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Stories by Nadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:23 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

A shortage of folic acid on the local market is creating headache for patients and physicians who in recent months have had to be hopping from one pharmacy to the next to try to source the vitamin, which is necessary for pregnant women, some cancer...

Published:Tuesday | November 19, 2019 | 12:18 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

Entrepreneur Amanda James believes that a pot of plant can easily lift the spirits and that has been the testimony of several of the customers who have purchased fresh foliage through her company, Creative House Of Plants Etcetera. James started...

Published:Tuesday | October 1, 2019 | 12:07 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

The influx of sargassum along our beaches has created a national crisis, but serial entrepreneur Daveian Morrison has created a business aimed at transforming the unsightly brown seaweed into goat feed. Morrison conceptualised the idea for his...

Published:Tuesday | September 24, 2019 | 12:08 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

As best friends, Veronica Allen-Ettinger and Tashana Haye have created many beautiful memories together, and now that they are business partners, they are focused on helping families and friends to preserve their own memories with the help of their...

Published:Tuesday | August 6, 2019 | 12:05 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

Twenty-five-years ago, Christopher Buckmaster started working as a summer intern at Jamalco, and today, he is the director of human resources, security, and corporate services. As he did more than two decades ago, 70 students from institutions...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:09 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

At 23 years old, Kimwau Holloway is already a human resource (HR) supervisor at a local business process outsourcing (BPO) company. “The BPO industry has actually taught me a lot of discipline. There is a lot of room for growth; but for me, the...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:12 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

Church leaders are being urged by one of their own to reconsider the narrative that women must be submissive to men as it gives cover to spousal abuse and the objectification of women as property. The Reverend Jayson Downer, founder of Men of God...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

Following intense campaigns against tobacco use and the consumption of sweetened beverages, Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton said the next focus will be on reducing the intake of trans fat and sodium."We are keen to examine the extent to which...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

Just a simple thing as playing with your child a few hours a day could result in him/her having a higher IQ, better mental health, high self esteem, greater academic output and even a better salary as an adult.This is according to a 30-year study of...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMNadine Wilson-Harris/Gleaner Writer

The policy of local health insurance companies to have expectant mothers pay for their healthcare costs upfront and claim refunds later has potentially disastrous outcomes for pregnant women. According to representatives from the European Union (EU)-...

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