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Two alleged goat thieves chopped to death in Clarendon, third hospitalised

Two alleged goat thieves were chopped to death in the Rio Minho area of Rock River, Clarendon on Friday, the police say. A third alleged accomplice reportedly escaped with minor injuries and remains in police custody. One of the deceased has been...
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‘Pastor’ killed in Cassava Piece gun attack

A man was this morning gunned down in Cassava Piece, St Andrew. He has been identified by his alias 'Pastor'. He is said to be a well-known associate of an entertainer from the community. The Gleaner understands the deceased...
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Ballot boxes inside the Electoral Office of Jamaica's downtown Kingston office on Tuesday, a day after the local government elections.

NOT YET OVER

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) completed its official count of ballots in the 2024 local government elections on Friday with both of the island’s major political parties still claiming victory and several divisions seem headed to court for...
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‘STEP ASIDE’

ANGLICAN ARCHBISHOP of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Dr Howard Gregory, has argued that controversial lawmaker Everald Warmington is unfit to remain as a member of the Integrity Commission Oversight Committee (ICOC)...
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Students are all smiles as they sit in the Toyota Corolla 110.

‘She Likes Cars’ Auto Tour drives excitement at Immaculate Conception High School

“Sir, your car is cool!” retorted an elated student at the Immaculate Conception High School (ICHS), after staring in awe at the transformation of the red Mustang that caught her eye. She, along with students at the institution, had a grand time...
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Heart Foundation marks World Obesity Day

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is celebrating World Obesity Day this March 4, around the theme ‘Let’s talk about obesity ... and the need for healthy school food environments’. This year, the focus will be on the need for action and the role...
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Ackeem Blake

Blake sets sights on Paris after 60m bronze

GLASGOW, Scotland: Ackeem Blake sped to Jamaica’s first medal of the 2024 World Indoor Athletics Championships after following American favourites Christian Coleman and Noah Lyles home in a hotly contested men’s 60 metres final yesterday. The...
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Clarendon’s Young wins U17 shot put at Carifta Trials

Jamelia Young of Clarendon College won the first final on the opening day of the Carifta Trials at the National Stadium yesterday as several of the best local junior athletes started their bid for spots on the Jamaican squad for the 2024 Carifta...
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Chairman of Wisynco Group Limited, William Mahfood.

Wisynco launches big recruitment drive in countdown to August Premium

Manufacturing and distribution company Wisynco Group is looking towards August to wrap up the current multibillion-dollar expansion programme but has already put a new production line into operation. It has also launched a big recruitment drive,...
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Real estate gains fizzle at Barita

Profit at Barita Investments Limited halved to $480 million in the December first quarter from $1 billion a year earlier due to reduced gains from real estate. Still, Barita’s outlook sees the securities dealer continuing its focus on real estate...
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Peetah Morgan

Memorial service for Peetah Morgan on March 7 in Florida

The memorial service for Morgan Heritage lead singer, Peetah Morgan, will be held on March 7 in Orlando, Florida, at a venue to be announced, the family has confirmed. Details include that there will be a public viewing starting at 3 p.m.; the...
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Bounty Killer grateful for recognition at Reggae Gold Awards

Jamaica’s legendary dancehall deejay Rodney ‘Bounty Killer’ Price was left revelling in the recognitions he received for his contribution to music in Jamaica at the Reggae Gold Awards held at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston on...
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Editorial | Understanding solar energy

A timely reminder of how Jamaica ought to be using renewable energy to promote a more sustainable future comes from an unlikely place – the island’s monopoly power distributor, the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS). Our attention was drawn to a...
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Ronald Sanders | Indispensable need for free and fair elections

In 2024, a series of general elections in Latin American countries, including the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, and Venezuela, are pivotal events that will shape the internal dynamics of these countries. Because these elections will determine...
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Letter of the Day | Spare a thought for families suffering in Gaza

THE EDITOR, Madam: As a widower living alone, a lot of time is spent in front of the television with my constant companion Chico the Hahn’s Macaw perched on my right shoulder. He never complains about the programmes we watch, nor suggests that we...
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Make education funding efficient and effective

THE EDITOR, Madam: I write this letter with reference to the article ‘More research emphasis needed in education sector for nat’l growth – Chang’, published in The Gleaner. Funding is important in schools because several years of sustained...
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Residents flee their homes during clashes between police and gang member at the Portail neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Thursday.

Gunfire paralyses Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP): Heavy gunfire paralysed Haiti’s capital Thursday, and at least four police officers were slain, as a powerful gang leader announced that he would try to capture the country’s police chief and government ministers. The move...
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India’s richest man invites Rihanna, 1,200 guests to pre-wedding bash for his son

JAMNAGAR, (AP): It might be the biggest party this small west Indian city has ever seen. As billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani prepares for the wedding of his son this summer, he’s expecting billionaires from around the world, heads of state...
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Collette Kirlew is all smiles.

Something Extra | Saturday

On Thursday, the AC Hotel in St Andrew was the place to be as singer Romain Virgo launched his fourth studio album, The Gentle Man, in fine style. A VP Records project, the company’s CEO, Chris Chin, flew in from New York for the Johnnie Walker...

Lisa Shakespeare creates memorable travel adventures

Lisa-Gaye Shakespeare’s journey as a travel influencer, specialising in crafting unforgettable Caribbean itineraries, has its roots in a profound love for her Jamaican heritage. In speaking with Lifestyle, she says she proudly carries the essence...
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