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UPDATE: Gardner resigns, Taylor takes charge at Harbour View

Harbour View Football Club administrator Ludlow Bernard has confirmed that Ricardo Gardner, this evening, tendered his resignation, as head coach of the Red Stripe Premier League outfit. The club will meet in the coming days to make a decision on a...
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'Bibi' Gardner expected to resign from Harbour View FC

According to several reports, Harbour View head coach and Reggae Boyz legend, Ricardo 'bibi' Gardner, will today offer his resignation to the club, following a string of poor results. The Gleaner has been informed that the...
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Petrojam needs an upgrade - PM says urgent action required, as oil refinery is in danger of becoming obsolete

Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the Petrojam oil refinery is in danger of becoming obsolete.The state-run entity was laid bare by a stinging auditor general's report last week.Speaking at yesterday's quarterly press briefing at Jamaica House,...
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Ensure PAC discusses Petrojam audit by mid-January or else, Opposition warns

The parliamentary Opposition has given the Andrew Holness administration a deadline of mid-January to ensure that the findings of a comprehensive audit of the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam are examined by the Public Accounts Committee of...
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Growth & Jobs | Jamaica leads the Caribbean in renewable energy

Jamaica is now developing its renewable-energy potential at a leading pace among its Caribbean neighbours with support from private investment, says David Delaire, managing director, Germany-based MPC Capital.This is demonstrated by its 170...
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Growth & Jobs | Shaw leads mission to promote agri industry

Audley Shaw, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, recently led a five-day mission in London to promote Jamaica's agricultural sector for investment and export of Jamaica's fresh produce and food-based products.The mission...
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'Bibi' says bye - Gardner resigns as Harbour View head coach

Ricardo 'Bibi' Gardner has resigned as head coach of Harbour View Football Club, administrator Ludlow Bernard confirmed yesterday. Gardner, a former national senior men's football team captain, has been in charge of the club since last season, but...
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We're building a dynasty - Wilson, Hyde

It was sheer excitement and thrill inside the Stuart Hall auditorium yesterday at Clarendon College (CC) as students blew vuvuzelas in celebration of the team's 1-0 victory over Kingston College in the ISSA Olivier Shield at the National Stadium in...
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Goodyear halts tyre production in Venezuela

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is halting production in Venezuela, making it the latest international corporation to abandon a South American nation in economic crisis, officials said Monday...
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Former actuary sues Guardian Life

Insurance company Guardian Life Limited and its former vice-president and actuary, Catherine Allen, are locked in a legal battle in a claim she filed for wrongful dismissal.The case also involves Guardian's decision to tap $1.25 billion of its...
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Dancehall and soca converge for Rebellion Band launch

Although given the title of King of the Dancehall, Beenie Man's versatility as an entertainer has afforded him the privilege of being added to various carnivals across the Caribbean. The featured entertainer for the launch of One World Rebellion's...
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Buju Banton - the father and comedian

Mark Anthony Myrie's children have a lot of lost time to make up for. Speaking to his daughter, Jodian Myrie, weeks before his release, she reiterated how special it would be for each of his 17 children.Having been separated from her father for 10...
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Editorial | Make Petrojam the line in the sand

Prime Minister Andrew Holness' announcement that he will order a forensic audit of Petrojam will be embraced by people, among whom this newspaper is counted, who value accountability in the management, and use, of taxpayers' money.Yet, Mr Holness...
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George Davis | Ganja, law and propaganda

In his journal article 'The Law and Cannabis in the West Indies (1973)', H. Aubrey Fraser noted that between 1962 and 1972, approximately 11,140 Jamaicans were hauled before the courts for possessing ganja. Over the same period, 2,091 Jamaicans were...
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Letter of the Day | Bush 41 was no saint

THE EDITOR, Sir:Tributes to former US President George H.W. Bush have flooded social media since his death, and judging by the outpouring of grief from mainstream media, journalists seem to be just as upset at his passing as anyone.The New Yorker,...
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Hospitals - are they for us or against us?

THE EDITOR, Sir:We often hear stories of the patience one has to exhibit whenever one visits public hospitals, clinics and other government entities.Having been registered as a patient at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) for more...
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Brazil police to investigate spiritual healer

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):A special task force will investigate accusations by 10 women that they were sexually abused by a self-styled spiritual healer at his clinic in Brazil's central-western state of Goias, police said Monday.The accusations against...
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Brexit in turmoil as May postpones Parliament vote

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed Parliament's vote on her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union (EU), acknowledging that lawmakers would have rejected it by a "significant margin".The move averted a...
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Fun-filled day with AHF Red

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the gardens of Devon House became the base of a jolly affair, as several families flooded the area to partake in a fun-filled day and health fair.Organised by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Jamaica (AHF), a non-...
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Island Child Style runway show a hit

The 2018 Island Child Style runway show had a successful staging at The Jamaica Pegasus last Saturday, as guests turned out to experience some amazing fashion. Here are the highlights.
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Improvement plan activated for Newport West

A Working Group is being established by the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation to commence planning for improvement to Newport West, location of the largest cluster of shipping and logistics enterprises and site of the major cargo...
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Shipping Schedule December 11-17, 2018

VESSELS ETACARIB STARRHL AGILITAS 12/12TAIPEI TRADER 12/12SONDERBORG 13/12CFS PACORA 13/12CFS PANAVERA 13/12ZIM DJIBOUTI 14/12SATURN 15/12PACENO 15/12HYUNDAI MERCURY 15/12ANTON SCHULTE 16/12TAMPA TRADER 17/12CMA CGMCONTSHIP PRO 11/...
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