Fresh Force - Adams says Mobile Reserve overhaul should be beginning of JCF’s renewal

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While security expert Reneto Adams is giving the plan to disband the Mobile Reserve his full support, the retired senior superintendent of police believes it doesn’t go far enough. National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang announced plans to…

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Mourning a Statesman – A journey through The Gleaner Archives

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As Jamaica continues to mourn the passing of the nation’s fifth prime minister, Edward Philip George Seaga, The Gleaner takes you on a journey through its archives as we reflect on the funerals for five former heads of Government. They are former…

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Spence: Women’s potential goes beyond womb - Gender advocate says females aren’t to be blamed for social decline

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Declaring that women’s potential goes beyond that function of their wombs, gender activist Nadeen Spence has refused to accept that the rise of females to higher social and economic status is the driving force behind the social upheaval in the…

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Seaga’s final flight

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It was Edward Seaga’s last touchdown. On the tarmac at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston were members of the 1st Battalion Jamaica Regiment, decked out in their bright red uniform to execute a pompous welcome, a fitting salute to…

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News Briefs

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he Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is probing an incident in which a Jamaican national, who was refused entry into the twin-island republic, eluded immigration and airline security officials and left the Piarco International Airport on Saturday…

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Health sector left to rot for 30 years, expert charges

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A leading academic and researcher has charged that the country’s failure to meet 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in relation to maternal and child mortality was a direct result of poor planning in the health sector. Affette McCaw-Binns,…

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Use our jobs portal to recruit employees, Labour Ministry urges

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Jamaica’s Labour Ministry is urging more private-sector employers to use the Government’s Labour Market Information System to recruit workers. The system allows employers to post job openings, and allows persons seeking employment to…

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IAAF ordered by court to suspend Semenya testosterone rules

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya won an interim ruling in her battle against the IAAF and its testosterone regulations when the Swiss supreme court ordered athletics’ governing body to suspend the rules on Monday. The…

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Traffic signals at Passagefort Drive/Waterford Parkway intersection down

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The National Works Agency (NWA) is alerting motorists that the traffic signals at the Passagefort Drive/Waterford Parkway intersection in Portmore, St Catherine are currently out of use. Motorists should proceed with caution. The NWA…

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Firearm and ammuition seized in Portmore, man charged

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One man was arrested and charged following the seizure of a Glock pistol and 14 rounds of ammunition on the Southern Parade main road in Waterford, St Catherine on Saturday. He is 25-year-old Shani Findlater of Penny Way, Portsmouth in St….

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