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    Publix pharmacies offer new low-price prescription drug program

    MiamiHerald / Publix Pharmacy touts its new low-price prescription drug program “Next best thing to free.” The Lakeland-based grocery chain now offers a 90-day supply of many commonly prescribed medications for cholesterol, blood pressure and Parkinson’s, among others, for $7.50. The program includes 29 medications with a total of 85 dosage options. “Our founder, George…

  • Breaking News

    Publix pharmacies offer new low-price prescription drug program

    MiamiHerald / Publix Pharmacy touts its new low-price prescription drug program “Next best thing to free.” The Lakeland-based grocery chain now offers a 90-day supply of many commonly prescribed medications for cholesterol, blood pressure and Parkinson’s, among others, for $7.50. The program includes 29 medications with a total of 85 dosage options. “Our founder, George…

  • Breaking News

    Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing

    MiamiHerald / Americans awoke Saturday to learn that quarreling politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was a striking display of Washington dysfunction, and the finger-pointing came quickly. Trump tweeted that Democrats “wanted to…

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    Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct

    MiamiHerald / Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment. A protest in New York was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world. By…

  • Breaking News

    Government shutdown: What's closed, who's affected

    MiamiHerald / Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they’ll be able to return to work and how long they’ll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown. Many government operations will continue — U.S. troops will stay at their…

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    US Navy 'shadowing' Russian spy ship in Caribbean Sea

    Jamaica Gleaner / WASHINGTON (CMC): United States Department of Defense officials say Russia has dispatched an intelligence gathering ship to the Caribbean Sea that is being closely monitored by the Pentagon. The spy ship, Viktor Leonov was spotted leaving Port-of-Spain in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday after five days on the island, the Washington Free…

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    The train will return, tourism minister assures Appleton boss

    Jamaica Gleaner / Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, on Thursday, assured Clement ‘Jimmy’ Lawrence, chairman of J. Wray & Nephew, that the first phase of resuscitation of the passenger rail service, which should have been completed in time for the company’s grand opening of the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience, is still on track. “Jimmy,…

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    Early lockdown – State of emergency tightens grip on St James

    Jamaica Gleaner / WESTERN BUREAU: Hopeful that the state of public emergency will ultimately restore law and order, business operators in St James, including the operators of informal street-side stalls, said that they were quite happy to comply with a directive from the security forces to close early, although it would affect their income. “If…

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    Gov't offers early retirement programme to some public sector workers

    Jamaica Gleaner / The government is offering a Special Early Retirement Programme to eligible public sector workers as it prepares to implement pension reforms. It says eligible public sector workers are permanent employees between the ages of 50 and 59 years. However, health professionals, members of the security forces, correctional officers and teachers are not eligible….

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    Marvellous Marva ready to complete hat-trick

    Jamaica Gleaner / MARVELLOUS MARVA, the most improved horse in training last year, is poised to complete a hat-trick of wins on her 2018 debut in this afternoon’s Alexander Hamilton Trophy at a mile. A five-year-old mare who appeared to be a one-paced sluggard as a three-year-old, MARVELLOUS MARVA transformed into a dangerous middle-distance runner…

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  • Publix pharmacies offer new low-price prescription drug program

    MiamiHerald / Publix Pharmacy touts its new low-price prescription drug program “Next best thing to free.” The Lakeland-based grocery chain now offers a 90-day supply of many commonly prescribed medications for cholesterol, blood pressure and Parkinson’s, among others, for $7.50. The program includes 29 medications with a total of 85 dosage options. “Our founder, George…

  • Publix pharmacies offer new low-price prescription drug program

    MiamiHerald / Publix Pharmacy touts its new low-price prescription drug program “Next best thing to free.” The Lakeland-based grocery chain now offers a 90-day supply of many commonly prescribed medications for cholesterol, blood pressure and Parkinson’s, among others, for $7.50. The program includes 29 medications with a total of 85 dosage options. “Our founder, George…

  • Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing

    MiamiHerald / Americans awoke Saturday to learn that quarreling politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was a striking display of Washington dysfunction, and the finger-pointing came quickly. Trump tweeted that Democrats “wanted to…

  • Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct

    MiamiHerald / Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment. A protest in New York was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world. By…

  • Government shutdown: What's closed, who's affected

    MiamiHerald / Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they’ll be able to return to work and how long they’ll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown. Many government operations will continue — U.S. troops will stay at their…

  • US Navy 'shadowing' Russian spy ship in Caribbean Sea

    Jamaica Gleaner / WASHINGTON (CMC): United States Department of Defense officials say Russia has dispatched an intelligence gathering ship to the Caribbean Sea that is being closely monitored by the Pentagon. The spy ship, Viktor Leonov was spotted leaving Port-of-Spain in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday after five days on the island, the Washington Free…

  • The train will return, tourism minister assures Appleton boss

    Jamaica Gleaner / Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, on Thursday, assured Clement ‘Jimmy’ Lawrence, chairman of J. Wray & Nephew, that the first phase of resuscitation of the passenger rail service, which should have been completed in time for the company’s grand opening of the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience, is still on track. “Jimmy,…

  • Early lockdown – State of emergency tightens grip on St James

    Jamaica Gleaner / WESTERN BUREAU: Hopeful that the state of public emergency will ultimately restore law and order, business operators in St James, including the operators of informal street-side stalls, said that they were quite happy to comply with a directive from the security forces to close early, although it would affect their income. “If…

  • Gov't offers early retirement programme to some public sector workers

    Jamaica Gleaner / The government is offering a Special Early Retirement Programme to eligible public sector workers as it prepares to implement pension reforms. It says eligible public sector workers are permanent employees between the ages of 50 and 59 years. However, health professionals, members of the security forces, correctional officers and teachers are not eligible….

  • Marvellous Marva ready to complete hat-trick

    Jamaica Gleaner / MARVELLOUS MARVA, the most improved horse in training last year, is poised to complete a hat-trick of wins on her 2018 debut in this afternoon’s Alexander Hamilton Trophy at a mile. A five-year-old mare who appeared to be a one-paced sluggard as a three-year-old, MARVELLOUS MARVA transformed into a dangerous middle-distance runner…

  • Christians and obeah

    Jamaica Gleaner / Recently, gospel artiste Glacia Robinson, in an interview on TVJ’s Entertainment Report with Anthony Miller prior to her Boxing Day concert last December, recounted the dark road she travelled for five years as she battled an unknown illness. Through a spiritual encounter with a pastor in New York, not only was she…

  • From river baths to world travels – The Dr Sherrefa Burchell testimony – Pt1

    Jamaica Gleaner / Mandeville, Manchester: The small two-bedroom house in the community of Blackshop in St James that housed seven individuals with little to no modern amenities laid the foundation for 27-year-old Dr Sherrefa Burchell and her journey from a humble background to internationally trained science expert and research-centre director. “I was the fourth of…

  • Chronixx should win Grammy

    Jamaica Gleaner / THE EDITOR, Sir: This year’s Grammy Awards will get a lot of attention in the reggae category. I commend the nominees, but having listened to the albums, Chronixx’s Chronology stands out in terms of artistry. It is the epitome of what reggae music is all about and it is the only album…

  • Ja signs double taxation agreement with Italy

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Jamaican Government and its Italian counterpart yesterday signed a double-taxation agreement aimed at advancing trade and investment between both countries. Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw said that the agreement would provide significant benefits for Italian investors in Jamaica such as Gruppo Campari, which has invested heavily in the…

  • Scorpions on the back-foot

    Jamaica Gleaner / BRIDGETOWN, Barbados(, (CMC) Barbados Pride pace quartet of Chemar Holder, Keon Harding, Justin Greaves and Dominic Drakes brought to life a pedestrian day with hostile bowling in the final hour to put Jamaica Scorpions on the back-foot in the Regional 4-Day Championship yesterday. Extracting pace and bounce from the hard, true Kensington…

  • Trump's vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

    Jamaica Gleaner / JOHANNESBURG (AP): First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump’s vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa’s many attractions. Trump referred to African nations as “s***hole countries” last week during a meeting in Washington, according to several participants. The…

  • A spiritual awakening cometh

    Jamaica Gleaner / Roots reggae fans and followers of the doctrine of Rastafari may readily recall Two Sevens Clash , Culture’s debut album. Released in 1976, the album was produced following a prophecy of Marcus Garvey that posited there would be chaos when ‘sevens met’ (presumably July 7, 1977). Spiritual is motivated by a similar…

  • Royal close shave – Prince William opts for dramatic buzz cut

    Jamaica Gleaner / LONDON (AP): The hair on the heir is no longer quite so apparent. Prince William, whose hairline has been receding for years, has opted for a dramatic close-shaved new hairstyle. The buzz cut was captured by photographers as 35-year-old William, who is second in line to the British throne behind his father…

  • First AngelsJa successes | Patria-Kaye's journey up Sweetie highway (Part 2)

    Jamaica Gleaner / We started the journey up Sweetie highway with candy-maker Patria-Kaye Aarons on Thursday. We continue today. Come with us.   I need an angel (investor)   Sweetie Confectionery had taken off in spectacular fashion and was growing bigger and bigger each year – faster than Patria-Kaye’s pocket could handle. Every order was…

  • Are you ready and waiting, or do you need more time?

    Jamaica Gleaner / Manchester: The fact that God has not yet put in His appearance is often taken for granted because we have lived to see another year, another week, another day, and still, ‘the clouds have not opened’ and some of the events we have been told would signal His coming seem to have…

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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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