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    Mental illness and the family

    Jamaica Gleaner / Hearing voices from miles away, saying things never said Seeing shadows in the light of the day, waging a war inside my head Feeling strangers staring my way, reading minds never read Tasting danger with each word I say, waging a war inside my head – War Inside My Head by Mike…

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    Forte would be disappointed to lose place to Bolt

    Jamaica Gleaner / Having competed at the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA)-Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior Championships used to select the country’s team to next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, Julian Forte could end up being a tourist despite having finished third in the men’s 200m. This is because the world’s fastest…

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    Jamaican netballers dominate at University Champs

    Jamaica Gleaner / JAMAICA’S team to the World University Netball Championships in Florida stayed on course for a spot in tomorrow’s final after blowing away home team the United States 98-9 in quarter-final action yesterday on the campus of St Thomas University in Miami Gardens. The Jamaicans will look to book a semi-final spot against…

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    Terrorism fears grip J?can athletes

    Jamaica Gleaner / Some Jamaican track and field athletes are calling on meet organisers to beef up security so as to reduce the risk of attacks at meet venues. The athletes, who all competed at the Herculis Diamond League meeting in Monaco yesterday – hours after a deadly attack in Nice that left more than…

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    Juliet Morgan-Facey loves the life she leads

    Jamaica Gleaner / Mandeville, Manchester: It is believed that one must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ in order to understand true love and be able to express it unreservedly toward all. Has this been tried and proven? Juliet Morgan-Facey, known to many as Lisa, has affirmed this belief and is testament to its…

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    Give Seacole due acclaim

    Jamaica Gleaner / THE EDITOR, Sir: I was saddened that the recognition of Mary Seacole’s contribution to the Crimean War did not make the front page of your paper or the front of any section. As you know, this is the first black woman, and one of a handful of women outside of royalty, in…

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    Police clash with gunmen in West Kingston

    Jamaica Gleaner / Memories of the deadly 2010 joint operation by the security forces came crashing back into the minds of West Kingston residents yesterday as gunmen and the security forces engaged in a heated shoot-out following the mid-morning killing of 19-year-old Tevin Gordon, a Tivoli Gardens resident. Relatives said Gordon was at home on…

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    Spice, Macka Diamond headline Shades Pon de Beach

    Jamaica Gleaner / Two of dancehall’s top female stars, Spice and Macka Diamond, will headline Shades Night Club’s fifth annual day-and-night party, Shades Pon De Beach 2016. The event takes place on Sunday, July 31, at its regular venue, Sugar Pot Beach, Rio Nuevo, St Mary. Also on the line-up are Mikeylous, Devin Di Dakta,…

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    Should Christians carry guns?

    Jamaica Gleaner / Christians carrying firearms has long been the subject of controversy. Some religious leaders are of the view that nothing is wrong with such a practice, whereas others contend that it is against scripture. The majority who oppose reference II Corinthians 10 verse 4-5, “For the weapon of our warfare is not carnal,…

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    Ransford Braham new chairman of UDC

    Jamaica Gleaner / It appears the new chairman of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is Queen’s Counsel Senator Ransford Braham. The disclosure came by way of a statement yesterday from the UDC advising that Desmond Malcolm demitted office yesterday as general manager of the corporation. Deputy general manager of finance and treasury, Donald Hamilton, will…

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    JCDC Gospel Song Finalists Star in Reality Series

    Jamaica Gleaner / The top-10 finalists of the 2016 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition, recently made their television debut. ‘Gospel Vibes’, a reality television series, aired on PBCJamaica, follows finalists, showcasing their journey in six half-hour episodes. Since 1987, the competition has been organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry…

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    McLeod promises to bounce back after fall

    Jamaica Gleaner / MONTE CARLO, Monaco: Jamaicans and track and field fans across the world were reminded of how unpredictable sprint hurdles can be when pre-race favourite and the man widely expected to take gold in Rio next month, Omar McLeod, suffered his first fall ever in the 110m obstacle race at the Herculis IAAF…

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    Stephan Wright ministering through music

    Jamaica Gleaner / “I must work the works of him who sent me, while it is day. The night cometh, when no man can work.”- John 9:4-7 Stephan Wright is a 21-year-old Christian minister who has been baptised for almost 12 years. Do the math! Sharing accounts of his Christian journey, Wright told Family and…

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    Tennis stars Raonic, Halep withdraw from Olympics

    Jamaica Gleaner / LONDON (AP): Two top-10 tennis players withdrew from the Rio Olympics yesterday, citing concerns about the Zika virus. Fifth-ranked Simona Halep on the women’s side and No. 7 Milos Raonic for the men announced their decisions after their names were listed on the International Tennis Federation’s roster for next month’s Summer Games….

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    No Rio double disappoints VCB

    Jamaica Gleaner / Jamaica’s sprint queen Veronica Campbell-Brown has admitted to being disappointed that she will not be doubling at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, next month. The 33-year-old, who will be representing Jamaica at a fifth Olympics, failed to qualify for the 100m after finishing fourth at Jamaica’s senior trials….

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    Barnes cops multiple awards

    Jamaica Gleaner / Having officially received the fruits of his labour for another standout season, which included the national shotgun title and other top awards at Tuesday night’s colourful Jamaica Skeet Club awards banquet, Shaun Barnes remains confident of using those performances as a springboard to launch an international shooting career. Also in the winners’…

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    Reports: Turkish military seizes control of country

    Jamaica Gleaner / ANKARA, Turkey (AP): Turkey’s armed forces “fully seized control” of the country Friday, according to a statement from the military published by a Turkish news agency, as gunfire was heard outside military headquarters, fighter jets buzzed over the capital and vehicles blocked two major bridges in Istanbul. The prime minister, however, said…

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    Braves G.M. wary of trading young assets at trade deadline

    MiamiHerald / The Atlanta Braves have been one of the major surprises in Major League Baseball this year and hold a 3 1/12 game lead in the NL East entering Thursday’s games. With the league’s trade deadline now about a month away, Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos explained how the team will approach potential deals….

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    Shipping magnate honored in New York

    Chinadaily / Angela Chao, (front row, left of center) chairman and CEO of Foremost Group, is honored as a Pinnacle Awardee along with others at the annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards Dinner Gala in New York on Wednesday. [Photo provided to China Daily] Angela Chao, daughter of the renowned Chinese-American entrepreneur Dr….

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    Mayor Suarez visits shelter in Texas for unaccompanied minors

    MiamiHerald / Miami Mayor Francis Suarez joined other mayors from across the country during a trip to the Southwest border of the United States on Thursday, visiting a Tornillo, Texas, detention center where children who were separated from their families are being housed. Organized by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Suarez flew into El Paso…

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    Ordenan investigación de maltratos a niños migrantes recluidos en Virginia

    La voz de america / WASHINGTON —  El gobernador de Virginia ordenó el jueves a los funcionarios estatales investigar las acusaciones de abuso por parte de niños en un centro de detención de inmigrantes que dijeron que los golpearon mientras estaban esposados y encerrados durante largos períodos en confinamiento solitario, desnudos y tiritando en celdas…

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    Francia termina con sueño mundialista de Perú

    La voz de america / EKATERIMBURGO —  El sueño mundialista de Perú esperó 36 años y se esfumó en apenas cinco días. La Blanquirroja quedó eliminada del Mundial de Rusia con la derrota 1-0 ante Francia el jueves, en su segunda presentación del torneo sin anotar goles. Había caído 1-0 el sábado contra Dinamarca. Kylian…

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    New Miami Beach convention hotel plan calls for smaller hotel

    MiamiHerald / Perhaps third time’s the charm. On Thursday, a Miami real estate heavyweight team of Turnberry’s Jackie Soffer, Terra Group’s David Martin, Miami Design District developer Craig Robins and architecture firm Arquitectonica revealed their plans for a Miami Beach Convention Center headquarter hotel. Past versions of the project have been mired in controversy. Since…

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    Designers make stunning wedding dress out of toilet paper

    Chinadaily / A model presents her wedding gown during the 14th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest in Manhattan, New York, US, June 20, 2018. [Photo/Agencies] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next    >>| 1/7 Next Photo Poetry Moment: Zheng Ruibin reads for you Student spots business opportunity with camera Discovering Gansu’s diversity,…

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    Ministry: Strong tactics by US will not solve problems

    Chinadaily / The United States’ capricious way of policymaking and holding “big sticks” for negotiations will do no good in solving problems and China has to take strong countermeasures. [Photo/VCG] The United States’ capricious way of policymaking and holding “big sticks” for negotiations will do no good in solving problems and China has to take…

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    China-US relations shaky: Survey

    Chinadaily / Chinese investment in the US totaled $1.8 billion between January and May. [Photo/VCG] Chinese direct investment in the US totaled $1.8 billion between January and May. That’s a 92 percent drop compared to the same period in 2017, and the lowest level in seven years, according to a report released Wednesday by Rhodium…

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    Embajador de EE.UU. ante OEA finaliza visita en Nicaragua en medio de crisis

    La voz de america / El embajador de EE.UU. ante la OEA, Carlos Trujillo, finalizó su visita de dos días en Nicaragua sin dar a conocer detalles de sus encuentros con representantes de la sociedad civil y personeros del régimen del presidente Daniel Ortega. Tampoco se divulgó si finalmente Trujillo sostuvo una reunión con el…

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    New Miami Beach convention hotel plan calls for smaller hotel

    MiamiHerald / Perhaps third time’s the charm. On Thursday, a Miami real estate heavyweight team of Turnberry’s Jackie Soffer, Terra Group’s David Martin, Miami Design District developer Craig Robins and architecture firm Arquitectonica revealed their plans for a Miami Beach Convention Center headquarter hotel. Past versions of the project have been mired in controversy. Since…

  • Chinese modern art goes digital at Google Arts & Culture

    Chinadaily / The Art Museum of China’s Central Academy of Fine Arts has teamed up with Google Arts & Culture to bring a selection of the museum’s art collection to a larger audience online. It’s one of several cultural events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of CAFA, a leading art school in China. More than…

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    Taste of the Caribbean pits 11 countries' top chefs in competition

    MiamiHerald / Jamaica is known for sand, sun and sea. But could its cuisine soon be a tourism draw? That’s what the island’s top chef and tourism officials are hoping after arriving in Miami this week to go head-to-head with some of the Caribbean’s best chefs and mixologists during the annual Taste of the Caribbean…

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    Learn from Meghan Markle and master neutral tones

    Chinadaily / Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, in a white dress at a garden party at London’s Buckingham Palace on May 22, 2018. [Photo/IC] Do you wonder what ancient Chinese people would say when they look at clothes women wear today? Would they find them too simple, or too colorless? Most likely. Modern Chinese…

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    Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to 192

    Chinadaily / Indonesian security forces and rescue workers carry a victim recovered from the ferry that sank in Lake Toba, at Tigaras Port in Simalungun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday. Reuters SIMALUNGUN, Indonesia – As many as 192 passengers could be missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia,…

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    Miles celebran el solsticio de verano en Stonehenge

    La voz de america / LONDRES —  Miles de personas avistaron el amanecer en Stonehenge el jueves para celebrar el solsticio de verano en el monumento de piedra del Neolítico. El sol salió por detrás de la Piedra Talón, que según la tradición marca el punto del amanecer en el horizonte, a las 04.52 de…

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    Braves G.M. wary of trading young assets at trade deadline

    MiamiHerald / The Atlanta Braves have been one of the major surprises in Major League Baseball this year and hold a 3 1/12 game lead in the NL East entering Thursday’s games. With the league’s trade deadline now about a month away, Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos explained how the team will approach potential deals….

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    Chan, Cena team up for new comedy action romp

    Chinadaily / American wrestler-actor John Cena and action star Jackie Chan will team up to co-star the comedy actioner Project X . [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn] Fans of Jackie Chan will be excited to see the 64-year-old action legend showing off his death-defying stunts on big screen once more. Recently in Shanghai, Chan announced that…

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    Corte Suprema: Estados pueden cobrar impuesto a ventas en línea

    La voz de america / WASHINGTON —  La Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos dice que los estados pueden obligar a los compradores en línea a pagar el impuesto a las ventas. El veredicto 5-4 del jueves es una victoria para los estados, que dijeron que estaban perdiendo miles de millones de dólares al año en…

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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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