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Lucrezia Reichlin | Inflation targeting in the age of climate change
At the end of April, in a speech at the Sorbonne, French President Emmanuel Macron suggested that European leaders should consider broadening the European Central Banks mandate to include decarbonisation targets. His proposal has mostly been...

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Today's Issue Published: Friday, June 14, 2024
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Amid multiple reports of tragic incidents and a call for an audit of the life-saving machines, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is adamant that there is no evidence that ventilators are missing from the islands public healthcare facilities....

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Four students from Jamaican Diaspora selected for 2024 GK Birthright Programme

FOUR UNIVERSITY students of Jamaican descent in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada have been selected to participate in the 2024 GraceKennedy (GK) Birthright Programme this summer. Following a rigorous selection process, the outstanding...

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‘End of the story for me'

REGGAE BOYZ head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson says that his coaching staff, in reality, put forward a 23-man coaching squad for the Copa America football tournament, with an additional three creating some unnecessary controversy. According to...

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NCB Financial selling a piece of Clarien to Cornerstone

NCB Financial Group Limited said on Thursday that it has reached a deal with Cornerstone Financial Holdings Limited for the sale of a 30.2 stake in Clarien Group Limited. Its holdings in Bermuda-based Clarien will fall from a majority 50.1 per cent...

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Romain Virgo promises memorable experience at The Gentle Man in Concert

On June 16, in celebration of Fathers Day, Jamaicans across the island will enjoy a night of soulful melodies at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre as Romain Virgo presents ‘The Gentle Man In Concert, powered by Johnnie Walker. The reggae...

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Editorial | Re-energising CMOC

The Gleaner welcomes the announcement that not only have private sector and civil society groups recommitted themselves to an updated national consensus on crime, but that more of them have joined the initiative. But given that the NGOs can...

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Letter of the Day | Jamaica needs to stop being playground for elite
THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing with reference to Dennis Minotts column in In Focus, The Sunday Gleaner of June 9. It is a great article. My view is that Jamaica was, and but now will never be, a compassionate place for the poor and middle class...

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Something Extra | Friday

The intermittent showers could not dampen the party vibes on Wednesday evening when singer, Richie Stephens, welcomed guests to his house to celebrate the birthday of his friend and long-time musical collaborator, Bounty Killer. Real friends came...

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World News

US submarine pulls into Guantanamo Bay a day after Russian warships arrive in Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP): A US Navy submarine has arrived in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a show of force as a fleet of Russian warships gather for planned military exercises in the Caribbean. US Southern Command said the USS Helena, a nuclear-powered fast...

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