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Published:Wednesday | May 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says the woman who has accused him of rape in his criminal case was in a decade-long consensual relationship with the film producer that continued after the alleged attack.Attorney Benjamin Brafman made the...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Treasure Beach is known as the home of community tourism in Jamaica and Two Seasons Guest House, a garden oasis located in a quiet neighbourhood, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary of welcoming its first visitors in May 2008 and becoming an...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Our usually vocal Jamaican women have not added heft to the #MeToo movement, although there are loud whispers about sexual occurrences (including consensual) that go on in high places. Take this high-profile executive who can't understand why his...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI (AP):An upcoming computer video game that would allow players to re-create school shootings by stalking school hallways and racking up kills has been condemned as insensitive and inappropriate by the parents of students who were shot to death...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RONKONKOMA, NewYork(AP):Officials on Long Island are offering a reward for information leading to the person or people responsible for dumping 27 rabbits by a Suffolk County train station.The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd.Politicians and industry leaders announced the ambitious plan on Monday. They say it will cost hundreds of...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Can you check with the Ministry of Finance and the Accountant General's Department to clarify the reason(s) for the late pension payments for a number of retirees across the island?This is a recurring problem that is severely...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Clinton Chisholm's article, 'Justifying abortion', in The Sunday Gleaner of May 27, 2018, is one of the most neutral and emotionally detached commentaries on the topic I've seen for a while.But, unfortunately, whatever reasoning that...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am writing in response to a column titled 'Ill prepared for PEP' by Owen Speid, principal of Rousseau Primary School. Mr Speid indeed hit the nail directly on the head with this one, as it is clear that there will not be any smooth...

Published:Tuesday | May 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Gino Jennings on church whores:"You so-called Christian-looking hoes, jumping in some church, flapping your ankle chains around. On the choir, breasts hanging out, lips all red, nails painted red, purple, blue, green, long like bird claws, all this...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Passengers on Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses will later this year be able to access Digicel's superfast LTE through a partnership which sees Growth Tech Limited, providers of the service, striking a deal with Digicel business.Both...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kaon Northover, the business-man at the centre of the dispute with the now-disbarred attorney Minette Lawrence, has welcomed Saturday's ruling by the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council."I am happy and relieved that this case and the...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 11:14 PM

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke says the complex compensation and allowance system in the public sector is to be overhauled as the government moves apace with transformation of the sector.Addressing the annual general meeting of the Jamaica Civil...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I am an avid reader of your columns in the Sunday and daily Gleaner and I would like to ask a question. When one gets shortlisted for a job interview and one is contacted to come in for an interview, why after one has done the interview...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: (CMC)All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva has withdrawn from the three-Test tour of West Indies following the shooting death of his father on Thursday.The 26-year-old de Silva, who bowls off-spin and has already struck four Test...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Real Madrid are entering today's Champions League final with the attitude that the past means nothing.According to coach Zinedine Zidane, the fact that the Spanish giants are two-time defending champions, playing in their third straight...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP):Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has criticised UEFA's decision to hold the Champions League final in Kiev, as fans continue to struggle with travel problems.The Ukrainian capital has failed to cope with the influx of fans from...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KIEV, Ukraine (AP):Juergen Klopp wouldn't reveal if Mohamed Salah is fasting for Ramadan, while preparing for the Champions League final.But either way, Liverpool's star forward is "full of power", his coach said yesterday on the eve of the club...

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman on Thursday apologised to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behaviour after CNN reported that multiple women have accused the A-list actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 11:05 PM

Daniel Thwaites writes: "This is why Parliament is for the most part useless for what it is supposedly meant to be doing. The Government treats [legislative work] as an annoying distraction. Questions aren't answered when they're posed to ministers...

Published:Friday | May 25, 2018 | 11:03 PM
Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month and jerk flavours will waft in the air at the Festival Lawn, RFK Stadium, Washington, DC, for the 3rd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival on Sunday, June 10.Bringing a lot of heat to the day's...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Gone are the days when a particular season came with specific weather patterns. Times are changing, and so are the seasons. Jamaica has suffered serious economic losses as a result of climate change-related events such as severe...

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is reporting that mining and quarrying grew by an estimated 25.5 per cent from January to March 2018 to emerge as the top-performing sector over the quarter, compared to the corresponding period last year....

Published:Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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