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Published:Thursday | December 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Physiotherapy, considered a key component in the rehabilitation of patients suffering from certain conditions resulting from accidents and diseases has over the years worked wonders for many persons. When combined with pilates, patients not only...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

After 20 years, the ScotiaFoundation remains committed to its objectives of supporting nation-building interventions to improve education and health care and promoting community development.Established on February 13, 1996, with an endowment fund of...

Published:Tuesday | December 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The family of Danielle Hanson, late University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona medical student who died in a car crash on November 29, 2014, have committed approximately $300,000 towards the studies of aspiring doctors at the university in her honour...

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2016 | 2:06 PMKeisha Hill

Are you ready to spread some Christmas cheer this year? Join the Mustard Seed Communities on December 25, as they continue their tradition of delivering food and toys to inner-city communities in sections of Kingston and St Andrew.The project,...

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Investment in early-childhood education is important in order to maximise the future potential of young children. Tanika Small-Clough, director at Little Scholars Academy, believes that this is a crucial stage of a child's physical, intellectual,...

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2016 | 2:31 PMKeisha Hill

Thirty-five tertiary graduates have successfully transitioned from interns to employees within the Sagicor Group. The internship programme, conceptualised with the aim of providing unemployed university graduates with valuable work experience, has...

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The battle lines have been drawn. Arch-rivals Mona Preparatory and Friendship Primary schools will square off for the second year straight in the finals of the much-anticipated Television Jamaica's (TVJ) Junior School Challenge Quiz competition.When...

Published:Tuesday | November 22, 2016 | 1:24 PMKeisha Hill

Planning a Christmas party can be stressful. According to Jean Lowrie-Chin, managing director of PROComm, with Christmas being one of the busiest times of the year when it comes to social events, diaries fill up fast and this means you should set a...

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 10:59 AMKeisha Hill

Poinsettias are not only for the Christmas season anymore. Although a major staple when it comes to the festive period, with a little tender loving care, your poinsettias can look gorgeous all year long. Not only will it bring some year-round colour...

Published:Wednesday | December 7, 2016 | 10:30 AMKeisha Hill

Have you ever thought what life would be like without a calendar? A calendar is very important to keep up with special dates.For the past four years, Food For The Poor Jamaica has been producing a calendar aimed at raising much-needed funds for its...

Published:Tuesday | November 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Donald Quarrie High School in eastern Kingston has recorded significant improvement in the behaviour of its students and a decline in absenteeism since the school's participation in the Joan...

Published:Wednesday | November 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

With all the modern communication devices and products available, there are many ways to express your feelings to someone special. Sometimes, however, there is nothing better than an actual greeting card.Cards are still...

Published:Tuesday | November 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Kandi-Lee Crooks-Smith, LASCO/Ministry of Educa-tion, Youth and Information Principal of the Year 2015-2016, has launched her Primary Level Educational Study Tour Programme, dubbed The LMW Study Tour for students at the grade-four level.For Crooks...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Jamaica boasts a fairly developed and diverse manufacturing industry, which produces high-quality products.Manufacturing has contributed significantly to the Jamaican economy. Although faced with challenges brought about by changes in the...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Many young women are unaware of the opportunities available in manufacturing. Outdated and often wrong perceptions of manufacturing have impacted women's desires to join the ranks of manufacturers.Compounding the issue, many people think of...

Published:Monday | November 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The countdown has begun for a new Jamaican digital cable company which promises to offer first-class service and affordable packages to its customers.ReadyTV, which is owned and operated by Jamaicans, has commissioned its first broadcast tower as...

Published:Tuesday | November 15, 2016 | 3:22 PMKeisha Hill

Gleaner WriterWhen it comes to the best of all worlds - bargains, shopping and family fun - Market at the Lawn provides patrons who want to avoid the hustle and bustle of shopping around town with a one-stop shopping experience.A cross between a...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2016 | 12:32 PMKeisha Hill

The Office of the Contractor General (OCG), mindful of the role that education plays in the fight against corruption, has partnered with the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) in launching a youth engagement and...

Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Perhaps you have been thinking of a career change and have been reluctant to take the first step. If you are still undecided, you can take a page from the book of Nicholene Taylor, one of Sagicor Life Jamaica's top financial advisers over the past...

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2016 | 2:28 PMKeisha Hill

After 20 years, the ScotiaFoundation remains committed to its objectives of supporting nation-building interventions to improve education and health care and promoting community development. Established on February 13, 1996, with an endowment fund...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Get your costume ready again! Trick or treat with the children at 'Boo at the Zoo' at the Hope Gardens and Zoo on Saturday, October 29.With treat stations, animal demonstrations and decorated trails, this frightfully fun evening is a treat for the...

Published:Thursday | October 13, 2016 | 2:50 PMKeisha Hill

First Global Bank, a subsidiary of the GraceKennedy Group, has fast-tracked its technology developments to mirror changes in consumer trends and demands for efficient and effective banking solutions.According to Don Wehby, chief executive officer at...

Published:Tuesday | October 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Down the meandering steps to the cascading waterfalls, with tranquil waters rippling below, Konoko Falls and Gardens is nature at its best. Located in the hills overlooking the bustling town of Ocho Rios, St Ann, this paradise brings your inner...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Magna Motors Dealership Jamaica Limited's ambition to become a top motor vehicle seller domestically has continued to surpass the company's expectations as they have significantly grown to be one of the leading automotive brands in Jamaica.Aligned...

Published:Tuesday | October 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Diagnosed with glaucoma at age 14 and experiencing the emotional and financial challenges associated with it, Vanessa Moo Young dreamt of becoming a paediatrician so she could assist children like herself with the best medical care.During her final...

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