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Stories by Janet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Noting that there is no substitute for a good education, student beneficiaries of the annual MoBay City Run are hailing the charity event as a classic definition of "what is right with Jamaica.""I must confess that I had some apprehensions when I...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Senior executives of the National Commercial Bank, headed by its chairman Michael Lee-Chin, strutted into the city of Montego Bay last Thursday to unwrap a significant piece of history - the official opening of the NCB Fairview branch.Male...

Published:Friday | February 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:A Champagne bar, afternoon high tea, an exiting hat competition, and men and women playing one of the oldest team sports in recorded history were at the heart of the annual Chukka- Hanover Charities Polo Competition last Sunday....

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the Government is looking to position Falmouth as the jewel of the Caribbean, adding that nearly $3 billion have been earmarked for further development of the town.The prime minister, who toured the...

Published:Friday | January 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Dressed to 'paw-ty' for a fantastic cause, animal lovers turned out in large numbers last Saturday night, for the inaugural Fur Ball, hosted to raise funds for the Montego Bay's Animal Haven.A big-hearted Nicole De Lisser...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:04 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

As Jamaica comes to grips with the fallout caused by travel advisories and the calling of a state of public emergency in St James, the country's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett is reassuring visitors that the island remains safe.Quoted in a...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, says the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) is committed to investing some $15 billion in development programmes for 2018.In delivering the...

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