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Published:Sunday | April 2, 2017 | 5:48 PMKeisha Hill

Dr Cassida JonesUnstoppable female force in a male-dominated worldTop jobs at big companies continue to elude many women across the globe. However, the tide is changing, and for those already in powerful positions, such as Dr Cassida Jones, group...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

After decades of service, veteran and prolific broadcaster Alan Magnus, so full of humour, dedication to his work, highly respected, and loved by so many people, demits 'office' today.For many Jamaicans who awoke to his voice on Radio Jamaica (RJR...

Published:Thursday | March 30, 2017 | 10:35 AMKeisha Hill

The security upgrade of the National Commercial Bank's (NCB) online banking platform to include the use of security tokens continues, with less than a month remaining for customers to register before access via tokens becomes mandatory.A dedicated...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

With high fuel costs and driver shortages, it's now more important than ever to improve the management of your fleet so that you can lower operational costs, improve fleet visibility, and driver satisfaction while complying with regulatory...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Recycling is important in today's world if we want to leave this planet in good shape for future generations. It is good for the environment, since it is making new things from old products which are of no more use to us.Recycling begins at home....

Published:Wednesday | March 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The work environment is changing all over the world. Jamaica is no different. A flexible work location is often more important than an impressive, personalised office. That is why more workers and small companies are turning to co-working spaces,...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton has built a strong reputation for his ability to craft deep partnerships and build communities by connecting wealth, influence and opportunity.The architectural designer turned entrepreneur and investor is the chief executive...

Published:Monday | February 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Autism is one of the most common developmental problems faced by children worldwide. It is defined as a pervasive developmental disorder that features impaired social skills, limited language development and stereotyped or repetitive behaviour....

Published:Thursday | March 9, 2017 | 11:37 AMKeisha Hill

Fresh produce, well-known brands and an in-store bakery will feature as key elements of GraceKennedy Limited's continued renovation of its Hi-Lo chain of supermarkets. With the objective of building on the contemporary look, the company continues...

Published:Monday | February 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Fish is a rich source of nutrients needed for young bodies and play an important role in helping to prevent many diseases later in life. As part of ongoing efforts to encourage Jamaicans to include more fish in their diet, Rainforest Seafoods has...

Published:Thursday | March 2, 2017 | 11:32 AMKeisha Hill

There's some scientific veracity behind the old adage, 'laughter is the best medicine.'Studies have found that laughter has healing properties and is contagious. Dr Michael Abrahams, well-known comedian and gynaecologist obstetrician, will explore...

Published:Tuesday | February 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Jamaican adventure-seekers, fitness buffs, endurance athletes and all those who love good, dirty, fun challenges will have the chance to test their endurance and resilience during the Tru-Juice Tuff Warrior Challenge set for Sunday, April 2 at the...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Group has introduced a rewards programme for women as part of JMMB Her Wealth, a complete financial solution which includes investments, loan, savings and insurance.The group last month introduced this first...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Having your car stolen is any motorist's worst nightmare. Vehicles are stolen intentionally, not accidentally and auto theft constitutes a significant economic loss to society. Amber Connect Limited, an innovative tech solutions company has found a...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2017 | 10:57 AMKeisha Hill

The Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ), a division of the Institute of Jamaica, and the operators of Highway 2000 East-West have partnered with the Independence City Primary School in St Catherine to re-establish a vegetable garden.The project...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Like sailors on the open sea, the Gleaner team began the journey into what was, for us, uncharted waters. It turned out to be quite an adventure as we left the hustle and bustle of Kingston and began our climb deep into the majestic hills of St...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

West Indies Home Contractors (WIHCON) recently handed over plane tickets from both Caribbean Airlines and British Airways to two winners in their 'Own A Piece of The Rock' promotion."I thought hearing the excitement in their voices when we told them...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2017 | 10:50 AMKeisha Hill

A partnership among the government of Guyana, the Law College of the Americas (LCA) and the University College of the Caribbean (UCC) has cleared the way for the establishment of the JOF Haynes Law School of the Americas (JHLSA), to be based in...

Published:Tuesday | January 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

'Carry me ackee go a Linstead Market' - well, not quite!It was indeed a jolly atmosphere, and ackee was among the long list of vegetables, fresh fruits, ground provisions and products that were on sale at the Maggi Famers' Market held recently along...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

No matter where you are in Jamaica, United Parcel Service (UPS) can deliver to your address. UPS can deliver to 80 per cent of the planet within 48 hours, so if you live somewhere else, it is still likely that UPS can find you to drop off or pick up...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

So many prizes and so many ways to win! You can win big with #TeamGrace as they #GoHard for 2017.It is quite simple to enter the competition, and you could win a grand prize worth millions. For that grand prize, you can choose either a car, home...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Customers can again enjoy fresh produce and vegetables at the Maggi Farmers' Market, with this year's event being staged today, Friday, January 27 along the corridors between Sagicor Life Jamaica and The Jamaica Tourist Board offices on Knutsford...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

To bring about the kinds of changes that will help people live healthier and more productive lives, volunteer organisations listen and learn to identify pressing problems that get too little attention.This is why community service is important....

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The National Commercial Bank (NCB) has embraced the use of technology to serve its clients faster and also to do more with less.Emerging technologies have changed the banking industry from paper- and branch-based banks to digitised and networked...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The typical classroom is a battleground for attention, with an ongoing struggle for teachers to maintain order and stir interest. Highly opinionated pupils tend to dominate discussions, while the quiet and reserved often fade into the background....

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