Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has indicated that the multilateral entity has a firm belief in Jamaica and it's prospects for growth.
Parliament workers watch as firemen arrive to investigate reports of smoke at Gordon House in Kingston. It was later determined that the smoke was caused by an air conditioning vent which had overheated.
The forging of diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba is set to create new frontiers and strengthen old ones in areas of tourism, education, health, science and technology as well as trade.
From all indications yesterday's festive mood at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre, when spouses and children of inmates were allowed to spend 15 minutes of quality-time interacting with their partners and fathers who are incarcerated at the institution, will carry over into the Yuletide season.
STUBBORN RESISTANCE on the part of some parliamentarians to declare the assets and liabilities of their spouses to the Integrity Commission have prompted the corruption watchdog to request an amendment in the current law to try and plug any loopholes in terms of inaccurate reporting.
The National Health Emergency Response Monitoring Committee is reporting that, to date, most members of parliament (MPs) have submitted their work programmes under the Chik-V National Integrated Vector Control/Clean-Up Programme.
THE ST CATHERINE Health Department will ensure that all meat reaching the consuming public this holiday season be suitable for human consumption.
In light of the debate about gas prices, The Gleaner took to the streets yesterday to capture images of price boards at various service stations in the Corporate Area. Below are highlights.
SCORES OF young people from communities in North West St Ann began a new phase of their lives with renewed hope after graduating recently from the inaugural Skills Training Programme initiated by Member of Parliament Dr Dayton Campbell.
THE ST Ann's Bay Regional Hospital accident and emergency department recently benefited from a donation of a much-needed nebuliser, thanks to the Mount Edgecombe Seventh-day Adventist Church in Runaway Bay, St Ann.
The Couples Swept Away Resort in Negril was a buzz of excitement for guests in attendance at the Negril Chamber of Commerce fundraising gala last Saturday night.
LITTLE, IF anything at all, is known of Paul Bogle's early life. He was a native of the parish of St Thomas, alternating residencies between Spring Garden and Stony Gut. He may be presumed as having been largely self-educated, like many other black leaders during his time.
Bob Lilienfeld thinks society and the planet could benefit by emulating the Whos when it comes to holiday celebrations.
A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty in a failed love-triangle murder plot last Christmas Eve.