JAMAICA HAS begun the roll- out of a project designed to enhance its adaptation planning for climate change while also meeting its obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
BANKS ARE making an 11 per cent spread on money they lend to the public. John Robinson, deputy governor of the Bank of Jamaica, said in Parliament on Wednesday that "spreads now, and have been for a very long time, remain very high".
Western Bureau: Ocean Style Magazine maintained its trend of bringing talented top-class designers to the Second City with yet another successful staging of its annual weekend of festivities.
The original creatures of the night will be on show at this year's Boo at the Zoo, Hope Zoo Kingston's unique spin on Halloween observations. It will be all trick and treat for the children, a pleasant way for families with young children to enjoy the night in a safe environment.
Brewing giant Red Stripe walked away with two awards at the recent National Quality Awards ceremony at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.
The Water Tank Push-Up Challenge for schools that have no reliable water supply, launched by Digicel's Trisha Williams-Singh and former Olympian Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn, is close to its half-million dollar mark.
Scores of government officials and members of the private sector showed up at the Grog Shoppe Devon House in support of the 'Farm to Table' fundraiser dinner last Thursday.
The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS) recently hosted its networking event at the Audi Terminal on Oxford Road.
Ronald McKay (centre), chief executive officer - ADS Global, in discussion with Digicel Business General Manager Jason Corrigan (left) and Grant Hume of Columbus Communications...
Last Thursday, Jamaica's United Nations country team headed by Dr Arun Kashyap hosted its United Nations (UN) Day cocktail reception under the theme:
The Ministry of Education (MOE) has revealed that several students at the primary-school level are becoming music composers, songwriters and players of musical instruments.
After becoming Jamaica's first medical marijuana company in 2013, the Dr Henry Lowe-led Medicanja Limited has unveiled its first set of products.
Thousands of students graduated from high school this past summer, many now attending local universities.
"IT IS not cassava beer, it is beer made with cassava as an adjunct and the starch is what makes the beer, not the cassava," Dr Damian 'Damo' Graham, head of the Local Raw Material supply chain, told The Gleaner on Wednesday.
ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann: THE ST Ann Parish Council has begun a three-day training programme for approximately 70 volunteers on Wednesday as efforts to combat the chikungunya virus (chik-V) in the parish shifted gear.
ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann: THE GOVERNMENT'S National Animal Identifications and Traceability System (NAITS) is to roll out on a trial basis in St Ann in November and farmers in the parish are happy that something meaningful appears to be on the horizon to combat livestock theft.