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

THE EDITOR, Sir:I read Michael Abrahams' Gleaner online column titled 'Why the Bible is a dangerous book' (July 2, 2018) and some of the responses that followed. Abrahams does appear to be on a campaign to bash religion, the Bible and anyone who is...

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

THE EDITOR, Sir:National Commercial Bank (NCB) has been in Chapelton for a number of years, since the days of its precursor, Barclays.We have recently been advised that as of July 16, 2018, their teller service will be removed, and all banking must...

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

WESTERN BUREAU:Jamaica and Guyana have jointly committed to engaging and developing agricultural trade as part of national economic growth, following talks between Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Guyana's President David Granger at the...

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

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

MOSCOW (AP):England coach Gareth Southgate basically picked his team's path toward the semi-finals by sending out a squad of reserves that lost to Belgium in their last match of the group round, when both sides had already qualified for the knockout...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 11:20 PM
Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 11:20 PM

KINGSTON:The University of the West Indies' Mona Academy of Sport (UWIMAS) in the Faculty of Sport has entered into an agreement with the Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) to aid with development of field hockey in Jamaica.The agreement was signed on...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sixty youths from the zone of special operations (ZOSO) in Denham Town, Kingston, are benefiting from training geared towards preparing them for the job market.The intervention, being carried out by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, got...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Additional spaces have been created inside the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Towers on Oxford Road to accommodate divisions of the Attorney General's Chambers.Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte, in her Sectoral Debate presentation in the House...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (AP):Sweden striker Marcus Berg has scored everywhere he has played, except the World Cup.The 31-year-old Berg has failed to find the net so far in Russia, including a miss in the 1-0 victory over Switzerland that put Sweden...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) diplomatic missions in London celebrated CARICOM Day on Wednesday, with a special thanksgiving service and exhibition in tribute to the Windrush Generation.Held at the Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road, the...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Michael Abrahams.Is the Bible a dangerous book?Well, it is a human book, or a group of books written by men who had their own beliefs about some power or force that they saw greater than themselves.Does it...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In Jamaica's primary schools, a curriculum overloaded with content is one of the main reasons why so many children fail to perform satisfactorily.The imperative of imparting factual information takes precedence over ensuring that...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I watched with interest the debate in Parliament on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, on the question-and-answer segment involving Minister of Science and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley.Prior to the sitting, I had been hearing and reading in the...

Published:Friday | July 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today's Uruguay vs France FIFA World Cup quarter-final features a number of team-mates on their professional clubs facing off against each other in Nizhny Novgorod.France forward Antoine Griezmann plays at AtlÈtico Madrid alongside Uruguayan...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):FIFA has picked European and South American referees to handle the World Cup quarterfinals that feature only teams from their regions.The Uruguay versus France game will be refereed by Nestor Pitana of Argentina tomorrow in Nizhny...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC):Seamer Kemar Roach's sensational five-wicket haul inside the first hour sent Bangladesh crashing to the lowest total in Tests in nearly half a century as West Indies took a stranglehold on the opening Test at the Vivian...

Published:Thursday | July 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

(@HKane) tweeted at 7:40 am on Wed, Jul 04, 2018: Dust settling today. Very proud of this team. Full focus on Saturday. #ThreeLions #ENG #WorldCup- England captain Harry Kane after his team's win.

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 11:29 PM

The team with the first kick in a penalty shoot-out has lost all three shoot-outs at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 11:22 PM

I am very disappointed in Andrew Holness' handling of the Petrojam matter, as I viewed him as that young leader who is all about change and accountability. This was a prime opportunity for him to show us, the young folks who are on social media...

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hotel ArtemisSet in riot-torn, futuristic Los Angeles, Hotel Artemis is an original, high-octane action thriller starring two-time Academy Award(r) winner Jodie Foster as The Nurse, who runs a secret, members only hospital for criminals.As a violent...

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student's race into account in order to promote diversity in admissions, a United States official said yesterday.The shift would give schools...

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ant Man andThe WaspWith elevated action and a heartfelt story, the Marvel Cinematic Universe presents a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: Ant Man and The Wasp.In the aftermath of Captain America: Civil War, Scott...

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