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Jamoi Topey (not in photograph) scores for Cavalier during Sunday's opening Jamaica Premier League match at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell Centre of Excellence.

JPL wins for Waterhouse, Cavalier

Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer Goals from Andre Fletcher and Devroy Grey carried last season's beaten finalists Waterhouse to a come-from-behind 2-1 win over ten-man Montego Bay United, as the Jamaica Premier League (JPL) kicked off at the UWI-...
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Serbia’s president urges Djokovic to come home

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's president called for Novak Djokovic to return to his native country on Sunday hours after the top-ranked tennis player lost his court battle to play at the Australian Open and was deported. Djokovic's...
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Opposition MP Phillip Paulwell believes that the PNP will be hurt because of its resistance to states of emergency.

Paulwell warns PNP will pay for SOE vote Premium

Former People’s National Party (PNP) chairman Phillip Paulwell believes the Opposition will suffer consequences for its decision not to support the Government’s bid last November to extend states of emergency (SOEs) in seven police divisions...
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As hospitals teeter, PM firm ‘argument done!’

The Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association (JMDA) is pushing for scaled-down operations in hospitals across the island as hundreds of its members fall ill to the coronavirus, a sign that the public-health system may be on the verge of collapse....
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Ricardo Barrett.

‘A step in the right direction’

Jamaicans have welcomed the move by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) to declare St William Grant Park in downtown Kingston a national monument. The park, along with the boyhood home of former prime minister Sir Donald Sangster in St...
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Parents of Jamaican killed in Pittsburgh demand justice

The parents of slain Jamaican Peter Spencer have questioned the circumstances under which their son was killed in December 2021 and have called for the authorities in Pennsylvania to bring his killer/s to justice. In an interview with The Gleaner,...
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Interim senior national men’s head coach Paul Hall.

Hall: Peru game is vital

With three crucial Concacaf FIFA Qualifiers matches coming up in the next two weeks, Reggae Boyz head coach Paul Hall says Thursday’s friendly international game against host Peru is critical to the team’s preparations. The match does not fall...
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Cavalier clip Arnett in thriller

Cavalier’s assistant coach, David Laylor, has hailed the quality and resilience of his team after they scored a thrilling injury-time 2-1 win over Arnett Gardens in the opening Jamaica Premier League (JPL) game at the UWI-JFF Captain Horace Burrell...
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An employee of Appleton Estates addresses a tour group at the complex in St Elizabeth in January 2018. Appleton Estates is operated by J. Wray & Nephew Limited. More than half of the company’s rum workers participated in the Campari Group employee share

Jamaican rum workers snap up Campari shares Premium

Jamaican employees emerged as the largest group outside of Italy to grab shares in the international take-up of the Campari Group share plan, proportionate to the size of the workforce. Just over half of all eligible workers at rum subsidiary J....
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Eppley Caribbean scouting properties for outsourcing, hospitality markets Premium

Eppley Caribbean Property Fund is seeking properties suitable for business process outsourcing and hospitality businesses, further diversifying its commercial portfolio. Since its acquisition by Jamaican company Eppley Limited, more than three...
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Rexton ‘Shabba Ranks’ Gordon receives the OD for his contribution to Jamaican music locally and internationally.

Happy Birthday, Shabba Ranks

On his official Twitter page, dancehall icon Shabba Ranks is described as “Da Emperor, Big Dutty Stinkin Shabba, Emperor GRUNG.” However, fans refer to him simply as Shabba, although his mother christened him Rexton Rawlston Fernando Gordon, when...
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Tina B starts year as a ‘Champion’

Sitting on a throne by the bridge at Cassava Piece, St Andrew, is Tina B, adorned in a crown and black gown, with gold accessories abounding. It’s a striking scene in the Damanic Visualz-directed music video for her single Champion, which premiered...
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Editorial | Minister Morgan must watch the hyperscalers

We hope that Robert Morgan won’t suffer the misapprehension of several of his recent predecessors that his primary role as de facto information minister is to be the senior public relations officer to the Government and press secretary to the prime...
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Ronald Thwaites | Losing our soul?

Perhaps the title should be ‘Recovering our soul’. Because it really seems that we have lost that essence, the shared human spirit; the enduring sentiment which moves every person from brutish behaviour to compassion, or even basic respect, for...
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Letter of the Day | A sustainable solution to crime and violence

T HE EDITOR, Madam: Youth and crime data from the 2017-2030 National Youth Policy reveal that youth are the main perpetrators and victims of crime and violence in Jamaica. Therefore, in order to improve the situation, we must zoom in on our youth...
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It cannot be argument done, PM

THE EDITOR, Madam: Twice in one week, the prime minister of Jamaica, who is ‘Primus inter pares’, has thrown his hands in the air and told the citizens of Jamaica that they are on their own regarding COVID-19. At the time of writing this letter,...
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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, residents wearing face masks to protect from the coronavirus shop for groceries at a supermarket in Qujiang New District of Xi’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province on January 15.

Xi’an lifts some restrictions after lockdown

BEIJING (AP): The Chinese city of Xi’an has gradually begun lifting restrictions after over three weeks of lockdown as authorities sought to stamp out a local outbreak before the Beijing Winter Olympic Games are due to start. State-owned...
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Damage assessment of undersea volcanic eruption under way

WELLINGTON (AP): New Zealand’s military on Monday morning was able to send a surveillance flight to Tonga to assess the extent of the damage from a huge undersea volcanic eruption. A towering ash cloud had prevented the military from launching any...
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From left: Shanice Bascal, Taiye Wilson, and Fayon Clarke of the Entertainment Department share lens at  the Couples Sans Souci Resorts event last Friday.

Something Extra | Monday

Tagged a celebration of art and new life, Couples Sans Souci rung in their sweet 16 anniversary, presenting an evening of innovative culinary delights last Friday night, while sister property Couples Tower Isle went down memory lane at 44....

Culture essential to evangelism, says Archbishop Kenneth Richards

A quick scroll through the Instagram page of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kingston, Kenneth Richards, says a lot about the measure of the man. From pictures of him smiling with parishioners; cutting his birthday cake with his mother, Holdroyd...
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