North America

  • US State Dept report slams Gov't for being soft on corruption

    Jamaica Gleaner / The United States has continued to raise alarm over what it describes as the “entrenched government corruption within some government agencies” in Jamaica, while also arguing that it remains a significant problem of public concern. These and other issue were highlighted in the latest Human Rights Report on Jamaica, produced by the…

  • Work Wardrobe Essentials 101

    Jamaica Gleaner /   Having a basic understanding of work wardrobe essentials is important to looking stylish and feeling confident every day at the office. Creating a wardrobe can be expensive and, as women, we cannot get away with mixing and matching the same pieces on a regular basis as often as men. However, if…

  • Single but iffy to mingle | The heart of letting go

    Jamaica Gleaner / For reasons beyond your control, things just aren’t working out with you and your significant other anymore. Your partner in love might have switched sides to that of a criminal, aka private enemy number one. Maybe, you find yourself fighting to swim upstream, against the waves, while he continues to complacently go…

  • Government to develop bunkering industry

    Jamaica Gleaner / Minister of Transport and Mining Robert Montague says the Government is to aggressively pursue the development of Jamaica’s bunkering industry. This, he said, will be done through the facilitation of investment and ensuring that the necessary administrative and regulatory framework are in place. Montague was addressing the gala dinner of the International…

  • 'Rampage' monstrous on fun, hairy on logic

    Jamaica Gleaner / Of the infinite sources that could inspire filmmakers and captivate audiences, the last thing I ever expected was to see a full-length feature film about the video game Rampage . Sure, movies have been made on a simple premise before, but Rampage was a game that was predicated by its particular brand…

  • Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

    Jamaica Gleaner / NEW YORK (AP): Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again. Yet Clinton is starring in the Republican Party’s 2018 midterm strategy. With control of Congress up for grabs this fall,…

  • Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Jamaica Gleaner / MOSCOW (AP): A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr in New York during his father’s 2016 campaign for the US presidency said Yesterday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her yet. In an interview with The Associated Press, Natalia Veselnitskaya also detailed her recent meeting in Berlin…

  • Daviot Kelly | I should use what to cure what?

    Jamaica Gleaner / Like many people, I have dry scalp and eczema (you wouldn’t know it by my roguishly good looks). Once I have my medication – a combination of creams and a soap (along with good old dandruff shampoo) – working, my skin is fine. But every now and then, due to varying circumstances,…

  • Price upbeat despite Reggae Girlz' loss

    Jamaica Gleaner / Jamaica senior women’s football team assistant coach Andrew Price said that despite going down 1-0 to Cuba, it was an improved performance as the inaugural Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Challenge series ended yesterday at Drewsland Stadium. Cuba ended the series on a maximum six points in Group B, followed by Jamaica on…

  • Government ensuring that Cornwall Hospital is fully restored, says Chang

    Jamaica Gleaner / Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang says the Government is making every effort in ensuring that the 400-bed Cornwall Regional Hospital is fully rehabilitated. He said that when completed, the facility, located in St James, will be a genuine teaching hospital with all the required referral services. The national security minister…

  • Letter of the Day | Dying for piped water in Damhead, St Catherine

    Jamaica Gleaner / THE EDITOR, Sir: This is an open letter to the NWC. Pipes in Crescent district, Damhead, near Angels 1 Housing Scheme, St Catherine, are dry most times, hence, many residents are constantly without water for weeks at a time. If we followed the National Water Commission’s (NWC) own tagline that states ‘water…

  • Something Extra | Monday

    Jamaica Gleaner / It was a lavish affair on the lawns of Nigerian High Commissioner Ambassador Janet Olisa’s home recently, as she hosted the International Proxy Parents (IPP) Wine and Cheese SoirÈe. The scholarship fundraising event saw members of the diplomatic community, corporate Jamaica and other professionals gathered in fine style to support the worthy…

  • Towing services engaged to assist disabled vehicles along Mandela Highway

    Jamaica Gleaner / The National Works Agency (NWA) has engaged the services of a tow truck company in an effort to ease the frequent, severe traffic congestion on the Mandela Highway between Ferry in St Catherine and Six Miles, St Andrew. According to the NWA, the service has become necessary in light of the frequent…

  • All out war! – Portmore, Waterhouse midfield enforcers expect keenly contested RSPL final

    Jamaica Gleaner / Midfield enforcers Ewan Grandison of Portmore United and Keithy Simpson of Waterhouse have been the driving forces in getting their teams into the Red Stripe Premier League grand final at the National Stadium this evening. Simpson, Waterhouse’s midfield work horse, insists that all the pressure is on Portmore, who are on their…

  • Time to revive labour advocacy

    Jamaica Gleaner / I am trying to understand why teachers would object to offering three more days of instruction as mandated by the Ministry of Education in light of the industrial disruption that occurred some weeks ago. It is the state of mind behind the objection that should concern us. For there can be no…

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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