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Stories by Keisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | November 29, 2019 | 12:07 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

LASCO Financial Services Limited (LFSL), through its consumer-facing brand LASCO Money, and MoneyGram continued their thrust to empower students to achieve academic success through the provision of scholarships to cover fees associated with the...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:32 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

It’s not often that you receive a birthday gift that unlocks a world of possibilities with a simple voice command. With the push of a button, through FLOW Jamaica’s recently launched ‘Project Rise’, Shanika James, who was diagnosed with cataracts...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:19 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

When it comes to giving back to the community, any action, big or small, can make a real difference. Phyllis Neita, a retired clerk of Lyssons in St Thomas, recently bequeathed $13 million to individuals and charitable organisations that impacted...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:18 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

The major pillar of creating a sustainable healthy life is ensuring that people with health conditions receive high-quality ­levels of assistive long-term care. Health screening is important to everyone, in particular the elderly. To this end, the...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:09 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Micro-Financing Solutions Limited (MFS) and Capital Solutions Limited (CSL) have partnered to become stronger financial institutions with added products and services for their clients. Their customised funding solutions include a wide variety of...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 12:08 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Overcoming obstacles is hard but wonderfully gratifying. History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed and they won because they refused to become discouraged by their...

Published:Tuesday | October 22, 2019 | 12:06 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Celebrating heritage keeps communities together; allows for the passing on of values, traditions, and meanings over generations. Celebrating Jamaican heritage, is, therefore, to the Vaz Preparatory School in St Andrew to ensure that Jamaican...

Published:Saturday | October 19, 2019 | 12:18 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

There are an infinite number of reasons why she loves photography and it seems each time she captures an image, that number increases by at least one more reason. Photography, for Kianne Hutchinson, freezes moments along with beauty in time to...

Published:Friday | October 18, 2019 | 12:26 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Retired Jamaican sprinter, Olympic and former world champion Usain Bolt, Remax, and Food For the Poor Jamaica recently made a positive impact on Sean Sutherland when they combined resources to build a home for him and his family. Fire destroyed...

Published:Monday | October 14, 2019 | 12:14 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

If you have not already started recycling materials before they hit your trash can, now is a good time to start. Every plastic bottle that gets hauled away in your trash causes an impact on the planet. FLOW Jamaica, winners of the 2019 staging of...

Published:Friday | October 11, 2019 | 12:23 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

In what seemed to be a twist of fate, Shanika James began her usual quest to visit her sister in central Kingston with the aid of her daughter. The visually impaired mother of three, had found it difficult to cope as she had lost her sight, and at...

Published:Friday | October 4, 2019 | 12:13 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s manufacturing industry has proven to be deeply resilient and continues to make its mark at home and abroad. Identified as a key area for growth by the Jamaican Government, several incentives are now in place to encourage new investments...

Published:Friday | October 4, 2019 | 12:05 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

It’s not just art, it’s anime, a Japanese style of animation which has become popular in modern Jamaican culture. As a child, Ghylia Anderson and her cousins spent many nights watching anime shows, and this trend continued throughout her teenage...

Published:Friday | September 20, 2019 | 12:13 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Just over a year ago, Campion College alumnus Michael Morgan began a new phase in his educational journey in pursuing an undergraduate degree at Bates College in Maine in the United States of America. During this first year, Morgan went through...

Published:Friday | August 23, 2019 | 12:23 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Without the assistance of a scholarship, many students find it difficult to obtain the quality education they desire. By removing financial barriers, scholarships make education and career goals easier to obtain. Former Campion College stand-out...

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2019 | 12:05 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

It is no longer enough to be a leader in a particular field. You need to constantly innovate, upgrade and push forward. For the past 35 years, Phase 3 Productions has taken drive and creativity and combined it with cutting-edge state-of-the-art...

Published:Friday | August 16, 2019 | 12:06 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Woodside, a beautiful, rural district located on the border of central and western St Mary, is the inaugural winner of the Carib Cement Company Limited’s Build Your Community Competition, earning the top prize of a development project valued at $5...

Published:Friday | August 2, 2019 | 12:08 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

From diving in the crystal-clear waters of YS Falls in St Elizabeth to walking the meandering paths of the Green Grotto Caves in St Ann and rafting on the Martha Brae River in Trelawny, among a myriad of other professional and cultural activities,...

Published:Friday | August 2, 2019 | 12:07 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Embracing new technologies can help law firms gain a competitive advantage over their competition through enhancing operational efficiencies and transforming the way lawyers and firms interact with clients, answer their questions, and tackle their...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:25 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

With the inaugural sitting of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examination, Vaz Preparatory School has continued its trend of excellence in external examinations over the years. Eighty-seven Vaz Prep students sat the examination, with 83 per cent...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:06 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Dream Weekend, Negril, Jamaica’s annual week-long high energy entertainment getaway is a highly anticipated summer festival and is considered to be the Caribbean’s largest party experience. Newly minted marketing director Carlos Phillpotts said...

Published:Friday | July 12, 2019 | 12:08 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Dance has always been integral elements of a people’s culture, and in Jamaica, this is no different. Jamaica’s dance forms are rich, powerful, and vibrant, and reflect both the high and low points in the society. I.DANCE, a wholistic dance...

Published:Friday | July 12, 2019 | 12:07 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

It is widely believed that there has been a sharp decline in morality in Jamaica, leading to concerns being raised by secular and religious society as the crime rate and various other ills continue to plague the island. Aundrae Wood, senior pastor...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:05 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

Anyone can father a child, but being a dad takes a lifetime. Fathers play a role in every child’s life that cannot be filled by others. This role can have a large impact on a child and help shape him or her into the person they become. In his book...

Published:Friday | July 5, 2019 | 12:15 AMKeisha Hill/Senior Gleaner Writer

GraceKennedy Limited, through the GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme, has chosen four outstanding interns this year who will be exceptional ambassadors for not only GraceKennedy, but for Jamaica on a whole. The chosen applicants will be...

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