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Stories by Keisha Hill

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2015 | 11:22 AMKeisha Hill

Law enforcement across the island continues to be bolstered following the recent graduation of 10 district constables from a programme currently being administered by the Guardsman Group in collaboration with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF)....

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 5:54 PMKeisha Hill

leaders and managers from more than 80 diverse organisations recently attended a one-day capacity-building seminar on the importance of NGOs, under the theme, 'Essential Strategies and Tools for NGO Sustainability in 2015 and Beyond', in Kingston,...

Published:Friday | July 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Being a staple in consumers' homes, Nestlé recently presented one of its customers, Nathalie Singleton, with items she wished for in the Nestlé As You Wish Promotion.For Singleton, a single mother of two children who works as a security officer with...

Published:Monday | July 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Alpha Institute is not just about education or providing skills training, its overall objective is to enable a social development thrust to help the boys in its care mature adequately and face their future.The school has more than 120 boys...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 3:46 PMKeisha Hill

Twenty students who performed creditably in their recent Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations by using the EduFocal website were recently recognised for their outstanding efforts....

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The traditional Chinese method of healing known as acupuncture has been used successfully to enhance fertility and reduce painful and irregular menstruation. Offering an effective, time-tested approach, it is used alongside conventional reproductive...

Published:Thursday | July 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Run Free is a community arts project that uses the aesthetics and philosophies of Parkour (a style of free-running), along with physical theatre, dialogue and music to capture the stories of young men living in Parade Gardens, Kingston. Creating a...

Published:Monday | July 6, 2015 | 4:47 PMKeisha Hill

The RuJohn Foundation, in partnership with Wisynco, recently brought to Jamaica more than 30 entertainment and entrepreneurship personalities to facilitate more than 300 youths from across the island in the annual RuJohn Foundation Celebrity Sports...

Published:Tuesday | July 21, 2015 | 3:48 PMKeisha Hill

Whatever your pet's unique needs are and depending on your budget, Purina's range of pet foods gives them the nutrition they need to be their absolute best.With Purina's goal of providing pet owners with tailored nutrition for pets, local...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Dealing with the effects of discomfort, pain and injury can significantly affect your life both in and out of work, limiting what you do and how you interact with others. Therefore, preventing and managing discomfort, pain and injury makes good...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Tenneice Brown, one of the recipients of the VMBS Future Plan 'Head Start' Scholarship, is determined to realise her dream to make her mom Marcia Lewis proud.Brown is from a single-parent family and her daily sustenance was often from the meagre...

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Victoria Mutual Building Society recently made three corporate donations to the St Andrew Settlement, Fletcher's Land Police Youth Club and the Alumni House at the University of the West Indies, Mona.St Andrew Settlement received a computer, which...

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

In a city where artistic freedom and tolerance prevail to the solidity on offer to artists, the arts has been quietly making waves in Northern Ireland. However, much more can be done to support the movement and effect real change. What comes to the...

Published:Wednesday | July 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

After a six-year hiatus, the GraceKennedy (GK) Group has relaunched its Jamaican Birthright Programme, welcoming four interns from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom (UK) to the island for the opportunity to reconnect with their...

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2015 | 3:50 PMKeisha Hill

Despite fire crews' best efforts, a seven-bedroom dwelling house on Lyndhurst Road was reduced to rubble yesterday afternoon after a massive fire consumed all of the property. The inferno that began around 1:06 p.m. and threatened to destroy...

Published:Friday | July 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

As severe drought continues to affect the island and with a very dim forecast for potential rainfall, the National Water Commission (NWC) is yet again imploring Jamaicans to conserve on the precious commodity.The NWC, through a prohibition order to...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

It is important to keep in mind that artists tend to enjoy their work. That sense of satisfaction is presumably why they keep chiselling away at it, even in a tough labour market. Jamaica's economic prospects for artists seem particularly bleak,...

Published:Friday | July 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

THE NATIONAL Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that more than 100,000 of its customers in the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA) have been delinquent in settling their arrears with the company, resulting in added debt of up to $18.2 billion dollars...

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2015 | 2:38 PMKeisha Hill

Chantelle Grant, junior engineer at Grace Food Processors Canning Division, one of the guest speakers at this year's launch of the GraceKennedy Education 5K Walk/Run 2015, applauded the Grace and Staff Foundation for the patience and diligence they...

Published:Tuesday | June 16, 2015 | 1:46 PMKeisha Hill

Historically, the work done by domestic helpers has been considered lowly, and these nannies, housekeepers, caregivers and cleaners have been excluded from the protection of almost all major labour legislation.However, for Rosetta Steer, this year's...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2015 | 2:30 PMKeisha Hill

While almost any man can father a child, there is so much more to being a father in a child's life. A father's love is just as important to a child's development as a mother's, and sometimes more so, suggests a series of reviews published between...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The values and attitudes we live by affect how we relate to other people and to all our activities in the environment, and so is a major influence on our prospects for achieving a sustainable future. Values are qualities that students should develop...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 2:59 PMKeisha Hill

In exclusive red-carpet style, the melodious tones of singer extraordinaire Gem Myers and musical renditions from saxophonist Kemroy Bonefield, Hi-Lo Food Stores, a division of GK Foods and Services Limited, unveiled the new look of its Barbican...

Published:Thursday | May 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is vowing to get tougher on persons wanting to build in the upscale Jacks Hill community in St Andrew.According to NEPA, persons wanting to build on Jacks Hill will now have to meet stricter...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 11:30 AMKeisha Hill

HE ROLE of Muslim women in the Islamic world is one that is prone to much discussion and assumptions. In most cases, the discussion is more often than not a negative one. The most common perceptions are of women living under the oppressive...

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