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Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:In a world where incivility and indiscretion pollute politics and international relations, Kofi Annan was the embodiment of urbanity, gentlemanliness and gentillesse.A Ghanaian intellectual and universal scholar, the global village...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to the Office of Utilities Regulation, 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10.I have often wondered at the sight of people on TV news demonstrating against the National Water Commission (NWC), claiming that they are...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I have no doubt that some cases are exactly as mentioned in Glenville Ashby's Sunday Gleaner column, 'Separating fact from fiction' (August 19, 2018), with trickery and deceit on the part of European slave traders and no evil actions...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Recognising the importance of play in a child's development, the United Way of Jamaica, in collaboration with Massy Distribution Jamaica Limited, enhanced the surroundings of three basic schools in the Corporate Area last Saturday.Speaking with The...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MILAN (AP):Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers on Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy's civil protection agency said. At least another five were missing.The prefect's office said 23 people were rescued...

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Mohamed Salah won a first-half penalty converted by James Milner and also played in Sadio Mane for a late goal as Liverpool beat 10-man Crystal Palace 2-0 yesterday for their second straight win to open the English Premier League.In a...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:15 PM

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Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:15 PM

The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) will stage a financial reporting workshop on September 26 as a part of the 2018 workshop series. The workshop will target financial professionals who are tasked with presenting their financial reports in the...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:12 PM
Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A member of the St Catherine South police was yesterday undergoing counselling following the death of her five-year-old son, who allegedly shot himself with her service pistol.The incident occurred Saturday at the policewoman's home in the community...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Brazil's public security minister says the military will no longer be in charge of security forces in Rio de Janeiro state as of December.Public Security Minister Raul Jungmann said that he proposed extending the military intervention...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 11:04 PM

Starting today, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will be conducting live firing at the Green Bay Range located in St Catherine.The exercise ends tomorrow.As a result, the JDF is urging residents to make every effort to secure their livestock.The army...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 11:04 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:This is an open letter to Prime Minister Andrew Holness.Mr PM, you are on the right path with development in this country - a place where I want my grandchildren to live and play.Mr PM, the People's National Party will always oppose...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Itelbpo and the University of the West Indies Open Campus (UWIOC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the purpose of building capacity in the Jamaican business process outsourcing (BPO) industry.This MoU reflects both parties'...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I'm relieved to report that on August 15, hours after you published my letter lamenting an almost monthlong wait, promises and pledges, FirstCaribbean International Bank facilitated the restoration of my Internet banking.In one day,...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Like the popular JP St Mary's fruits and snacks, the newest Miss Jamaica Festival Queen, Ackera Gowie, hails from the beautiful parish of St Mary. On Saturday, August 4, JP St Mary's, honoured the newest Festival Queen with a bountiful basket of the...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:On August 13, 2018, Equality Youth, along with partners UNDP, U-Report and Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network, hosted a national youth symposium in commemoration of International Youth Day on August 12 under the theme 'Safe Spaces for...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Congratulations to Kei Miller on his notice of Naipaul's death. The thoughts in Miller's final paragraph are particularly notable and praiseworthy. Indeed, they are exquisite. I write as a devotee of Miguel Street.HERMIONE...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Hotel owners whose premises are built on local beaches should not disallow the public from entering those beaches. Such entities should have, by law, an alternative route to the beach for non-guests/members of the public.In the same...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Association of Development Agencies (ADA), a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working to promote sustainable development and social change in Jamaica, has launched an innovation lab, which will work with civil society groups and...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (CMC):Brathwaite will go straight into the squad for Sunday's away match against Hampshire and will also face Surrey at The Kia Oval before consecutive home games against Yorkshire, Essex, and Somerset at Trent Bridge.The 25-year-old opener...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):When Arsenal and Chelsea square off tomorrow, it will provide a glimpse into two contrasting managerial transitions for London rivals trying to rejoin the Premier League elite.Chelsea fans have grown used to seeing new faces in the...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:As teacher of young adults, a parent, father and husband, I was embarrassed reading Michael Abrahams' online column, 'When a woman says 'no'', August 13, 2018, which on one hand was graphic and lurid, but, on the other hand, was...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ZURICH, Switzerland (AP):Justifying an overhaul of its ethics code, FIFA asserted yesterday that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from football.The Associated Press revealed Monday that a new offence of defamation had...

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