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Stories by Jodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

State Minister for Education and Youth, Floyd Green has called on young people across the island not to shy away from being nominated for this year's Prime Minister's National Youth Award for Excellence, once they feel they have done excellent work...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Tasha Shirley, a mother of three from Woodford Park in Kingston, was among 500 residents in south east St Andrew, who were recently beaming with gratitude after benefiting from the Back-to-School Medical and Dental Fair hosted by the College for...

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Bert Samuels, attorney representing vendors at the Constant Spring Market, has expressed satisfaction over the issuing of notification by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) for them to vacate the facility.The formal notice...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Pierre Rogers is convinced that if it were not for the intervention of the late Eric Coleridge Barnett who gave him a second chance while he was a student at the Wolmer's Boys' School in Kingston, he wouldn't be the man he is today.Rogers was among...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Dr Dayton Campbell, opposition spokesperson on health, believes that a tiered fee system needs to be put in place to ensure that there is universal access to healthcare facilities.Campbell was responding to the announcement from the health ministry...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

At five months old, doctors had limited hope that Ashleigh Jarrett would stay alive. She was, however, fortunate to have been able to visit Florida to have open heart surgery. Today, she is among The Gleaner's Spelling Bee 2018 Grade Six Achievement...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

Recognising that some children encounter tumultuous situations at home, Betty Ann Blaine, co-founder of Hear the Children's Cry, has said that she still wanted them to consider options other than running away.In sharing details about the new '...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJodi Ann Gilpin/Gleaner Writer

It is Kelly Magnus' dream to build a culture of reading in the six inner-city communities in which the Fight for Peace Foundation operates. Now, with the receipt of a grant from the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), she expects that her dream will...

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