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NotNice urges fellow producers to see bigger picture

Billboard producer Ainsley ‘NotNice’ Morris wants colleagues to help build up and coming acts instead of competing to voice ‘who’s hot’. Speaking with The Gleaner in a recent interview, the established producer said that in the current...

Strike Hard! Hard! STRIKE - Girlz vow not to represent Ja again until they are paid in full

Jamaica’s senior women’s football team, the Reggae Girlz, has remained resolute that they will not represent the country until they have been paid, in full, the money owed to them for their historic participation in the FIFA Women’s Worl...

West breathes sigh of relief as taxi drivers turn out

The new school year got off to a smooth start in western Jamaica yesterday as fears that a planned strike by taxi operators and issues such as a shortage of teachers would have created problems never materialised. Clayton Smith, principal of Grang...

100 EOJ workers for PNP polls

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) will send a 100-member team of presiding officers and polling clerks to conduct Saturday’s People’s National Party (PNP) presidential polls at the National Arena. The EOJ – the country’s electoral direc...

Cops to continue monitoring Corporate Area traffic all month

The head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s traffic division has indicated that more cops than normal were on duty at major intersections across the Corporate Area to monitor the situation as the new school year got under way. Assistant Commiss...

Bunting’s Rise United looking for a blowout

With just days to go before the delegates elect a president for the People’s National Party, the Peter Bunting-led Rise United team on Sunday tallied its numbers, declaring that it had majority support. A little under 3,000 delegates are eligible...

St James closes in on 100 murders

After a weekend of brazen gun attacks that left four people dead, St James, one of three western parishes blanketed by a state of emergency, is close to recording 100 murders this year. One murder was recorded last Friday, one on Sunday and two yes...

‘Like a monster’ - Fate of hundreds of J’cans uncertain as Hurricane Dorian pummels The Bahamas; Florida battens down

As Hurricane Dorian battered The Bahamas yesterday, leaving a trail of death and devastation in its wake, there was uncertainty about the fate of roughly 1,000 Jamaicans living in the badly devastated Abaco Islands. Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert ...

Editor's Forum | No run-off fears in Canadian farm-work programme

Canadian High Commissioner Laurie Peters has described the 53-year-old Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (SAWP), which sees thousands of Jamaicans heading north annually to boost farm labour in harvesting crops, as a “well-oiled machine”...

New radar to improve weather forecasting, says Thompson

Jamaica’s obsolete radar system is set to be replaced by state-of-the-art equipment following yesterday’s signing ceremony for the design, supply and installation of an S-band Weather Radar System to boost the country’s ability to more accur...