STARTING TODAY, Jamaicans from all walks of life will be engaged in a period of mourning to mark the passing of the late great South African leader Nelson Mandela.
THE RED carpet was rolled out at the Mona Preparatory School in St Andrew yesterday for the winners of this year's staging of the Television Jamaica Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz competition.
ARGUING THAT providing employment for ex-convicts is one way of reducing recidivism, one opposition senator has suggested that the Government further amend the tax laws to provide incentives for persons to employ members of this community who were previously convicted of a felony.
One of the worst finals in World Cup history - Spain versus the Netherlands - will be reprised in one of the first games at the 2014 edition. But yesterday's draw proved kind, of sorts, for Brazil. The host nation should make short work of Group A.
The Bounty Hall New Testament Church of God in Trelawny has embarked on a multimillion-dollar pig-farming project to help address the community's unemployment problem. The official announcement of the project was made at a fundraising banquet last week.
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Overseas-based reggae artiste Prince Theo is in Jamaica promoting singles from his new album called Inna State.
I wholeheartedly thank The Gleaner for 'World Hero' - a wonderful and evidence-based rehearsal of the story of Nelson Mandela, and the ways in which his story intersected with Jamaica.
"Education is the most powerful tool that you can use to change the world." This most profound Marley quote remains one of my guiding lights through life, even now as I reflect on the life of the hero that was and the spirit that still is.
Rusea's High School held its annual graduation ceremony at the Jockey Complex in Lucea, Hanover, last week Thursday under the theme 'Believing We Can, Believing We Did, Believing We Will'.