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  1. Rodent in the rockersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | The Gleaner

    The rat is entrenched in Hollywood lore as the Rat Pack is the stuff of legend. Although the 1998 movie The Rat Pack centred on a group of performers led by Frank Sinatra and including Sammy Davis Jr, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop, the original unit was headed by Humphrey Bogart .

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  2. Big bucks Expo - Estimated $300m to come from 2016 eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | The Gleaner

    The most conservative estimates are indicating that Expo Jamaica 2016, where the island's products will be put on show for the world, will generate no less than $300 million in economic activity over its four-day staging, starting Thursday. During the 2014 expo, an estimated 20,000 persons attended, in addition to the 476 buyers who stalked the floor, generating 105 business leads.

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  3. Expo Jamaica 2016 opens on Thursday - Hundreds of Jamaican...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | The Gleaner

    Hundreds of Jamaican producers and their products will be on display starting this Thursday at the National Arena and the National Indoor sports Centre for the 43rd annual showpiece, which displays Jamaican products to the world. Under the theme 'The Business Hub of the Caribbean', the expo will feature hundreds of Jamaican products over four days.

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  4. Salem United Church celebrates 178 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | The Gleaner

    The Salem United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, known then as the Salem Congregational Church, was founded in 1838 by missionaries who came to Jamaica in 1834 seeking lands to purchase on which they would build churches. They were instructed not to stay in cities like Spanish Town and Kingston, but to concentrate on the rural areas.

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  5. We played with our all - Schafer - Boyz target win in Costa Rica showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Jamaican defender Kemar Lawrence is tackled by Costa Rica's Kendal Watson during their World Cup qualifier inside the National Stadium last Friday. The game ended 1-1.

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  6. We played with our all - Scha ferRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer Jamaica Kemar Lawrence takes evasive action as Costa Rica's Christian Gamboa makes a clearance in their encounter at the National Stadium on Friday night. Looking on is Costa Rica's Joel Campbell.

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  7. Disappointing draw for Reggae Boyz ... Costa Rica hold Jamaica to 1-1 resultRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Jamaica's Reggae Boyz were held to a 1-1 draw by Costa Rica in their key CONCACAF semi-final round FIFA World Cup qualifier inside the National Stadium last night. Goals in either half by Jamaican midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson and Costa Rica's Johnny Acosta has left things interestingly poised in the group.

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  8. MC&Associates produces groundbreaking health TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Brainchild of Melody Cammock-Gayle, director of marketing and communications firm MC&Associates, and her team, the show aims to present relevant health information in a relatable manner. "Even the setting was deliberately chosen to convey a relaxed atmosphere where persons feel comfortable to discuss and share.

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  9. Reward Cuthbert-FlynnRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Olivia 'Babsy' Grange has returned to the country's new ministerial Cabinet in a familiar role. Sports will again have the benefit of her long-time exposure in that arena.

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  10. Nesbeth Bids Wife Final GoodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Daughter of the deceased, AzanNia Nesbeth , gets a comforting hug from her grandmother, Donna Wedderburn-Allen, while Nesbeth dries his tears. At left is Entertainment Minister Olivia Grange.

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  11. Islam bias - Terrorist label hurts female Muslims living in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Marufah Tijan hugs fellow member of the Islamic Council of Jamaica, Lena Edwards following a recent meeting of the council. Some female Muslims living in the island are complaining that they are being picked out for special attention at some international borders because of their mode of dress.

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  12. Industry minister endorses Expo Jamaica 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda has endorsed this year's 43rd staging of the biennial Expo Jamaica trade show, slated for April 14 to 17 at the National Arena and the National Indoor Sport Centre in Kingston. The four-day event is being jointly staged by the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association , the Jamaica Exporters' Association, and Jamaica Promotions Corporation under the theme: 'The Business Hub of the Caribbean'.

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  13. Something Extra - ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Pete Forrest, senior branch manager of Sagicor Corporate Circle Branch, is a lucky man flanked by Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Agent of the Year Lorraine Younger at the Sagicor Corporate Circle Branch awards. Ladies in Red.

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  14. JMTC concert a delightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Gleaner

    The well known saying, ?The show must go on?, may well have been show business? response to Murphy's law, ?If anything can go wrong, it will.? Despite the various unscheduled occurrences at the recent Jamaica Musical Theatre Company concert at Alhambra Inn, the show did go on. And the audience judged it delightful, as indicated by their enthusiastic applause and cheering for many items.

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  15. The church, - the citizen and - the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Gleaner

    In this season of Lent, the Jamaican populace will be voting in what can be described as one of the most important elections since Adult Suffrage in 1944. That the election has been called at this time one can, devoid of political expediency and the power of the polls, recognise the moment as a time for clear and steadfast assent of the mind and spirit as one contemplates the future of Jamaica, Land we love.

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  16. The church building communities and familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Meeting needs effectively, is a constant goal of the Church, even when those needs are challenging. Housing continues to be an area of great need for many Jamaicans and Ridgemount United under the visionary leadership of the Reverend J. Oliver Daley, since 1999, joining in partnership with Peru Community Church in New York over the last 12 years has been seeking to meet this need by providing a house each year for a needy person or family annually.

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  17. When they called it ... revisiting election announcements since independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | The Gleaner

    The history of calling elections in Jamaica has over the past 60 years evolved from the understated parliamentary announcements and even press releases, to declarations at massive party meetings attended by thunderous applause from partisan supporters. 1959: Chief Minister, Norman Manley, announced the July 28, 1959 General Elections on May 28, 1959 in the House of Representatives.

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  18. US$ millionaire Bolt shocked at his financial worthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Bolt: " ... I never knew that I would make so much money." Bolt made a total of just over J$2.5 billion or the equivalent of US$21 million last year, and was among the top 100 biggest sport earners globally.

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  19. Financial logistics hub bills for parliamentary debateRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton will pilot the bills. He made the announcement yesterday as he addressed the luncheon in honour of the director general of the World Trade Organization, Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo.

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  20. Jamaica is blessed in terms of religion, says member of Jewish communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Citing the peaceful coexistence of people of varying religious persuasions in Jamaica, a member of the Jewish community here believes that Jamaica is blessed in terms of religion. Ainsley Henriques, Honorary Consul of Israel and a member of the United Congregation of Israelites, one of the oldest Jewish communities in Jamaica, said this situation allows all religions practised here to be celebrated here.

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