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Jamaica sees increase in tourist arrivals

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Minister of tourism and entertainment, Dr Wykeham McNeill, says Jamaica’s winter tourist season, now in its second month, is performing well, with growth in arrivals over last year. Read More..

Jamaica win World Table Tennis divisional title

Jamaica win World Table Tennis divisional title

JAMAICA men's table tennis team lead by coach Barney Reed and team captain Michael Hyatt won their first ever World Table Tennis Championship in Tokyo, Japan, Read More

A New Way To Fund Your Business

What if there was a practical way for Jamaican entrepreneurs to raise money on the Internet, without collateral to launch, develop or expand their Read More..


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Power 106FM plans to be Jamaica's first 24/7 all-talk radio station. With listeners to talk shows now at 70.2% of total radio listenership, research indicates that Power 106FM programmes dominate the airwaves from 5:30 in the morning until midnight. The station's free stream on the web at www.go-jamaica.com received 689,675 hits in one month.

 

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Shaggy and Friends Donates $70 Million to Bustamante Hospital

For more than 10 years, reggae artiste Shaggy has supported Bustamante Hospital the only pediatric hospital in Jamaica and the English-speaking Caribbean. To date, Shaggy Make a Difference Foundation has raised almost US$1,000,000 and provided close to 400 pieces of equipment.

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Bolt, Stewart are sprint champs

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SPRINT King Usain Bolt and the experienced Kerron Stewart ran away from quality fields on Friday night to win the men's and women's 100m titles on the second day of the JAAA/Supreme Ventures National Senior Trials at the National Stadium.

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In front of an almost-packed and expectant grandstand, Bolt and Stewart delivered despite somewhat weakened fields with the absence of World Championships men's 100m champion Yohan Blake, and IAAF Diamond League women's 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who both had byes and skipped the eventsRead More



The Gleaner

A great newspaper is distinguished by the balance, fairness and authority of its reporting and editing. The Gleaner takes its job seriously as the nation's watchdog, provider of news, conscience and forum and holds itself to the highest ethical standards.

Jamaican diaspora community in the United States have embraced the new immi- gration policy announced by US President Obama. 

Under the new policy which takes immediate effect, the US government has agreed to stop the deportation of undocument- ed immigrants who were taken there before they were 16 years old and are under 30 years old.

Those who qualify will be allowed to apply for work per- mits that will last for two years with no limits on the number of times it can be renewed.

To apply, however, these indi- viduals must show that they have been living continuously in the US for the last five years, do not have a criminal record and must have graduat- ed from a US high school, have a general equivalency diploma or served in the military.

Despite criticisms that the poli- cy is an election year ploy by the Obama administration, chair- man of the Jamaica Diaspora US North East Regiona, Patrick Beckford, said the new policy was long overdue and predicted that it would have a huge impact on the lives of many Jamaican families 

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