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  • Theatre informs 'Your Empowerment GPA'

    Jamaica Gleaner / Conroy Wilson and Michael Holgate have learnt much from ASHE and have used their 25 years each with the performing arts ensemble to also learn a lot more. Now ASHE’s executive and artistic director, have encapsulated much of that insight and practical experience from the stage as well as running numerous workshops…

  • InPulse Art Exhibition opens – artistic opportunities for youth growing

    Jamaica Gleaner / In celebration of its three-year anniversary, the InPulse Art Project launched an exhibition on Saturday at Studio 174 in Downtown Kingston with live entertainment provided by The pH5 band. The visual art learning and creation platform for expression has approximately 20 young adults between the ages of 15-25 from the Dunoon Technical…

  • First AngelsJa successes | Technology driving communications to success – Pt 1

    Jamaica Gleaner / Danielle Terrelonge Irons, founder and CEO of DRT Communications Limited, never set out to become an entrepreneur. She knew from an early age that she was called to be a leader, but in what capacity, she had no idea. In college, the world of business was the furthest thing from her mind…

  • First captain of TUI Cruises impressed with Port of Kingston

    Jamaica Gleaner / The captain of a cruise ship has enormous responsibilities, chief among them is to safely ferry passengers as they gain the best experiences. The recent visit by the TUI Cruises, Mein Schiff 6 into Kingston was an opportunity for Captain Kjell Holm to continue this tradition of safety while visiting a port…

  • George Davis | If only they had heeded Charles Sinclair

    Jamaica Gleaner / So 17 months after the former mayor of Montego Bay, Senator Charles Sinclair, sparked a debate about the need for a state of emergency in St James, the rest of the country is now watching on as that same remedy is applied in a parish where 335 persons, overwhelmingly men, were murdered…

  • Ounce of Prevention | A breath of fresh air – Breathe for better health in 2018

    Jamaica Gleaner / To our readers who wish to improve their well-being in this new year, I recommend that you pay more attention to your breathing. The average person takes more than 20,000 breaths per day. Breathing is fundamental to all our physical and mental activities. The respiratory system powerfully influences our heart and circulation…

  • Donaldson blasts U20 team preparation

    Jamaica Gleaner / After being eliminated from the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship, and also an opportunity to participate in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in France in August, Jamaica’s head coach, Lorne Donaldson says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) should do better, particularly with travelling to tournaments. Jamaica were eliminated after going down 4-0 to…

  • McLeod going after records this year

    Jamaica Gleaner / Reigning world 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod has set his sights on breaking both the 60m hurdles and 110m hurdles world records this year. McLeod, 23, who has a personal best of 12.90 seconds in the 110m hurdles and 7.41 in the 60m hurdles, said both world records of 12.80 and 7.30…

  • Growth & Jobs | Use Your Talent to Build Wealth

    Jamaica Gleaner / JN Bank employees Ariel Sinclair, operations support officer at the Papine MoneyShop; and Marissa Barrett, project specialist in the Credit Risk Management Unit, recently embarked on new hobbies which they find not only fulfilling, but which have transitioned into positive money-making opportunities. Ariel Sinclair Two years ago, Sinclair started to create exotic…

  • Rifle seized in Flankers' Rifle Lane

    Jamaica Gleaner / WESTERN BUREAU: The ongoing state of public emergency in St James yielded more success for the security forces yesterday, as a rifle and handgun were seized in Flankers, which was under siege prior to the latest crime-fighting initiative to quell the spate of killings, which spawned 335 murders parishwide last year. According…

  • St James residents blowing up JDF tip hotline

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Civil Military Cooperation and Media Affairs Officer, Major Basil Jarrett, has touted the army’s new tip hotline as an extremely valuable weapon in the war on criminality, with information received so far being very helpful to the operations in St James. The hotline, which was set up…

  • No surprise! – People's Choice Award a fillip for Oshane Thomas

    Jamaica Gleaner / This year’s winner of the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation People’s Choice Performance Award, Oshane Thomas, was not as surprised as the audience attending the ceremony at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel last Friday night. The 20-year-old fast bowler upstaged a field decorated with other high-profile nominees – including the likes of sprint hurdler and…

  • Amazon opens store with no cashiers or registers

    Jamaica Gleaner / No cashiers, no lines, no registers  this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping. The online retailer opened its Amazon Go concept to the public Monday, selling milk, potato chips and other items typically found at a convenience store. Amazon employees have been testing the store, which is at the…

  • Something Extra | Tuesday

    Jamaica Gleaner /   Today, we continue with more highlights from the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards. Held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, the nation’s athletes were recognised for their sterling performances. Top honours went to golden boy Omar McLeod and swimmer Alia Atkinson.

  • South Africa ruling party deciding if Zuma should step down

    Jamaica Gleaner / Johannesburg , AP: South Africa’s ruling party says it is deciding if it should order President Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state. African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule told the press yesterday, after a four-day meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee, that the party’s leadership has…

  • Patria-Kaye Aarons | My sunshine is gone

    Jamaica Gleaner / Stepmothers are mean. We all know them to be evil wenches with a trademark hideous, hairy mole somewhere on their faces and an annoyingly piercing nasal voice. Cruelty is what they are good at. Think Cinderella’s stepmother who turned her into a maid; Snow White’s stepmother, so jealous of her beauty that…

  • Growth & Jobs | BPO Company IBEX aims to create 5,000 jobs in Jamaica

    Jamaica Gleaner / Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ibex Global Bob Dechant announced that the company was still committed to its goal of creating 5,000 jobs in Jamaica. Dechant made the comments at the launch of Ibex’s Caribbean and Latin American headquarters in downtown Kingston last week. Dechant said that he made the commitment to…

  • Honour Awards | Patrick Hylton – A leader who is always aiming higher

    Jamaica Gleaner / Patrick Hylton, the corporate executive who has been delivering multibillion-dollar super profits for the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Financial Group, and who led the epochal rescue of the Jamaican financial sector following its meltdown in the late 1990s, admits to having been influenced most by the women in his life – his…

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  • 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;…

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