Wed | Sep 22, 2021

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party a victory in Monday's parliamentary elections, but his gamble to win a majority of seats failed and nearly mirrored the result of two years ago.

A resident of Callaloo Mews, St Andrew, affixes a chain to a disabled pickup van on a flooded road in the community after the passage of Tropical Storm Grace.

What, ‘Sweet relief as Gordon Town Road brand new’ was the headline in The Gleaner of September 13 about its reopening. Many congratulations to all who worked assiduously to make this happen. Was this record time? There is much good that still...

As some world leaders gather in New York for their annual United Nations (UN) General Assembly rituals, the September 22 debate on ‘Reparations, Racial Justice, and Equality for People of African Descent’, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the...

In this week’s Reparation Conversations, a collaborative initiative between The Gleaner and The UWI’s Centre for Reparation Research, we bring you the second of a two-part interview which the director of the UWI’s Centre for Reparation Research (...

Like most Jamaicans, after 18 months of COVID, I’m just tired of it. But what I’m most tired of is Government and many medical experts’ weak-kneed reaction to arrant nonsense bruited about by high-profile societal influencers. Many are so keen to...

The agonising recollection of 9/11 two decades later is exacerbated by Biden’s abrupt withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan and a chain of extraordinary events, most notably, the sudden collapse and surrender of the Ashraf Ghani...

The Caribbean has long had a very positive relationship with Africa. From the 1960s, several countries, including Jamaica, have offered training to young professionals, advocated for development assistance and have stridently opposed apartheid....

Jamaica is in the throes of the third wave of the coronavirus infection, most likely as a result of the Delta variant. To date, we have recorded over 74,000 confirmed infections and over 1,600 deaths. It is also true that some 49,000 persons have...

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Jamaica and other countries in the world to be experiencing an extraordinary education crisis. These crises include school closures, a demand for online resources for teaching and learning, and an increase in...

They say that tough times reveal true character. Amidst all the uncertainty, fear and grief brought on by the pandemic, much of our previously well-masked colours have now been put on display. The pandemic has done a lot in reducing quality social...
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