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Prince Harry, Mehgan could honeymoon in Jamaica

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be heading to Jamaica on this honeymoon after their May 19 nuptials next month. According to the Daily News, Namibia and Jamaica are said to be atop the list of destinations, with the Caribbean island sparking a...
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Businessman freed of rape charge

Businessman Pu John Zeng who was accused of rape by a former female employee was today freed in the St Catherine Circuit Court. He was found not guilty by a seven-member jury after a three-day trial. “He is elated and considers this a...
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Space shortage cramps CTOC's ability to seize more fake goods

The Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) Branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it could seize fake goods valued as much as $100 million weekly, but the organisation is hamstrung by a lack of storage.Assistant Commissioner...
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House in turmoil over hospital controversy

Government and opposition lawmakers yesterday tested the resolve of House Speaker Pearnel Charles to restore order in Parliament following a statement by Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton on the controversial noxious fumes saga at Cornwall...
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Apple Leisure Group & Mark Travel Merger should bring significant growth to Jamaica

John Dunkley's triumphant return - 'Neither Day nor Night hailed as one of 'the most exciting museum shows around the US in 2017'

The National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) will be hosting the homecoming of the exhibition of John Dunkley: Neither Day nor Night from April 29 to July 29, after its eight-month run at the Perez Art Museum in Miami (PAMM), Florida, United States, where...
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Briefing | Recipe for disaster: No structure in place to legitimise the original ganja industry

The economic Growth Council has outlined a growth aspiration of five per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) over a four-year period. The reality of achieving this is hinged on our ability to efficiently coordinate industries to increase the...
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'Heads held high' - Disappointed Duckie praises Waterhouse effort

Heading into Monday's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) final, Waterhouse coach Donovan Duckie was determined to win his first national title and further confirm his reputation as one of the nation's top coaches.He had taken Waterhouse from a...
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More help needed for Sunshine Girls - Daley-Morris

President of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Dr Paula Daley-Morris says it's important that the national programme receives greater support, if the Sunshine Girls are to build on their Commonwealth Games success at next year's Netball World Cup.The Sunshine...
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Guardian Life exploring more real estate opportunities

Insurance company Guardian Life Limited is cautiously looking to real estate for a continued boost in profits as interest rates continue to trend south.The outlook comes after a 7.3 per cent annual increase in profit - from $4.08 billion to $4.38...
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KIW successor to offer shares on the junior market

Directors of KIW International Limited are considering a rights issue to finance the company's investment activities.They are also looking at creating a successor company, which can be listed on the stock exchange, due to difficulties encountered in...
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Christafari debuts at one in new-look top five

What a difference a week makes, when music which originates in Jamaica is being put out fast, furiously and spiritually. The last is because the new number one is Original Love by Christafari the US group which announces its blend of faiths in its...
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Hip hop's next big superstar could be Jamaican

Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Jimmy Cliff are icons whose music is loved and adored by fans worldwide. Jamaica has also produced several successful DJs who have garnered international prominence including Sean Paul, Shaggy, Mavado, Buju Banton, Shabba...
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Editorial | Logic to JMA-JEA merger

Perhaps one should not read too much into the fact that the website of neither the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) nor the Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) has as yet reported their merger, announced by their presidents last weekend....
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Omar Davies | Let me refresh The Gleaner’s memory

In your editorial of April 16, 2018, it was advocated that, at the end of the present IMF programme, Jamaica should engage in another round of oversight with that institution. The editorial posited that, in the past, improvements achieved in the...
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Letter of the Day | Simpson Miller didn't misspeak on gays

THE EDITOR, Sir:In his column titled 'From the closet to my Cabinet?' (Sunday Gleaner, April 22, 2018), Orville Taylor accused former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller of responding "without the benefit of forethought" to the question of whether...
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Andrew, fly the gate for gays

THE EDITOR, Sir:In response to the Trinidad and Tobago court decision striking down their anti-buggery law and our prime minister's subsequent (redundant?) statement that he would appoint a gay person to his Cabinet, our usual Chicken Littles have...
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Georgia woman admits false threats against daycare centres

MACON, Georgia (AP):A Georgia woman has admitted making false threats to blow up daycare centres.US Attorney Charles Peeler in Macon said in a news release that 26-year-old Jasmine Bradley pleaded guilty Monday to conveying false information and...
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Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as decision nears

NEW YORK (AP):President Donald Trump and Iran's top diplomat traded sharp warnings yesterday, with Trump threatening "bigger problems" than ever if Tehran restarts its nuclear programme. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif put the president on...
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Healthful tips | The benefits of kinky sex

People who spice up their sex life with a bit of kinkiness - such as bondage, sadism, masochism (BDSM), role play, sex toys, handcuffs, tying up, oral sex, adding food to the mix, sex outside the bedroom - may be mentally healthier than those who...
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Fit 4 Life | Push-up yourself further - Part 2: safety

Push-ups are a great way of building functional upper-body strength. Completing a set of push-ups requires multiple muscle groups to work together in the way that they do naturally.Naturally does not mean simple or easy, however. There are many ways...
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Weekend Shenanigans

  Who was out and about for Expo Jamaica this weekend? We have the highlights of that and more of what's trending in international media, in this week’s Weekend Shenanigans. Expo Jamaica  Persons from near and far gathered at...
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Truth Tuesday

  It’s never easy to accept the harsh reality that you need to get better at your job, start a new career, build an empire, click reset on your affirmative mindset, or upgrade your life partner - but sometimes, you just have to face the...
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