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#SundayServiceJa: Concert to be live-streamed
The Culture and Entertainment Ministry is reporting that this evening’s Sunday Service concert by American rapper Kanye West will be live-streamed. Persons who want to watch can log on to www.sundayservice.com. The Ministry notes that while...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, October 18, 2019
Lead Stories

KANYE-MONIUM - No VIP section at US rapper's concert; traffic concerns for Emancipation Park

Despite controversial United States rapper Kanye West being a massive entertainment figure, his quasi-religious service expected to draw thousands to Emancipation Park this evening will be a no-frills event. “This is all there will be,” Matthew...

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JWN Academy to host Advanced Mixology Seminar, Convention

Catering to the unique needs of the bartending community, the JWN Academy will be hosting an Advanced Mixology Seminar and Convention in Kingston on October 21 and 22, respectively, followed by an iteration of the events in Montego Bay on October...

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Breaking In - Jamaica considers participation in possible first ever Olympic dancing event

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) is already considering the nation’s participation in break dancing should it be added to the list of sporting disciplines for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France. Break dancing, ‘breaking’, or ‘b-boying/b-

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Christian reorganises Cari-Med under new group - Weighs further diversification as business consolidates

It will take two years to build out the new distribution hub that Cari-Med is investing US$46 million ($6 billion) to develop on the north western fringes of the Bernard Lodge lands in St Catherine. The hub will consolidate and relocate several...

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Five Questions with ... Debbie Bissoon

Deborah ‘Debbie’ Bissoon is a name that, when mentioned, reverberates throughout the entire entertainment industry. One of the few ‘female bosses’ in the music sphere, Bissoon wears multiple hats – from TV and radio host to emcee extraordinare t

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Editorial | Welcome anti-crime talks
It may be cynicism about the ability of the Government and political Opposition to effectively cooperate on anything why so little attention was apparently paid to Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ disclosure of talks between himself and Peter...

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Letter of the Day | Don't Blame Bobby...well not this time, anyway

THE EDITOR, Sir: I could tell from Andre Wright’s opinion piece published in your paper on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, that he is from one of the more urban centres in Jamaica, and if I were to guess, I would say Kingston, without a doubt. Well...

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Something Extra | Friday

Connecting generations of leaders! This year, for The Gleaner’s 185th anniversary, a corporate mingle was on the line-up of celebratory events. The exclusive soirée was beautifully decorated with chic urban furniture and a red carpet graced by...

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World News

Ceasefire - Kurds flee 20 miles from ­border as US, Turkey ­broker truce

ANKARA (AP): The United States (US) and Turkey agreed Thursday to a five-day ceasefire in the Turks’ attacks on Kurdish ­fighters in northern Syria to allow the Kurds to withdraw to roughly 20 miles away from the Turkish ­border. The arrangement...

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