Fri | Sep 21, 2018

Stories by Erica Virtue/Gleaner Writer

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue/Gleaner Writer

Years after it was first proposed, the Jamaica Teaching Council Bill - which will provide for the establishment of a governing body for the profession as well as a regime for the licensing and registration of all government-paid teachers - is now...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's high crime rate is putting pressure on the island's sole state-operated forensic lab, the Institute of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine, and causing delays in some investigations, as the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is forced to...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue/Gleaner Writer

While arguing that National Hero Norman Manley was not "pre-mature" in stating that the mission of his generation was to gain self-government for Jamaica, outspoken attorney and social advocate Dr Paul Ashley says the island's leaders have failed...

Published:Tuesday | June 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue/Gleaner Writer

Westmoreland squatters occupying sections of an 867-acre property owned by John and Kathleen Eugster have lost the right to remain on the land following Friday's ruling by High Court Justice Cressencia Brown Byfield, who set aside a stay of...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Employers' Federation (JEF), David Wan, wants members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to open their borders to allow the free movement of labour across the region.Addressing a Gleaner Forum titled 'Jamaica Under Labour...

Subscribe to Erica Virtue/Gleaner Writer