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Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Why is it that the leaders of Jamaica's two major political parties, Andrew Holness and Peter Phillips two bright, hard-working and patriotic Jamaicans - seemingly only unite and act cordially towards one another whenever a Jamaican...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SRINAGAR, India (AP):Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival troops shelled villages and border posts for a third day yesterday.Three civilians and two...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 11:09 PM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Promising teenaged all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford narrowly missed out on a maiden first class century while Test star Raymon Reifer was closing in on three figures, as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force felt the full might of...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The NCB Financial Group is set to open a new multifaceted banking and financial services centre on familiar ground at 13-14 West Trade Way, Portmore, St Catherine, on January 22.Conveniently situated in the heart of the Sunshine City, the...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year, but rival Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is disputing the title of world's largest carmaker.Volkswagen's sales rose 4.3 per cent from 10.30 million in 2016, when the...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Racing ResultsCaymanas Park(January 17, 2018)Weather: GoodTrack: FineRace 1 1200 M (Purse $900,000) NB3YO(NW2)/IMP3YO...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The youngest in the Couples Resorts chain Sans Souci celebrated its 12th anniversary last Friday night. Guests, who included locals and visitors to the island, flocked to the Ocho Rios resort for an 'Enchanted' night. Today, we bring you the...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. Baby Mothers are lining up to see how much they will get from the sale of the house. That most of the inheritance will be repatriated is not going down well.2. Talk about sibling rivalry. The two Saint Andrew socialites are now at loggerheads....

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):A US Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II was posthumously awarded Britain's highest honour for animal bravery yesterday.Chips, a German shepherd-husky cross, was awarded the Dickin Medal for actions during a...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Spanish officials say the bodies of seven migrants have been found close to the Canary Islands.Civil Guard police said five dead migrants were found in a large rubber boat close to the coast of Lanzarote. Another two migrants retrieved...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

One of the British state's biggest contractors collapsed Monday, putting thousands of jobs at risk, after creditors and the government refused to bail out a company struggling under the weight of more than £1.5 billion (US$2.1 billion) of debt....

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read with interest your editorial of Tuesday, January 9, 2018 titled 'The shame of Port Royal', in which the town is referred to as "an unkempt and often rubbish-strewn dump".I had hoped that mention would also have been made of...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Drink products bearing the label Portland Best have been found to contain an unusually high amount of bacteria that could be harmful to humans if consumed. As such, the Portland Health Department has ordered the closure of the bottling facility,...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) scrambled two fighter jets to intercept Russian strategic bombers near UK airspace yesterday, in another illustration of ongoing tensions.The RAF confirmed that it sent Typhoon aircraft from the...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA (TNS):A sporty black sedan speeds dangerously close to a cliff on a road winding through an arid landscape.The car recovers and swerves back on to the cracked asphalt, but another sharp turn is coming. It straddles the edge of the cliff...

Published:Saturday | January 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The seven most read Gleaner online news stories for 2017 had sex scandals at its top and tail. Why are Jamaicans so interested in these types of stories? How do our own lives relate to them? What are we searching for?The truth is, we are all...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:15 PM

Many wards of the state have never experienced the joy of opening a gift for Christmas. Fonatana Pharmacy has stepped in to make the children's dream a reality with a 'Wishing Tree' initiative."During Christmas, our five locations across the island...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:13 PM

Montego Bay-based legal assistant, Verna Baker, is not new to winning. For the second time, she has emerged the winner of the JN 'Off You Go' promotion."I was excited," she said, when JN Bank representatives made a surprise visit to her work place...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:12 PM

Ikebana is the intricate Japanese art of floral arrangement which focuses on creating a oneness with humanity and nature.This form of floral arrangement stems from the Japanese culture, which has a strong bond with natural surroundings. Instructors...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:07 PM

The Chupse project was created by the Jamaican Association on Intellectual Disabilities in partnership with the Japan International Co-operation Agency .The venture is one of the adult services which provide employment support to assist persons to...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:04 PM

Scotiabank has signed a loan agreement of J$5 billion with MBJ Airports Limited for the expansion of the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, a deal the bank is proud of.President and chief executive officer of Scotia Group, David Noel,...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Border inspections of electronic devices hits record highThe United States government inspected a record number of international travellers' electronic devices last year, expanding a practice that has drawn alarm from privacy advocates.US Customs...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I watched with horror as the driver of a car narrowly missed hitting a student of the Donald Quarrie High School in east Kingston a few days ago as he raced across the road to get to his school. I wondered for the umpteenth time:...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GOJ working on financing for Petrojam bidJamaica is yet to make its buy-out offer to Venezuela for its minority share of the Petrojam oil refinery, but is trying to tie down financing for the bid, the Ministry of Finance said Monday.The Jamaican...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a Jamaican living in the United States. I honestly cannot wrap my head around why it's so hard to curtail crime in Jamaica. The Government needs to be more proactive; it can't be business as usual. This is very disgraceful....

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