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KSAMC exploring options to make markets fire resistant
Mayor of Kingston Senator Delroy Williams says the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation is reviewing options for securing markets and making them more fire resistant. Williams says the perennial problem has become a burden on the public...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Lead Stories

Second Chance - Judge orders release of man for good behaviour after serving 20 years

A Supreme Court judge has ordered the immediate and unconditional release of a man who has spent more than two decades in prison after he was convicted for fatally stabbing another man during a robbery.Elvis Thomas, who was 17 years old when he...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Damayo Riley - master barber and entrepreneur on the rise

At age 21, Damayo Riley supervises five other persons at a salon in Grand Cayman. On Tuesdays, which are his days off, he reads books about leadership and business management.An avid reader, he is quick to point out that what he is reading is not...

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Sports

Tunisia ravaged by Harry Kane

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP):Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defence just as time was running out.Kane found an open area of space at the far post and used his head to meet Harry...

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Business

US accuses China of predatory economics

China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a business audience Monday.Pompeo made the remarks at the Detroit Economic Club as global markets...

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Entertainment

Tuesdays @ The Theatre | Theatre needs audience boost - Angela Jarrett's 'Something Fishy' wraps up on Father's Day

Actress Karen Harriott closed off her latest stage role as Pam in Something Fishy, written by Angela Jarrett, on Father's Day at the Little Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue, on Sunday. During intermission, The Gleaner saw an appreciable number of...

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Commentary

Editorial | Mr Grey should start Petrojam probe
We appreciate the pledge by Andrew Wheatley, the energy minister, to deal decisively with the complaints of mismanagement, nepotism, and corruption at the Petrojam oil refinery, of which he apparently believes there is, at the very least, prima...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Purge police force of corruption once and for all
THE EDITOR, Sir:While I am lauding the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for its new approach and zeal with the advent of the esteemed Major General Antony Anderson to the top post, I'm forced to condemn the actions of some members. Some policemen in...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Fun and games were the highlight of the Gleaner Lifestyle's Knight Out held at J Wray and Nephew's headquarters @twentythree last Friday night. The event dedicated to daddies for Father's Day was so nice, we just had to do it twice. Here are more...

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Shipping

Global knowledge to benefit Jamaican shipping industry

"The knowledge I gained from studying at the World Maritime University (WMU) will benefit the wider Jamaican shipping industry," reflects Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) employee Abigail Bryan, who has successfully completed an MSc in Maritime...

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