North America

  • Steve Lyston | The wind of change and value of life

    Jamaica Gleaner / Many people want to have riches, fame and power, but they forget that the higher you go, the greater the problems and expectations will be. The key is to have God’s help. Everybody has problems, regardless of status. Having money/wealth doesn’t mean there won’t be problems. On the contrary, there will be…

  • 'Pine and Ginger' washes sorrows away – Christmas drink helps create cross-genre song

    Jamaica Gleaner / Amindi K. Fro$t, Tessellated and Valleyz’ mindlessly catchy lyrics and addictive music may have had people dancing to their almost one-year-old single, Pine and Ginger , rather than analysing its lyrics. Last December, Valleyz, a young producer from Florida, sent the rhythm to Amindi, who resides in Los Angeles. In less than…

  • Michael Abrahams | Don't get burnt by gaslighting

    Jamaica Gleaner / Several years ago, I was told of an incident involving a man whose wife caught him with another woman. According to the story, the man took the other woman out on a date to the cinema. His wife got wind of what was happening, turned up at the venue, and sat beside…

  • Light, Cameras and Candles This Christmas

    Jamaica Gleaner / Christmas is in the air. Can you feel it? For many it may mean lights, cameras, and action! But for Laura Alexis its lights, cameras and candles. The promising videographer and soy candle manufacturer, spoke with Flair about her quest to success. Growing up watching Rainbow Brite and Care Bears, Alexis had…

  • Suitable Fit – Tips from Dexter Huxtable

    Jamaica Gleaner / Most women find men wearing suits simply irresistible. But some opt to create style with retail over making a statement with custom designs. Since this is the season of giving, our treat for the male counterparts is to share a few tips on all things suits and menswear from leading designer and…

  • Keneea Linton's 2017 Holiday Collection

    Jamaica Gleaner / Last Sunday, a very intimate group of select clients got the opportunity to be the first to view Keneea Linton-George’s 2017 Holiday Collection at Linton-George’s Lady Musgrave Boutique. The 10-piece collection is for the woman of discerning taste. There were jumpsuits and cocktail dresses, perfect for the myriad functions that mark the…

  • New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up

    Jamaica Gleaner / VENTURA, California (AP): A major flare-up on the western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire has sent residents fleeing as flames churned through canyons and down hillsides towards coastal towns. New evacuations were ordered yesterday in Carpinteria, a seaside city northwest of Los Angeles. Santa Barbara County Fire spokesman…

  • Reject 'free-for-all' culture, says lawyer – Senior prosecutor lashes out at corruption, hustler culture

    Jamaica Gleaner / Senior Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Jeremy Taylor has come out strongly against acts of corruption and the “free-for-all” culture, which, he said, is pervasive in Jamaica, noting that regulations and restrictions are often frowned upon by the populace. “In the Jamaican society of 2017, competence, diligence, and probity are qualities easily…

  • Miller relieved to end goal drought

    Jamaica Gleaner / Midfielder Ryan Miller continues to lead the race for the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) golden boot after he netted his eighth goal of the season in UWI FC’s 2-1 win over Boys’ Town at the Barbican Field yesterday to stay ahead of the chasing pack. After an evenly contested first half,…

  • Coley confirms move to Iranian club

    Jamaica Gleaner / Jamaica College (JC) head coach Miguel Coley has confirmed that he will be joining Iranian side Esteghlal FC as its assistant coach later this month. There, he will reunite with former national senior men’s football team head coach Winfried Schafer, with whom he worked as Reggae Boyz assistant coach between February 2014…

  • Trump draws protests while honouring civil rights heroes

    Jamaica Gleaner / JACKSON, Mississippi (AP): United States President Donald Trump has honoured figures of the civil rights movement, some famous, some not, at a ceremony that exposed stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy. Trump on Saturday toured the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the adjacent Museum of Mississippi, both…

  • Bieber ready to help after California fires

    Jamaica Gleaner / Justin Bieber has pledged his support to those who have been displaced by the Californian fires. The As Long As You Love Me hitmaker wants to help raise funds for those who have been affected by the devastating natural disaster sweeping across the state. In a video posted to his Instagram account,…

  • Funeral bloodbath – Gunmen turn weapons on mourners outside church

    Jamaica Gleaner / For some, it was a scene similar to what they had seen on television as gunmen armed with high-powered weapons yesterday sprayed mourners attending a funeral at the Kings Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church in east Kingston. “Collection [offering] pick up and di pastor ’bout fi pray, and a dat time di shot…

  • Scotia hosts free Christmas concert at Emancipation Park tomorrow

    Jamaica Gleaner / Verlando Small, Kingston College Choir and Jessie Ripoll Primary will join the Scotia Singers at the upcoming Scotiabank free Christmas concert slated for tomorrow in Emancipation Park. This is the 21st year of this celebration looked forward to by many and considered the official start of Christmas. ‘Scotia Christmas’ begins at 6…

  • Linear accelerator revolutionising cancer treatment in Jamaica

    Jamaica Gleaner / With cancer being among the leading causes of deaths worldwide and accounting for 21 per cent of deaths in Jamaica, the opening of the first of two modern cancer treatment centres at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James is expected to revolutionise the way cancer treatment is administered in Jamaica. The…

  • Nail it with Dip Polish

    Jamaica Gleaner /   Even if the year might not have been the best for all, Christmas often brightens the mood and gets persons excited about being pampered and looking their best. Face to Face Skincare Salon and Spa is ready to spread the Christmas cheer and now offers an organic wa to enjoy a…

  • Jamaica to lead powerful ACP group for next six months

    Jamaica Gleaner / Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Kamina Johnson Smith will for six months preside over the Council of Ministers of the powerful African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group. Her tenure begins in February 2018 through to July 2018. The minister’s appointment was affirmed during the 106th Session of the Council currently convening…

  • MoBay winds blow top-flight cruise ship back to Kingston

    Jamaica Gleaner / For the second time in a year, the Port of Kingston will host a top flight-cruise vessel when the MS Monarch makes an unscheduled visit to the capital city today. The vessel, formerly known as Monarch of the Seas and operated under Royal Caribbean’s Pullmantur brand, previously called on Kingston on December…

  • Juggling for carnival – Music mix at events raises concerns

    Jamaica Gleaner / Unlike other Caribbean countries such as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago, where soca music is deeply rooted in their culture, carnival in Jamaica portrays only a fraction of what the celebration represents. This has contributed to a fascination with carnival as sort of a party season,…

  • Garth Rattray | Dimmit, dammit!

    Jamaica Gleaner / I felt certain that I was developing cataracts because now, much more than ever, I find that I’m dazzled by the glare of approaching motor vehicle lights. I was, therefore, very relieved when my ophthalmologist gave me the all-clear in a visit several months ago. I’m happy that the police are not…

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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