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Stories by Janet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Clinical psychologist Georgia Rose said it is long overdue for stakeholders and policymakers to have extensive discussions on the psychological toll the overbearing pressure to get perfect academic scores is having on children.Rose, a lecturer at...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Claude McKay's words, "I shall return again", were evident in the pieces on show by contemporary artists Monique Gilpin, Cosmo Whyte, brothers Nile and Storm Saulter, and Leasho Johnson, whose works were on show at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre on...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Anthony 'Okey' Williams said he cried "one million times" as the turbulent weather hoisted his boat into the air several times, thirst parched his throat, and his stomach screamed for food.By day five of the seven days being lost at...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:United States (US) carriers operating from the Sangster International Airport will accept powdered packages in excess of 12 ounces/340 grams in their cabins once the products are purchased post-security checkpoints.The news comes as...

Published:Wednesday | April 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Clinical Coordinator at Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH), Dr Delroy Fray, is advising patients who can avoid coming to the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay to seek treatment elsewhere.Fray, a former senior medical officer of...

Published:Wednesday | February 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

The Hospiten Group continues its foray into the health and wellness tourism market with the acquisition of a major healthcare facility in Panama.The Spanish company, whose Hospiten Montego Bay facility is considered one of the finest in the region,...

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

WESTERN BUREAU:With eight luxury liners and a capacity of 6,000 passengers or more currently under construction, Carnival Corporation has given Jamaica a ringing endorsement, calling it "one of the best and most diversified destinations in the world...

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

WESTERN BUREAU:Seen as vermin by many Jamaicans, mongrel dogs are often kicked, starved, and forced to steal to survive in a country where poodles are family members, Rottweilers are security guards, and pit bulls are status symbols.One woman is...

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