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Police federation reiterates advocacy for transportation system
Jamaica Police Federation (JPF) has used the death of the Corporal Judith Williams to again advocate for the urgent implementation of a transportation system for police personnel.  Speaking on behalf of the JPF, Corporal Arlean McBean...

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Today's Issue Published: Sunday, May 29, 2016
Lead Stories

Bad medicine - Some local producers flouting the rules in the production of medication

Scores of Jamaicans may not be getting exactly what they pay for when they purchase some of the medication produced locally.A Sunday Gleaner probe has confirmed that some pharmaceutical companies are engaged in unethical practices such as changing...

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News

Hot air on holy smoke - Rastafarians accuse politicians of accepting ganja for commercial gains while not accepting their religion.

While welcoming the Government's decision to decriminalise the use of ganja in some circumstances, members of the local Rastafarian community are questioning the motives behind the decision and are continuing their call for unlimited access to the '...

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Sports

Starter's gun slows Powell - Jamaican says dysfunctional microphone cost him 100m showdown with Gatlin; McLeod extends winning form

Asafa Powell was left fuming after his 100m defeat to Justin Gatlin; American sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison blazed to the second fastest time ever in the 100m hurdles; and Omar McLeod continued to have his way in the men’s variant at the...

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Business

Pan-Jam projecting $6.5b spend on Oceana redevelopment

Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust and its Canadian partner is shelling out an initial $1.5 billion primarily to ready the first floor of their newly acquired Oceana property on the Kingston waterfront, space which has already been leased to the...

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Entertainment

Opa boss reveals musical side - Releases New EDM/Dancehall Track

Many may know Alexx Antaeus as the owner of Opa Greek Restaurant and Lounge on Hope Road, but there is another side to the Opa boss that persons in Jamaica may not be aware of.Antaeus, who also has a studio space in Manhattan, New York - its walls...

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Commentary

Editorial | Mr Golding's CARICOM mandate
Unbound from the daily hurly-burly of competitive politics, Bruce Golding is, hopefully, also free of his party's historical reticence to the Caribbean integration project as he leads a review of Jamaica's place in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

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In Focus

Gordon Robinson | Don't rush to judgment

Somehow, a Jamaican Bar Association (JBA) letter to the chief justice complaining of delays in delivery of judgments found itself in The Gleaner.On May 15 ('End delays from the Bench! Bar Association calls on judges to speedily hand down judgments...

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Auto

Sumfest wants JUTC on reggae ride - Festival pursuing islandwide transportation to festival

In Jamaican popular music parlance, to 'buss' means that an entertainer has achieved a significant level of hopefully sustainable popularity, enabling them to earn well from their craft. One of the markers of this standing is appearing on a major...

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Outlook

Dear Doc | Is my girlfriend perverted?

Q I have a new girlfriend who is somewhat older than me. But she is very sexy, with a beautiful face. She has told me that she has had many sexual partners over the years, so she knows a lot about sex - while I do not!The...

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World News

Children fighting for life after lightning hits Paris park

PARIS (AP):Eight children and three adults in Paris were struck by lightning yesterday after a sudden spring storm sent bolts crashing down upon a children's birthday party in a city park.The victims had sought shelter under a tree at Parc Monceau,...

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