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Stories by Dave Rodney - Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 11:06 AMDave Rodney - Gleaner Writer

New York City police are still hunting for a Jamaican father, Dwayne Gordon, who allegedly drugged and raped three of his stepdaughter's friends when they stayed at his Queens home for sleepovers, according to a senior police official with...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 5:17 PMDave Rodney - Gleaner Writer

Jamaica received an unexpected travel endorsement last week on MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Show.  The endorsement came from Dr Kizzmekia Corbett, the African-American viral immunologist, who is credited with...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney - Gleaner Writer

Hoteliers say short-term bookings are trickling, and concerns about an increase in COVID-19 cases in Jamaica are triggering cancellations.  Jamaica recorded another death from COVID-19 in the past day and saw another...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:12 AMDave Rodney - Gleaner Writer

There was a time when cinemas dotted the Jamaican landscape islandwide. In the ’60 and ’70s, Kingston was overflowing with cinemas of various shapes and sizes. The rural parishes were well supplied, too, with at least one or two in each parish...

Published:Sunday | August 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney - Gleaner Writer

Last week, Jamaica lost a cultural giant, Elaine Perkins, who was indisputably the queen of Jamaican radio drama for over two decades, from the 1960s to the 1980s. Elaine, 84, the widow of the late popular radio host and Gleaner columnist Wilmot...

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