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This week there has been much to talk about but The Gleaner chose to focus on what hasn’t been spoken about. According to Saturday’s editorial, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Audley Shaw, while pointing to the issues...

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then it is likely the cartoonist’s pen, chock full of underlying meaning and different ways of seeing an issue, may be worth so many more. Take a look at this week past’s line up of cartoons as...

Retired Superintendent of Police James Forbes, this week, successfully appealed a 2014 conviction on corruption and from the short, everybody is happy about it, not least of all Forbes himself. A stellar career on the verge of being tainted has...

Erna Brodber was a literary giant, who used her brilliance with the pen to fight for the downtrodden. Her many titles are a testament to the brilliance of the St Mary native, who grew up in the farming community of Woodside. Sociologist, check!...

Edna Manley is, today, agreed to be one of the most important artists and art educators in Jamaica’s history. Her work and influence transformed the landscape locally, with creatives countrywide being able to thank her for a continuous churn...

They say that behind every successful man, there is a woman, and that can be said about Amy Euphemia Jacques Garvey, the second wife of National Hero, Marcus Garvey. Jacques Garvey was a pioneering female black Journalist, activist and publisher in...

The enthusiastic contribution of women to the People’s National Party’s (PNP’s) overwhelming victory in 1976 was a clear indicator of the progress they had made during Michael Manley’s administration. Throughout the campaign...

Miss Lou, bringing the culture, the police bringing the order, Leslie Mais bring the sport, and The Gleaner bringing it all into sharp focus all the back in 1949. A picture is worth a thousand words, here are a three thousand worth of memories.

As you can imagine, advertisements in 1952 were a far cry from what exists today. The all-black and white newspaper, for one, left little in the way of creativity for advertisers to work with, but still many of them, the 'Ad Men' of the day...

There are those who say the vote to move away from the West Indies Federation was a backward step for Jamaica and the Caribbean and there are those who believe so strongly in the strength of being Jamaican, that going it alone is always the best...
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