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Published:Tuesday | July 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I watch in disbelief as the Government proudly says JISCO will begin work on the alumina/aluminium plant by year end. Are all the welders to come from China?I have thus far heard of no training and certification plan for anywhere...

Published:Tuesday | July 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):James Rodriguez "does not have a serious injury," and that is good news for Colombia.The attacking midfielder, who was substituted with a calf muscle problem during last week's 1-0 victory over Senegal, has undergone medical scans and...

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 11:19 PM
Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 11:17 PM

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Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JAMPRO Chairman Senator Don Wehby has supported a call by the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) for the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) to disaggregate the sector from other services.Wehby said the country has seen...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"We're so excited to have an event in Haiti this year!" said Ingrid Flores, coordinator of the Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival (CEBF). She is delighted to add a new country to her map of events, which is organised every year by BirdsCaribbean....

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Development Bank of Jamaica and its partners hosted a cocktail reception in honour of the university students who won first and second place at the 2018 International Business Model Competition (IBMC) held recently in...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I find the controversy over Edward Seaga's place in Jamaican history very puzzling. It is, of course, possible that history will view him very differently from the ways in which his contemporaries do.This is a phenomenon that is well...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Dr Andrew Wheatley should have resigned already. His failure to do so has no place in a post-modern, civilised and progressive democracy.Had a Petrojam-type scandal emerged and unfolded in, for example, Canada, England or Australia,...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:These modern slave masters, otherwise called banks, wittingly or unwittingly, are holding on to sometimes compounded interest rates averaging up to 15 per cent and higher, plus high fees.Can you imagine the Bank of Jamaica policy...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:A few days ago, I went to downtown Kingston. I wanted to get a few ingredients to prepare some beef soup for dinner.After purchasing most of the items on my list, I realised that I had forgotten to get Irish potatoes. As a result, I...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

KAZAN, Russia (AP):Like any other team preparing to play Argentina, France face the Lionel Messi question: How to stop the five-time world player of the year?Unlike many of their rivals at the World Cup, though, France has an answer: a centre-half...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN's, Antigua (CMC):Shimron Hetmyer hit a dashing century and captain Shamarh Brooks scored a half-century as the match between a President's XI and Bangladesh predictably ended in a draw at Coolidge Cricket Ground yesterday.After Bangladesh...

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SOCHI, Russia (AP):Brazil are going out of their way to defend their World Cup preparations and show that their players' injuries can't be blamed on excessive training.Doctors will blame a soft mattress for an injury before admitting that they made...

Published:Friday | June 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NORTHAMPTON, England (CMC):The West Indies A were trounced by the England Lions yesterday by nine wickets, effectively eliminating them from the Tri-Nation Series.Needing a win to stay alive after losing their two previous matches, the Windies could...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is with great frustration and disappointment that I write this open letter to National Commercial Bank (NCB), asking that they apologise for the inconvenience caused on Monday to its customers.During the course of Monday, it...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:There is an unofficial 'Riverton' behind the Old Harbour Police Station and courthouse, across from Scotiabank and right beside the Old Harbour Tax Office, smack in the middle of the town. The garbage has taken over the sidewalk and...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

United States president DonaldTrump warned Harley-Davidson on Wednesday "we won't forget" about the company's decision to shift some motorcycle production overseas, and suggested that the Wisconsin-based company will lose out to its competitors.His...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Shahine Robinson, labour and social security minister, has announced that old-age benefits payable under the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) will be increased by 20 per cent. Robinson noted that the payment will move from $2,800 per week to $3,400...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Employers' Federation (JEF) and the Jamaica Household Workers' Union (JHWU) have welcomed the increase in minimum wage to $7,000 per 40-hour work week, effective August 1. The new rate was announced by Labour Minister Shahine Robinson...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 11:13 PM
Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Laura Andrade recently walked out of a pharmacy in Uruguay cursing loudly because she could not buy legal pot.The wine sommelier had taken a bus since pharmacies in her neighbourhood don't sell the drug, but a pharmacy employee told her to come back...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In spite of the fear among fans that their team Germany would be eliminated, my hope was high to the very last minute because of their record of playing well when coming from behind.A very good example from the past was that game...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm not sure if Michael Abrahams' article 'The cruelty of Kingdom Hall' (Gleaner, June 25, 2018, is as serious as the title sounds. He attacked the callousness of the Jehovah's Witnesses first on their stance on blood transfusion. He...

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