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Published:Friday | September 25, 2015 | 12:39 PMKeisha Hill

"Teachers affect eternity, no one can tell where their influence stops," the words of Henry Brooks Adams, aptly describes Jermaine Loutin, the jovial and unassuming environmental and agricultural science teacher at JosÈ MartÌ Technical High School.A...

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2015 | 10:59 AMKeisha Hill

More Jamaican entrepreneurs are tapping into the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) to grow and expand their product and service offerings.According Neville Ellis, marketing and communications manager at the JSE, Jamaican entrepreneurs can look to the...

Published:Friday | September 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Omar Azan, past president of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association, has urged members of the engineering sector to strengthen their focus on innovation and technology to mitigate the effects of environmental changes on Jamaica's social and economic...

Published:Wednesday | September 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

As students from across the island have embarked on a new school term, 50 scholars have one less thing to worry about, thanks to the scholarships and bursaries they have received under the Victoria Mutual Head Start Scholarship Programme. The...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Adventures of Isabelle Book I: The Embryo Goddess and the Morpho is a great book! Dr Nicole Cutts has opened a new world for her readers introducing them to Xamayca, an unusual land of mystery, adventure, and apparent magic. You will also like...

Published:Monday | September 7, 2015 | 12:47 PMKeisha Hill

More than 250 primary-, secondary-, and tertiary-level students from Jamalco's operating areas recently received educational assistance valued at $10 million for the 2015-2016 academic year.Thirty-nine students received scholarships, 11 received...

Published:Thursday | September 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

JN Money Services, operators of the JN Money Transfer brand, has waived all fees on remittances being sent to Dominica as part of its drive to assist residents in the Caribbean country, as they recover from the damage which left more than 20 persons...

Published:Wednesday | September 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Fly Jamaica Airways is among the corporate list of sponsors providing support for the annual Gleaner Company's Blood Drive scheduled for Tuesday, September 29.According to Damani Brown, marketing coordinator at Fly Jamaica Airways, they decided to...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2015 | 12:04 PMKeisha Hill

WITH THE quick flick of his small knife, precision, and agile fingers, young Delante Dyer has been carving his way into the hearts of culinary stalwarts and enthusiasts. He takes a regular melon, cantaloupe, strawberry and, yes, beetroot, with a few...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2015 | 3:08 PMKeisha Hill

Hi-Lo Mandeville's recent closure can tell us a lot about where supermarkets chose to operate in major towns and cities. Brutal competition from other supermarket chains is a gentle reminder that, ultimately, it is sales per square foot and not...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2015 | 12:12 PMKeisha Hill

It was more than just an internship for Rajeque Allen when he spent the summer working with Scotiabank. It was a testimony to his reformation and his determination to alter the course his life had taken.Twenty-three year old Allen was one of 10...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Fruits are beautiful in their own right, but when they are carved or simply arranged in a different way, they look exquisite. Fruit carving is a delightful way to turn food into art, or to make fun art that tastes good. It is all about letting go of...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2015 | 4:25 PMKeisha Hill

From four students under a tree to more than 300 students today, One-on-One Educational Services is now one of the most acclaimed local institutions offering primary and secondary students a wide range of personalised tutoring services.Managing...

Published:Friday | August 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Antoinette Spencer is the first-prize winner in the Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Goal Getter Challenge, the Internet-based competition which culminated on July 31, paving the way for the top three winners to realise their dream of a higher...

Published:Friday | August 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Guardsman Armoured Limited has grown from its humble beginnings in the wooden building that it first occupied along South Camp Road to a state-of-the-art multidimensional and multifunctional company spanning 50 years.The company began as Brinks...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 1:32 PMKeisha Hill

It isn't often that you find persons who are appreciative of random acts of kindness that they receive. However, 37 year-old mother of five, Letalee Ulett of Central Village in St Catherine was filled with gratitude after she received several gifts...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 5:12 PMKeisha Hill

The British Council (BC) in Jamaica has selected Brian Walker and Kristeena Monteith, students at the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at the University of the West Indies (UWI), for the Future NEWS conference in Edinburgh...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Each year, future leaders from across the globe connect with Canada's foremost business leaders and the best business-school faculty during a unique experience at Junior Achievement's (JA) Next-generation Leaders Forum (NGL).Earlier this month,...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

If you love spicy foods, Original Boston Jerk Sauce could be what you are looking for. This authentic sauce is versatile and adds exceptional flavour to any local cuisine.This distinctive seasoning is manufactured by Portland Kitchen - Natural...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Sagicor Life Jamaica has invested more than $3 million in the company's Corporate Scholarship Awards programme. More than 133 applicants were successful this year, 92 at the primary level and 41 at the secondary level.Richard Byles, president and...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

More than 70 students from high school and tertiary institutions have become a part of the Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) team through the company's Summer Employment Programme, which runs from June to August.The programme was introduced over a...

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

If only for one day, Simone Streete was treated like a queen as she became the third recipient in the  Nestlé 'As You Wish' promotion. Streete, who is from Hopewell in Hanover, is the mother to four boys - ages 17, 11, seven and two - and has faced...

Published:Thursday | August 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Tears flowed freely from the audience. "We are boys no more - we are men!" they said, ending the hourlong production which gave everyone a glimpse of the struggles and overbearing challenges that have surrounded their lives over the years. The harsh...

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2015 | 3:01 PMKeisha Hill

Miramorai, Jamaica's Interactive Learning Solutions, creates culturally relevant books, games and educational mobile applications that serve as critical tools in social and academic development of children throughout the Caribbean.According to...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 10:50 AMKeisha Hill

Kingston-based family practitioner and physician Leonard Jones is the first recipient of the Paymaster Loyalty Rewards Programme Critical Illness Plan. Jones, who fell ill in May of this year, suffered a heart attack and was treated at the Medical...

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