I won't resign!

Despite mounting calls for his resignation as head of the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) over the controversial Outameni property purchase, Easton Douglas says he is going nowhere, at least not until that call comes from the person who appointed him - Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.

Jamaicans making the most of overseas studies

Don Cunningham, a graduate of Manchester High School in Jamaica, who is now director of international recruiting for the Lincoln College of Technology in the United States, believes local students should seriously consider taking advantage of the benefits of studying overseas.


Porter's Mountain sits high in the hills of western Jamaica, linking communities such as Welcome and Fort William to more populated areas like Petersfield, Williamsfield, and leading all the way to Savanna-la-Mar, the heart of Central Westmoreland.

Tariq Parker is 2015 Rhodes Scholar

Having been a whiz kid for most of his life, 23-year-old Tariq Parker moved one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a neurosurgeon when he was named the 2015 Jamaica Rhodes Scholar.

New US ambassador to Jamaica confirmed

Luis Moreno, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, has been confirmed as the next United States (US) ambassador to Jamaica.

Obama correcting US immigration policy wrongs, says OAS sec general

Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Josť Miguel Insulza, yesterday suggested that in announcing an executive order to block the deportation of approximately five million persons who reside illegally in the United States, American President Barack Obama was moving to correct bad immigration policies adopted by his country in the past.

PSOJ condemns Shaw's comments about Richard Byles

The Private Sector Organi-sation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has condemned recent comments by Opposition Spokesman on Finance Audley Shaw that a private-sector individual is acting as the mouthpiece for the Government in making monthly pronouncements on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme.

Collection MoDa goes live on Gleaner Online

The fashion gods and goddesses are to hold court at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston today for the 2014 staging of The Collection MoDa, which promises to be bigger and better with collections from some of the best in local, regional and international fashion.


Nearly half of all Liberians who were employed when the Ebola outbreak began are no longer working, a survey by the World Bank has found. Today, one in two Liberians are now jobless.

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