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Bubbles and Brunch heats up Mandeville
Mandeville and its environs are not necessarily known for their thriving entertainment industry. While persons are in love with the cool climate and the personalities that come with it, there are times when there is a need for a little buzz. DÈbË-...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Lead Stories

Plagued by poverty - Gov't signals it will tackle rising levels of pauperism

Children in Jamaica are among the most vulnerable groups affected by rising poverty levels and account for almost half of those living in poverty, according to the National Policy on Poverty, a White Paper tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. The...

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News

Earth Today | Mixed views on likely softening of US climate stance following recent hurricanes

IN THE aftermath of the punishing blows dealt by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and now Maria, local pundits believe the United States (US) could be forced to rethink its stance on climate change.They, however, stopped short of predicting what that could...

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Sports

Greenland calls for more targeted athlete endorsements

Senior Vice President of Operations and Marketing at GraceKennedy Money Services, Noel Greenland, has said that brands and athletes who endorse them, should put more focus on selling their products in what he describes as a "unique way."Greenland...

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Business

Big steel merger for Tata, German company

Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel of India signed a preliminary deal on Wednesday to merge their European steel operations, a combination that could lead to up to 4,000 job cuts.The move to create Europe's second-largest steel company is an...

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Entertainment

Business ethics lacking in music - Artistes shun contracts

Record producer Michael Bell has launched a stirring rebuke of the unprofessional behaviour of local artistes as it relates to their business ethics and management decisions.According to the producer known for his work with Gyptian on the song My...

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Commentary

Editorial | Hurricanes, planes and regional security
Jamaica, according to Prime Minister Andrew Holness, was ready and willing to dispatch up to 120 soldiers to Dominica in the immediate aftermath of this week's deadly hurricane to help with the country's rehabilitation.But there was a problem - and...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Stereotyping women in the workforce
THE EDITOR, Sir:This letter is a response to the Growth & Jobs article published on the Gleaner's website titled 'Wanted: More women in construction' on September 19...

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Social

Something Extra | Thursday

We kick things off with Milo's FC Barcelona one-day football tournament at the Football Factory. Then we keep the ball rolling as ambassadors, delegates and government officials came out in fine style to commemorate the independence of Nicaragua at...

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Lifestyle

JWN'S Joy Spence among Food and Wine's Top 20

If the rate at which accolades pouring in is anything to go by, then Jamaica's Joy Spence is truly mellowing like finely aged wine.The J. Wray and Nephew Limited Master Blender has just received another...

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Food

Savoury Indulgence of Fromage Brasserie

Indulging in savoury offerings can now be an even sweeter reality with Fromage Brasserie.Located right in the heart of Marketplace on Constant Spring Road, Fromage Brasserie, the sophisticated, chic extension of Fromage Bistro, opened their doors...

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World News

Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

MEXICO CITY (AP):The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously yesterday to try to free her a drama that played out at dozens of buildings...

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