North America

  • Wedding bans on gyallis culture

    Jamaica Gleaner / “A long time me a ol gyallis Me an de gyal neva yet inna malice” “So de faada so de son Mi puppa was a gyallis Same way me come” – Leonard ‘Merciless’ Bartley, 1990s A just mi good ole wife, a just mi good ole wife She alone mi coming home…

  • Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plans

    Jamaica Gleaner / The European Union’s top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could violate some of its international obligations and risks having “a major distortive impact” on trade. In a letter to US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, the finance ministers of Germany, France, Britain, Italy and…

  • Real Madrid gets PSG in CL Round of 16 draw

    Jamaica Gleaner / NYON, Switzerland (AP): Real Madrid versus Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). Cristiano Ronaldo versus Neymar. Historic achievement versus burning ambition. Two-time defending Champions League winner Madrid was drawn yesterday to play the tournament’s standout team in the last 16, made possible because the 12-time champions finished second in their group while PSG won its…

  • Roberts dismisses Arnett salary dispute

    Jamaica Gleaner / President of Arnett Gardens FC Patrick Roberts says that the club has settled its issue regarding salaries owed to its players for last month. Roberts told The Gleaner that the club normally pays on the 30th of each month but had a nine-day delay, and that it was not a unique situation…

  • Nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes

    Jamaica Gleaner / ZAGREB (AP): Hundreds of people, including two government ministers, attended a commemoration ceremony yesterday to honour a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United Nations tribunal that confirmed his war crimes conviction. Bused in from other Croatian towns and from Bosnia, admirers of Slobodan Praljak filled the main…

  • St Bess gets new water supply system

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Trenail Water Supply System in Maggoty, St Elizabeth, was officially commissioned into service in the district last week. The project, which was completed at a cost of $24.8 million, will directly benefit the 3,400 residents of Trenail, Retirement, Hominy Hall, Bethsalem, and Maroon Town. At the commissioning and handover ceremony, Managing…

  • Chandiram hailed for love for people

    Jamaica Gleaner / His extensive work with the Hosana House and Children’s Pilgrimage Trust (HCPT) was one of the many things that stood out in the minds of mourners who came out to celebrate the life of Pokar Chandiram at his thanksgiving service yesterday. At the service, which was held at the Cathedral of the…

  • Something Extra | Tuesday

    Jamaica Gleaner / Declaring that the future is now, on Saturday ATL Automotive Group gave us a look into the future at the grand opening of the new home of BMW and Mini on Lady Musgrave Road. We have to say we like what we see, so today we share some scenes of the full…

  • Racers look to continue momentum against Hummingbirds

    Jamaica Gleaner / St Catherine Racers will aim to enhance their fluency to bolster a winning opportunity against the Kingston Hummingbirds when both meet in Netball Jamaica’s Berger Elite League this evening at the Leila Robinson Courts, starting at 6 p.m. The match is the first of a double-header, with St James Sharpes and Clarendon…

  • Caribbean's largest solar-powered plant for Jamaica

    Jamaica Gleaner / Ground is to be broken tomorrow at Paradise Park, Westmoreland, for what is being described as the largest solar-powered plant in the Caribbean. The 37-megawatt facility is estimated to cost US$60 million (J$7.5 billion) and is being built by a consortium of international and Jamaican partners. The principals behind the plant are…

  • Fuel plant folly – Production stopped at $800m ethanol facility in favour of imports

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Auditor General’s Department, in a case study of the operational performance of Petrojam Ethanol Limited (PEL), has said that it was not assured that value for money was obtained from investment amounting to more than $800 million in the local ethanol plant. In 2005, PEL and a Brazilian company established a…

  • Local entity makes play for Monymusk Sugar Factory

    Jamaica Gleaner / A Jamaican-owned entity, Yallahs Inter-national Inc, has initiated discussions with Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC) to acquire the Monymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon. “Yes, we have reached out to JAMPRO and Petrojam with our business model and are now seeking to engage in dialogue with Pan Caribbean Sugar Company to acquire Monymusk,”…

  • Patria-Kaye Aarons | Jamaican Chinatown

    Jamaica Gleaner / I’m going to insist that every single one of my future children learns Mandarin. They are going to ‘Ni Hao’ and sweet and sour chicken with the best of them because my child will not be left behind. Arming my children with the world’s most widely spoken language is the very least…

  • Health Check | SRHA making strides

    Jamaica Gleaner / In 2015, then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson, in response to several concerns raised about the status of public-health facilities, ordered an internal audit in the four regional health authorities to “determine safety and functionality of the systems”. Two years later, The Gleaner has sought to find out what has been…

  • George Davis | The Pope agrees with George Davis

    Jamaica Gleaner / On November 2 last year, I wrote a column titled ‘Deliver me from evil’. In it, I took issue with a segment of the most popular benediction in Christianity, the Lord’s Prayer. I wrote that having examined the entreaty, as taken from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer in 1662, I had…

  • Growth & Jobs | Caribbean’s Outsourcing Sector to provide 2.3 million jobs by 2020

    Jamaica Gleaner / Regional stakeholders are predicting that by the next three years 2.3 million jobs will become available in the outsourcing sector throughout the Caribbean. Speaking at the Regional Investors of the Year Awards in Montego Bay last week Tuesday, President of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica, Gloria Henry made reference to…

  • Robinson hails 'tactician extraordinaire' Coley

    Jamaica Gleaner / Principal of Jamaica College (JC) Wayne Robinson says that outgoing coach Miguel Coley will certainly be missed but that there are systems in place to continue the team’s success going forward in schoolboy football competitions. Coley, who is one of the most successful schoolboy coaches in Jamaica’s history, confirmed that he would…

  • Miami Dolphins

    MiamiHerald / Kenyan Drake, once a backup’s backup, is now unquestionably the Dolphins’ featured back. Damien Williams might be back from a separated shoulder this week, but good luck getting Drake out of the starting lineup. He has been Miami’s most effective runner in 2017, a list that includes Jay Ajayi. Drake went for 114…

  • Fourth-year growth spurt for Kgn Music Week

    Jamaica Gleaner / In this year’s fourth staging, the annual Kingston Music Week has seen growth beyond the expectations of the organisers and patrons. For 2017, the aim was to host a series of original events that captured the influence of music as an attraction to and its significance in the creative city of Kingston….

  • Volunteerism important to public healthcare – Tufton

    Jamaica Gleaner / Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has lauded the management of the Black River Hospital for what he says is the group’s vision and unwavering efforts in enabling the establishment of the Black River Hospital Foundation. Addressing the launch in St Elizabeth last week, Tufton said the management committee went above and beyond…

Europe

Asia

  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

Latin America

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