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Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois (AP):A suburban gun range in Illinois that is offering free concealed-carry classes for teachers says training slots are filling up quickly.The On Target Range...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I had great pleasure in dealing with three government employees at the Constant Spring tax office, viz, Denise Powell, M. Harriat, and Otis Roberts.On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, I arrived at the tax office some time after 9 a.m....

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness earlier this week thanked Ambassador Dr Nigel Clarke for his service to Jamaica as chairman of the National Housing Trust, chairman of the board of the Port Authority of Jamaica, and deputy chairman of the Economic...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The National Works Agency (NWA) has copped the number-one spot in the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica's (PCJ) Government of Jamaica Energy Champion Competition, winning $1 million.eGov Jamaica Limited took second place and won a $650,000 prize...

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Question: I notice that my boss routinely copies my ideas and then he presents them to his superiors or to his peers as if he originally thought of them. I am in meetings where this has happened. I am annoyed at this and several times I am on the...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The health dangers of too much added sugar in the diet was among matters discussed at the Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), held recently in Montego Bay.According to conference...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Sevilla reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time after beating Manchester United 2-1 yesterday thanks to two second-half goals from substitute Wissam Ben Yedder.The French striker scored in the 74th...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Newly appointed Commissioner of Police Antony Anderson has a mighty task ahead. He first has to get the police working again, or get rid of those who 'see no evil'. Just think about the fact that more than 100 illegal funeral homes have sprung up...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP):Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin yesterday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they're considering whether race was a...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo (AP):Police in the southeast Missouri town of Cape Girardeau are investigating the shooting death of an infant.The child was killed around 2:30 a.m. yesterday during a domestic disturbance.The name and gender of the child have not...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders, a citizen of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, has been appointed as the incoming president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), to take effect on July 4.The Heads of Government of CARICOM made the appointment at...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is why I firmly believe that teachers should be paid based on their performance. Then we would not be having a debate on the issue of a teacher strike over wages.Too many of our kids are way behind class average, making it all...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Shame on the Government! The educational backbone of the country deserves better.Finance Minister Audley Shaw, if education is not the most important asset, I suggest that we close all the schoolhouses in Jamaica.Where are the voices...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: When I heard of the fatal crash at the roundabout near Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James, I had to wonder at the rate of speed that vehicle was travelling for the driver to lose control and slam into a...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Jamaica has one of the worst records worldwide for sexual assaults against women and girls. Most of these attacks are perpetrated by heterosexual men, often in conditions of employment.However, I have yet to see a local news headline...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm a supporter of the People's National Party (PNP), but I don't see how the party will ever regain power with its current leadership, organisational structure and current crop of candidates.I admit that I was a quick supporter of...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ORLANDO, Florida (AP):Trim your hair, your beard, your blood pressure? Black men reduced one of their biggest medical risks through a novel project that shows the power of familiar faces and trusted places to improve health.The project had...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dr David Delvin, who, for 50 years, was the man behind the popular 'Dear Doc' columns in The Gleaner, is dead.Delvin's widow, Christine, yesterday confirmed the death of the man who provided thoughtful, compassionate answers to Gleaner readers'...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The case against Gregory Roberts and Mario Morrison, the two men charged with last year's murder of Green Pond High School student Shineka Gray, has been set for a plea and case management hearing on March 19.The men were given the...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was all about partying, whining, and soaking up the soca vibe and atmosphere at Xaymaca International's Cooler Cruise on Saturday on Ocean Boulevard on the Kingston waterfront downtown.With all the build-up and hype from last year's inaugural...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MILAN (AP):Fiorentina played its first match since the death of captain Davide Astori, beating last-place Benevento 1-0 on an emotional Sunday at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.The 31-year-old Astori was found dead in his hotel room last week Sunday...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Twenty-four Kingston justices of the peace (JPs) completed 40 hours of training in mediation over a two-week period recently as part of plans to have them more involved in conflict resolution across the parish.Karen Gentles, director of the...

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