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Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 4:26 PM

The Planning Institute of Jamaica recently concluded a training series that has equipped 113 disaster risk management professionals and sector specialists across the public sector to more accurately assess the economic, social and environmental...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 6:09 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Dr Christopher Tufton and the Ministry of Health (MOH) deserve high commendations for the campaign to reduce the country's chronic rate of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, through dietary and lifestyle...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 6:14 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:For the most of my school life, I have been labelled a disruptive student. I do not throw paper across the room, nor pinch my classmates: I simply ask questions. I have always been curious/ inquisitive, so much so that my grandmother...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 6:17 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The State of emergency in Jamaica is the embryonic stage of a society that places a high premium on expediency with myopic evaluation criteria. Murder has gone down about 20 per cent compared to last year, but still almost 1 000...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 6:20 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am calling on the National Honourary Awards Committee to recognise more persons from the working class for national awards, who have contributed significantly to nation building.Over the years, several of the recipients of the...

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LAS VEGAS (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo's new Las Vegas criminal defence lawyer went on the attack Wednesday, saying documents cited in media reports about a rape claim against the soccer star were "complete fabrications" and the encounter was consensual....

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DELTA, British Columbia (AP):Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there.Years later, it's no joke. The tomato and pepper plants that once filled...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

USE ONE GRAPHICCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner WriterThen He said to me,Prophesy to the breath,Prophesy, son of man, and say to it,Come from the four winds of breath and breatheChris Tomlin...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dwight FletcherThe Word of God is one of the most powerful weapons we have at our disposal. Scripture is far more powerful than we can fully understand. As the battle for our mind rages on, we must put into practise the Bible verses we memorise and...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Paul H. Williams/Gleaner WriterReverend Dwayne Fuller was a teenage agnostic when a friend of his, who had a sight problem, decided to get divine help. He went to a Wednesday night prayer meeting since he had no money to go to the doctor."To my...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Beverage maker and distributor Wisynco Group Limited will build its own energy plant at its complex in St Catherine, to be run on liquefied natural gas or LNG.Wisynco Chairman William Mahfood said it would be a 2 megawatt plant that would take eight...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

For the second consecutive year, the Mona Schoolof Business...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A 20-man squad has been announced by the Jamaica Football Federation for next Sunday's CONCACAF League of Nations clash against Bonaire in CuraÁao.The game will be played at the Stadion Ergilio Hato and will kick-off at 5 p.m. The Jamaican squad...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I write to you today because I think my degree is blocking me from attaining the jobs that I want. I have a degree in communication with four years of work experience as an administrative assistant/secretary. When I apply for those jobs I...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM
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Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck has charged justices of the peace (JPs) to be role models in their communities in order to pass on good values to the youth of Jamaica.Chuck was speaking at a training session for JPs held at the Sandals Montego Bay...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget intended to make video calls easier and more intuitive.But it's unclear if people will open their homes to an Internet-connected camera sold by...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica is expected to experience climate departure in the next five years if current environmental practices persist, according to Forestry Department Chief Executive Officer and Conservator, Marilyn Headley.In a message read at the National Tree...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A series of events will be held across the island to celebrate National Heritage Week, from Saturday, October 8 to Monday, October 17.The events, organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture,...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Former national table tennis player, Jasper Adams has passed.Adams died after a long illness at his home last Tuesday.A former YMCA defensive player, Adams was known for his heavy chop returns before coming in for a telling smash.He represented...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen distanced herself Monday from former White House strategist Steve Bannon, saying only Europeans will save the continent from getting orders from the EU, not Americans.Le Pen said Monday, at a meeting...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"This is an extraordinary achievement for Alia. I know she felt personal disappointment with her performance at the Commonwealth Games, but we were proud of her silver medal. But now here she is five months later, breaking her world record. It goes...

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