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Gayle brings wealth of knowledge - Holder
MANCHESTER, England, (CMC): The return of the self-proclaimed ‘Universe Boss’, Chris Gayle, to West Indies one-day colours following a two-year absence, is expected to strengthen the Caribbean side’s batting in the upcoming five-...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Lead Stories

Court system undermined? Chief Justice, DPP infuriated by staff shortage

Chief Justice Zaila McCalla yesterday suggested that some of the measures being put in place to clear the backlog of cases in the circuit courts are being undermined by inadequate staffing.Her concerns came on the same day chief prosecutor Paula...

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Growth & Jobs | Lessons from Irma, Gilbert and Matthew

Jamaicans can learn lessons from the impacts of Hurricane Irma, which tracked through the Caribbean and ended up doing tremendous damage across the region, says Chris Hind, general manager of JN General Insurance Company.There is a massive recovery...

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Livermore to know fate on October 30

National sprinter Jason Livermore and his team contested that he was not seeking an unfair advantage when he tested positive for metabolites of clomiphene and mesterolone as his hearing before the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel wrapped...

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Brazil's new top prosecutor takes over massive graft probe

Raquel Dodge, 56, replaces Rodrigo Janot, who last week charged President Michel Temer with leading a criminal organisation and obstruction of justice. In July, he formally accused the president of corruption.Temer appointed Dodge from a three-...

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Gifts in humble Jah Jerry's name - Scholarships to Edna Manley, computers to Alpha

As the second week of the 2017-2018 academic year drew to a close, some significant figures came together in a small room at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Arthur Wint Drive, St Andrew.Those 'figures' were not only...

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Editorial | Commonwealth foreign ministers must revise agenda
When Jamaica's Kamina Johnson Smith and her Caribbean counterparts join fellow Commonwealth foreign ministers on the margins of the UN General Assembly this week, we expect that they will propose a radical adjustment to the agenda to accommodate an...

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Letter of the Day | CARICOM integration long overdue!
THE EDITOR, Sir:Isn't it beautiful now in hindsight that perfect vision and insight reign? How differently things could have been if we had dealt with integration and regionalism matters in a timely manner and a balanced way? I refer to the blending...

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Something Extra | Tuesday

Runs are quite popular these days, but there is none quite like the Gleaner -sponsored Colour Me Happy powder charity run. Last Saturday, Hope Gardens blossomed even more with creative costumes, bright smiles, outbursts of laughter, and just pure...

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Jamaica deposits instrument of accession to the Ballast Water Management Convention

Jamaica deposited its instrument of accession to the Ballast Water Management Convention on September 11. Ballast water is used to control the stability of a ship to...

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World News

Charter bus barrels into NYC bus, killing three and injuring 16

NEW YORK (AP):A charter bus owned by a company with a record of safety problems barreled through an intersection, slammed into a city bus and then plowed across a sidewalk and into a building yesterday, killing three people.The wreck, which was...

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