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Published:Saturday | June 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Much appreciation to Dr Michael Abrahams for his support, in his online Monday column, for nurses and their plea for better salaries and working conditions.It's very disappointing to know how employers continue to underestimate the...

Published:Saturday | June 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Last week I went to the Tastee in Papine to buy some lunch I saw two police officers, heavily armed I might add, ahead of me in the line. We all got through and got our lunches.As I was on my way out and both officers were in the...

Published:Saturday | June 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) :Aziz Bouhaddouz, head in his hands and face buried in the turf, was probably unaware of the opposing players and coaches swarming all around him in jubilation.Some teammates tried to console him, but it did little good.In...

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

Something ExtraTwo launches and a winning treat, Something Extra brings some of the social highlights from the launches of Great Bay Carnival and Zen Izakaya, which brought out a few of our local celebs.

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,...

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