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Published:Wednesday | April 27, 2016 | 11:05 AMKeisha Hill

The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) recently toured the manufacturing operations of LASCO Manufacturing Limited, White Marl, St Catherine.The group was guided through the two main manufacturing plants by Executive Chairman Lascelles Chin, who gave...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Athletes assured of safety from ZIKV in BrazilAS THE 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, draws closer, the threat of the zika virus (ZIKV) has remained a concern for the hundreds of thousands of athletes and fans alike who will be...

Published:Wednesday | April 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Children and staff at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) will now enjoy an even better environment thanks to the Kiwanis clubs of Division 23 East. In an altruistic effort, Kiwanians throughout the division came together to paint the...

Published:Thursday | April 7, 2016 | 5:01 PMKeisha Hill

IronRock Insurance, founded by insurance experts Evan Thwaites and Wayne Hardie, along with businessman William McConnell, is looking to earn more than $400 million in profits within its first five years of operation.The company successfully raised...

Published:Wednesday | April 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Jamaican Teas Limited, a small family-owned company led by General Manager John Mahfood, sought equitable financial solutions to fund the expansion of the manufacturer's warehouse and the marketing of its products on the export market.Research for...

Published:Friday | April 8, 2016 | 9:57 AMKeisha Hill

Danielle Matthews is a Jamaican painter currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California since Fall 2014. She is slated to become the first Jamaican artist to debut at the...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Guardsman Alarms Limited has introduced the NEXEDGE range of advanced digital radios using the NXDN protocol with the necessary features, capabilities, and performance to satisfy all the requirements of their clients.The NEXEDGE range of advanced...

Published:Tuesday | March 22, 2016 | 3:14 PMKeisha Hill

The Project for Advancement of Childhood Education (Canada), or simply PACE, has been supporting early-childhood education and initiatives in Jamaica and Canada for almost 30 years, providing annually more than $10 million to over 300 basic schools...

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

Dream Weekend, Negril, Jamaica's annual week-long getaway headlined by popular events fused with high energy entertainment has since its inception contributed significantly to the economy with an estimated value of more than $1.5 billion in 2015....

Published:Wednesday | March 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Several corporate entities and individuals have pledged their support to the Jamaica Environment Trust's (JET) 'Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica' public education campaign, aimed at improving citizens' knowledge about the impact of poorly handled waste on...

Published:Wednesday | March 9, 2016 | 11:55 AMKeisha Hill

?Me glad fi Jamalco!? exclaimed community leader Marjorie Smith who was among some 100 residents who benefited from a health and information fair at the New Bowens Church of Jesus Christ, Clarendon, recently, hosted by Jamalco.Smith said, ?We want...

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

Adolescent mothers from the Women's Centre Foundation (WCF) were exposed to a session on career development through a partnership between the Scotia Foundation and Junior Achievement Jamaica (JAJ) at the third staging of the Girls Empowered for...

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

First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union (FHC) is encouraging Jamaicans to practise consistent financial planning through the launch of the FHC Life Charter.The charter is a conglomeration of more than 23 of the credit union's products and services...

Published:Tuesday | January 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Amanda Fraser, conceptualiser of the not-for-profit project known as '26 Acts of Grace,' spends her unemployment fulfilling a call for charity. She committed herself to completing 26 charitable acts before her 26th birthday last month."I have had a...

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2016 | 11:28 AMKeisha Hill

Rainforest Seafoods has been providing its products since February to Iris Gelly Primary School students, during their Pray...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2016 | 5:03 PMKeisha Hill

Mosquito control has been of great concern for many Jamaicans and has seen increased activity with the prevalence of several mosquito-borne diseases, including the chikungunya and the Zika virus.Sadiq Miller, general manager at Orkin Jamaica, during...

Published:Friday | March 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Riding on the success of its second small and medium enterprises (SME) conference, the National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) developed a master plan for its small business clients. NCB sent them back to school and they did so free of cost....

Published:Friday | March 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Alfred Hitchcock's film The Manxman tells the story of two close childhood friends, a handsome but poor fisherman, Pete Quilliam (Carl Brisson), and a well-educated middle-class lawyer, Philip Christian (Malcolm Keen).Both young men are smitten with...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2016 | 9:32 PMKeisha Hill

Over the course of half a century, Alfred Hitchcock directed 53 features. A number of them are ranked among the greatest films ever made. But 40 years after the release of his final film, Family Plot (1976), is Hitchcock still as influential a...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2016 | 2:07 PMKeisha Hill

Some 60 volunteers from across GraceKennedy's (GK)subsidiaries were successful in cleaning over 1000 lbs of garbage and plastics from the Kingston Harbour. The initiative, dubbed 'Harbour Haul', was part of GraceKennedy's 94th anniversary activities...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Eira Schader Home for the Aged has been providing care for homeless senior citizens of Trench Town for more than 30 years.Proceeds amounting to just over $500,000 from the 36th staging of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPBC), were...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2016 | 6:41 PMKeisha Hill

When Petrine Williams received the call from NestlÈ Jamaica as part of MAGGI Soup Month, it was a welcome surprise and a great relief."We started God's Soup Kitchen Outreach Project by serving soup to the homeless and shut-ins in downtown Kingston...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Jamaica Constab-ulary Force (JCF) has received 19 new motorcycles from J. Wray & Nephew Limited that will be deployed across the island to increase the mobility...

Published:Tuesday | February 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Nestlé Healthy Kids has forged a partnership with the Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) in an attempt to promote physical activity among children six to 12 years old.According to Shawna Kidd, corporate communications and consumer services manager...

Published:Monday | February 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Claudette McLeod Bailey will be able to achieve one of her 2015 financial goals that of renovating her home thanks to Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS). McLeod Bailey, recently won the top monthly prize for December in the organisation's...

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