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Jamaica's Damion Lowe (left) runs off in celebration with teammate Leon Bailey after netting the team's third goal in their 3-2 win over Honduras in their Group C clash in the Concacaf Gold Cup at the National Stadium tonight.

Reggae Boyz cap historic night with 3-2 win over Honduras

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz ensured their historic hosting of the Concacaf Gold Cup ended on a positive note with a 3-2 win over Honduras at the National Stadium tonight. All the attention coming into the game may have been on Leon Bailey, making his...
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Half-Time: Orgill scores brace as Reggae Boyz lead Honduras 2-0

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz lead Honduras 2-0 at half time in their historic hosting of the Concacaf Gold Cup at the National Stadium in Kingston. All the attention coming into the game may have been on Leon Bailey, making his debut tonight, however,...
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Petrojam squabble - Venezuelans sue gov't over share swipe

Jamaica’s foreign minister Kamina Johnson Smith last night confirmed that the board of Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), the South American country’s oil and gas company, has filed a lawsuit in relation to Kingston’s forcible takeover of its 49 per...
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Holness updates diaspora on crime plans

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness last night appealed to members of the diaspora for help in addressing the country’s growing crime problem but hinted that focus be placed on new and emerging threats to Jamaica’s all-round security. “The...
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EU figures down, as US, UK soar

Safety and security to get attention at Diaspora Conference

The country’s continued problem with crime and violence will receive some attention at the eighth Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, which will be held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston from June 16 to 20. The conference...
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Creative language-based learning making a difference in students’ achievement

In addition to picturing your children being well-mannered, perfectly behaved angels, we also envision them devouring books the way we did as children. However, one in every five students in Jamaica has a language-based learning disability that may...
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Golden opportunity - Reggae Boyz look to capitalise on historic National Stadium tournament debut

National senior men’s football team head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore anticipates a difficult game against Honduras when the Reggae Boyz meet them at the National Stadium in the Concacaf Gold Cup this evening. The game is a historic one for...
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Windies-Bangladesh record means nothing – Holder

SOMERSET, England (CMC): Despite having won just two of their last nine matches against Bangladesh, Windies skipper Jason Holder is still backing his troops to come out victorious when the two sides face off in a crucial ICC World Cup clash today....
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Too many ‘shock’ phone bills - Survey finds nearly half of Jamaicans face unexpected mobile charges; OUR wants to change that

Nearly half of Jamaican mobile phone users continue to experience credit depletion, ‘shock bills’, and confusing data plans, according to a survey by the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR, the findings of which will form the basis for...
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Investors needed to turn trash to cash

The long-touted plan of turning Jamaica’s trash to cash is one step closer to reality. The Government is in the process of engaging a consultant to make the business case and structure the transaction for the divestment of Jamaica’s waste disposal...
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Nigerian designer Ohimai Atafo

Collections, music fuse at CFW 2019 Night One

June is the month when Pulse presents its Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) for local and international fashion houses to showcase their latest collections in fashion capital Kingston. When one thinks of the runway, the vision is most often of models...
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Fab 5’s first band leader, Conroy Cooper, passes

Conroy Cooper, the first leader for the legendary Fab 5 band, has passed. Conroy, who was the older brother of Asley ’Grub’ Cooper, the band’s drummer, was found dead at his home in Kingston on Friday evening. In an interview with The Gleaner, Grub...
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Editorial | Deal with corruption to cement economic reforms

This newspaper has been commenting favourably on the positive developments in the Jamaican economy over the last six years. Some of the more noteworthy achievements include: unemployment falling to a 40-year low; inflation being below the four-six...
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Michael Abrahams | Avoid pregnancy, avoid abortion

During the current uproar over abortion, I have noticed that there is little talk about how to prevent it. While in medical school, if I were asked in an examination to discuss the management of a disorder, my answer would be incomplete if I did...
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Letter of the Day | Do we really have a vision for the nation?

THE EDITOR, Sir: Are the leaders of our nation and us, the people, really committed to a vision for our nation? Jamaica’s documented vision is to become the place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business. But what does this really...
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Decline of UWI College Common housing

THE EDITOR, Sir: I wish to bring to your attention the issue of the deterioration of the College Common accommodation offered to University of the West Indies (UWI) lecturers and senior administrative staff. Notable signs of this are irregular...
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Record number of Africans arriving at US-Mexico border

PORTLAND, Maine (AP): Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the US-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol...
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Massive protests draw apology from Hong Kong leadership

Hong Kong (AP): Citizens marched for hours yesterday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British...
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Dad's Outlook panelists (from left) Stevie Barnett, (SME Manager and Team Lead at Sagicor Bank); Wayne Marshall (Recording Artiste); David Morrison (Senior Blender at Appleton Estate Jamaica); Teino Evans (The Gleaner's Enterprise Editor - Lifestyle); and Marlon Campbell (Host).

Raising the 'Bar' with Dad's Outlook

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” This quote, articulated by a former American professional baseball third baseman, Wade Boggs, echoed in sincere sentiments at the recently staged Father’s Day forum: Dad’s Outlook...
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Chris Brown, Ammika Harris expecting first child together

Rapper Chris Brown, is said to be expecting his second child, with Ammika Harris (her first child). Their current relationship status is unclear, but outlets are reporting that they are no longer together. Chris was last linked to the Instagram...
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