Jamaica Gleaner
Today's Issue Published: Friday | October 24, 2014
Lead Stories

Killed for nothing. East Kingston residents grapple with puzzling deadly shooting
Residents of St John's Road in Rockfort, east Kingston, remained shell-shocked yesterday, as dawn broke over the ill-fated bar where three persons were murdered and five others shot and injured during a brazen attack on Wednesday night.

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News

Canada cracks down on immigration fraud
REMI LARIVIERE, media relations officer, Citizenship and Immigration Canada, has declared that the government of Canada takes any kind of immigration fraud very seriously and will continue to crack down on crooked consultants.

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Business

OUR role reduced, but still kingpin of renewables
Jamaica's decision to appoint an energy czar has led to changes in the job functions of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), a portion of whose responsibilities have fallen to the Electricity Sector Enterprise Team (ESET).

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Sports

Reno rally to defeat Arnett at Frome
Western Bureau: Arnett Gardens allowed a fifth-minute Oniel 'Bigga' Thompson goal to slip, as they fell 1-2 to Reno in yesterday's rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League match at the Frome Sports Complex.

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - Seeking Cuba's help sensible
Jamaica's decision to ask Cuba for help in developing an Ebola-preparedness strategy is a good one, and perhaps the most thoughtful public-health initiative by Fenton Ferguson since he took over the health portfolio two and a half years ago.

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - Don't flood hospitals with chikungunya cases
THE EDITOR, Sir: There is a misconception going around that persons are being told at the St Ann's Bay Hospital to visit health centres for chik-V symptoms.

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Entertainment

Symposium to examine multifaceted Peter Tosh
On Monday, October 27, this year's edition of the annual Peter Tosh Symposium takes place in the Multifunctional Room of the Main Library, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

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Social

Something Extra
It's been a party scene as usual all over the Rock.

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International

White House fence jumper charged with assault
WASHINGTON (AP): The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said on Thursday.

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