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Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on November 9 that said anyone who crossed...
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60% of teens into sexting - New study suggests that thousands of high-school students share nude images

Sexting is a major online activity for a high percentage of Jamaica's teenagers, a new study by the University of Technology (UTech) has revealed.According to the findings, 60 per cent of students across several grade levels acknowledged receiving...
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RJRGLEANER partners with MultiLink for great Black Friday deals

The countdown to Black Friday, arguably the biggest shopping day of the year globally, has officially begun and is the perfect opportunity to get your hands on some of the best deals, as retailers promise to heavily slash prices on a wide range of...
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Growth & Jobs | JAMPRO trade mission penetrates Cuban market

To support the agency's market development strategy and market penetration efforts in Cuba, the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) led a trade mission to the Havana International Fair (FIHAV).The fair, which was held from October 29 to November...
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Growth & Jobs | IDB: Consider catastrophe bonds

Jamaica should consider following Mexico's example by developing catastrophe bonds as part of its disaster risk management strategy, says Yuri Chakalall, senior specialist, natural disaster and risk management at the Inter-American Development Bank...
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'We're on track!' - MoBay Sports Complex, Stadium East surfaces set for 2019 upgrades

The athletics track at the Montego Bay Sports Complex has been in deplorable condition and will not host any track meets for the 2019 athletic calendar, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association, Dr Warren Blake, has confirmed....
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New boards won't affect streamlining - Grange

Sport minister Olivia Grange says that the announcement of new boards for the Sports Development Foundation (SDF), the Institute of Sports and Independence Park Limited (IPL) yesterday is not counter to plans to streamline all three agencies, as...
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Nissan chairman arrested in probe of financial misconduct

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly under-reporting his income and misusing...
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NCB to make new offer for Guardian Holdings shares

NCB Financial Group Limited (NCB), which operates one of the largest financial entities in the region, will make another bid for additional shares in regional insurance conglomerate Guardian Holdings Limited of Trinidad (GHL) following a...
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The Company Dance Theatre celebrates with 'Umcimbi'

Provocative costumes, graceful lines and powerful extensions encapsulated The Company Dance Theatre (CDT) 30th Season of Dance.Aptly themed 'Umcimbi Celebration', one of the founding members, Tony Henry, noted in the programme - "30 years is no...
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Silver Birds Steel Orchestra celebrating its successes

A steel orchestra that can make it past five years in Jamaica has a chance at long-term survival. After a decade, you become a bona fide franchise. Such is the story of Silver Birds Steel Orchestra, which celebrated it 11th anniversary over the...
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Editorial | The pastor’s invocation of Buju

We can't claim to have clarity on what the position of Northern Caribbean University (NCU) and, by extension, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is on a specific allegation that one of the church's pastors may have incited, or come close to inciting...
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Gordon Robinson | Haemorrhoid on asses

Gene Autry, The Beast, and I were sitting around idly needing a fourth for dominoes when we heard, in the distance, "If a macca, mek it jook yu!"The Dunce! Autry guided him to the table while the Beast shuffled. First up, I drew double-six, double-...
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Letter of the Day | Let’s recommit to eating locally grown food

THE EDITOR, Sir:Good news. Spanish hoteliers and investors have recommitted to buying more local goods and services. Certainly welcome news in the farming sector, which continues to be negatively impacted by substantial importation of agricultural...
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Govt's excessive borrowing

THE EDITOR, Sir:I must say that I share your cartoonist's bemusement in the Sunday Gleaner (November 18), where he noted the sheer irony of the prime minister's words on stopping excessive borrowing, while signing a loan of US$100 million for the...
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Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

UNITED STATES WASHINGTON (AP):Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.The suit, filed by Senators Richard...
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Jews protest Israeli gov't's emigration delays

ADDIS ABABA (AP) :Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews gathered in the capital, Addis Ababa, to protest the Israeli government's decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, leaving their families divided between the two countries....
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Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records to open in UK

Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records restaurant is going overseas. The popular bar, restaurant, and lounge will open its first venue in the London in the United Kingdom on October 10. It will be the first of 15 restaurants to be opened across...
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Argentinian, Chilean embassies join for splendid wine dinner

Back in February 2016, GraceKennedy Limited entered the wine market with the launch of Harbour Wines and Spirits. Since then, customers and consumers alike have been able to experience a wide range of wines with a variety of tastes to meet every...
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Calabar honours lion of shipping industry

Harriat Maragh, honorary member of the Managing Committee of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), was honoured by the Calabar Old Boys' Association at their annual dinner and awards ceremony held at the Mona Visitors' Lodge at the University...
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Shipping Schedule November 20 - 26, 2018

KINGSTONCARIB STARVESSELS ETACFS PANAVERA 20/11JENNIFER SCHEPERS 21/11SONDERBORG 22/11CFS PAGOLA 22/11ZIM SAN DIEGO 23/11CFS PANJANG 23/11PARSIFAL 24/11ANNE 24/11CFS PACORA 24/11TRINIDAD TRADER 26/11CFS...
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