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Stories by Jason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:22 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

Dr Donovan Thomas, president of Choose Life International, has said the increasing numbers of suicide cases is a cause for concern. According to Thomas, up to Tuesday, which was observed as World Suicide Prevention Day, there were 47 suicide...

Published:Tuesday | August 13, 2019 | 12:22 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

A Jamaican living Holland has chosen to give back to her homeland and the health facility at which she sought treatment as a child, pledging upwards of $3 million over the next three years to adopt the Olympic Gardens Health Centre in St Andrew....

Published:Thursday | August 1, 2019 | 12:21 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica made another step towards tightening its relationship with the People’s Republic of China when it accepted a grant donation of over J$3.5 billion to undertake a number of local projects. The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry of...

Published:Monday | May 6, 2019 | 12:22 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

Inefficiencies dog the Ananda Alert system established 10 years ago to help reunite missing children with their families, even as the country continues to see kids disappearing at the rate of one every six hours or four per day. Police data reveal...

Published:Monday | April 29, 2019 | 12:27 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

Noted gynaecologist Dr Michael Abrahams has asserted that many parents are shying away from ensuring that their young daughters are vaccinated against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) because they are in denial that their off-spring may be sexually...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:26 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd (JPS) has set 51 residents of Majesty Gardens in St Andrew on a sustainable path to ensuring that their electricity bills are paid as well as organising their lives through its Empowered Entrepreneurship...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMJason Cross/ Gleaner Writer

The police are assuring citizens that their safety will be priority at the massive Jesus in the City church parade, scheduled for today.And with so much road work throughout the Corporate Area already causing traffic pile-ups in some areas, lawmen...

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