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Trump announces guidelines to deport more illegal immigrants
The Donald Trump administration has issued tough guidelines to deport more illegal immigrants from the US. Undocumented immigrants arrested for traffic violations or shop-lifting will now be targeted along with those convicted of more serious...

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Today's Issue Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Lead Stories

Another triple for Bolt

It was another triple feat for sprint legend Usain Bolt. Yesterday, the fastest man in the world continued his impressive run, albeit off the track, when he was declared The Gleaner’s Man of the Year for 2016, at the media house’s 37th...

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News

Holness warns more anti-crime measures coming

Holness warns more anti-crime measures coming Prime Minister Andrew Holness is warning that additional measures are coming in the clampdown on crime. He has not revealed details but says the Government will be insisting on consistent and persistent...

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Sports

Man of the Year Bolt expecting big season on track

He's a man of many firsts and the 2016 Gleaner Honour Awards Man of the Year Usain Bolt again wrote his own chapter in history after becoming the first three-time recipient of the much-vaunted award on a day that saw other sporting icons being...

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Business

IMF team in Jamaica for first review under SBA

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is now is Jamaica to undertake the first review under the precautionary standby agreement signed with the government in November last year. Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor Brian Wynter said their...

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Entertainment

Science to a riddim - JN Foundation to adopt US-based rap project

On Wednesday, February 22, the JN Foundation will launch their next educational project, Science Genius Jamaica, which is inspired by the work of Professor Christopher Emdin of Teacher's College, Columbia University, New York."It's a movement to...

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Commentary

Editorial | Tackle the deeper causes of crime
Paula Llewellyn, the director of public prosecutions, and her collaborators, should be thanked for their public spiritedness in issuing a disquisition on the interchangeability of the terms 'preventive detention' and 'preventative arrest' and how...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Is JPS scapegoating renewable energy users?
THE EDITOR, Sir:As a user of residential renewable energy for much of the past decade, and a long-time advocate of renewable energy, it was with much concern that I read Ryon Jones' article 'Solar disconnect' in the February 19, 2017 edition of The...

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Social

Something Extra | Tuesday

It feels good when one's work is recognised. When it's recognised by the 'Great Dame' of North Street, it's even better. None other than the Honourable Usain Bolt was awarded his third Gleaner Man of the Year from an impressive field of nominees and...

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Shipping

Cruise shipping blooms in Jamaica

Home porting potential in JamaicaThe cruise sector is doing very well, with vessels calling not only on the traditional north coast ports, but in Kingston as well. However, there is greater potential for the sector through home porting.Montego Bay...

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Western Focus

Water shortage, bad roads, unemployment beating Blenheim

Residents of Blenheim in Hanover say that bad roads, water shortage, and a lack of employment opportunities are squeezing the lifeblood out of the community and its sister districts, Richmond and Cacoon.One resident of Blenheim, who gave her name as...

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World News

UK lawmakers debate downgrading Trump invite for state visit

LONDON (AP):US President Donald Trump should not be afforded the "rare privilege" of a state visit, a British opposition lawmaker said yesterday as Parliament debated a call for Trump's invitation to be downgraded and stripped of its royal seal of...

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