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Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

The lack of self-reporting from victims of human trafficking continues to pose serious challenges for crime fighters, but head of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Unit in the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Deputy Superintendent Carl Berry, said that...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Highly impressive would be an understatement in describing how some stakeholders in Clarendon viewed the Reverend Astor Carlyle's message, which was delivered at the 38th National Leadership Prayer Breakfast at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Experts are expressing alarm after discovering that in 2017, close to 33,000 children ages 10-19 years, were diagnosed with elevated blood pressure due to obesity.Professor Alafia Samuels, director of the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

If Jamaica had experienced a tsunami, the scare of which sent some residents fleeing their homes on Tuesday evening, Dr Parris Lyew Ayee said that it would not have resulted in devastating damage.The head of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute of the...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Who would bar Davina Bennett from attending school for wearing her afro?That was the question raised by Education Minister Ruel Reid, who spoke to The Gleaner about some of the challenges in constructing the proposed grooming and nutrition policy...

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

He made it clear that no one should be killed because of their sexual orientation, but Dr Wayne West, chairman of the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society, believes that a proposal to ban Pastor Steven Anderson from coming to Jamaica would be a...

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Pointing to heavy competition from prints coming out of China and finding their way in the local the art industry, Trisha M. Lee believes there is still huge potential for industry players to garner tremendous opportunities for growth.Lee, in an...

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