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Man happy to to be alive after house caves in
Brian Rose considers himself fortunate to be alive after a landslide struck his residence. He recounts the harrowing experience of fleeing his home as water and mud surged in, leaving no time to salvage his belongings. The relentless three days of...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Lead Stories

Creditable performance ratings for Holness, Golding

Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Mark Golding have again met the pass mark in their stewardship of the Government and parliamentary Opposition, though with lower grades when compared to last year, the latest RJRGLEANER-...

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Jamaican delegation holds high-level investment meetings in New York

A high-level delegation from Jamaica, led by Senator Aubyn Hill, the countrys minister of industry, investment and commerce, recently held investment discussions in New York with several private and governmental organisations, aimed at boosting...

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Donaldson: There was no discussion

Former Reggae Girlz coach Lorne Donaldson is very disappointed with how his contract renewal talks with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) were handled last Friday. Donaldson insisted that although he and members of the hierarchy had their...

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Bankman-Fried trial begins

For a while, Sam Bankman-Fried tried to convince politicians and the public that he was the next J.P. Morgan. Now, he has to convince a jury that he wasnt, in reality, the next Bernie Madoff. The trial of Bankman-Fried, the founder of the failed...

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‘He's always singing'

Cheers erupted during the grand finale of Digicel Rising Stars as Remone Watson was announced as the Season 19 winner. The audience was proud of the young finalist, a 20-year-old show player at Sandals Montego Bay. But their joy paled in comparison...

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Editorial | Engage recall debate

The Government and the Opposition should keep two things in mind about the latest poll finding on the impeachment and recall of members of parliament (MPs): the ideas are popular with voters; and their implementation would be good for Jamaica by...

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Letter of the Day | Growing potatoes in Jamaica is not viable
THE EDITOR, Madam: The Financial Gleaner of September 15 carried an article ‘No to local potatoes. My parents were potato farmers and this has been an issue for a very long time. When the Christiana Potato Growers Cooperative was formed in the...

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Tru-Sha and Ronaldo's unexpected reconnection leads to romance

Tru-Sha Dixon and Ronaldo Russell first crossed paths when they were about 10 or 11 years old, meeting in the youth group at Barbican Baptist Church. At first, Tru-Sha didnt think much of these initial encounters and viewed it as a possible...

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Environmental security highlighted as Jamaica celebrates World Maritime Day

JAMAICA JOINED the global shipping and logistics industry in its celebration of World Maritime Day, and the emphasis on environmental security, last Thursday, September 28. The day was recognised under the theme ‘MARPOL at 50 ­– Our commitment goes..

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World News

Country eases entry for Caribbean refugees

WASHINGTON (CMC): The United States has eased the entry of refugees from the Caribbean and Latin America, even as New York and other states vehemently protest the unprecedented number of Caribbean and other nationals seeking refugee and asylum...

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