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From left: Christopher Samuda, president, Jamaica Olympic Association; Denzil Wilks, general manager, the Sports Development Foundation; Chevanne Lawrence, regional consumer marketing manager, MILO; Ray Harvey, Chairman, Western Relays; Rlandi Wright, stud

Milo back onboard with Western Relays

As the famous song goes, 'Reunited and it feels so good.' MILO is back onboard as title sponsors of the Western Relays, with the competition hosting its 44th staging set for Saturday, February 11 at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and...
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Three men listed as persons of interest in fatal Gregory Park shooting

The St Catherine South police have listed three men as persons of interest in relation to today's fatal shooting of a woman in Gregory Park in Portmore. Fifty-two-year-old Diana Griffiths was gunned down at her gate this morning. Being sought...
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Andre McDonald at his sentencing hearing in the USA.

‘I forgive you’ Premium

Paul Anderson, the father of Andreen McDonald, is pleading with his friends and the public not to take vengeance on any member of Andre McDonald’s family shortly after the United States army major was sentenced for killing his daughter. Both...
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SSL’s repo business branded ‘unsafe’ in 2010 Premium

“Unsafe and unsound practices” in 2009 forced the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to disrupt the repurchase agreement (repo) business of Stocks...
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Sudan Lawson shows off some of the certificates she was awarded while attending Mona High School. The disabled young woman has been unable to secure a job since graduating with five subjects nearly four years ago.

‘I want to take care of myself’

At 21 years of age, Sudan Lawson does not believe she has been given a fair chance at pursuing her passion in life. The disabled young woman spends each day crying and hoping for a better life inside the dilapidated one-room dwelling she shares...
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19 get Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards for Excellence

From scores of applications, over 150 were nominated, 60 were shortlisted, but only 17 individuals and two organisations received the Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards for Excellence for the year 2022. They were presented with their awards by...
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Jamaica Football Federation Match Commissioner Fitzroy Reid (left) tries to calm down the Harbour View players following a fracas that broke out during the Jamaica Premier League game against Vere United at the Wembley Centre of Excellence on Sunday.

PFJL awaits report on reporter’s alleged assault

PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL Jamaica Limited (PFJL) CEO, Owen Hill, says he is awaiting a report into an incident at a Jamaica Premier League game between Harbour View and Vere United at the Wembley Centre of Excellence on Sunday where a Gleaner reporter...
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New era with Adidas officially begins

Jamaica football’s new era under sports brand Adidas began yesterday with the launch of the official team jerseys for both the men’s and women’s national teams which, according to designer Grace Wales Bonner, reflect the nature of Jamaica,...
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Jean-Dominique Senard, chairman of the Board of Directors at Renault Group, speaks during a news conference in London, Monday, February 6, 2023.

Renault, Nissan reboot auto alliance

Automakers Renault and Nissan on Monday formalised their reboot of a relationship that had grown rocky, culminating in the spectacular fall of top executive Carlos Ghosn, who had led successful turnarounds at both companies before his arrest and...
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AJAS being acquired by Menzies Aviation Premium

Global aviation services company Menzies has acquired a majority stake in AJAS Limited, a privately owned provider of ground and cargo handling services in operation for 82 years. The terms of the transaction between Menzies and AJAS owner Caricom...
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Jamila Falak is looking forward  to interacting with the panellists and participants at IMC.

Star-studded panel for Island Music Conference’s YouTube Day

The Island Music Conference (IMC) will officially begin tomorrow. Its inaugural staging kick-starts with ‘YouTube Day’ scheduled for February 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and comprises a series of panel discussions and performances. According to...
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Reggae Wednesdays returns in style; makes MoBay debut this week

Under the theme ‘Revolution: Celebrating the Crown Prince’, Reggae Wednesdays made its grand return last week, but at a new venue, the Festival Marketplace in downtown Kingston, rather than its former ‘home’, Emancipation Park in New Kingston....
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A man photographs a maquette of a statue at City Hall, London, in August 2008.

Editorial | Deepened case for reparations

Viewers of BBC News may be familiar with Laura Trevelyan, one of its correspondents in Washington. She is a scion of an English aristocratic family who owned 1,004 slaves on six sugar plantations in Grenada, for whom they were compensated at the...
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Michael Abrahams | What I have learnt as a male gynaecologist

Last November made it 25 years since I completed postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology, and my journey in that field has been fantastic. I have learnt from medical school, my postgraduate training, and medical conferences, but much...
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Letter of the Day | Contract system exploits workers, should be discontinued

THE EDITOR, Madam: I reference the recently delivered verdict which declared that security offices are not contractors but workers, thereby qualifying for certain benefits guaranteed under statute laws. Should this ruling then not set precedent...
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Racial discrimination alive and well in Jamaica

THE EDITOR, Madam: Carolyn Cooper’s column, ‘Servant’s quarters for some visitors to Devon House’, published in The Sunday Gleaner, February 5, certainly rings true for me. On a visit to Jamaica a few years ago, I needed the services of a...
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A map shows the path of the suspected spy balloon.

Improved surveillance caught Chinese balloon – White House

WASHINGTON (AP): US officials said on Monday that improvements ordered by President Joe Biden to strengthen defences against Chinese espionage helped to identify last week’s spy balloon – and determine that similar flights were conducted at...
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Powerful quake kills more than 2,800

ADANA (AP): A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked wide swathes of Turkey and neighbouring Syria on Monday, killing more than 2,800 people and injuring thousands more as it toppled thousands of buildings and trapped residents under mounds of...
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Mr and Mrs Taffe were elated to have their beautiful bridal party by their side, from the wedding ceremony to the reception.

Setting up ‘camp’ in lasting love

On January 1, 2022, Matthew Taffe decided that it was the year to give his relationship the upgrade it so rightfully deserved. With the traditional family gathering underway, he handed his girlfriend, Janelle McLean, a personalised calendar for the...

Something Extra | Tuesday

Media professionals turned out in their numbers at The Courtleigh Auditorium for journalism’s biggest night where the RJRGLEANER Communications Group swept 14 of the 23 awards up for grabs. Ditching their sensible attire, recorders, cameras and...
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Freight rates have steadily declined from their pandemic heights with the easing of port congestion and lower demand.

Declining freight rates signal end of carriers’ record profits

One of the world’s largest carriers has signalled the end of a three-year boon that brought record profits for shipping lines during the pandemic. The warning came from Rolf Habben Jansen, the CEO of Hapag-Lloyd, the world’s fifth-largest carrier...
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