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Court orders forfeiture of Dominican vessels held in Jamaican waters

Senior Parish Court judge Vaughn Smith has ordered the forfeiture of two vessels that were confiscated within Jamaica’s economic zone with 55 men aboard fishing for conch and fin fish. Fifty-four of the men were from the Dominican Republic...
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Jamaica not abandoning Venezuela - Johnson Smith

Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Kamina Johnson Smith has responded to what she called the “ill-informed and irresponsible” comments made by her opposition counterpart Lisa Hanna regarding the Ministry’s announcement to...
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RJRGLEANER-Don Anderson Poll | So what if a 500-y-o wants to be MP? - Veteran Charles shuts down talk of retirement age for politicians

Eighty-two-year-old Pearnel Charles Sr has come out swinging against assertions that a retirement age should be imposed on Jamaican lawmakers. He was responding to the latest RJRGLEANER-commissioned Don Anderson poll, which revealed that an...
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Running scared - Teacher bruised in bust-up with C-Bar track stars; Champs sponsors to probe assault

A teacher at Calabar High School is now scared for his safety after making several attempts to ensure that two of the school’s elite track athletes serve suspensions for allegedly assaulting him in December 2018. The Gleaner was reliably informed...
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Negrilliers view ‘New Negril’ master plan with high suspicion

This was built in commemoration of Dr. Gruhlke‘s son who died in the 80s.

Mountambrin: An artistic oasis

In the Withorn community is a gem that is filled with phenomenal vegetation and craftsmanship, Mountambrin. It started as a five-acre property that was bought by Dr Rus Gruhlke in 1975, when it was used for residential purposes. It was also once...
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From Valentino to Victoria/Tomas - Scores campaign and dditorial for Zara and Marie Claire Pulse models make strides in Paris and London

Pulse’s latest international star, Miqueal Symone Williams, and new kid on the block, Pulse Schools Model Search winner Kamaria Powell, are creating major waves on the international scene in campaigns, editorials and on the runways for some of...
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Calabar High athletes, including Class One sprint star and team captain Christopher Taylor (left), at a training session on the  school grounds yesterday.

Green light for Calabar

Keith Wellington, vice president of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), says that the Calabar High athletes who have been implicated in an alleged assault matter with a teacher at their school can compete at the 2019 ISSA/...
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Tanya Lee | Could it be title number 32 for Kingston College?

In 2009, Andre Peart ran a courageous anchor leg in the 4x400 metres relay final and was fifth for Kingston College (KC) who then garnered enough points for their record 31st Boys’ Champs title. That was ten years ago, and since then, Wolmer’s...
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Norbrook, Pure partners have regional designs for merged ice business

Norbrook Equity Partners is working on a plan that aims to develop ice supply into a regional market. It starts with the $350 million that the investment holding company Norbrook and its joint-venture partners in Pure National Limited, PNL, are...
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Guardian teeing up more developments for New Kingston

Insurance company Guardian Life broke ground for its second high-rise development in two years, a 176-unit luxury apartment complex costing $4 billion, to be known as The Cambridge. Its first, the 66-unit Hampshire, located in proximity to the...
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Neo-soul artiste Yanah

5 Questions with Yanah

Singer-songwriter Yanah has been honing her craft since the release of her debut single So Shy in 2017. Born Hanay Lawrence, she is currently busy writing, recording and performing in and around numerous local entertainment spaces to get the word...
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Reggae’s impact undeniable! - Stadium to be upgraded after Buju concert

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange has said that Buju Banton’s Long Walk to Freedom concert, held on Saturday, has proven that reggae music is still one of Jamaica’s main attractions. Speaking with The...
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Editorial | When Mr Holness meets the President

It may be a coincidence that the announcement of Jamaica’s intention to close its embassy in Caracas came on the eve of Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ departure for Florida for a summit of five Caribbean leaders and the American president, Donald...
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Peter Espeut | How to lie with statistics

In 1970 when I first entered The University of the West Indies as an undergraduate (all of 49 years ago! Gosh!), we natural science students were required to take a compulsory course called ‘Use of English’. It was a good course, covering topics...
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Letter of the Day | Building a culture through a culture of building

The EDITOR, Sir: Few things afford humans richer empowerment than living in a home called their own. I speak about the article The Gleaner carried on March 20, 2019, namely, ‘Time to build: PM unveils new NHT benefits’. The JLP administration,...
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Fight to save Discovery Bay

THE EDITOR, Sir: I applaud Carolyn Cooper’s forthright summation of events in Discovery Bay. All true. It takes someone like her to just tell it like it is. It is actually a national disgrace, that this iconic bay (none like it in Jamaica) should...
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Forces detain key aide to opposition leader

CARACAS (AP): Masked security forces detained a key aide to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó in a raid on his home early yesterday, arriving in a convoy of vehicles and breaking down his door in a show of force that escalated tensions with...
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Red Cross pours aid into Mozambique

CHIMANIMANI (AP): The Red Cross says it is sending emergency sanitation and water facilities to the hard-hit Mozambique port of Beira and is appealing for 10 million Swiss francs to help 75,000 of the worst affected people. Jamie LeSueur, who heads...
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Wendy Williams reveals she is living in 'sober house'

Wendy Williams says she's living in a "sober house" because of addiction struggles. The 54-year-old talk show host tearfully revealed the information, yesterday, to the audience at 'The Wendy Williams Show'. She says the only other people who knew...
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Styling Nuptial Dreams with Helen G

Every girl dreams about her wedding dress. And Helen G Events has decided to make that fairytale a reality by providing upcoming local designers with an opportunity to showcase their talent through The Designer Dress competition. The...
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