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Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 4:38 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Almost every day, someone is stabbed to death in Jamaica: almost every day, a woman is slaughtered by a hooligan in Jamaica: almost every day, someone's throat is slashed by a monster in Jamaica. Wow! What a violent country!Is there...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 4:50 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As a concerned citizen in Montego Bay, I am calling on Jamaicans, particularly more young people, to become nationalistic and start to give voluntary service for the upliftment of the nation this upcoming Labour Day.Volunteerism may...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is to undertake an initiative to provide low-income off-grid communities with solar kits.This was stated by Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley during his contribution to the 2018/...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 3:15 PM

More and more countries are adopting laws prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. However, in Jamaica, LGBT persons still risk going to prison, or worse, because of laws that criminalise homosexuality. These laws...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Investors looking to buy Venezuela's new cryptocurrency may want to head to a little-known Moscow bank whose biggest shareholders are President Nicolas Maduro's government and two state-controlled Russian companies under United States sanctions....

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:01 PM

President of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) David Jean Marie opened the 17th annual Caribbean Shipping Association Conference (CSEC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, yesterday.To an audience of over 200 delegates, speakers, sponsors, and...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:So they blocked off Birdsucker at Birdsucker, so the suckers who drove through Allerdyce, then through Cherry Gardens, had to turn back when they reached Birdsucker. Totally inconsiderate.VALERIE HALLvalerieahall30@gmail.com

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It's so sad to read of attorney-at-law Jennifer Messado's arrest for impropriety.Though I reserve comment on the specific allegations against Ms Messado, one wonders whom we can trust when attorneys betray our confidence. Following...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I think the way rape is dealt with in our legal system is very archaic. A woman can simply say it happened and immediately the accused is arrested. If afterwards she says it wasn't so, he is released, no harm, no foul, right?Wrong,...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MUMBAI, India (CMC):Exciting Windies opener Evin Lewis smashed his second half-century of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but was outshone by the brilliant Jofra Archer, as Rajasthan Royals thrashed Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to strengthen...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: Mr Smith, I am a member of the LGBT community in Jamaica. I live and work here and I am very impatient with the legislative system which is very archaic and backward. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, in Britain recently, told some...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 9:49 AM

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation is offering scholarships for students at the tertiary level and case-by-case scholarships for primary and secondary-level students. The foundation annually provides over 100 scholarships and has given over J$7 million...

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

Corporate mothers take the spotlightOn Friday, May 11, The Gleaner, in association with World Brands Services, sent out 'a few good men' to pay special tribute to several mothers in their offices in recognition of their dual responsibilities in the...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO (AP):Masai Ujiri believes that Dwane Casey deserves to be recognised as the best coach in the NBA, but the Toronto president doesn't think Casey should be leading the Raptors.So the Raptors fired Casey, praising him on his way out the door....

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 6:31 PM

The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has said that its General Council voted yesterday to accept the latest salary offer from the Government to public sector teachers.The JTA said that it has communicated this decision to the Ministry of Finance...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 7:06 PM

Jennifer Messado, one of the nation's top real estate attorneys, was taken into custody by the police late yesterday.Assistant Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey, who heads the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime division, confirmed that Messado...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There have been calls from several quarters for a commission of enquiry regarding the Cornwall Regional Hospital, the latest being in a letter to the editor in The Gleaner dated May 10, 2018. Whenever I hear of commissions of enquiry...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Proven Investments.I write as a shareholder of Kingston Wharves Ltd, and I make reference to the notification on your recent portfolio statement regarding a "custodial fee of US$25" per annum per security to...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ever since she broke the news that she would be launching a lingerie line, the world had been waiting with bated breath. Today, the wait is over - Bajan bombshell Rihanna has officially launched her Savage x Fenty lingerie line. And just like her...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) on Thursday launched its Paediatric Pulse booklet at The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites in St Andrew.Chief Executive Officer of the CPFSA Rosalee Gage-Grey, who gave the welcome and opening...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAIPUR, India, CMC - Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer produced a two-wicket haul to help Rajasthan Royals stun Dwayne Bravo's high-flying Chennai Super Kings by four wickets with a ball to spare, in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.Opting to...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The August Town Peace Builders group is rallying the community to 'Get Up, Stand Up' against divisive criminal elements and bolster the fight for their right to a peaceful existence.Disappointed but undaunted by the recent flare-up of violence in...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Recently crowned Commonwealth Games champion Kyron McMaster says that he has embraced the challenges served up by the 400 metres hurdles event.He delivered the British Virgin Islands' first ever medal at a global meet when he clocked 48...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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