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SAJ promotes wellness
On September 21, the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) staged its annual wellness fair at its Newport West offices. More than 20 healthcare professionals, specialists, and other health and wellness service providers took part in the day's...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Lead Stories

Missing meals - Schools bemoan scarcity of healthy food supplies from ministry

Concerns are being raised in the education sector about few or no alternatives to bulla cakes and other high-sugar products following their withdrawal from public schools.Education Minister Ruel Reid, while addressing the 54th Jamaica Teachers'...

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News

Growth & Jobs | Global investment movement to target local businesses

The launch of the Leap Impact Investment Fund places Jamaica and the Caribbean squarely at the centre of a new global investment movement, says The Leap Company's chief executive officer and Head of Impact Investment, Dr Suzanne Shaw."The fund will...

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Sports

'A seamless transition' - CWI president hoping to quickly recover from Law's departure

President of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Dave Cameron said he is very disappointed with Stuart Law's decision to resign as head coach of the regional senior men's team.Cameron told The Gleaner yesterday that Law's decision to quit to post comes as...

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Business

Keystone XL developer plans to start construction in 2019
The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a US State Department review, ordered by a federal judge, concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated, a...

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Entertainment

Kevoy Burton joins the cast of Right Girl, Wrong Address

For it's initial run, Patrick Brown's Right Girl, Wrong Address booked more than 250 performances since its Boxing Day (December 26) opening last year. The comedy has been revived at the Centerstage Theatre in New Kingston for a limited run, and...

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Commentary

Editorial | Think deeply about Howard Mitchell's new capitalism
Speaking to the Rotary Club of New Kingston on September 7, the forthright president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), Howard Mitchell, bemoaned a "loss of confidence" by the Jamaican private sector. He went on to lament Jamaica'...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Repurpose downtown buildings for urban revival
THE EDITOR, Sir:Ever wonder why downtown Kingston is so dormant after hours? Why the capital city has remained relatively unattractive, despite new construction?Well, the answer may rest in the underutilisation of its older buildings. While it is...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

Last Wednesday, SSL Ventures hosted another exciting and informative Keynote event at the Toyota Showroom on Old Hope Road. The event featured an invigorating fireside chat with the CEOs of Blue Dot Data Intelligence Ltd, Muse 360 Integrated Ltd,...

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Shipping

It's Maritime Week!

Each year the international maritime community celebrates World Maritime Day, on the last Thursday in September. Activities worldwide are guided by a theme, which is determined by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) - the United Nations...

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World News

Leaders honour Mandela at UN; his widow calls them to act

UNITED NATIONS (AP):World leaders looked to Nelson Mandela's legacy of championing peace, human rights and global cooperation but acknowledged that the world is far from achieving his ideals as the UN General Assembly's annual top-level meeting...

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