Jamaica Gleaner
Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Lead Stories

Long haul - Spanish Town residents urge Government to pump resources into former capital

Some small business owners and residents in Spanish Town, St Catherine, are urging the Government to dedicate the requisite resources to fill the void after the state of public emergency is lifted.They said that recent precedence of special...

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Growth & Jobs | JBDC gives small businesses a helping hand

The 20 small-business operators who received $50,000 each in seed grant funding to enhance and streamline their businesses will continue to be monitored by members of the Jamaica Business Development Centre (JBDC) following their participation in a...

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All systems go for Champs 2018

Competition director George Forbes said that logistical preparations ahead of today's start of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium, have been going smoothly, and he expects no problems as teams get...

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Envoys hail Brexit progress but no Irish border breakthrough

Negotiators from the European Union (EU) and Britain on Monday hailed major progress in the Brexit talks, but conceded that there had been no breakthrough on keeping open the Irish border.Britain is due to leave the European Union at the end of...

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More movement for Courtyard Theatre

Regulars at Courtyard Theatre, held annually at Campion College, Old Hope Road, St Andrew, are accustomed to moving around to see the theatrical productions staged and, in the main, directed by students. For this year's sixth staging on Saturday,...

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Editorial | For a clinical state of emergency
Given its launch on the eve of his formal assumption of the job of police commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson obviously not only endorses, but had a heavy hand in, Prime Minister Andrew Holness' promulgation of a state of public emergency in...

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Letter of the Day | Cops clueless in solving gun crimes
THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent revelation by National Security Minister Robert Montague that five guns were responsible for 92 shootings is yet another clear reminder that the security forces don't have the first clue how to solve crime in this country....

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Something Extra | Tuesday

The atmosphere in Portland heated up on Saturday with the waves of elegant ladies and sharply dressed men that came out to party at Trident Castle. The early juggling of the evening had the patrons swaying in the cool breeze to old-time favourites,...

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Shipping industry marks the life of Noel Hylton

This is part two of a series covering the shipping industry's tribute to Noel Hylton delivered at a service commemorating his life by Charles Johnston, honorary board member of the Shipping Association of Jamaica. The service was held at the...

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World News

One million students expected at anti-gun-violence marches

NEW YORK (AP):Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month expect more than one million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations, students said yesterday.More than...

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