

Published:Thursday | May 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Norwegian oil and gas research firm Rystad Energy is predicting that Guyana's oil sector could generate annual revenue of US$15 billion and that the government would pocket most of the profit generated from the explorations."ExxonMobil's...

Published:Thursday | May 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. W. Warren Smith, is urging regional leaders and development partners to work collaboratively and proactively to address the Region's vulnerabilities, and to support resilience-building in...

Published:Thursday | May 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kentucky's largest city will soon require restaurants to offer healthy food on its children's menus. The Courier Journal reports the Louisville Metro Council voted 13-11 this week to approve a city ordinance that says restaurants can only sell a...

Published:Thursday | May 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:School is for education and not for indoctrination of any form. I am particularly disturbed by a quote attributed to Nadine Molloy, principal of Ardenne High, in her response to a parent who questioned the whole devotion issue....

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