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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 “...

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

SCARBOROUGH (CMC): The Trinidad and Tobago government yesterday announced a total ban on Christmas parties within the public sector, while also urging the private sector to do the same, while also announcing a multimillion-dollar initiative aimed...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:24 AMKaryl Walker - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Disturbed by reports that United States vice-president-elect Kamala Harris has been snubbing her Jamaican roots, her cousin Patrick Harris has strongly come out in her defence. “Kamala loves Jamaica dearly, and even though the media here is harping...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:23 AMDavid Salmon/Contributor

Education is a passion for many youth leaders. This week’s instalment of the Rethink Youth series focuses on the initiatives of several young people who are doing their part in enabling the younger generation to access educational opportunities...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:19 AM

Thirty-five-year old Judon Bowden is adjusting to a new life of balancing his job as human resource business partner at Red Stripe, with developing an appropriate environment for homeschooling his five-year-old daughter. Conforming to the new...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:17 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston - Sunday Gleaner Writer

"Do you know what you are getting in to, When you turn away from Jesus Christ? Don't you know your life could be much better If you would listen to this good advice. And if you're ever looking for the real truth, You are gonna find it...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:15 AMTamara Bailey - Sunday Gleaner writer

“Now Jericho was straitly shut up because of the children of Israel: none went out, and none came in. And the Lord said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valour. And ye shall...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:12 AMAdrian Frater - News Editor

Western Bureau: As a child, human resource and training professional Dr Dawn Lemonius was not allowed to speak Patois at home. In that era, children were led to believe that the native tongue was crude, and speaking the Queen’s English was both...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:12 AM

Last week, we answered the question ‘What is life in the Spirit?’ by looking at the Scriptures. Today, we will discuss how to walk that out in practical ways. 1. READING AND MEDITATING ON GOD’S WORD, THE BIBLE: Jesus said: “The Spirit gives...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:01 AM

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica is uniquely poised to capitalise on a surge in wellness tourism, as persons seek relief from the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “It is safe to anticipate that, notwithstanding...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:01 AM

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Norman Dunn says that entrepreneurship is the backbone of the Jamaican economy, and represents the country’s most important source of new employment. According to the minister,...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 8:00 AM

Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton says Jamaica could see a spike in cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the New Year as a result of the increase in the number of persons visiting the island for the upcoming festive...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:59 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Thursday night, at an International Men’s Day digital forum organised by the Clarendon Inter Agency Network, Dr K’adamawe K’Nife pointed to one of the biggest dangers to Jamaican men. K’Nife, who holds a doctor of philosophy degree in sustainable...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:58 AM

Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says data indicate that obesity exacerbates the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19). The minister, who was addressing the virtual launch of the ministry’s Public-Private Partnership for Non-...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:58 AM

FLOW Jamaica is helping to enable the progress of several young women who are participating in Eve for Life’s Orphan and Vulnerable Programme. The two-year holistic programme – which focuses on capacity building and advocacy – caters to the...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:57 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

The events of 2020 have underscored the ever-present necessity of Life Yard’s mission for the past six years – connecting the youth within the inner city with opportunities to transform their lives through the arts and agriculture. Located smack in...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:57 AMLynda Edwards and George Graham/Contributors -

Louise Bennett-Coverley is buried in Jamaica’s National Heroes Park, but ‘Miss Lou’ lives on in Florida. Her life’s work is vibrantly showcased by the Jamaican Folk Revue and the Louise Bennett-Coverley Heritage Council– thanks to Jamaica-born...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 7:57 AMBryan Miller/Hanover Correspondent

Western Bureau: The Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC) has asked the parish’s health department to take immediate steps to close down a rehabilitation centre, which is said to be operating illegally in the Chigwell and Rejoin areas of Hanover...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 1:55 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) says two of the westbound lanes on Washington Boulevard in St Andrew, in the vicinity of the Rubis service station, will be taken out of service on Sunday, November 22 to facilitate repair works. The...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 12:16 PM

The portal established by the Government for Jamaicans to apply for financial assistance to buy electronic devices for distance learning is now up and running. The Ministry of Education says the technical issues that delayed Tuesday’s launch...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 11:58 AM

Kingston sales clerk 25-year-old Tedroy Reid was on Thursday freed of assault and attempted robbery charges by the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. Reid was accused of attempting to rob a policeman. The policeman had testified that while...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 9:57 AM

Jamaica on Thursday recorded 63 new COVID-19 cases, with ages ranging from seven to 87 years, pushing the total to 10,151 with 4,343 being active. Of the new cases, 30 are males and 33 are females. No new death was recorded, with the tally...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 12:14 AMRuddy Mathison/Gleaner Writer

Government Minister Everald Warmington has said that while a “complete overhaul” is needed for some roads in St Catherine North Eastern, where breakaways and potholes have multiplied due to recent rainfall, there is not enough funds available for...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 12:10 AM

Sygnus credit Investments (SCI) last Friday gifted the Jamaica Cancer Society with a donation of $450,000 to cover the fees for 100 women to do a mammogram screening, in order to assist with the early detection of breast cancer. Although the...

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