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Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Congratulations to all the mothers in Jamaica! I greatly appreciate my wife, mother, grandmothers and aunts that have influenced my life. Mothers play a critical role in providing the guidance needed for today's youth. How are...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Defying Russian warnings against US military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people."Russia vows to shoot...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP):Emotional tributes to anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela poured in yesterday during an hours-long memorial service attended by thousands at Soweto's Orlando Stadium. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo converted an injury-time penalty to prevent Juventus from pulling off another stunning comeback in the quarter-finals of the Champions League as Real Madrid advanced despite a 3-1 home loss yesterday.The goal was enough...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Recently, I got a question from a reader of my column who said he was surprised when a friend embarrassed him with a response he wasn't expecting.He was telling the friend about his goals, when his friend told him he needed to see actions. He knew...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A processed food is any food that has been altered in some way during preparation. Not all processed foods are unhealthy, but some processed foods may contain high levels of salt, sugar and fat. The best indicator of how highly processed a food is...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Facebook was to begin notifying users Monday if their data have been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but it isn't clear if it's started yet.The 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica were supposed...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The view that Audley Shaw has been "demoted" from finance minister to the Minister of Agriculture reflects our skewed vision of what constitutes an organisation and our misguided ideologies of what service ought to be. Service must never be regarded...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 11:17 PM
Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 11:14 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I find Garth Rattray's article 'Winning souls over' (Gleaner, April 9, 2018) quite interesting. The irony of most religious teachings is that the very means that they use to win souls over is that which deters souls, considering...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 11:12 PM
Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

William Knibb Memorial High School in Martha Brae, Trelawny, alma mater of sprinting superstar Usain Bolt, was recently the venue for the launch of a book on the school's history, William Knibb Memorial High School: The First Fifty Years 1961-2011....

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Oriental medicine practitioner and acupuncture specialist, Dr Tracey Ann Brown, believes that while the risks associated with the ancient Chinese practice are minimal, the relevant authorities should put in place regulations to govern the use of...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 11:08 PM

Dwight FletcherI think we can all agree that if you only live once, you should make it count. So, although YOLO (you only live once) has caught on as a trend for trying to squeeze as much 'fun' as possible out of life, God offers a better...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:What can be more stubborn and stiff-necked than a donkey? We are behaving like a stubborn donkey by not heeding the call to save our lives and our country.For example, we sit in public passenger Coaster buses and taxis and allow the...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:So what if the previous administration knew of the problem (at the Cornwall Regional Hospital(CRH)) and did not act decisively! Does that now absolve the present administration from addressing the problem? Are they not the one in...

Published:Saturday | April 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Facebook has been secretly deleting some messages CEO Mark Zuckerberg sent through its Messenger application, an option that hasn't been available to most of the social network's 2.2 billion users.The company says that it has been...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 11:09 PM

MADRID (AP):Spanish and Portuguese authorities announced yesterday that they have taken down a criminal network that has been making large profits by smuggling glass eels to Asia.Authorities across the continent have been trying to tackle the...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 11:03 PM
Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 11:03 PM

The Port Antonio Police are mourning the killing yesterday of a retired corporal, 66-year-old Homer Davis. The retired corporal, who had served approximately 35 years in the Portland police division, was reportedly stabbed all over his body after he...

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