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#TrackingIan | JPS reports increase in outages
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says even as it moves to address pockets of outages, the ongoing rain and lightning have caused new service interruptions across a number of parishes. The JPS says its teams are working in several...

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Today's Issue Published: Monday, September 26, 2022
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Jamaica spared worst as Ian's storm rains fizzle

Jamaica was spared widespread flash floods or landslides Sunday as Tropical Storm Ian continued its trajectory west of the island, with roads, electricity, and water supplies mostly holding up despite steady but light to moderate showers along the...

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Solomon Thomas seeks to be a change-maker

Ian Thomas, an ancillary worker at Clarendon College and father of four children is today rejoicing that his son, Solomon, who attends the school where he is employed, passed nine subjects in the Caribbean Education Secondary Certificate (CSEC) and...

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Jamaican coaches are world class - Lennox Graham

Tobi Amusan of Nigeria; the Jamaicans, Rasheed Broadbell and Janieve Russell; and Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands have two things in common; all four were winners in hurdling events at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and all...

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Cedella Marley accepts int'l humanitarian award in NY

WESTERN BUREAU: Rita Marley sat in the audience in a ballroom at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, New York, last Friday night, watching her daughter and ‘bestie Cedella Marley accepting the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) 2022 International...

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Editorial | Innswood and urban renewal
The Government, through its spinmeister, Robert Nesta Morgan, continues to engage in strategic ambiguities over the use of Jamaicas arable land for real estate development, rather than declare an end to, or placing a long-term moratorium on, the...

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Letter of the Day | Bundling with local election vote won't do
THE EDITOR, Madam: The reason of saving of expenses, put forward in The Gleaner editorial of Thursday September 22, though of undoubted importance, is by no means enough, by itself, to convince of the wisdom of “bundling” the constitutionally...

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Something Extra | Monday

It was an oversold ballroom that greeted Cedella Marley who was honoured and celebrated by the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) with the International Humanitarian Award for 2022 at the Hummingbird Gala in New York last Friday night. The...

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World News

Poverty and inflation: an economy hit by global turmoil

DUBAI (AP) Stores are selling winter clothes from last season in the middle of summer. Repair shops lack spare parts for appliances. There's a waiting list to buy a new car. Egypt, a country of more than 103 million people, is running low on...

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