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Reparation centre calls for all Jamaican heroes to be remembered
The Centre for Reparation Research at the University of the West Indies is charging Jamaicans to use National Heroes’ Day as an opportunity to remember every man and woman, who in his or her own way, was a hero. The centre says it is...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, October 15, 2018
Lead Stories

Gleaner Editors' Forum | Unsung heroes working under the radar

Just over 206 persons who have contributed tremendously to the development of the nation will be conferred with national honours and awards today, but scores of Jamaicans who give selflessly daily may never be...

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Weed Ed | What exactly is medical marijuana, and how will Jamaica develop the requisite medical standards?

"A really awesome thing happened to me three months ago," said Mary Jane* as she told the story of how marijuana changed her life. "I started using CBD oil for my pain management and now I'm 95 per cent pain free."The 57-year-old pharmacist and...

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'Pryceless' - Statue unveiled to honour multiple Olympic champion

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce's determination has been immortalised by a statue in Statue Park at Independence Park.The statue was unveiled yesterday by Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange, Prime Minister Andrew Holness and sculptor Basil Watson."The statue...

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Richie Stephens' mission to save ska

Richie Stephens says he is saddened by the absence of ska on Jamaican's musical platforms. “We are not celebrating our music here, and it saddens me. I think there is a place for it. It is a well rated music, put ska on a jazz...

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Editorial | Oversight of airport monopoly necessary
In a television interview last week, Audley Deidrick, CEO of the Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ), said that while he operates in the public sector, he fully embraced the centrality of private businesses to the economy. Private firms drive...

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Letter of the Day | Pay our MPs well
THE EDITOR, Sir:It is commendable that Prime Minister Andrew Holness has recognised the importance of building a new Parliament building for Jamaica that will better accommodate our lawmakers and staff.A new Parliament building is certainly long...

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Something Extra | Monday

Davina Bennett is ready to 'hydrate with WATA' and rock Jamaica's recycle revolution with Wisynco ECO as the Wisynco Lifestyle Ambassador! Davina kicked off her partnership with Wisynco as the first ever Wisynco Lifestyle Ambassador at the recent...

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Tina Wells: Millennial Whisperer

It is rare for someone to identify their purpose in life at an age early enough for it to materialise. It is rarer still for that person to turn their passion into a multimillion-dollar business, sought after by brands like Oprah's OWN Network and...

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World News

22 migrants die in truck crash, 13 others injured

ISTANBUL (AP):At least 22 migrants, including children, were killed in a truck accident Sunday, Turkey's official news agency said.The Anadolu news agency said that the migrants were travelling in a truck in the western province of Izmir that rolled...

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