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Something Extra | Monday
In Italy, British designer Maximilian Davis, who is of Jamaican and Trinidadian parentage, ushered in “an era of emancipation” on the runway as Ferragamo showed off its new collection at Milan Fashion Week. While over in Los Angeles, stars like...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, February 26, 2024
Lead Stories

All systems go

The nations electoral system is all set to accommodate a little over two million Jamaicans eligible to cast their vote in todays long-awaited local government elections. A total of 6,726 polling stations in 2,148 locations across the island will...

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News

US Embassy grants J$37m in funding for youth development, human rights, environment

The United States (US) Embassy, Jamaica has issued grants of more than J$37 million to seven local non-governmental organisations, aimed at positively impacting lives and communities. The grants were issued to support programmes in the areas of...

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Sports

Five-star performance

Waterhouse Football Club signalled that they are one of the clubs to be reckoned with in this seasons Jamaica Premier League following an efficient 5-1 away win over Humble Lion at Effortville Community Centre yesterday. A very pleased Damion...

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Entertainment

Music fraternity shocked at death of Peetah Morgan

The music fraternity has been plunged into mourning following the sudden death of Morgan Heritage lead singer Peetah, who passed away on Sunday. Social media is awash with tributes and expressions of disbelief that the life of the 46-year-old...

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Commentary

Editorial | The urgency of Haiti

There is plenty that will occupy Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders during their summit in Guyana, which formally began yesterday. But no matter whatever else is on their agenda, the heads of government must pay significant attention to Haitis...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | What is the purpose of local government?

THE EDITOR, Madam: T he Gleaner editorial of Thursday, February 22, titled, ‘Liberating local govt is spot on. My own view is that any election that can be conveniently postponed indefinitely, by both administrations, needs to be discontinued...

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Lifestyle

Something Extra | Monday

In Italy, British designer Maximilian Davis, who is of Jamaican and Trinidadian parentage, ushered in “an era of emancipation” on the runway as Ferragamo showed off its new collection at Milan Fashion Week. While over in Los Angeles, stars like...

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World News

Tractor protests threaten to drive the EU's green farming policies into a ditch

WESTROZEBEKE (AP): It was the puddles of green sludge left by the tires of massive tractors in western Belgium's industrial farmlands that drew the attention of biological engineer Ineke Maes. The slime was destructive algae, the result of the...

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