In the print edition of the Gleaner, published: Thursday | July 16, 2009
Lead Stories

Heat is on!
Temperatures in Jamaica have jumped by around two degrees Celsius since the start of July and Jamaicans are sweating in what could be the hottest summer since 2005.And the news is, August is expected to see a continuation of the scorching heat...

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St Catherine to get two new constituencies
As the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) pushes itself to complete its hectic six-pronged agenda, it has decided that two of the three additional constituencies are to be placed in St Catherine. Chairman of the ECJ, Professor Errol Miller, said...

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'Record can go any time'
PARIS (AP): Usain Bolt is gearing up for next month's World Championships by running tomorrow at the Areva Meeting outside Paris, and a world record in the 100-metre race at the Golden League event is not out of the question."I definitely think the world...

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EDITORIAL - Welcome move in the Hibbert saga
Our sense is it's more a case of Joseph Hibbert being pushed rather than him jumping.Either way, it is for the better. For had Mr Hibbert continued in his job as junior minister for transport and works, he would have run the risk of sapping the moral authority...

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LETTER OF THE DAY - Parliamentary hearings needed to appoint
LETTER OF THE DAY - Parliamentary hearings needed to appoint judgesThe Editor, Sir:Recent media reports have indicated that Resident Magistrate Marlene Malahoo-Forte withdrew her application submitted to the Judicial Services Commission to fill a vacancy...

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It's 'Showtime'
After months of rehearsals and various stages of competitions, members of the Tivoli Gardens Dance Troupe revealed its latest production, 'Showtime'.'Showtime' is a Tivoli High School-organised annual dance extravaganza...

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What's Cooking

Village Blues Bar
Village Blues Bar is poised to resuscitate the Corporate Area's nightlife. Stalwarts knew the Village Café back in 2001, the original outdoor bar in Kingston to hear bands like Black Zebra....

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GoJamaica / Gleaner Poll
Are Jamaicans overreacting to negative images of country in foreign media?