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Portmore win RSPL title after dramatic penalty shootout win

Portmore United won their sixth Red Stripe Premier League title after holding their nerves to beat Waterhouse 4-3 on penalties at the National Stadium, after both teams had played out a 0-0 scoreline in regulation and extra time. Kemar...
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UK to make it right - British Gov't offers Windrush migrants citizenship

Inundated by a flood of harsh criticisms and public outrage over its handling of the Windrush Generation saga, the Theresa May-led Conservative Party Government yesterday moved beyond apology and compensation and pledged to grant citizenship to...
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Denham Town welcomes return of ZOSO security phase

Residents of Denham Town in west Kingston yesterday welcomed an increase in the presence of the security forces in their community after several persons were reported to have been shot in the zone of special operations (ZOSO) in recent weeks.The...
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Apple Leisure Group & Mark Travel Merger should bring significant growth to Jamaica

Growth & Jobs | Manufacturers offering Jamaican products in new and exciting ways

A decision to branch out in the United States market with their canned ackee and callaloo is an initiative Junior Williams believes will contribute to exponential growth in Jamaica.Speaking with The Gleaner during the staging of Expo Jamaica 2018,...
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Growth & Jobs | Professionals urged to plan prudently for retirement

Sharon Smith, senior manager at JN Bank with responsibility for the JN Individual Retirement Scheme (JNRS), is urging professionals to prudently manage their money to ensure they are prepared for retirement."Proper money management practices are an...
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Morrison available for Reggae Boyz ... Secures Jamaican passport, could make debut before September

General Secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Dalton Wint, said former Manchester United and West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison could make his debut for the Reggae Boyz later this year.Wint told The Gleaner in an interview...
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Atkinson calls for support

With thoughts of retirement admittedly creeping into her thoughts, standout Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson is hoping that the powers that be will provide the support needed to ensure Jamaica's continued success in the pool.Atkinson, 29, has been...
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Rusal turbulence hits aluminium prices

The United States Treasury Department moved to ease sanctions against Russian aluminium company Rusal.The Treasury Department extended a deadline for US companies to stop doing business with Rusal and also said it could change its stance on...
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AMG Packaging & Paper hurt by price increases

AMG Packaging & Paper Limited (AMG), which makes cardboard boxes, suffered from reduced profits arising from increased paper prices on the global market...
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Four musical premieres at Uncaged Melodies IV

The audience at the fourth presentation of Uncaged Melodies, the annual concert by the Classical and Jazz Ensemble (CAGE) led by University of the West Indies Music Fellow Peter Ashbourne, got a special treat. They heard the very first public...
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Tuesdays @ the Theatre | Three approaches to writing for theatre

With humour, audience member engagement, audiovisuals and his obvious passion, Pierre Lemaire, dean of the School of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, engaged participants yesterday morning, as he explained three...
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Editorial | Be aggressive against corruption, crime, PM

Andrew Holness, if his party stays in office long enough, may yet preside over a Jamaican economy growing at five or six per cent a year. But if the credible projections of the International Monetary Fund) are to be believed, that's not for now, or...
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Patria-Kaye Aarons | 119 fails again

On Sunday night at 10:23, someone ran into the back of my car.I immediately jumped out and discovered a man in the middle of the road with his bike strewn beside him. He was wailing in agony, bawling that his leg was broken, and you could see the...
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Letter of the Day | Is there now nepotism in tourism?

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness.Despite your bold talk at the Conference of the Americas in Peru about fighting corruption in Jamaica, this scourge seems to be intricately embedded within your administration.A...
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Taylor's logic laughable

THE EDITOR, Sir:Orville Taylor's article 'From the closet to my Cabinet?' (Sunday Gleaner, April 22, 2018) makes the argument that since buggery is a crime, then former Prime Minister Bruce Golding's stance was a principled one and both former Prime...
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Van kills 10, injures 15 on Toronto street; driver in custody

TORONTO (AP):A rented van jumped on to a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.Witnesses said the driver was...
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Prince charming - Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

LONDON (AP):Third time's a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth yesterday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British throne - and she was home by suppertime.The duchess and husband Prince William drove to St Mary's Hospital in...
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Weekend Shenanigans

  Who was out and about for Expo Jamaica this weekend? We have the highlights of that and more of what's trending in international media, in this week’s Weekend Shenanigans. Expo Jamaica  Persons from near and far gathered at...
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Truth Tuesday

  It’s never easy to accept the harsh reality that you need to get better at your job, start a new career, build an empire, click reset on your affirmative mindset, or upgrade your life partner - but sometimes, you just have to face the...
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Math counts!

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) joined scores of companies which partnered with the Ministry of Education on April 19, 2018 to improve the attitude of students and teachers to mathematics at the sixth annual staging of Math Expo, hosted by...
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Shipping Schedule April 24-30, 2018

Kingston: April 24-30, 2018Vessel etaCARIB STARZIM DJIBOUTI 24/04TAIPEI TRADER 25/04CFS PACORA 25/04CFS PACATU 25/04HYUNDAI MERCURY 28/04E.R...
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