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Messi creates both goals as Argentina opens Copa America title defence by beating Canada 2-0

ATLANTA (AP) — Lionel Messi's through ball led to Julián Álvarez's goal in the 49th minute, then he assisted on Lautaro Martínez's goal in the 88th as Argentina began the defence of its Copa America title with...
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Four men shot and injured in Clarendon

Four men were shot and injured in Slim Lane, Curatoe Hill, Clarendon, on Wednesday,  in what sleuths theorise was a reprisal attack for the February murder of a man in the same community.  Well-placed Gleaner sources allege...
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Haitian orphan missing Premium

One of 59 Haitian orphans, a boy with severe hydrocephalus and who had surgery performed at the Bustamante Children’s Hospital (BCH) in May, is no longer in the custody and care of the Mustard Seed Communities (MSC), the facility’s chief executive...
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Dawes: $4b programme failed to curb death rate among infants, pregnant moms

Opposition Spokesperson on Health and Wellness Dr Alfred Dawes says the health of mothers and neonates is at risk due to an inadequate public healthcare system in Jamaica. Dawes, who has been sparring publicly with Minister of Health and Wellness...
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Gathered for a joyful ribbon-cutting ceremony for the handover of a new building for the infant department of Brixton Hill Primary School in Clarendon on Sunday, June 9, are Food For The Poor executives, volunteers and donors from the Kind Hearts Foundatio

FFP, Kind Hearts Foundation give new building to Brixton Hill Primary School

Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica and Kind Hearts Foundation (KHF) are pleased to announce the official hand over of a self-contained school building to the infant department of Brixton Hill Primary School in Brixton Hill district, Clarendon. The...
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Westmoreland couple killed; house set ablaze with bodies inside

WESTERN BUREAU: Another cruel chapter was written in the ongoing lawlessness plaguing western Jamaica yesterday morning when a man and his wife were shot dead in Jamba Hill in Whithorn, Westmoreland, and their house set ablaze with their bodies...
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Reggae Boyz winger Demarai Gray

Gray wants triumphant return

AFTER MISSING the Reggae Boyz’ two World Cup qualifiers due to injury, Demarai Gray is excited to be back in the team and is relishing the opportunity to represent the team at the upcoming Copa América tournament. “It’s good to be back as it was...
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Sixth National Champs title for Russell a bridge too far?

JANIEVE RUSSELL has not been the best Jamaican over the 400-metre hurdles this season, but it wouldn’t count as the first time she has come from nowhere to win a National Championships. In fact, the national champion didn’t look like she would have...
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A McDonald’s restaurant is seen, February 14, 2018.

McDonald’s ending test run of AI-powered drive-thrus with IBM

Ever get your McDonald’s order mixed up at an AI-powered drive-thru? The experiment behind the fast food giant’s current automated order taker will soon be coming to a close. McDonald’s confirmed Monday that it decided to end a global partnership...
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FosRich USA launches from Tennessee base Premium

FosRich USA is now up and running from its base in Tennessee. The associate of FosRich Company Limited has entered the United States in the niche space as a BME, or black and minority ethnic business, targeting Tennessee, New York, Texas, Kentucky...
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Canadian actor, Donald Sutherland.

Versatile actor Donald Sutherland dies, legacy spans cinema

Donald Sutherland, the Canadian actor whose wry, arrestingly off-kilter screen presence spanned more than half a century of films from M.A.S.H. to The Hunger Games, has died. He was 88. Son Kiefer Sutherland confirmed the death on Thursday. No...
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‘Dreams came true because of Kingsley’

The world of fashion and entertainment is mourning the passing of founder and chairman of Pulse Investments Limited, businessman and lawyer, Kingsley Cooper. The fashion and modelling luminary died Tuesday night in Florida where he had been...
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Tyquendo Tracey competes in the men’s 100m semifinals in the  2019 IAAF World Athletic Championships, held at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Editorial | JAAA, good sense and justice

If good sense prevails in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), the governing body of track and field athletics in Jamaica, they will suspend next week’s hearing of the case against Tyquendo Tracey and resume the matter after the...
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Basil Jarrett | Standing up for our journalists

Like many law-abiding citizens who still have high hopes for this country, the news of veteran television reporter Giovanni Dennis being threatened on social media after airing a report on illegal drag racing angered me. Not simply because, as the...
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Letter of the Day | World Sickle Cell Day and India

THE EDITOR, Madam: Wednesday, June 19, is World Sickle Cell Day but it wasn’t until a patient from Mocho, Clarendon, called up to thank the local sickle cell organisations for their care over the years that I was reminded of it – such is the...
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Parents must be held responsible for children’s criminal actions

THE EDITOR, Madam: The crime committed by the child is the full responsibility of the parents. The latest shooting incident in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, reported in the news yesterday is a wake-up call. That it involved two juveniles, or victims of...
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Immigrant families rejoice over Biden’s move towards citizenship

HOUSTON (AP): Hundreds of thousands of immigrants had reason to rejoice when President Joe Biden unveiled a highly expansive plan to extend legal status to spouses of US citizens but, inevitably, some were left out. Claudia Zúniga, 35, married in...
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Hundreds die during Hajj pilgrimage amid intense heat

MECCA (AP): Hundreds of people died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as the faithful faced intense high temperatures at Islamic holy sites in the desert kingdom, officials said on Wednesday as people tried to claim their loved...
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Romain Virgo and his glowing wife, Elizabeth, backstage following his performance at The Gentle Man In Concert at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre.

Something Extra | Thursday

The Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre was abuzz with excitement on Sunday as throngs of eager patrons flocked to witness reggae sensation Romain Virgo’s soulful performance at The Gentle Man In Concert. The excitement in the air was palpable as...

Supporting men’s mental health

It’s a stigma that too many people don’t want to face: we live in a world where boys, bachelors, boyfriends and husbands are charged not to show their emotions, especially ones of sad or sorrowful notes. This approach has proven to be...
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Oneil Vernon, executive chef at RIU Palace Aquarelle in Falmouth, Trelawny, preparing ackee and salt fish.

Oneil Vernon – Trailblazing executive chef redefining J’can cuisine at RIU Aquarelle

WESTERN BUREAU: In the world of culinary arts, one of the inspiring stories is that of Oneil Vernon, the executive chef at Jamaica’s newest resort, RIU Palace Aquarelle in Falmouth, Trelawny. With over 24 years of experience and a passion that only...
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Worthy Park’s Senior Blender Craig Nicholson talks the science of rum

Stepping into the Italian fusion restaurant Buzo Osterio Italiana, we found ourselves at the bar, face-to-face with Craig Nicholson, the senior blender and quality control manager at Worthy Park Estate. As he showcased an impressive array of rums,...
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