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Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 2:07 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Julius Kambarage Nyerere is most well known as a socialist and a major advocate of Pan-Africanism, philosophies that were near and dear to the heart of Jamaicans in the period from the late 1960s to about the middle of the ‘80s.  That...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 1:37 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

With less than a year to go before the 1998 World Cup in France, the collective pulse of the country had quickened. The Reggae Boyz were the fastest-rising brand in football and the team had improved so significantly, that a place in football...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 1:29 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Jamaica College is the winningest school in Manning Cup history, however, there aren’t many who understand just how dominant the institution has been, even with the number of titles they have won in the last decade. So dominant were Jamaica...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 1:23 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

From early in his political career, son of Norman Washington Manley, and the fourth prime minister of Jamaica, Michael Manley, showed he had an aptitude for international affairs and further, a growing respect worldwide as a leader who would stand...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 8:33 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A man has angered his girlfriend by spending more than £1,000 on another woman. The anonymous man decided to treat his friend in spectacular fashion, paying for an expensive meal, theatre tickets and a hotel room for her for the weekend - but...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 8:29 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A woman from California was forced to take on a mountain lion when her son was attacked as he was playing outside their home. The child was dragged across the lawn by the animal, but the mother noticed and bravely struck the mountain lion with her...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 8:24 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A lizard was found lounging in a bra after travelling all the way from Barbados to the UK on a flight. The tiny gecko, which has been given the name Barbie, was spotted by Lisa Russell when she unpacked her suitcase at home in Rotherham after...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 8:21 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

A cat was saved by fans at an American football game after it plunged 30 feet from the upper deck of a stadium in Miami. Footage showed the moggy falling to the lower level of the Hard Rock Stadium during Saturday's college game between...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 8:09 AMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

An extra hour or two in bed during the weekend halves the risk of depression. New research has discovered that mental health problems are far less likely in adults who catch up on their sleep on a Saturday or Sunday. Doctors at Yonsei University in...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:45 AMJorge Gastelumendi for Project Syndicate, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

WASHINGTON, DC – “We are entering times of rebellion and change. There are those who believe that destiny rests on the knees of the gods, but the truth is that it confronts the conscience of man with a burning challenge.” The...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:41 AMElizabeth Drew for Project Syndicate, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

WASHINGTON, DC – It is far from clear that President Joe Biden deserves the obloquy heaped on him for the US evacuation from Afghanistan. This is especially true given the endings of other American wars, and the nearly impossible situation...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:00 AMJayati Ghosh and Farwa Sial for Project Syndicate, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

NEW DELHI – The International Development Association is the part of the World Bank that is meant to help the world’s poorest countries. Its explicit mission is “to reduce poverty by providing zero to low-interest loans and grants...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 11:37 PMHoward Davies for Project Syndicate, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

EDINBURGH – People have been using “exit” as a suffix for a decade or so. Grexit, referring to a potential Greek departure from the eurozone, was the first to emerge. Italexit made a brief appearance and has recently been revived...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 11:10 PMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

September 2021 (Lima, Peru) - The economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean is still insufficient to recuperate the jobs lost during the pandemic, and has given rise to a labour market characterized by a high unemployment rate and a...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 9:46 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

After a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Mexico and then a crushing 3-0 home defeat against Panama, doom and gloom would be understatements as far as the Reggae Boyz campaign for a second-ever World Cup berth was concerned. But gloom turned to maybe...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 9:33 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

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...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 9:24 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

In the opinion of The Gleaner, there is a discussion to be had surrounding whether or not a certain class of workers should be mandated to take the COVID-19 vaccine as has been happening in a number of industries around the world. Private Sector...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 9:12 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

The entertainment sector has been ailing and with a third wave of COVID-19 infections accounting for lockdown decisions throughout the last part of August and the first part of September, there seems no end in sight. However, chairman of the...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 9:05 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Non-communicable diseases have always been a problem for Jamaicans but now it appears that COVID-19 has been affecting even this part of life on the island. Some are developing diabetes, while others are developing high blood pressure or kidney...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 8:55 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

With the Delta variant running rampant in Jamaica, fuelling a third wave of COVID-19 infections that has all but cripped the country’s health sector, there is one more worry. Now, Jamaicans and the Ministry of Health must worry about Mu,...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 8:35 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

It is unimaginable to think what it must have been like for Rayon Reid, who not only narrowly escaped death, but also witnessed the demise of long-time colleagues. The Spanish Town resident tries to explain the ordeal that has cost him sleepless...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 8:16 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

With companies the length and breadth of Jamaica hurriedly trying to come up with a vaccine policy, there is a divide over the preferences of mandating or encouraging vaccinations in the workplace. It seems the private sector has been left to its...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 7:57 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

The name Karen Smith is timeless. Etched alongside words like class and vivacity, it is sometimes easily forgotten that the greats among us are also inevitably touched by the grim reaper and so it is with shock that the country came to the news of...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 7:32 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

The devastation of Hurricane Ivan seems a distant memory today. But 17 years ago, the country was in tatters and it is worth remembering the kind of resilience Jamaica showed in recovering from that devastation. Have a look at the scenes to see...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 7:22 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production

Born September 7, 1919, Louise Bennett-Coverley, ‘Miss Lou’ was a Jamaican poet, folklorist, writer, cultural icon and educator. Through her poems in Jamaican Patois, she raised the dialect of the Jamaican folk to a level acceptable to...

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