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What is the Jamaica Gleaner?

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The Jamaica Gleaner is a broadsheet, multi-sectioned newspaper that is published daily. Based in the island's capital, Kingston, it began publication in 1834 when it first appeared as a weekly newspaper.

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The newspaper is part of the Gleaner Company, the group parent of a number of media companies in Jamaica, North America and England. The group produces 15 print publications and also operates radio stations. The Gleaner also has a website that offers an extensive collection of archive material as well as current news. Print archives are available from the newspaper's beginnings in 1834 and digital archives from 2006. The paper also offers digital and print subscriptions.

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