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Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm a beer sipper, starting from my father's glass mug around 10. I'm also a strong supporter of the preservation of social history, national things that are iconic.I was surprised how upset I was when Miss Lou died even though she...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Managing Riverton smoke health riskThe Ministry of Health is advising members of the public to take precautions in light of the current fire at the Riverton City dump.Persons are asked to avoid exposure to the smoke by doing the following:ï Minimise...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The International Trade Centre, ITC, and the Caribbean Development Bank, CDB, have announced that they are scaling up their partnership to strengthen support for businesses across the Caribbean region.During a meeting at the CDB's Barbados...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Thanks to Carolyn Cooper for her relentless push for the emancipation of all beaches. I am fully in support of emancipating our beaches, and I am prepared to join in any legal/principled position we are prepared to take to emancipate...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

This year's Emancipation Jubilee concert will feature an exciting line-up of acts, including 2018 Jamaica Festival Song Winner Nazzle Man; the Charles Town Maroons; the Port Morant Kumina Group; and the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission gold...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that 10 beaches are being upgraded this year under the Government's beach development programme.The initiative, which is being funded by the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) through support from the Tourism...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, (CMC):Fit-again all-rounders Marlon Samuels and AndrÈ Russell have returned to the West Indies Twenty20 side, while talisman Chris Gayle has been rested, in a 13-man squad named to face Bangladesh in the three-match Twenty20...

Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | July 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read the July 29, 2018, Sunday Gleaner column by Glenn Tucker titled 'Cops in the line of (mental) fire' and broke down in tears.My spouse has been a member of the police force for 16 years, and we have been together for eight. I...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 11:21 PM

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Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 11:21 PM

Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) staff members joined teachers, parents, and well-wishers to celebrate the 20 young graduates of the Marcus Garvey School in Greenwich Farm, Kingston, at their ceremony, held at the Holy Name of Jesus Church on...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 11:14 PM
Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is warning motorists to brace for more delays along Hagley Park Road starting today as extensive drainage-improvement works are set to begin along the section Portia Simpson Miller Square/Three Miles and Waltham Park...

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I sometimes wonder if politicians think we are stupid.Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke made some strange utterances recently on the concerns raised about the declining value of the Jamaican dollar. He said the decline is not...

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent spate of discussions on the saga involving former Trinidadian sprinter Ato Boldon coaching a Jamaican athlete, Briana Williams, has been the talking point of his Trinidadian nationals.We need to reassure these persons that...

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On July 27, 2018, I was greeted with a story on The Gleaner's front page concerning the resignation of former managing director of National Energy Solutions Ltd (NESol) Carolyn Warren. In sum, Warren allegedly resigned from her post...

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has committed more funds to ensure the completion of the new Portmore municipal building situated on four acres of land adjoining the Hundred Man Police Station in Portmore.The minister, along with Mayor of...

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC):Just one game into his highly anticipated return, West Indies' talented all-rounder Andre Russell has been sidelined by injury.The 30-year-old has been ruled out of today's third and final ODI against Bangladesh in St...

Published:Saturday | July 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC):Following their thrilling three-run win over Bangladesh in the second ODI in Guyana on Wednesday, West Indies captain Jason Holder feels his side now has the momentum heading into today's final ODI here.The Windies lost...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 11:10 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that the reinstatement of road surfaces disturbed by essential work on its Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction Programme in Kingston and St. Andrew, and other projects islandwide, is being slowed by a...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 11:06 PM

Erica VirtueSenior Gleaner WriterThe Opposition People's National Party (PNP) says Trevor Forrest's attempt to breach procedures to parachute Carolyn Warren to the Spectrum Management Authority makes him unsuitable to sit on any government board....

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston andSt AndrewZwarde as Foxy presents Shark Inna Plate fish fry/birthday party and bar opening at Mugs Place, Mt James. Music by Red Diamond. Pics by ShotVideo.Fridays After-Work Link Up with special guest selector DJ Edson from Kool FM and...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Tuesday engaged Jamaican and Caribbean nationals living in Namibia as part of his official visit to the southern African state.The prime minister addressed the diaspora in keeping with his mission to update them on...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The following is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Justice Minister Delroy Chuck and Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte.Chief Justice Brian Sykes and his judges are all in favour of the Caribbean Court of Justice...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In hosting Tuesday's town hall meeting on the proposed redevelopment of National Heroes Park and the construction of the new Parliament building within the Government Oval Zone, the RJRGLEANER Communications Group did a great public...

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