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Published:Tuesday | November 24, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Dear Miss Powell, I’m the owner of a profitable business, and I’m looking for ways to move my family to Canada. I have been looking into the investor or entrepreneur schemes as a way to get Canadian citizenship and think I may have the business...

Published:Tuesday | November 24, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington, I have a question, but first I’m going to explain something. I was 20 years old when my sister started filing for my mother. They said I couldn’t be added to the filing because filing for siblings takes many years....

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 8:18 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Trump has directed his team to cooperate on the transition for President-elect Joe Biden but has vowed to keep up fight. The General Services Administration (GSA) has formally designated President-elect Joe...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 7:24 PM

The movie ‘Seacole’ which is based on Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole is now set to be released next year. It is a historical drama about the legendary woman who defied discrimination as a nurse to care for British soldiers during...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:12 AMRuddy Mathison and Rasbert Turner/Gleaner Writers

Lingering concerns about stigma surrounding the new coronavirus continue to hamper mobile testing campaigns, and cultural ambivalence about the dangers of an outbreak is also presenting unwitting resistance to safeguards amid a second deadly wave...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:10 AM

The mother of attorney-at-law Christal Parris-Campbell had, for some time, harboured thoughts of her daughter becoming a part of the Jamaica House Fellowship Programme. “She had always encouraged me to apply. But, for whatever reason, I always felt...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:09 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is ready to push its strategic plan for hybrid learning that will extend its global reach. Director of Corporate Communication, Marketing and Public Relation at the institution, Byron...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:09 AMGareth Davis Sr/Gleaner Writer

PORTLAND: Twenty-two students from various schools in Rio Grande Valley in eastern Portland received tablet computers from businessman Zayne Phillips to assist with their online learning. Phillips, whose mother is originally from the upper Rio...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:09 AMChristopher Serju/Senior Gleaner Writer

Sticking with the good values learnt at home and resisting the lure of the bling culture which promotes hype over substance is critical to achieving one’s life goals. And it matters not which high school you attend, if you adhere to some simple,...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:06 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston /Gleaner Writer

Principal of Alston High School in Clarendon, Adrian Sinclair, is ecstatic about the resuming of face-to-face classes. For him, it wasa joy to have his students back in the classrooms. In an interview with The Gleaner, he said that 50 per cent of...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:06 AMTamara Bailey /Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester As the season for increased business approaches, small and medium-sized enterprises are being encouraged to explore the options available to maximise their earning potential and create the opportunities where they don’t...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:05 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: In a bid to boost Internet access in schools across the island, Dr Michelle Pinnock, regional director in the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) Region 4, said that three primary schools, Cacoon Castle, Pondside and Upper Rock Spring,...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2020 | 12:05 AMLeon Jackson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: In an act that could be interpreted as cementing his legacy with his former congregants at William Knibb Baptist Church in Falmouth, Trelawny, the Reverend Devere Nugent, who is now based in Kingston, returned...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 10:01 PMRasbert Turner/Gleaner Writer

An 81 year-old grandmother and her two grandchildren were murdered in Tryall Heights, Spanish Town, St Catherine this afternoon.  The Gleaner understands that gunmen barged into the home of the senior citizen, Iciline McFarlane, ...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 6:10 PM- Judana Murphy/Gleaner Writer

Executive director of the Jamaican Network of Seropositives (JN+), Jumoke Patrick, has urged Jamaicans to play their part to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. This, he said, can be done by showing care and compassion to those living...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 5:29 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- Leaders of the world’s most powerful nations wrapped up the Group of 20 summit today, vowing to spare no effort to protect lives and ensure affordable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all people. The two-day summit of heads of state...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 4:25 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- President-elect Joe Biden’s first cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward despite roadblocks from the Trump administration. Ron Klain, Biden...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 2:18 PMJIS

(JIS)- The Government is reviewing the strategic implementation of the country’s long-term National Development Plan,Vision 2030 Jamaica, in light of the impact of COVID-19 on the country. Director-general for the Planning Institute of...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 1:53 PM

The Manchester Police are investigating the death of a man, who The Gleaner understands was a student of The University of the West Indies (UWI), after his body was found in a water tank in Cedar Grove in the parish. He has been...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 1:35 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- The head of the US effort to produce a COVID-19 vaccine says the first immunisations could happen on December 12. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is set to meet December 10 to discuss Pfizer Inc....

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 12:38 PMCarl Gilchirst/Gleaner Writer

The St Ann Police have now identified the three males whose bodies were discovered by a passerby along a lonely road in Yelland, St Ann yesterday.  Superintendent of Police in charge of St Ann, Carlos Russell, said the three, which includes...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 11:27 AMCarl Gilchirst/Gleaner Writer

Up to late yesterday evening the St Ann Police were still unable to ascertain the identities of three males, whose bodies were discovered with gunshot wounds along a lonely road in the community of Yelland, near Watt Town in the parish....

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 10:46 AM

Another person has died from COVID-19, bringing the number deaths from the infectious disease to 238.  The disease’s latest victim is a 63 year-old man from St Elizabeth, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported in its...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 9:18 AMCMC

(CMC)- The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Cutter Diligence has returned to home port in Pensacola, Florida after a 47-day Caribbean Sea patrol in which a significant amount of drugs were seized and suspected smugglers...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:26 AM

Haitian refugee group urges Biden to rescind Trump’s ‘racist' immigration policies NEW YORK (CMC): A Haitian refugee group in New York in the United States is urging the incoming Joe Biden administration to rescind President Donald J. Trump’s “...

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