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Johnson Smith saddened by effects of quake in Turkey and Syria, says no Jamaican affected
Minister of Foreign Affairs Kamina Johnson Smith says no Jamaican has been affected by the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. In a media release Tuesday, Johnson Smith said this was based on reports from Jamaica's mission in...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Lead Stories

‘I forgive you'

Paul Anderson, the father of Andreen McDonald, is pleading with his friends and the public not to take vengeance on any member of Andre McDonalds family shortly after the United States army major was sentenced for killing his daughter. Both...

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News

‘I want to take care of myself'

At 21 years of age, Sudan Lawson does not believe she has been given a fair chance at pursuing her passion in life. The disabled young woman spends each day crying and hoping for a better life inside the dilapidated one-room dwelling she shares...

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Sports

PFJL awaits report on reporter's alleged assault

PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL Jamaica Limited (PFJL) CEO, Owen Hill, says he is awaiting a report into an incident at a Jamaica Premier League game between Harbour View and Vere United at the Wembley Centre of Excellence on Sunday where a Gleaner reporter...

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Business

Renault, Nissan reboot auto alliance

Automakers Renault and Nissan on Monday formalised their reboot of a relationship that had grown rocky, culminating in the spectacular fall of top executive Carlos Ghosn, who had led successful turnarounds at both companies before his arrest and...

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Entertainment

Star-studded panel for Island Music Conference's YouTube Day

The Island Music Conference (IMC) will officially begin tomorrow. Its inaugural staging kick-starts with ‘YouTube Day scheduled for February 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and comprises a series of panel discussions and performances. According to...

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Commentary

Editorial | Deepened case for reparations

Viewers of BBC News may be familiar with Laura Trevelyan, one of its correspondents in Washington. She is a scion of an English aristocratic family who owned 1,004 slaves on six sugar plantations in Grenada, for whom they were compensated at the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Contract system exploits workers, should be discontinued
THE EDITOR, Madam: I reference the recently delivered verdict which declared that security offices are not contractors but workers, thereby qualifying for certain benefits guaranteed under statute laws. Should this ruling then not set precedent...

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Lifestyle

Setting up ‘camp' in lasting love

On January 1, 2022, Matthew Taffe decided that it was the year to give his relationship the upgrade it so rightfully deserved. With the traditional family gathering underway, he handed his girlfriend, Janelle McLean, a personalised calendar for the...

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Shipping

Declining freight rates signal end of carriers' record profits

One of the worlds largest carriers has signalled the end of a three-year boon that brought record profits for shipping lines during the pandemic. The warning came from Rolf Habben Jansen, the CEO of Hapag-Lloyd, the worlds fifth-largest carrier...

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World News

Improved surveillance caught Chinese balloon – White House

WASHINGTON (AP): US officials said on Monday that improvements ordered by President Joe Biden to strengthen defences against Chinese espionage helped to identify last weeks spy balloon – and determine that similar flights were conducted at...

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