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Garvey, Harrison in Ja squad for four-day opener
Opening batsman Garth Garvey and lanky left-arm spinner Paul Harrison are set to make their first-class debuts after they were included in the Jamaica Scorpions 13-man squad for their opening Digicel Regional Four-day clash against three-time...

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Hostile takeover? - Supreme Ventures chairman calls attorneys over move to oust board

Caught off guard by what appears to be a dual effort by new Trinidadian shareholder Zodiac and investment house Mayberry at a hostile takeover of the Supreme Ventures Limited board, the current directors are huddling with their lawyers on how to...

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News

Government and US agency partner to control mosquitoes

Up to 90 per cent of some homes have been found to be breeding grounds for the Aedes aegypti mosquito, but the Government will be partnering with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the coming months to deal with this...

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Sports

Manning Cup heats up - KC, Calabar clash in feature quarter-final match

Traditional rivals Kingston College and Calabar High will meet for the first time in many years as the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup quarter-final round kicks off today.The teams have been drawn into two groups of four teams each. In one group are St Andrew...

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Entertainment

Connecting tourism and entertainment

Argentina's ambassador to Jamaica, Ariel Fernandez, is very enthusiastic about Jamaican popular music. In a story in last Sunday's Gleaner, he spoke at length about not only the recent international reggae festival in Buenos Aires featuring Julian Marl

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Commentary

Editorial | Justice reform and sentence reduction
Sentence reduction for defendants who enter early guilty pleas in their criminal trial is a step in the right direction in seeking to reform Jamaica's creaking justice system, which suffers from inordinate delays.Introduced in May this year, the...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | Time for a new Lutheran Reformation?
THE EDITOR, Sir:Where have we reached after 500 years when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses of the church door of the Castle Church in Wittenburg, Germany? Is it time for someone else to nail another theses on another church door?In the 1920s,...

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