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A thought-provoking life story
“I thank God for teaching me the secrets of persevering … I know that I will overcome.” This quote is a perfect reflection of the story of overcoming that is portrayed by Maxine James in her book, After the Rain. Using a collection of memories and..

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, October 1, 2023
Lead Stories

Millions lost in concession abuse

While government gave up almost $9 billion in revenues over the last four fiscal years through motor vehicle duty concessions for public sector workers, widescale corruption and abuse have reportedly allowed some to use the fringe benefit to line...

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Student charged with B.B. Coke schoolboy beating
ST ELIZABETH: A student has been charged in relation to the beating of another student at the B.B. Coke High School in St Elizabeth on Thursday. Yesterday, head of the St Elizabeth Division, Acting Superintendent Coleridge Minto, revealed that...

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Ravages of success

JAMAICA HAS long been regarded as a powerhouse in the world of sports, especially in track and field and netball. From the remarkable achievements of Jamaican athletes in the 1980s and the iconic Usain Bolt era to present day, these successes have...

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Jamaica rum battle has a French twist

The rumble in the spirits market over the composition and redefinition of Jamaican rum is in part driven by a French company that co-owns National Rums of Jamaica Limited, NRJ, industry sources in Jamaica and Barbados have said. The division...

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Non-stop entertainment for ‘Rising Stars' finale tonight

After weeks of thrills, spills and everything in-between, the 19th season of ‘Digicels Rising Stars comes to a close on Sunday, when the final three battle it out for the top prize. In a conversation with The Sunday Gleaner, producer Sharon...

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Editorial | Discuss term limits

Cynics might claim that voters have finally caught up with Prime Minister Andrew Holness, even if he may have since changed his mind. What, however, findings of the poll on the attitude of Jamaicans to term limits for political leaders clearly...

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Rustic West End cottage at one with nature

Avatar, the highest earning movie in cinema history, surprisingly inspired this human habitat situated on West End Road, near the lighthouse in Negril. The films plot takes into consideration the consequence of environmentalism, helping to create...

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In Focus

Gordon Robinson | Seasonal distractions

Summer is officially over so Jamaica is currently knee deep in a flood of waste material produced by a new political silly season. The first emission was an ill-conceived ultimatum issued to Government by His Majestys Leader of the Opposition (...

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Art & Leisure

Celebrating National Heroes month

As the leaves begin to turn and the air takes on a slightly crisper edge, the hearts of Jamaicans swell with pride and reverence. October, known as National Heroes Month, is a time for our nation to reflect on the extraordinary individuals who have...

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2023 Mazda CX-50 vs Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V has consistently been one of the most popular small crossover SUVs on sale. It is also coming off a full 2023 redesign in which it received more rear legroom, an improved hybrid powertrain option, and updated technology features. It...

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