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Stories by Jodi Ann Gilpin

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 4:59 PMJodi Ann Gilpin

Dr Dayton Campbell, opposition spokesperson on health, is calling for members of the public to give blood in order to assist persons who develop complications from dengue hemorrhagic fever. Speaking today at a press conference at the People’s...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin

It was difficult for supporters to compose themselves after Margaret Campbell, principal of St Goerge's College was named the Lasco/Ministry of Education,  Youth and Information Principal of the Year.

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 2:57 PMJodi Ann Gilpin

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has directed that Jamaica pursues a target of achieving 50 per cent of its energy generation from renewables by 2030. Under current policy, the country has a target of 30 per cent. Holness expressed confidence...

Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 11:02 AMJodi Ann Gilpin

Last year this time, Earl Jarrett,  renowned businessman, was not sure he would have been alive to be recognised at the annual National Awards Ceremony, held at King's House, St Andrew this morning.  Jarrett had fallen ill. He has since...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 2:40 PMJodi Ann Gilpin

Kingston’s Mayor Delroy Williams says steady progress is being made on the restoration and renovation of the Ward Theatre in downtown Kingston. Speaking with The Gleaner following this morning's monthly meeting of the Kingston and St...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 3:52 PMJodi Ann Gilpin

The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) today passed a resolution calling for the Government to expedite the tabling and passage of public cleansing regulations which will, among other things, increase fines and penalties for...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 3:08 PMJodi Ann Gilpin

Minister with responsibility for the Environment Daryl Vaz says the ministry will be boosting its efforts to educate Jamaicans about the devastating impacts of natural disasters and climate change ahead of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs...

Published:Saturday | January 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin

With Cabinet slated to review the stalled wage negotiations with the police today, the cops are increasing their demands for an improved offer.Having already staged two unofficial sick-outs, rank-and-file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin

The Campion College Dance group is currently making plans to take its annual season of dance dubbed Roots to the diaspora in New York.Coming on the heels of Jamaica 55, the dance group recently had its audience in awe, as it took patrons through...

Published:Thursday | June 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin

Environment advocate Diana McCauley is urging the Government to ensure that proper mitigation initiatives are established to build the country’s resilience against the looming threat of the United States exiting the Paris Agreement...

Published:Tuesday | May 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin

THE RECOGNITION of the threat posed to heritage sites in Jamaica has been brought into sharp focus, as the Government, in addition to various stakeholders, attempts to find more sustainable ways to combat climate change. Culture Minister Olivia...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 5:07 PMJodi Ann Gilpin

She was described as the 'Black Santa Claus' while she was living in Canada and one who always ended her conversations with 'love you' - character traits of Raphaelita Walker mourners will miss, as her life was celebrated yesterday during a...

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