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Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 11:02 PM

QUESTION: I write to you today because I think my degree is blocking me from attaining the jobs that I want. I have a degree in communication with four years of work experience as an administrative assistant/secretary. When I apply for those jobs I...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck has charged justices of the peace (JPs) to be role models in their communities in order to pass on good values to the youth of Jamaica.Chuck was speaking at a training session for JPs held at the Sandals Montego Bay...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive.But it's unclear if people will open their homes to an Internet-connected camera sold by...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica is expected to experience climate departure in the next five years if current environmental practices persist, according to Forestry Department Chief Executive Officer and Conservator, Marilyn Headley.In a message read at the National Tree...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A series of events will be held across the island to celebrate National Heritage Week, from Saturday, October 8 to Monday, October 17.The events, organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture,...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:15 PM

Former national table tennis player, Jasper Adams has passed.Adams died after a long illness at his home last Tuesday.A former YMCA defensive player, Adams was known for his heavy chop returns before coming in for a telling smash.He represented...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:13 PM

ROME (AP) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen distanced herself Monday from former White House strategist Steve Bannon, saying only Europeans will save the continent from getting orders from the EU, not Americans.Le Pen said Monday, at a meeting...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:12 PM

"This is an extraordinary achievement for Alia. I know she felt personal disappointment with her performance at the Commonwealth Games, but we were proud of her silver medal. But now here she is five months later, breaking her world record. It goes...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:11 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Sunday Gleaner editorial, as have many other commentators, has omitted observation of a crucial component of the upcoming Primary Exit Profile (PEP) scenario - that is, the early categorising of young children, which, to my mind...

Published:Saturday | October 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):There are 'many different reasons' behind Manchester United's poor start to the season, Jose Mourinho said. He's just not willing to discuss them.The United manager held another terse news conference yesterday, refusing to...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 11:03 PM

The Government is to abolish a range of import and export fees payable to the TradeBoard Limited and other suchentities, in order to increase Jamaica's chances of global competitiveness.Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In 2019, the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) will be replaced by the much-vaunted Primary Exit Profile (PEP). The latter is expected to transform the educational landscape by enabling students to become critical thinkers. The PEP will comprise...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NYON, Switzerland (AP):Manchester United were charged yesterday with arriving late at their home stadium for a Champions League match and face punishment from UEFA.A disciplinary panel will judge charges of "late team arrival" and "late kick-off" on...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A government study has found that one in three US adults eat fast food on any given day. That's about 85 million people.It's the first federal study to look at how often adults eat fast food.An earlier study found a similar proportion of children...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RESULTS (DIVIDENDS)Caymanas Park Results for October 3, 2018Dirt: GoodRace 1 1300 M (Purse $900,000) NB3YO(NW2)IMP3YO(MDN)-REST.ALL.II1. #6 APOLLO BAY TFoster4 50.5 $261.00 $80.002. #4 SON SON DDawkins 52.5 2L $85.00*3. #7 SENDAMESSAGETOMAMA OScott...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP)Back at the scene of his 2011 Champions League final triumph, Lionel Messi delivered another display of artistry at Wembley Stadium.Messi's two goals helped Barcelona fight off Tottenham's second-half resurgence and secured a 4-2 win for...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am a security supervisor and I, for one, take great offence to Minister Chang's negative connotation of the industry in which I work when he, being critical of the police, referred to them recently as a glorified "security guard"...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

General Motors and Honda are teaming up on self-driving vehicle technology as big automakers and tech giants race to develop the next generation of personal transportation.Japan's Honda Motor Company will invest US$2.75 billion in the autonomous...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Question: I just completed an associate of science degree in social work at the Moneague College. I will receive my associate degree at graduation in November. I've applied to social work agencies. I've also applied to schools for a job as a...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VenomThe world has enough superheroes! One of Marvel's most enigmatic, complex and vicious characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.Following a scandal, journalist Eddie Brock...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PALU (AP):The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami that decimated parts of the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi jumped to more than 1,200 on Tuesday as disaster officials began reaching coastal areas that were cut off by blocked roads and...

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The award he received from the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) was not a signal for Glen Christian to relax. The businessman and philanthropist has indicated that there will be a renewed focus on the redevelopment of downtown Kingston....

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Just last week, medicine in Jamaica got a major win when two young boys with biliary atresia got liver transplants at the Bustamante Hospital for Children, thanks to Jacksonville surgeons.In late May, it was announced that Dr Stephen...

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