1,044 ship workers coming but government ‘totally unprepared’

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Jamaica’s Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says the local health system is “totally unprepared” for more than 1,000 ship workers due to arrive in Falmouth, Trelawny on Monday.

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Oliver Clarke dies - Media giant passes away at home at 75

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Oliver Frederick Clarke, a quintessential media tycoon, Caribbean luminary, humanitarian and banker who had an almost inexhaustible list of accolades, died Saturday at his home at 9:45 p.m. after a battle with cancer. He was 75. Arguably one of the…

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Andrews contacted health ministry during Fearon saga - Mom says remarks of medics in background on phone call sickens her

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THERE’S A surprising revelation as investigations continue into the controversial death of Jodian Fearon. The Sunday Gleaner has now learnt that nearly 24 hours before the first-time mother died of apparent heart failure, a senior official at…

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In his own words… Quotable quotes of Oliver Clarke

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Former chairman of the RJRGLEANER Group Oliver Clarke was a shrewd commentator on a range of issues. Clarke, a chartered accountant by profession, was also a businessman. He died Saturday evening at the age of 75, ending his battle with cancer….

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Cabbies steering through rough COVID-19 road

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Charmaine Legister is vibrant, straightforward and wraps almost anyone who enters her taxi in her charm. These qualities, she told The Sunday Gleaner, are key ingredients behind her successful enterprise even as many of her male colleagues plying…

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State agents, political operatives inseparable in St Mary COVID-19 relief - Mayne says Bull Bay, Corn Piece quarantine lessons learnt; Alexis says first six days of lockdown illegal

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Government agencies, non-profit organisations and political operatives were inseparable in communities under COVID-19 lockdown last Thursday as The Sunday Gleaner toured the area, but South East St Mary Member of Parliament Dr Norman Dunn has…

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Post-COVID-19 Jamaica will be more efficient, says GG

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Governor General Sir Patrick Allen says Jamaica should become accustomed to the new way of life ushered in by the coronavirus, which has sent millions of jobs around the world into homes and others into virtual spaces. Sir Patrick, in an exclusive…

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Every Jamaican, and particularly our vulnerable citizens and our front-line and healthcare workers, is affected in some way by the COVID-19. It is daunting but there is hope. This crisis presents an opportunity for us to show that we are truly ‘…

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Media mogul Oliver Clarke dies at 75

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Oliver Frederick Clarke, the media mogul who stood at the helm of The Gleaner as chairman and managing director for more than four decades, has died. Clarke died on Saturday at 9:45 p.m at his St Andrew home, ending his battle with cancer. He was…

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FID targets assets after five convicted in $400m Manchester municipal fraud trial

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THE WAY is now clear for the Government to begin the legal process of seeking to take possession of properties and other assets valued at more than $220 million that have been traced to former Manchester Parish Council official Sanja Elliott. The…

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