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157 former agricultural workers and descendants in Trelawny now legal landowners
Approximately 157 former agricultural workers and their descendants who were living informally at the Gravell Hill Land Settlement in Wakefield, Trelawny, are now legal landowners following the handing over of Letters of Possession at an official...

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday, February 22, 2024
Lead Stories

‘Go out and vote'

With the allocation of $1.7 billion by the Government to facilitate a little more than two million electors to exercise their franchise in the local government elections, which take place today and Monday, Chairman of Citizens Action for Free and...

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News

RJRGLEANER champions life-saving cause with blood drive
In a move to support local healthcare, the RJRGLEANER Communications Group last month hosted a blood drive to help the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) meet the demands for blood and blood products that are critical to saving lives. The...

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Sports

‘We need to hear from you'

THE INTER-SECONDARY Schools Sports Association (ISSA) is remaining mum on the continued attempt from Jamaica College (JC) to have a decision to render two of its athletes ineligible to compete at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics...

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Business

Biden boosting cybersecurity at US ports

WASHINGTON: UNITED STATES (US) President Joe Biden signed an executive order yesterday and created a federal rule aimed at better securing the nations ports from potential cyberattacks. The administration is outlining a set of cybersecurity...

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Entertainment

‘A natural mystic': Music from Bob Marley movie hits Billboard Reggae Albums chart

With Bob Marleys 15-time-platinum Legend reigning at number one on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart for the umpteenth week, Marley mystic continues to flow through the chart with Bob Marley And The Wailers – One Love: Original Motion Picture...

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Commentary

Editorial | Liberating local gov't

Cynics will perhaps mock Prime Minister Andrew Holness for admitting that the campaign for the municipal elections has heightened his awareness of how disconnected Jamaicans are from local government, and how little confidence they have in their...

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Letters

Letter of the Day | The Vybz Kartel trial and Jamaica's call to judicial independence
THE EDITOR, Madam: The recent Privy Council hearing of Jamaicas dancehall artiste Adidja Palmers (Vybz Kartel) appeal against his conviction has reignited a long-standing debate: Should Jamaica continue to recognise the Judicial Committee of the...

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Lifestyle

Something Extra | Thursday

Defending champion, attorney-at-law Tameka Bryce, came prepared to defend her title at the Hanover Charities/Chukka Foundation Annual Polo event at Chukka Sandy Bay on Sunday, donning the most stunning conversation piece on her head. Not many came...

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Food

Chillin' reopens on Musgrave Avenue with signature feel, menu

In August 2023, Chillin Restaurant and Bar closed its doors temporarily. Now two months into the new year, the Jamaican food hotspot is back and at a new home. Reopening their doors at 3 Musgrave Avenue in Kingston, proprietor P.J. Wright...

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World News

EU agrees on new sanctions against Russia

BRUSSELS (AP): European Union countries on Wednesday agreed on a new package of sanctions against Russia to target individuals and businesses suspected of assisting Moscow in its war against Ukraine, including Chinese companies. The decision...

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