Thu | Dec 12, 2019

Stories by Karyl Walker/Gleaner Writer

Published:Tuesday | November 19, 2019 | 12:37 AMKaryl Walker/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Male Advancement Network is urging the Government to endorse paternity leave, which will allow men to provide moral and physical support for their spouses in the weeks following the birth of their children. The issue has been a point of...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:25 AMKaryl Walker/Gleaner Writer

Bare-chested with a machete in his hand, Omar Hunt took a breather as he sipped a ‘special’ – a mixed drink with the major component being rum. He bore a look of concern as he spoke of the demise of King Sugar in the district of Duckenfield, St...

Published:Friday | November 8, 2019 | 12:22 AMKaryl Walker/Gleaner Writer

Despite regulations implemented by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) requiring that remittance companies display inbound and outbound rates for transactions, recent checks have shown that some companies are flouting the rules. The BOJ rules require that...

Published:Wednesday | November 6, 2019 | 12:16 AMKaryl Walker/Gleaner Writer

The modern generation of Jamaica’s Jewish elite are beneficiaries of the legacy of sweat equity of their forbears, says Joseph M. Matalon, chairman of the ICD Group and one of the island’s most recognised Jewish business moguls. Matalon, the son of...

Published:Wednesday | October 30, 2019 | 12:35 AMKaryl Walker/Gleaner Writer

As a strike called by University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) academic staff dragged on yesterday, students at the Papine-based institution have expressed concern about the impact of a stalemate between administrators and union officials on their...

Published:Friday | October 18, 2019 | 12:10 AMKaryl Walker/Gleaner Writer

Even as recent heavy rains that have pelted eastern Jamaica, some Corporate Area communities are still ­experiencing dry pipes. Mark Murray lives in Duhaney Park, western St Andrew, and is at his wits’ end as to why, after so much rainfall...

Subscribe to Karyl Walker/Gleaner Writer