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Stories by Keisha Hill

Published:Tuesday | December 1, 2015 | 10:28 AMKeisha Hill

Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP), formed in 1995, has indicated that it is far advanced with plans to add a renewable-energy plant to its operations. Chief Executive Officer Wayne McKenzie said lands for the installation have been identified and...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Budding entrepreneurs Jordan Freeman, Aneishka Christie and Samantha Williams walked away with the top prize in the Vincent HoSang - UWI Venture Competition for their business plan for the manufacturing and sale of Jamaican iced coffee products.The...

Published:Friday | November 27, 2015 | 1:52 PMKeisha Hill

As fire ignites your soul and provides an unwavering flame and light into the unknown, so do the ingeniously crafted signature heads of renowned ceramic artist and sculptor Gene Pearson. His distinctive and recognisable pieces encapsulate precise...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

KEVIN PARKINSON, nine years old, needed a bilateral Perthes brace. Although he was born normal, he began walking abnormally. After X-rays of his  knee, doctors were unable to determine his medical condition. It wasn...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

"I feel overjoyed and humbled by the whole experience. It's a great feeling," said Racquel Reynolds after winning the top prize in October in the Victoria Mutual Financial Independence Dream Promotion.A resident of Westmoreland, Reynolds, who...

Published:Monday | October 12, 2015 | 3:06 PMKeisha Hill

Ivan Green is best known for his calm spirit and his drive to help others. The accomplished business man and noted Justice of the Peace, has been the owner and chief executive of Christiana Pharmacy and Book Centre in Manchester for over more than...

Published:Wednesday | November 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Online Trading Platform was recently nominated for the Jamaica Computer Society President's Awards along with the Rural Agricultural Authority's (RADA) Anti-Praedial Larceny System.The JSE Online Trading Platform...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Independent power producer Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP) celebrated its 20th anniversary and continues to chart a new course in sustainable-energy production.The celebration took place at the Mona Visitors' Lodge, St Andrew, recently.The event also...

Published:Friday | November 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

If you are a school administrator or a teacher who would like the opportunity to upgrade your qualifications or move into another area of the teaching profession, the Faculty of Humanities and Education at the University of the West Indies (UWI) has...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2015 | 12:09 PMKeisha Hill

Faculty and students at the Catholic College of Mandeville (CCM) are now virtually connected as the institution has launched its flexible learning mode of delivery system termed Moodle. Students and staff are now able to access the best of both...

Published:Tuesday | November 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Jamaica has been selected to host the seventh Annual Junior Achievement (JA) Americas Company of the Year (COY) Competition from December 3-6, at the Hilton Rose Hall in Montego Bay, St James.Twenty youth entrepreneurial teams from 15 countries...

Published:Tuesday | October 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Jamaica Standard Products Company Limited is a trailblazer in the development of Jamaican exports. The company, owned and operated by the Minott family for more than 68 years, continues its tradition of producing some of the industry's finest coffee...

Published:Tuesday | November 3, 2015 | 1:20 PMKeisha Hill

NestlÈ Jamaica recently hosted the winners of their 'NestlÈ As You Wish' promotion at their corporate poffice in New Kingston, to culminate their 75th anniversary celebration.Amid the festivities it was obvious that these individuals were grateful...

Published:Wednesday | November 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill, Gleaner Writer

A spectacular display of some of Jamaica’s finest art works will be featured at the 24th staging of the Mandeville Art Fair that will have it’s opening night tomorrow at the St John Bosco Boys' Home auditorium in Hatfield,...

Published:Monday | November 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Ten students attending Calabar High School recently received assistance from Executive Motors Limited to offset payments for their Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.In making the presentation, Desmond Panton, CEO of...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2015 | 8:28 AMKeisha Hill

Raising Gentle Men: Lives at the Orphanage Edge highlights the work of the Sisters of Mercy in Jamaica and their dedication to assisting young men who, for a variety of reasons, have been deprived of the academic and trade skillsnecessary to become...

Published:Thursday | November 5, 2015 | 12:38 PMKeisha Hill

Many children in Jamaica face difficult realities in their families and communities, which often result in them being placed in foster care programmes. There are close to 6,000 children in state care, and for many of them, foster care is just the...

Published:Friday | October 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Over the years, Tameka Singh has listened to her little brother sing his heart out as he strums away on his guitar. Even as he practised in the comfort of the family home, she saw his aptitude for greatness and felt the need to do something to...

Published:Wednesday | October 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Raymond Wilson, manager of analytics at British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC), was the only Caribbean national to attend the International Actuarial Association's (IAA) prestigious 2015 conference held recently in Sydney, Australia. His...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Almost one year ago, Newton Cole started feeling immense pain in his abdomen. A quick visit to the doctor revealed that he had a benign tumour in his colon. However, in May of this year when the excruciating pain continued, Cole revisited his doctor...

Published:Monday | October 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Get spooked! Put on your costume and party with the children at Boo at the Zoo, at the Hope Gardens and Zoo tomorrow.It will be extra 'spooktacular' in the haunted house, or you can enjoy other activities such as the mummy wrap race, rock climbing,...

Published:Tuesday | October 20, 2015 | 3:01 PMKeisha Hill

The Joan Duncan Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Group, recently launched its national project dubbed 'Conversations for Greatness'.The initiative is a transformational project aimed at inspiring...

Published:Monday | October 12, 2015 | 2:54 PMKeisha Hill

What has evolved into a family business was started in 1974 by Calvin and Sylvia Lyn in Coleyville, Manchester. With more than four decades of service to its credit, Lyn's Funeral Home was born out of Sylvia's love of horror movies and has grown...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Vulnerable members of the Jamaican population now have a window of opportunity through Fi Wi Jamaica, a three-year national social-intervention project created for the protection and promotion of human rights of targeted, socially excluded members...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The National Blood Transfusion Service (Blood Bank) is embarking on an intensive blood collection campaign, targeting schools and community colleges in an effort to alleviate recurring blood shortages which have a direct impact on medical and...

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